Cotton fiber and processing test results

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Title:
Cotton fiber and processing test results
Physical Description:
v. : ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service. -- Cotton Division
Publisher:
Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Cotton Division
Place of Publication:
Clemson, S.C
Creation Date:
1978
Frequency:
biweekly during harvesting season, with comprehensive report at end of season
other
normalized irregular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Cotton -- Testing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Cotton -- Varieties -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Genre:
serial   ( sobekcm )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )

Notes

Citation/Reference:
American statistics index
General Note:
Description based on: Rept. no. 1, (Sept. 7, 1979)

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 000328589
oclc - 01799482
notis - ABV8141
lccn - 75642828 //r81
issn - 0566-5469
Classification:
lcc - TS1542 .U35
ddc - 677/.21/305
System ID:
AA00008566:00020

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"Summary
August 1
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first of a series
the 1978 cotton
at approximately
will be summarize
n. This series w
Cotton Fiber and
These reports a
ion, Agricultural


Memphis,


of reports
crop. Subse
two-week int
d in a compr
ill present
Processing T
re published


of fiber
quent re
ervals d
ehensive
data on
'est Resu
by the


Marketing Servi


and processing test
ports in this series
during the harvesting
report at the end
the same subject as
Its, Crop of 1977",
Standards Section,
U. S. Department


Tennessee.


Changes


or additions


to mailing lists


should be


sent


Head, Standards Section
Cotton Division, AMS, USDA
4841 Summer Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38122


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Cotton Division


AGRICULTURE
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-T0 N"SufON FIBER AND PROCESSING TEST RESULTS,


CROP OF


1978


Procedures


he Cqtton
Wa r x the
: movement
of these te
Th vest


Division, AMS,
principal var
groups in the
sts have been
ing season and


has made fiber and processing tests each
ieties of cotton grown by selected cotton
United States since the 1946 crop. Results
published in periodic reports throughout
in a summary report at the end of each crop


Cotton fiber
season for ap
the United St
office territ
mercial quant
from 10,000 t
varietal basi
than 70 pierce
where commerce


cent of the v
eec lots f
variety gins
borviding the
collected at
are received


and processing test results will


proximately 143 production


nto
ial
arie

were
var


s. Individ
ito represe
es. Each s
.50,000 bale
Where poss
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pr
ty
in


ual gins are
nt the major
elected gin
s annually,
ible, no gin
i


ar
se
va
rep
and
se
"h


a given variety was pla
oduction warranted and
was available, classic
dividual farms to repre
elected when available,


ty was being


commerce


approximately 3-week int
from each gin during the


be published


eas in the C
elected in ea
rieties prod
resents an a
selections
election was
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no gin locat
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in Belt of
lassing
in com-
producing
made on a
where less
However,
with 70 per-
,llowed to
. Pure
reductionn
lots are


samplings


Each spinning test lot consists
ajally grown cotton of the same
MWn in the selected area and
SThese lots represent the modal
the time the samples are classes
are also available in each area
and soil condition, cultural, h


of several cl
grade and sta
harvested at e
quality of the
d. Qualities
due to normal
.arvesting and


asser's samples of
pie length from ba
essentially the san
cotton from the g
other than those r
variations in wea
ginning practices.


commer
les
ie time.
;in at
reportedd
otherr


Fiber and processing test results for the 1978
four staple length groups similar to those used
The test lots to be included in each group are
of normal staple length of the varieties.


crop are reported in
in recent years.
selected on the basis


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Type test
and group
number


Staple
length
group


Carding
rate in
lbs/hr.


Yarn
numbers
spun


Twist
unltiplier
used


Carded


only:


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Medium


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9-1/2


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22s and 50s


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of Test Results


Medium staple


the sam
ago, ac
USDA.
and 1/8
higher
higher.
grades
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number.


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Strengt
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