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2014-08-01 23:06:57

Textile Exchange’s new Organic Cotton Report, “will be the industry go-to for organic cotton information” according to Elayne Masterson, TE Board Chair. Lubbock,

2014-07-23 08:34:06

NEW YORK and SYDNEY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cotton LEADS(TM) program, launched in October of 2013, has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile

2014-07-18 23:02:28

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled, "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,

2014-07-14 12:28:14

ALBANY, New York, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester,

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

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

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.

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

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

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)


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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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