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IMAGINE GreenWear, a young, vertically integrated organic children and adult clothing company, is now one of the few apparel manufacturing operations in the world using green energy to power its
Organic cotton production shows signs of stabilization, as announced by Textile Exchange in their seventh Farm & Fiber Report.
• Company plans to invest USD 17 million for state-of-the-art greenhouse as part of EUR 7 billion global research and development commitment • 40,000-square-foot facility designed for plant
American Farmer takes a look at the innovative companies and new agricultural advancements taking place in the industry. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2013
From founding to today, growers continue to trust Stoneville to increase profitability Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Stoneville®
Cotton swabs, made of a small wad of cotton wrapped around both ends of a short rod, are commonly used in a variety of applications including first aid, cosmetics application, cleaning, and arts and crafts. Leo Gerstenzang created the cotton swab in the 1920s after attaching cotton to toothpicks. The product eventually went on to be called the "Q-tip" which became a generic trademark for cotton swabs in the USA. The product is often used to clean the ear although doctors have said for used...
The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...
Tropical tree, Bombax ceiba, is a member of the genus Bombax. It is more familiarly known as the Cotton Tree. In areas of Malay, Indonesia, Southern China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan the tree is commonly planted. Chinese historical accounts tell of an ancient king of Nam Yuet, Chiu To, who offered the tree as a gift to the Emperor of Han Dynasty in 2nd Century B.C. Also, the tree, which is referred to as Semal, is commonly planted in parks and along roadsides in India. New Delhi, specifically...
- The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
- The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
- In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.