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:
1966
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 )

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

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University of Florida
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issn - 0566-5469
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TJKTITED


STATES DEPARTMENT


Consumer


and Marketing


F AGRICULTURE
Service


Cotton Division


Washington,




















COTTON FIBER AN~ PB


D. C.


LO7CESSIIIG


20250




















TEST RESULTS


CROP OF


1966


6s












COTTON FIBER AIND


PROCESSING TEST RiEUTBS,


CROP OF 1966


This


is the fifth of


a series


of reports


on the fiber


process-


ing test results


on the 1966 cotton crop


These


reports


are i


issued


twice each month during the harvesting


season and


are summari


zed in


a comprehensive report at


the end of


season.


1966


group


of reports will give data on the


same


subject


as AIB


309,


"Annual


Cotton Quality Survey,


Summary of Results


of Fiber


and Proce


ssing


Tests


from Selected Production Areas,


Crop of


1965,


dated April


1966.


Recent modernization of testing equipment


has resulted


in slight


changes
results


in test
to those


levels


some


items.


reported for the 1966


To compare


Cl op,


previous


years'


the following adju


ments


should be made:


Yarn imperfections


for previous


years


x 0.6


= 1966


levels


Spinning potential yarn no.
levels.


for previous


years


x 1.1


- 1966


An explanation of these


changes


is contained


in the first


report


of this


series


CT (1966)


, dated Augu


1966


Prepared in


Standards


Testing Branch


Cotton Division
Consumer and Marketing Service


Memphis,


Tennessee















Discussion of Test Results


Cotton Division laboratories of the Consumer and
report that short staple samples tested to date
Area show fibers with about the same length, len
fiber strength as for the same period last year.
readings for this season's short staple samples
the same period last season. Shirley Analyzer n
picker and card waste are higher than last year.
Samples show the same skein strength, with high:
and lower imperfection counts than a year ago.

M ediumn staple samples from the Southeastern Area
Show fibers with the same length and about the s
ution as last season. Micronaire readings and b
and 1/8-inch gage fiber strength average higher
Shirley Analyzer nonlint content and picker and
approximately on the same levels as a year ago.
samples show about the same strength, with high:
indices, but also with higher imperfection count

South Central Area medium staple samples show ab
length and length distribution as last season.
and fiber strength are higher than last year. S
nonlint content and picker and card waste remain
levels as a year ago. Yarns from these samples
the same strength, with higher appearance indice
higher imperfection counts.

Medium staple samples from the Southwestern Area
virtually the same length and length distribution:
as a year ago. Micronaire reading, Shirley Anal
and picker and card waste are higher than last y
these samples show approximately the same strong
appearance indices and lower imperfection courts


Marketing Service
frcn the Southweste
gth distribution an
The micronaire
are lower than for
onlint content and
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rn
d


indices


tested to date
ame length distrib-


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r
s.


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lan a year
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arns from
appearance


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ago.
emain
these


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hirley Analyzer
on about the same
show essentially
s, but also with


show fibers with
n and fiber strength
yzer nonlint content,
ear. Yarns from
th, with higher
then last year.























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Table


.--Cotton,


American upland short


staple:


Quality characteristics


~~relllll~l ------111~1* ---- ----------
- ea -


Production area
'Predominani' t variety
- ------- -- ---- a.aesa -
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling
- ~ m m m m- w p m n-- -- -- -- -- .-- --


QUALITY


......designation
. ..*.: inches


Fiber length (Digital PFirograph):
2.5% span length..... .......inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5).percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


.................reading


Fiber strength and elongation:


strength


elongat


.....1,000 psi
.....grams/tex
th ..grams/tex
ion...percent


Visible waste


Total visible & invisible


cotton:


...perc


.percent


......... .number


RESULTS:


card waste...


.....percent


skein strength:


tex)
tex)


S..........pounds
.........,.pounds


skein elongation


tex)
tei)


tex)
text


I *'


..........percent
...... ... .percent


.....,.. .grade
.......,.......grade


Average yarn appeat ace.
arn imperfections: I/


tex)
tex)


.index


. ... .... ..number
. ..........number


- ---- -- a --


* Forney
Forney
*-- ---k5 5 a a


---- -
-. --- I


a -- -, 1 ,_ _


------11


."----"""' -_-_-
fT


Southwestern
- -------- .5-
Central Texas
-------------
Itasca


'-~-j'" -"" '''ib--------i5-------------------
a.. iwr mwa ai s a-e --a- -.a-


S-.-* ---- ----


SLMLtSp
15/16


20.0


6.9


281
86
2070


SLMLtSp
15/16


19.6
7.6


69.1


6.6


274
81
1987


LMLtSp
29/32


20.3
6.6

1.6


9.0
553


7.4


269
82
1978


2/.. Yarn number 1 37 32 -


A


production areas,


crop of 1966


RAW COTTON


Grade ...... .
Staple length


Taylor
-p--_-----.
Tianka-rt.


