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Cotton belongs to genus Gossypium which consists of around 50 species including four species that are known as cultivated (Cronn et al.,1999).
Cotton is a shrub that grows to about 40 cm high; belongs to Malvaceae family and its genus Gossypium has marketable significance and food value [1].
COTTON (GOSSYPIUMHIRSUTUM) is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the family of Malvaceae.
Crop and soil scientists and related researchers cover the origin and history of the cotton industry, the taxonomy and germplasm management of the genus Gossypium, botanical characteristics of cotton plants, fiber biology, and cytology; qualitative and quantitative traits with agronomic importance, breeding methods and strategies, advances in marker-assisted selection, genome sequences, and databases and bioinformatics tools; growing practices and pest management; and harvesting, the post-harvest handling of fibers and seeds, and the commerce of the world cotton industry.
The 60 samples of cotton (genus Gossypium) include the bolls of both local and American varieties of cotton, such as Juree, Gangri, Hinginghat, Egyptian, Bourbon and New Orleans.
The genus Gossypium is comprised of approximately 45 diploid and five allotetraploid species (Fryxell, 1979).
The genus Gossypium has around 50 species including four species that have been domesticated for their fiber production.