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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For example, we now have a finite count, position, and genomic context for genes within a cotton plant.
The effort will include transferring technology; providing technical assistance for research into plant varieties and seed; supplying cotton plant varieties suitable to growers in West Africa; supplying agricultural machinery, fertilizer, and seed; and financing educational programs of benefit to cotton growers.
Other funds will be used in Pine Bluff, West Memphis, Warren, Cotton Plant and Lake Village.
The investment opportunities cover the state-owned Nasr Company for Mechanical Industris, the General Ur Company for Engineering Industries, the Baghdad Furniture Plant, the Ready-Clothes Plant in Najaf, the Medical Cotton Plant of the General Company for Ready-Made Clothes in Mosul," the Ministry stated, in a statement by its Assistant Director-General for Investments Department, Amer Abdul-Razzaq.
They found up to seven million cheap pairs sold in budget stores and markets here contained 10ml from cotton plant spraying.
In the other study, Xiao-Ya Chen and his colleagues at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai used a similar trick to increase the cotton bollworm's sensitivity to gossypol, a defense chemical produced by the cotton plant.
Cotton plant, which is being converted to a Department of Public Works facility.
The seeds following such soaking are planted in a growing medium and produce at least one cotton plant that displays herbicide resistance.
CSIRO cotton research scientists Danny Llewellyn, Greg Constable and Gary Fitt were jointly awarded for their pioneering team effort to develop Australian cotton plant varieties that are resistant to the devastating impact of the moth Helicoverpa armigera.
Gossypol is a natural toxin that is thought to protect the cotton plant from insect damage.
A substance found in the cotton plant could help treat the common skin disease psoriasis, according to new research from the Pharmacy School at Sunderland University to be launched today (Tuesday 27 September 2005) at the British Pharmaceutical Conference in Manchester.