short-staple cotton

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Noun1.short-staple cotton - cotton with relatively short fibers
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
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However, modern technology has succeeded in developing short-staple cotton, and elevated its quality to reach the quality of Egyptian cotton, offering it on the market at lower prices.
The short-staple cotton variety is mainly consumed by denim fabric producers.
One of the many advantages of the short-staple cotton is its limited cycle of cultivation, that is four months in length, after which the farmers could cultivate their land with wheat, which Egypt badly needs," he stated, in support of his idea.
Upland cotton--a species of short-staple cotton grown on almost 98% of the land dedicated to cotton in the in the U.