-=---


Micronaire


Zero gauge


Zero gauge strength
%-inch gauge strengi


3%-inch


Shirl


gauge


ey Analyzer:


.87
46

4.6


Oolor of raw
Reflectance
Xellowness


PROCESSING
PROCESSING


Picker and


Yarn


73.8


Average break factor.


8
22


73.8
26,8


a.rn agp earaae:


~ 8is(
2^E(


73.8
26.8


73.8
26.8


i. Spinningpotential...


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Table


3.--otton, American upland medium staple:


production areas,


crop of


Quality characteristics


1966


Area
State
ProdlUton area
a a^ --I -M W- a W- -*- a V *- a a a *
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gi___
--r -i- ly ---sampling
Ik --1J --W--*--*- -**--i--*-- --.- --- *-*f -*:*W --- aIa MR* -'--- *-- a* *- a- -- -NrWe-- -
RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade .....................designation


Staple


length


'S*ea* ..iUL1hes


Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.5% span length.............inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2,5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Mi cronaire


.reading


Fiber strength and elongation:
Zero gauge strength ... .1,000 psi
Zero gauge strength ... .grams/tex
3-inch gauge strength ..grams/tex
3-inch gauge elongation...percent


Shirl


ey Analyzer:


Visible waste ......


Total visible & invisible


Color of raw


Refl


.percent
.percent


cotton:


ectance


Yellowness


Code


.................. *
. .. ... tat.....nunber


PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste....


....percent


Yarn skein strength:


50s(


11.8


tex)
tex)


Average break facl


...... .....pounds
...........pounds
or. ..... *........


Yarn skein elongation:


22s (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tei)


..........percent
..........percent


Yarn appearance:


228 (


26.8 tex)
11.8 tex)


Average yarn appeE
Yarn imperfections:


22 (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


S............grade
............ .grade
atane...... ndex


2/
at. a,. *t


number


............number


Southeastern
Alabama


Asford. Atore


S- -- -- ''' ------ --a a ... -
r. qeen Mx- Coker 100 :Cart
S:Dix.King II: ______95_ __
Second : Second Second : First


SLM
1-1/16


SLMLtSp
1-1/16


1.05


41.4


1.02


41.1
22.5


70.0


1.09
46

4.7

80
39.6
21.8


8.6
402


31
1831


2022


SLMLtSp
1-1/32

1.11
45

5.3

87
43.2


71.5
9.8
403


4.8


102
33
1947


B_ ..............1.4 f I I








Table


3.--Cotton,
product


American upland medium staple: Q
.on areas, crop of 1966--Continued


quality


characteristics


- ------------------ ---- ------- -- -Southe aster ---- -------- a__. -.. -- -
Southeastern
Alabama
>------------------- --------------- ^^Jll5^-.- ----^.-- --- ----s-^-n-----^---
_ eatsvile De catu : G s hen -Harper sville : La Faytte : Mont er
Car. Queen Rex Sm L Auburn 56 DPL Sm L Coker 100 Auburn 56

_ Second .: .First ISecond : First : d : i:a


MLtSp
1-1/32


SLM
1-1/16


SLMLtSp
1-1/32


1-1/16


1-1/32


1.09
45

... iT |


38. 5
22.7
5.1


73.5
8,9


1/
"""i


1.02


5.2

80
39.6
19.8
5.2

1.2
1.9

71.7


9.5
-403


28
1712


1.05


5.0

79
39:1
22.2-
5.2

1.5
2.1

72.5
8.9
403


5.2


104
35
2019

6.4
5.0


1.05
46

4.7

80
39.5
22.3
5.8

3.5
4.2

71.8
9.2
403


4.6


103
34
1983


1.11
45

4.5

81
40.3
21.7
5.1

1.2
1.7

74.5
9.2
353

5.2


110
39
2185


6.5
4.6

B
C+
105

19
14


1.00
45

4.6

83
41.3
22.3
6.6

1.7
2.6

74.0
8.8
352

4.6


98
29
1803

6.0


STLM


37
2080









Table


22s (
50s (


--Cotton; American Upland med


production areas,


*- -- ani i- *
Area
Sta e- -
St:ate_ |__


ak -


crop of i


- a ---- --- -* -- a a --- --- -, *ii* n


| U | a- -- i iM |--- a | a | a f a |a -| a
- -- a -:Mw p-_ M pa :k -r r anna a -- i
-; J Wl- S -- -_ .-j_ _- -~


