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LC control 85033302
LC classificationQK495.M27 Botany
SB245 SB252 Agriculture
TS1542 Fibers
Topical headingCotton
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Variant(s)American upland cotton
Gossypium hirsutum
Gossypium mexicanum
Hairy cotton
Seed cotton
Upland cotton
See alsoMalvaceae
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Plant fibers
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Subject example tracingExample under Fiber plants; Field crops; Textile fibers
Found inWeb. 3.
Hortus 3 (Gossypium, syn: Thurberia; G. hirsutum, syn: G. mexicanum, upland cotton)
FAO plants (Gossypium spp., cotton cotton plant; G. hirsutum, syn: upland cotton, hairy cotton)
Roecklin profile of econ. plants: p. 131 ((upland cotton, cotton, G. hirsutum, G. mexicanum) (the American upland cotton (G. hirsutum) ... provides the bulk of U.S. cotton))
Ind. nom. gen. (plant.)
Engler Syl. Pflanz.: p. 311.
Schnepf, Randall Dean, 1954-. Seed cotton as a farm program crop, version 8, 2018: summary (seed cotton--the harvested but un-ginned cotton boll that includes both lint and cottonseed) p. 4 (successful cultivation of cotton results in two products: fiber (or lint) and cottonseed)
Encyclopaedia Britannica website, Apr. 1, 2019 (cotton: fibre and plant; seed hair, or cotton fibre, is known as lint; two-thirds of the weight of seed cotton (i.e., the seed with the adhering seed hair) consists of seeds)