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2014-07-14 12:22:26

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing global demand for readymade garments, specialty finishing chemicals and dark textile shades to driving textile chemicals consumption in Bangladesh According to a recently published report by TechSci Research a research based global management consulting firm, "Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2881 ]", the country's textile chemicals...

2014-07-11 00:21:28

Consumer Response Supports Luxury Linens Maker's Mission to Restore Balance to the Textiles Category CHATHAM, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boll & Branch, makers of socially conscious ultra-premium home textiles, announced today the release of their 2014 First Half Impact Report - a compendium of the business opportunity and good will resulting from the company's first six months in business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126201 Since January, Boll & Branch has...

2014-07-05 23:00:55

RnRMarketResearch.com offers 2019 forecasts for seed treatment market and insecticides industry in new research reports available under agricultural chemicals category of its library. Published in July 2014, these business intelligence reports provide global trends information and analysis on seed treatment as well as insecticides market. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Global seed treatment market is projected to record a CAGR of 10.6% from 2014 to 2019. The estimation is a result of...

2014-07-03 23:07:00

100% organic cotton, 100% sweatshop free, 100% Australian made. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 New fashion lifestyle brand Bondiwear is literally hot off the press. The label is breaking with industry conventions, launching FRIDAY JULY 4 with a range of super comfortable t-shirts with a brilliant and bold new look – made in Sydney, using locally sourced, 100% organic cotton. Founder Roland B Bleyer said, “The whole team is really excited about launch week, I mean how many...

2014-07-02 16:21:35

Beyond Pesticides Asks EPA to Reject Emergency Request, Citing Hazards and Failed GMO Crop System WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A public interest group, representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests, has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) to deny an emergency request by Texas cotton growers to use a controversial pesticide on genetically engineered (GE) cotton to control weeds that are now resistant to the chemical they have...

2014-06-10 23:02:59

Textile Exchange's newest publication, its inaugural Preferred Fibers Market Report, highlights the top users of recycled polyester. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Textile Exchange (TE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Preferred Fibers Market Report; the newest release in its lineup of respected publications. TE collected data for this report in the same way that it collects data for the ever-popular Organic Cotton Market Report, by surveying the industry on its use of the...

Genetic Basis Of Pest Resistance To Biotech Cotton Discovered
2014-05-20 12:45:36

By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona A newly discovered genetic mechanism underlying insect resistance to genetically engineered cotton has global implications for pest management An international team led by scientists at the University of Arizona and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has discovered what happens on a molecular basis in insects that evolved resistance to genetically engineered cotton plants. Their findings, reported in the May 19 issue of the journal PLOS ONE, shed...

2014-05-15 16:30:44

Majority of Consumers Bothered By Man-made Fibers in Their Denim NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 20, 1873, an American icon was born when Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were given a patent for their copper rivet fasteners for denim trousers. The blue jean has since secured its place in American culture and in world fashion as a "go to" garment. Changing fashion styles and attitudes altered the look of the blue jean over time, but until recently, the blue jean had...

2014-05-13 08:28:00

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc. ("Garmatex"), an industry disrupting supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics, continues to strengthen its senior management team announcing two appointments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/86883) William (Bill) Gardiner joins Garmatex at its Vancouver headquarters as Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing. Mr. Gardiner formerly held senior executive positions at...

2014-05-12 23:09:46

4AllPromos is accustomed to the changing markets related to cotton, plastics and other materials used to produce quality custom imprinted and promotional products. Essex, CT (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 For those who run businesses changing prices are inevitable. A new report out by Counselor Magazine is warning both manufacturers and consumers that cotton prices are about to reach a two-year high. 4AllPromos is accustomed to the changing markets related to cotton, plastics and other materials...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'