rroauonion area
Prdominant variety
- -jkW-i- i---- -- -i->-- ---- a ----w a*W~f I -^INPW --i- --
Prcerttage of variety at 1n --
ArXQ CAan -; a a -- -
-riwee--kly sampling
------ --S--- a a aI-a -a -- -
RAW TCOfON QUALITY
Grade ............ ...... .designation


Staple


length


................ .inches


Piber length (Digital Pibrograph):
2.5 span length.... .........inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Micronaire


....... .......reading


Fiber strength and elongation:
Zero gauge strength .....1,000 psi
Zero gauge strength .....grams/tex
%-inch gauge strength ..grams/tex
%-inch gauge elongation,..percent


Shirley


Analyser:


Visible waste ............
Total visible & invisible


Color of raw


Refl


..percent
..percent


cotton:


ectance


Yellowness


Code


4*4 .
* '+'b


........number


PfROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste.


......percent


Yarn skein strength:


22s (
50 a (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


...........pounds


..........percent
..........percent


.............grade
S.............grade


.....index

... .number
....number


11.8


tex)
tex)


Yarn appearance:


22s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Average yarn appearance.


Yarn imperfections


22s (
50a (


26.8
11.8


* 4
* ,. .


tex)


/Iw..


.ium staple: Quality characteristics by I
966--Continued
*1f a--*W- -nfl ---- -I : a s --- Wi a- -::::***: *.--:!' : -: : : :jf:
Florida : __ _____ ______Georg-la .i;
Jay.': "~"Blakey_ :". Camilla :" Col uitt_ I
Car. ,ueen Coker _100QQ :Car. _Queen : -
- 8 : 98 : Auburn
csh r dn 4 i i n d. ia i i i i i


1-1/32

1.03
47

5.3

85
42.0
22.8


73.0
8.9
403


7.8


98
31
1853

5.9


ma C t. ~ a
- ------


1-1/32

1.06
48

5.3


39.6


71.0
8.6
453


7.0


100
33
1925

6.0
4.6


. *--.-_ >% -

LM
1-1/32

1.05
46

4.9


40.3
21.7


69.5
8.8
453


6.6


96
30
1806


5.8
4.1

B
C+
105

21


*GVL
---------- -


SLM
1-1/32

1.00
45

4.6

77
38.0
19.6
6.8

1.6
2.8

72.0
8.7
403


5.6


87
27
1632


4.6

B
C+
105

29


Average break factor.....
Yarn skein elongation:


I


ElOtlil I


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- 9 -


Table


3.--Cotton,
product


American upland medium staple: Q
on areas, crop of 1966--Continued


quality characteristics


- ---- ----.----- ---- --------- ----------l-----n ----- --- -- --------- ----- -- -------
Southeastern
Georgia :So. Carolina
Mdson-- : So --on _S ylvana- Tennille Unadilla JU, t L
Carolina Queen : Coker 100 Carolina Queen : Coke.r _41P_ l3.-
00"oo ": 1"- o 1o00 : 100
--^-------- ----- .- --- --- -- ------ ak _- -- ---- ---|H|HW-rn-stHIII- asI-Mk Sn~ -. W- W--- W .-- a .* -.- ----* W ^--- sea a"
Second -- Second --: ---Second : -Second t-Second ae.a
--- -S_-------- ---------- _-- ---- -- --------a -_ _-------.-Seon__ .- _. eo.__


SLMLtSp
1-1/16

1.06
47

4.9


SIrvI
1-1/16

1.03
46

4.7


SUILtSp
1-1/16

1.11
44

4.4


LM
1-1/16

1.07
46

4.7


SLM


1.08
48

5.3


SLM
1-1/8

1.14
44

4.0


85
41.9
23.2
5.4


70.2
9.4
403


80o
39.4
24.1
5.4


71.0 6
8.4
452 45


80
39.6
21.4
5.8


72.0
8.2
452


86
42.5
23.4
5.7

1.6
2.4


71.
8.
452


89
44.0
25.4
4.5

3.5
4.1


73.0
8.2
402


6.8


102
349
1972


101
36
2011


106
38
2116


105
36
2055


102
33
1947


129
47
2594


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- 10


Table


.--Cotton,


crop of


1966-


staple


Quality characteristics


-Continued


Area
State
Production area
S-Predominant variety ----- -


Shirl


Color


gauge


of raw


Reflectance
Yellowness


Code


..................number


PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste.


