Cotton fiber and processing test results

MISSING IMAGE

Material Information

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:
1974
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:
AA00008566:00032

Related Items

Preceded by:
Cotton fiber and processing results

Full Text




REPORT NO. 1


* i
iT I C


SI : ;


II


I


C3 12 o.































This


is the


first


of a series


of reports


of fiber


processing test


results


from the


will follow


season,
of the


l974+


cotton


crop.


S


at approximately two-week


will


season.


subsequent
intervals


reports


in this


during the


series


harvesting


be summarized in a comprehensive report at


This


ser


ies will


present


data on


same


subject as


"Summary of Cotton Fiber


and Process


ing Test Results


Crop of 1973"


1974.


These


reports


are


published by the


Standardization Section,


Cotton Division,
of Agriculture,


Agricultural Marketing


Memphis,


Service,


S. Department


Tennessee.


Changes


or additions


to mailing


lists


should be


sent


Head,


Standardization Section


Cotton Divi


stoat


AMS,


USDA


4841


Summer


Memphis,


Avenue


Tennessee


8122


,,,
,::,,,


"I:R










UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
Agricultural Marketing
Cotton Division


AGRICULTURE
Service


COTTON FIBER AND PROCESSING


TEST RESULTS,


CROP OF 1974


Procedures


The Cotton
year on the
improvement
of these te
the harvest
year. i


Division,
principal
groups in
sts have b
ing season


AMS, has
. varieties
. the Unit
heen public
* and in a


made fiber
s of cotton
ed States s
shed in per
summary re


and processing
* grown by s.elec
ince the 1946 c
iodic reports t
port at the end


tests each
ted cotton
rop. Results
throughout
of each crop


Cotton fiber


season
the Un
office
mercia
from 5
variety
than 7
where
cent o
select


or ap
ed St
errit
quant


and processing test


pro:
ate
ory
iti


,000 to 15
al basis.
0 percent
commercial
f the vari
lots from


'C


imately


Tn


S. -LA3
to re
es. E
0,000
Where
of a g


div
pre
ach
bal
po
ive


product


e


ty was
indivi


a


results


will


137 production area
idual gins are sele
sent the major vari
selected gin repre
es annually, and se
ssible, no gin sele
n variety was plant
on warranted and no
available. classing


dual


far


ms t


O


variety gins were selected when avail
providing the variety was being comme
collected at approximately 3-week int
are received from each gin during the


represe
able, r
racially


ervals.
harvest


be pu
in thi
ed in
ies p:
nts a
action
ion w
. in t,
;in lo
fices


egardle
grown.


Usual
season,


blishe
e Cott
each
produce
n area
s are
as mad
he are
cation
were
variety
ss of
Test
ly3t
n.


d


this


on Belt of
classing
d in com-
producing
made on a
.e where less
a. However,
with 70 per-
allowed to
y. Pure
production
lots are
o 5 samplings


Each spinning test
cailly grown cotto
grown in the selec
These lots represe
the time the sample
are also available


lot cons
of the
ed area
t the mo
s are cl
in each


ists
same
and
dal
asse
area


of several
grade and
harvested a
quality of
d. Qualiti
due to nor


es
ma


passing
aple le
essenti
e cotto
other
1 varia


samples
ngth fro
ally the
n from t
than tho
tions in


of commer-
m bales
same time.
he gin at
se reported
weather


and soil


condition,


cultural,


harvesting


and ginning pra


ctices


Fiber and processing test results for the 1974
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


:

;


<
<




N"::


Type


test


and group
number


Staple
length
group


Carding
rate in
Ibs/hr .


Yarn
numbers
spun


Twist
multiplier
used


Carded only:


Short
Medium


12-1/2
9-1/2


Bs and
22s and


4.40
4.00


Carded and


combed:


Long


6-1/2


22s and


3.80


Combed


only:


Extra Long


4-1/2


and 80s


3~.6O


fiber


processing tests


on this


season's


cotton will


be performed


by the


same


procedures used for the


1973


cottons.


Discussion


of Test


Results


Cotton Division


of the Agricultural Marketing


Service report


values


show


first


for the


a slightly


lot s


medium


shorter


staples tested from the


average


tested from this


fiber


area.


length


Yarns


South Texas
than a year


spun from these


area


to date


ago on the
samples are


stronger
fewer an


and have


a higher


appearance


spinning potential


number


index.


Yarn imperfections


is higher than on the


first


lots


tested last


year.








trpl


-5-


p4
'9 -*
e *I
* i""


Hr4r





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
IllUN 2illll 0H7IIIII lI
3 1262 08730 8580