Latest Cotton Stories

2013-07-07 23:01:57

Tisseron Bathrobes invites men to lounge in luxury with the launch of its new range of 100% organic Turkish cotton robes. Sustainable from farm to fabric, the robes have minimal environmental impact but cocoon the wearer in comfort. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 Tisseron Bathrobes has officially launched its stunning range of high-quality men’s bathrobes, which offer the ultimate in sustainable loungewear. These ultra-indulgent designer bathrobes for men are made from with 100%...

2013-06-02 23:04:37

IMAGINE GreenWear, a young, vertically integrated organic children and adult clothing company, is now one of the few apparel manufacturing operations in the world using green energy to power its production. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 IMAGINE GreenWear, LLC, the organic division of Sundog Productions, LLC, announced today that it is presenting its Spring and Fall 2013 fashion collection in Sundog Productions´ new 40,000 sq ft. facility. It is one of the few clothing...

2013-05-22 23:00:53

Organic cotton production shows signs of stabilization, as announced by Textile Exchange in their seventh Farm & Fiber Report. The report provides a detailed overview of organic cotton farming on a global scale, serving as a comprehensive guide for the industry. O'Donnell, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Textile Exchange, a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating sustainable practices in the textile industry, today released the 2011-12 Farm & Fiber Report. The overall findings...

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...

Latest Cotton Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.