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2012-05-31 12:50:49

AgriLife Research study shows no yield impact, greater economic returns Loss of production may be one concern cotton producers have on the Rolling Plains when considering switching to reduced- or no-tillage systems, said Dr. Paul DeLaune, Texas AgriLife Research environmental soil scientist in Vernon. Not only will cotton growers not lose production with subsurface drip irrigation, their economics will improve, according to DeLaune's latest research article that will appear in the...

2012-05-23 21:41:44

The emergence of weeds resistant to the most widely used herbicide is fostering a new arms race in the war against these menaces, which cost society billions of dollars annually in control measures and lost agricultural production. That's the topic of a story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. In the story, Melody M. Bomgardner, C&EN senior business...

2012-05-16 06:29:15

The Past, Present and Future of an American Favorite NEW YORK, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When is a jean not a jean? As we recognize the 139th anniversary of Levi Strauss receiving U.S. Patent Number 139,121 on May 20, 1873 for the use of rivets to add strength to denim workpants, that ubiquitous icon of denim jeans, it is interesting to examine the state of the great American garment. The term "denim" comes from a twilled cotton cloth that originated in France called...

2012-05-15 02:23:22

ALBANY, New York, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global And Developing Countries (China, India And Brazil) Analysis, Market Size, Trends And Forecasts (2009 - 2016) [http://www.researchmoz.com/crop-protection-chemicals-market-global-and-developing-countries-china-india-and-brazil-analysis-market-size-trends-and-forecasts-2009-2016-report.html ] Global crop protection chemicals market...

2012-05-10 02:35:09

ALBANY, New York, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global and Developing Countries (China, India and Brazil) Analysis, Market Size, Trends and Forecasts (2009 - 2016) [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/crop-protection-chemicals-market.html ]", China, India and Brazil Crop protection chemicals market revenue...

2012-05-03 02:30:47

SHENZHEN, China, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN) ("Winner Medical" or the "Company"), a leading China-based exporter and retailer of high-quality medical dressings and consumer products made from 100% cotton, announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter 2012 on May 10, 2012. Winner Medical's senior management will host a conference call to discuss these results. Date of the conference call: 9:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday,...

2012-05-02 02:23:42

ALBANY, New York, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Pesticides Market : India, China And Japan Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast (2009 - 2016) [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/pesticides-market.html ] India, China and Japan pesticide market revenue (collective) reached USD 11.7 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 16.2 billion by 2016,...

2012-04-19 23:02:58

Chicago, IL hosts Dr. Michael Cotton of AWAKEN Higher Brain Living who will provide new career opportunities to professionals on April 26. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 The expertise of Dr. Michael Cotton of AWAKEN Higher Brain Living and his innovative "Higher Brain Living®" techniques combined with the high skill sets of Life Coaches is creating a story that defines the essence of the phrase "Win / Win". "I have a proven life changing platform being offered to skilled Life...

2012-04-18 02:23:27

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SustainU, a leading producer of apparel using fabrics made from 100% recycled materials that are manufactured in the USA, today announced that the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will be featuring its graphic Tees in 35 of its largest stores for Earth Day. "We are very excited to be partnering with the Exchange to bring a made-in-the-USA product to our troops and their families," said Chris Yura, CEO and founder of SustainU. "We know...

Ancient Egyptians May Have Domesticated Native Cotton
2012-04-03 13:25:12

Scientists have studied 1,600 year old cotton from the banks of the Nile and have found what they believe to be evidence of early crop evolution. These findings are the first to find this kind of evolution in a major crop group, especially since plant domestication has a relatively short history. The findings offer an insight into how crop evolution works as a part of general agriculture. They might also help scientists and researchers better equip today´s crops as they face major...


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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