*......percent


Yarn skein strength:


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Average break factor.


Yarn
22s
50s


11.8


...........pounds
...........pounds


tex)
tex)


a ------ -----
------ ---- -- -


-, -,W --.- -- --.. :--- ----------- -WM a .-- l-|-- -M --- -
Peroentage of variety at gin
W :^ "- *' i" *>* *l-r^Sin* -- ai lif-- -- a- a -- -- I**-- J -- <-* W "-*-- ^ ^ W"
Triweekly sampling
*H ft --M -r~ frH ---i* -1-- -^^*--***-*".-- ---- -*-' -o *- -
RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade .................... .designation


Staple


Fiber
Zero


length


S *S tfta 4 t *4 izic~les


*5t*5


strength and elongation:


1,000 psi
grams/tex
grams/tex
..percent


ey Analyser:


.percent
.percent


..........percent
*.........percent


Yarn appearance:


Average yarn appe.
Yarn imperfections;


22s (
50 a (


tex)
tex)


Sinnina potential.


............grade
..............grade
arance......index
* 1/
S...........number
... .........number

.i... Yarn number


-m -m m- mmmmmmmm- mm mumt -m m
T--- -Southeastern
.I-. -- 1-- 1- <-- --i MM1- l- -I-- :--*- --- -: -- -- WMl -- --i -- -.I.M -- -kM :-- -- :-t --- -* --|
South Carolina
Darlington :Eutawville :Mayesville


Car. Queen
- ---*-- 1-- a l-: -*


: Coker


isti : Secondtc
100 : 5
First :Second


- all--a -- ---------


SLIM
1-3/32

1.11
46

4.8

84
41.8


SI4L
1-1/16

1.09
44

4.1

79


--- mm ---- --- ------m

SLM
1-1/16


47


42.3


70.8
9.0


108
38
2138


2102

6.0
4.6


- -


-- -- -.
--- -- .~.


---- e~flj~
* DorAlotnn
*
-- -


Carolina Queen


- --
- -


M
1-1/16

1.03
48


43.0
24.0


75.0


108
37
2113


I Vt


production areas,


American upland medium


: Second- : First--
:Second : First


Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.5% span length. ............inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:
Micronaire .................reading


strength


Zero gauge strength .... .
%-inch gauge strength ..i
%-inch gauge elongation.


Visible waste


Total visible & invisible


cotton:


skein elongation


r


I


11.8


11.8


i







-U1


Table


3. --Cotton,


American


production areas,


upland medium staple:
crop of 1966--Continue


Quality characteristics


Southeastern-------- South Central
So. Carolina : Louisiana
--- -Jeiahbirfc _-- --exandr j-_ -na~a^^U^J^^ ------L- .
-hRbert : Alexandria Arnaudville : Bonita : a- Carencrq -:_ Eunise
---7 _- -_- -__----------- ___------__-----_-_-_-------- _--- _
SFirst First Secnd : First Ste : S
First : First Second First : Second : Second


1-3/


M
1-1/16


SIM
1-1/16


1.08


4r7

h.9

81+
ia.8


1.09


~4.7

Si


21.4


1.09


4.7

82
40.7
20.5
5.8


11.10


4.9

86
42.7


1.06


4.8

79


1.08
47

4.7

79


20.7
6.2

1.3


71.5
9.0
403


71.9
9.1


76.9
8.5
302


77.
8.
302


75.1
8.7
52


73.4
8.4
402


104
36
2044


33
1903


99
32
1889


2044


106
36
2066


Iw -I -. n


SWS


SD'!I


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- 12


Table


.--Cotton,


American upland medium staple


Quality characteristics


production areas,


crop of


1966


--Continued


Area
i~ea -- ---- -- --- ----- -
Btats-
W6&iiction area
Predominant variety
-~i~aT~S~~t-~-~i------------aa --- a-----'
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly csarapling
RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade ....................designation


Staple length


Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.5% span length .............inhes
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5).percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Micronaire


Fiber strength and elongation:
Zero gauge strength .....1,00 psi
Zero gauge strength .....grams/tex
M6-inch gauge strength ..grams/tea
?-inch gauge elong&ation...percent


Shirley


Analyzer:


sible waste......


Total visible & invisible


Color of raw
Reflectance
Yellowness


Code


cotton:


.percent
.percent


* . ..nizuer


PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste.


