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Brooks Brothers Among Recent Signatories NEW YORK and SYDNEY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launched in October of last year, the Cotton LEADS(TM) program continues to
Look Good and Feel Good in 72 Earth- and People-Friendly Styles This Spring Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 PrAna has increased its organic cotton
Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world BEIJING, Feb.
Members to be recognized for high yields at ninth annual banquet in April. Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Each season,
Services provided by Mother Nature, such as pest control from insect-eating bats, are affected by market forces like most anything else in the economy, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds.
MSU Winner respected for research and dedication to help others succeed NEW ORLEANS, LA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Darrin Dodds, Ph.D., associate Extension
New Technology Gives Growers a Powerful Weed and Pest Management Tool RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.
New FiberMax and Stoneville varieties bring expanded maturities and trait packages to give cotton growers more options on their farms. NEW ORLEANS, La.
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...
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...
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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