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2013-03-01 23:00:05

From founding to today, growers continue to trust Stoneville to increase profitability Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Stoneville® Cotton Seed was founded to increase the economic value of an acre of cotton, and that purpose still guides the cottonseed brand today. Generations of growers have trusted the brand´s early seedling vigor, consistent stand establishment and higher yield potential. Today, Stoneville is breaking new ground with industry-first technology...

2013-03-01 12:23:41

Live webcast offers close-up look at the fashion, celebrity guests and other highlights; online and in-store shopping event offers discounts on cotton looks NEW YORK, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cotton Incorporated invites fashionistas across the country to participate in one of the year's biggest fashion events - Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show - from their own computers or mobile devices, and gives them a chance to purchase cotton apparel and accessory items from some of...

2013-02-19 16:23:59

Bill Rancic and E!'s Giuliana Rancic to host again; Camilla Belle, Lauren Conrad, Michael Yo and Louise Roe Among Confirmed Event Participants NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cotton Incorporated today announced celebrity partners for its upcoming 2(nd) annual Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show, which will take place on March 1-2 in South Beach. The celebration of the diverse regional trends of America will be hosted by television personalities Giuliana Rancic of E! News and...

New Polymer-Coated Cotton Absorbs 340 Percent Its Own Weight
2013-01-21 10:01:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bringing water to the extremely arid regions of the planet has been a hard-fought battle for millennia. Ancient cultures searched out inventive ways of rerouting water to arid habitats. And through ever-evolving processes, modern cultures have found similar ways of doing the same. A new study, however, could change how this millennia-old practice of water relocation has been conducted, offering insight into a new age, potentially...

2013-01-17 16:23:45

Researchers of Cotton Genomic Map Recognized NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the recent Plant and Animal Genomic Conference held in San Diego, Dr. Don Jones of Cotton Incorporated presented the 2012 Cotton Biotechnology Award to five outstanding researchers that were instrumental in mapping the cotton genome. The diverse and talented team, composed of Dr. Andrew Paterson, Dr. Jonathan Wendel, Mr. Jeremy Schmutz, Dr. Dan Peterson, and Dr. Dan Rokhsar led the...

2013-01-11 05:00:41

New company, Sweet Bed Sheets, sells quality Egyptian cotton bed sheets at low prices, along with other items for the bedroom like Duvet Covers and pillow shams. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Sweet Bed Sheets is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, which sells quality bed sheets at affordable prices. The new website offers a number of fine quality sheets, duvet covers, pillow shams, and mattress protectors. Though the site specializes in 100% Egyptian cotton...

2013-01-05 12:20:08

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Championship apparel commemorating the 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic bears a variation on the well-known cotton tagline, The touch, the feel of cotton, the fabric of our lives. Reinvented as "The touch, the feel of victory," the phrase is fitting for the Cotton Bowl Classic, which since 1937 has pitted two cotton country college teams in gridiron battle. Texas A&M emerged victorious on the field this year, and the cotton-dominant tees and caps...

2012-12-20 12:25:16

Cotton Genomic Blueprint Offers Benefits for Growers, Consumers, and Scientists NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As published in the December 20 issue of Nature, an international consortium of scientists has assembled a 'gold standard' sequence of the simplest cotton variety (Gossypium raimondii) and compared it to 'draft' sequences of three other Gossypium species, one of which was an Upland cotton variety. This scientific breakthrough leverages new biology to...

Cotton Genome Sequenced
2012-12-20 08:13:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In research that could help the development of next-generation biofuels, an international team of scientists has successfully sequenced the genome of the most basic form of cotton plant. The US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI), along with representatives of 30 other institutions from across the globe, has completed a high-quality draft assembly of the Gossypium raimondii genome, a forerunner of the modern...

2012-12-19 05:01:52

Garmatex Technologies' new fabrics and designs are key to five-year licensing deal with BODYARMOUR® and BASE360. Among the company´s other innovations is the patented T3® shirt design, a unique triple gusset design for which Garmatex has secured global rights. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Financial Press announces Garmatex Technologies' five-year licensing deal with BODYARMOUR® and BASE360. You can´t beat Kevlar® for personal protection, right? After...


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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