cotton plant


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Noun1.Cotton plant - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fiberscotton plant - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
cottonseed - seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
genus Gossypium, Gossypium - herbs and shrubs and small trees: cotton
Gossypium arboreum, tree cotton - East Indian shrub cultivated especially for ornament for its pale yellow to deep purple blossoms
Gossypium barbadense, sea island cotton, tree cotton - 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
Gossypium herbaceum, Levant cotton - Old World annual having heart-shaped leaves and large seeds with short greyish lint removed with difficulty; considered an ancestor of modern short-staple cottons
Gossypium hirsutum, upland cotton - native tropical American plant now cultivated in the United States yielding short-staple cotton
Gossypium peruvianum, Peruvian cotton - cotton with long rough hairy fibers
Egyptian cotton - fine somewhat brownish long-staple cotton grown in Egypt; believed to be derived from sea island cotton or by hybridization with Peruvian cotton
Arizona wild cotton, Gossypium thurberi, wild cotton - shrub of southern Arizona and Mexico
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The climatic conditions of cotton belt are favourable for growth and development of cotton plant but there are certain biotic and abiotic stresses which adversely affect crop productivity.
The aim of this work was to evaluate the attractiveness of different cotton plant parts and varieties to newly hatched fall armyworm larvae and the non-preference of the larvae for feeding on these plant parts and cotton varieties.
They could be found on practically every boll of every cotton plant in the infested area and in some cases with over 30 bugs in a single boll.
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One limitation that makes using cottonseed meal a challenge is the presence of gossypol, a natural toxin found in the cotton plant for preventing insect damage.
Cotton plant morphology may be influenced by the presence of winter cereal residues on the soil surface.
The project will include experiments on cotton plant to increase yield, trainings to the Pakistani scientists and technical assistance in field irrigation and management.
Top officials of provincial agriculture department say that mealy bug has emerged as a potent threat to cotton plant and genetically modified (GM) seed of cotton provides no solution to it.
Crop need nutrients at this stage as cotton plant absorbs 55 per cent of its Nitrogen requirements, 75 per cent of Phosphorous, and 61 per cent of Potassium through its roots.
Number of cotton squares and small cotton bolls fallen on the soil due to the damage caused by boll weevil, the efficiency of collection, and the time spent in collecting these reproductive structures of the cotton plant were determined.
Retention of maximum bolls on cotton plant gave the estimation of economic yield so mature bolls were counted from each replication.