long-staple cotton

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Noun1.long-staple cotton - cotton with relatively long fibers
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
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Just as supple as Egyptian cotton, Supima is the highest quality American long-staple cotton, grown in Arizona and California, where the sheets are sewn.
The GAFI report added that the Minya region contains the purest types of limestone, marble and agricultural soils in the world, with the humidity a major factor in long-staple cotton ginning.
Dr Abdul Rahman also blamed the Egyptian research centres for not introducing new studies to help enhance the land productivity of Egypt's famed long-staple cotton.