Cotton Belt


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Cotton Belt

An agricultural region of the southeast United States, concentrated particularly in South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, where cotton became the predominant crop in the 1800s.

cotton belt

n
(Agriculture) a belt of land in the southeastern US that specializes in the production of cotton

Cot′ton Belt`


n.
(sometimes l.c.) the part of the southern U.S. where cotton is grown, orig. Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, but now often extended to include parts of Texas and California.
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Sugarcane cultivation on cotton belt should be avoided, they added.
The business leaders mentioned that their community wanted specific zones for sugarcane, rice, maze and cotton cultivation, and sugarcane cultivation on cotton belt should be avoided.
Country's economic managers had decided last year to frame a national sugar policy in a bid to secure the cotton belt that had come under threat from the growing number of sugar mills and planting of sugarcane in such zones.
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Khalid Abdullah said that cotton crop was in good condition in the cotton belt of Punjab and Sindh, and the pest situation was also below the economic threshold level.
Economic managers of the country have decided to frame a national sugar policy to secure the cotton belt, which is under threat from the growing number of sugar mills and cultivation of sugarcane in such zones.
Being in the heart of the cotton belt and having an opportunity to reach out to growers with a story of renewed faith has been a tremendously uplifting experience for the agency," says Mike Butler, Sr.
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