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

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.

2012-08-29 10:19:48

The international research team led by Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and BGI have completed the genome sequence and analysis of a diploid cotton-- Gossypium raimondii.

2011-06-27 12:38:02

As billion-dollar agricultural losses continue to mount in the withering Texas heat, Texas AgriLife Research scientists in Corpus Christi are taking a closer look at why some cotton varieties do better than others in drought conditions.

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2010-11-08 07:55:42

Combining pest-resistant cotton with the controlled release of sterile pink bollworm moths, a UA-led initiative has virtually rid Arizona of one the world's most damaging cotton pests.

2010-10-26 11:34:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cotton has long been "the fabric of our lives," but seven organizations have developed new and innovative uses for the plant that evolved cotton's role beyond fabric, alone.