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2013-04-19 23:00:05

• Company plans to invest USD 17 million for state-of-the-art greenhouse as part of EUR 7 billion global research and development commitment • 40,000-square-foot facility designed for plant productivity and sustainability • Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. and other local dignitaries attend groundbreaking ceremony MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Bayer CropScience recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest research and...

2013-03-03 23:00:54

American Farmer takes a look at the innovative companies and new agricultural advancements taking place in the industry. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 DMG Productions announced today that an upcoming episode of American Farmer, centered on innovations in the agriculture industry, will air on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. EST on RFD-TV. This episode provides viewers with a behind the scenes look at the agriculture industry, featuring three different companies whose innovative...

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...

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...

2013-01-11 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...


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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