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2012-03-16 23:01:35

New research report “Strategies for Sustainability in the Global Apparel Industry” drawn up by Textiles Intelligence has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report reveals that with companies having come under close scrutiny for the adverse impact of their operations on the environment and on society, the textile and apparel industry has become highly eco-conscious. London, UK (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 With companies having come under close scrutiny for the...

2012-03-15 08:00:00

The Seed Production industry consists of large corporations that develop and supply genetically modified (GM) seeds to corn, soybean and cotton farmers. During the five years to 2012, the federal government´s energy mandates have spurred demand for ethanol, aiding revenue growth. In 2007, revenue jumped 16.4%, supporting the five-year estimated average increase of 8.7% from 2007 to 2012. Also, global shortages of key commodities like wheat and cotton drove the price of these crops up and...

2012-03-14 10:30:00

Innovated Business Model being introduced in the Chicago market by AWAKEN Higher Brain Living founder Dr. Cotton on March 24. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 For individuals that have been affected by the job market meltdown an Innovative Business Model tied into "Become part of a Team & Transforming Medicine, Psychology & Spirituality is creating the Opportunity for true business ownership community that is changing the world," said Dr. Michael Cotton who is the Founder of...

2012-01-27 16:25:00

Bayer CropScience is pleased to announce that it has received registration from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its TwinLink® technology for cotton in the USA. The EPA registration completes the federal regulatory authorization of this technology in the US. Monheim (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Bayer CropScience is pleased to announce that it has received registration from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its TwinLink® technology for cotton in the USA....


Latest Cotton Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 17:08:49

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...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

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...

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2009-03-27 17:52:05

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...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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