TITLE

New technologies help producers make more cotton at less expense

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Hembree
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;1/21/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of the National Cotton Council to promote transgenic varieties of cotton and cottonseed products in the U.S. Issues related to cotton quality; Ways to eliminate lint contamination; Status of the pink bollworm eradication efforts across the U.S.
ACCESSION #
12046958

 

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