genus Gossypium


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Noun1.genus Gossypium - herbs and shrubs and small trees: cottongenus Gossypium - herbs and shrubs and small trees: cotton
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
cotton plant, cotton - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
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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.
Cotton belongs to genus Gossypium, which is comprised of more than 50 species including wild as well as cultivated.
The genus Gossypium is comprised of approximately 45 diploid and five allotetraploid species (Fryxell, 1979).