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2011-08-18 05:20:00

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN; "Winner Medical" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven fabric made from 100% natural PurCotton® products in China, proudly announced today that it was granted the COTTON USA Mark license by Cotton Council International ("CCI") for its PurCotton® products, which use and contain 100% U.S.-grown cotton....

2011-08-16 08:49:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What's popular at the gym these days isn't the latest iPod or the most high-tech running shoes; it's cotton athletic apparel. "More than 7 out of 10 consumers prefer their athletic apparel to be made of cotton," says Jenna Caccavo, Product Trend Analyst, Cotton Incorporated, citing data from the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor(TM) Survey. "And athletic apparel appeals to a wide range of people, since two-thirds of consumers say they exercise at...

2011-08-13 06:18:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear is a proud sponsor of Farm Aid 2011 whose mission is to build a vibrant family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. The concert will feature six exclusive Farm Aid designs on Anvil Knitwear t-shirts featuring Texas cotton from organic and transitional growers. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-08-10 05:58:00

BRUSSELS, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest estimates for world cotton production in 2011 show a record year, at nearly 27 million tonnes, or nearly 5 million tonnes above the low point reached in 2009. This has impacted the record $5100/tonne A-index cotton price reached in March this year contributing to a steep decline to $3600 in May, before stabilizing in June. Meanwhile, spot prices have continued to wane. Current spot prices and year-end futures prices indicate that A-grade...

2011-08-04 04:09:00

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN), ("Winner Medical"), a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven fabric made from 100% natural PurCotton® products in China, announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2011 on Wednesday, August 10th, before market opens. Winner Medical's senior management will host a conference call to discuss these results at 8:30...

2011-08-03 10:43:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The area in Brazil planted with transgenic seeds is now growing at a faster pace than the growth of the entire planted area for crops of soybeans, corn and cotton - the three crops with genetically modified varieties that have been approved, as indicated by the 1st review of the adoption of biotechnology in the 2011/12 harvest, conducted by the consulting firm Celeres. The area planted with transgenic soybeans for the next harvest will be 13.4%...

2011-07-12 08:44:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SustainU, a young West Virginia company and leading producer of apparel using fabrics made from 100% recycled materials manufactured in the US, today announces it is participating in the launch of Our Time's Buy Young campaign in Washington, DC on July 13th, 2011. The event will gather America's top young entrepreneurs for a discussion on entrepreneurship and job creation with congressional leadership, White House officials, and...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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