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2014-09-30 16:25:28

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2014-09-05 23:07:22

Greater transparency and quality assurance will increase the value of Brazilian cotton and benefit stakeholders throughout the supply chain. Brasilia, Brazil,

Clothes Made Of Polyester Smell Worse Than Cotton After Exercise
2014-09-04 03:03:12

Polyester clothes smell worse than cotton, following intensive exercise by their wearers, because bacteria that cause odor grow better on polyester

2014-09-02 23:02:39

SIGVARIS is committed to creating the most luxurious compression socks and hosiery on the market.

2014-08-26 23:08:59

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Rayon Fibers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany,

2014-08-25 08:29:03

Met the changing market conditions, optimized products mix HONG KONG, Aug.

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


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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