TITLE

Long-Legged Issue

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Cotton Grower;Jul2004, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The 2004 EFS Conference in Greenville, South Carolina is hosted by Cotton Incorporated and brings together all segments of the United States cotton industry, but it has a special emphasis on cotton textiles. Textile fiber quality is important durin these meetings and 2004 was no exception. There are low-cost textile manufacturers who make their living off buying up discounted cotton, running it through their mills to make lower-quality items. Lower quality cottons, which includes a base grade among some international markets, will be sold, but only at a discount. That is why private and public cottonseed breeders have redoubled efforts to bring new varieties that offer consistent high yields and fiber qualities that meet customers' needs.
ACCESSION #
13960334

 

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