upland cotton


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upland cotton

n.
A cotton plant (Gossypium hirsutum) that is widely cultivated for its oily seeds and its fiber, used for textiles.

upland cotton

n
1. (Plants) a tropical American cotton plant, Gossypium hirsutum, widely cultivated for its fibre
2. (Textiles) the fibre of this plant, or the fabric woven from it

up′land cot′ton


n.
a cotton plant, Gossypium hirsutum, that is the chief commercial cotton crop in the U.S.
[1810–20, Amer.]
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Noun1.upland cotton - 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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To make cotton more competitive in world markets, the government also provided domestic mills and exporters with payments under the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate Program (described as Step 2 payments) when global prices fell below US prices and provided importing countries with subsidized credit.
Based in Memphis, TN, The Cotton Board is responsible for collecting a per bale assessment of all upland cotton harvested and ginned in the U.
SSR markers closely associated with genes for resistance to root-knot nematodes on chromosomes 11 and 14 of upland cotton.
Kannan et al [8] examined the gene effects to find out the fiber quality in upland cotton and potential for improvement of yield components.
Cotton Incorporated is the premier research and marketing company representing upland cotton.
The genetic potential, inbreeding depression, heritability, selection response and correlation were studied during 2011-12 in parental cultivars and their F3 populations of upland cotton at the University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan.
49 cents per pound for the base grade of upland cotton and 79.
For the completely "Made In America" products, the company collaborated with Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company representing upland cotton.
Salt tolerance was studied in eight upland cotton cultivars (CIM-446, CIM-473, CIM-496, CIM-499, CIM-506, CIM-554, CIM-707 and SLH-284) under control and four NaCl salinity concentrations (50, 100, 150 and 200 mM).
The present study was aimed at evaluating a 6- parent half diallel cross (parents plus one way crosses) of upland cotton cultivars for the general and specific abilities to obtain an explanation of the genetic mechanism of agronomic and fiber characteristics.
Estimation of genetic parameters among seed cotton yield and its attributing characters in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.
Lot of efforts has been made by cotton researchers to develop upland cotton varieties having high yield potential, desirable fibre quality and tolerance/resistance to insect's pests and diseases through conventional breeding approaches.