Gossypium hirsutum

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Noun1.Gossypium hirsutum - native tropical American plant now cultivated in the United States yielding short-staple cotton
cotton plant, cotton - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
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Long Staple Cotton - File Photo/ Wikimedia Commons CAIRO -- 19 August 2019: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli stressed Sunday that the country shows a great interest in developing and supporting the textile sector as well as planting and selling the Egyptian cotton.
As a result the textile industry annually has to import huge quantity of long staple cotton on spending huge foreign exchange.
Being one of the largest cotton growers in the world, Pakistan exported the crop as well but it had to import long staple cotton, which was demanded by the value-added textile sector, said the Sindh Abadgar Board member.
The Senator asked to arrange session for stakeholders and progressive farmers for enhancing overall crop production and steps to encourage cultivation of long staple cotton.
The second largest supplier of cotton to Pakistan is India, with a 32% share of total imports in 2017-18, mainly long staple cotton to produce higher count high-quality fabrics for the domestic retail fashion market.
He offered businessmen of Faisalabad to launch joint ventures to avail benefits from the high quality and long staple cotton of Uzbekistan for the benefit of the two countries.
He offered businessmen of Faisalabad to launch joint ventures to avail from the high quality and long staple cotton of Uzbekistan for the benefit of the two countries.
The chairman of the committee also underlined the need for encouraging the production of long staple cotton crop, which is having considerable export value and could earn foreign exchange for the country.
The ministry was asked to have brainstorming session with the stakeholders and progressive farmers on how to enhance overall crop production and what steps should be taken to encourage cultivation of long staple cotton. Meanwhile, briefing the committee, Cotton Commissioner Dr Khalid Abdullah said scarcity of certified seed, decreased profitability; and issues of plant population were the main reasons behind decrease in cotton production.
Even if the cotton production increases, Pakistan will still have to import long staple cotton that the textile industry needs to produce premium products.
In the current scenario when the agriculture land is also squeezing due to population growth, it is important that the farmers are provided with long staple cotton seeds having better production and maximum disease resistance qualities to multiply the production of cotton.
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