Gossypium barbadense


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Noun1.Gossypium barbadense - small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United StatesGossypium barbadense - small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United States; yields cotton with unusually long silky fibers
cotton plant, cotton - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
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The history of this crop is complex as it involves introgression between Gossypium barbadense L.
A higher-end cotton called Gossypium barbadense is more desirable because of greater fiber length and strength but is late-maturing, low-yielding and more difficult to grow because it requires dry climates with significant irrigation and is less resistant to pathogens and pests.
Utilising the expertise of Impetus Bioscience, ICA Bremen can now test finished textile garments to identify whether they contain genetically modified cotton, as well as identifying different cotton species such as Pima / Gossypium Barbadense.