TITLE

Early reports indicate high quality cotton coming out of Corpus Christi

AUTHOR(S)
Yancy Jr., Cecil H.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;9/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the quality of cotton crop from Corpus Christi, Texas. According to Charles Chewning, company's director of fiber management research, says the first reports coming out of Corpus Christi indicate fiber of good quality crop. As of August 12, 2004, some 179,000 bales had been classed. The mean micronaire levels were 4.49, strength was 31.7 and uniformity was 82. Length for that period was reported to be also good. Chewning said that they need to grow a quality cotton that can be sold on the export market.
ACCESSION #
14644793

 

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