Research key to cotton production

Roberson, Roy
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p42
Trade Publication
The article discusses the research techniques to improve the production and marketing of the US cotton. The president and CEO of North Carolina-based company Cotton Incorporated , Barrye Worsham says that fiber quality is an important tool to increase the demand of the U.S. cotton and improved new varieties of cotton, increased efficiency of crop management and improved harvest and post-harvest technology are important factors in increasing fiber quality. Worsham says that cooperation of the companies including National Cotton Council, Cotton International and other seed companies would help increasing the demand and profitability of U.S. cotton.


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