.......percent


Yarn skein strength:


50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
trex)


Average break factor..
Yarn skein elongation:


50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


....*......9ounds
...........pouznds


.**..... .percent
..........percent


Yarn appearance:


22s (
50 (


11.8


tex)
tex)


............. Grade
....... ......grade


Average yarn appearance.
Yarn imperfections: 1/


50s (


26.8
1l.8


tex)


Rni nn jhlnrtnn+.~nti c


a *e


......number


.......... ..number
2/ 10r twn ,mi mn


South Central-


- -;l,~i


.Loui..iana :M issisipp
_k Pro.dnce:Sicily Isld:St. Joseph :-rok-l-
Stoneville 213 DPL Smooth Lea&
100: 80* : n5 : 0
i---st --- i-rO :---- .. -is.-
First First First First


SIM
1-1/16

1.10


5.0

86
42.7
22.6


SIM
1-1/16
1.04
io4
46

5.2


43.2
21.7


SLM
1-1/16

1.09
47

5.0

85


42.2
22.0
5.8

1.4
2.6


73.1


39
2207

6.3


31g.
2027I


36
2110


M
1-1/16

1.05
46

5.3

87
43.1
24.3
6.2

0.9
1.7


74.2


352


4.3


103
34
1983

6.1


0+
100

13
14i
Col


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- 13


Table


3.--


Cotton,


American upland medium staple:


Quality characteristics


production areas,


crop of
S----


1966--Continued


-- as i a -- --S- -- --S- -


auth


Mississipp- ------
-.. ....... ...- -.- -..- r --i -- ----- i- -- n---- ---
_- sq uce :Greenville : Greenwood :HoJlandale I jdianola
Stoneville 213 : DPL Sm L : Stnvl 213 :Dix.Kin II: Stnvl 213
-- 80 ----00 :--00 l00 90 : i00 a 100


First


First


------


First


: -


First ." First -. First First


1-1/16


-1/8


1-3/


1-1/16


1.06


1.09


1.12


1.03


1.05


84
41.5
23.4
6.0


90
44.7


74.0
8.9


76.3
8.9


1.0
1.5

76.0
8.4
52


75.8


74.0


103
35
2008


117
42
2337


112
38
2182


104
33
1969


100
31
1875


5.7
4.0

B


-- I- ~


22.7


93
46.1


1997


1.14







-ill.


Table


.--Cotton,


American upland medium staple:


Quality characteristics


production areas,


crop of 1966--Continued


Area
State
- -_ :-- a:- -----< -------- --
Production area
Predominant variety
S-- --- -- --------- a : S -
Percentage of variety at gin
:w:-w-wihr ftt- ^ -W" -: :: ^- -^ -^ -- -- -- aW aR --- ----Mi *m
-iWee--k l-y sampling
RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade .................... designationi


length


... ......inches


Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.5% span length............. inches
Uniformity ratio (50/28.5).percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Micronaire


4.*. *.*.* ** a.


Fiber strength and elongation:
Zero gauge strength .....1,00
Zero gauge strength .....gram
G-inch gauge strength ..grasm
X-inch gauge elongation.. .pe


Analyzer:


Visible waste


Total visible & invisible


Color of raw
Reflectance
Yellowness


Code


ading

0 psi
as/tex
s/tex
recent


.percent
.percent


cotton:


..... ........ .....number


PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste.


.......percent


Yarn skein strength:


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


...........pouinds
...........pounds


Average break factor..,...
Yarn skein elongation:


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


..........percent
..........percent


Yarn appearance:


22 (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Average yarn appe8
Yarn imperfections:


22s (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


*... ***** *grade
.............grade
anOe...... index


'S


...........number
S...*.. ....number.
#4


-- South Central
Mississippi
I ~ ~ a a a -IIY l*S~* CrIrr.Ir.-rI


Jackson : Suflower
- -I3IC* IY~ ----


Tunica


:WaterValley


DPL SmL : Stnvl 213 : Coker 413 : DPL Sm L
100 : 100 : 100 : 95
First : First First : First


M
1-1/16

1.05
46

5.0

80
39.5
22.5
6.7

1.4
2.0

77.7
8.6
302


2091


8124~1


1.07
48

5.8

90
44.3
22.2
4.7


73.5


1911


SIiL
1-1/8

1.14
46

4.2


44.0
26.4


75.5


402


5.6


124
44
2464

6.5


M
1-1/16

1.07
47


41.4
23.o0
7.3


1.7

76.0
8.4
352


4.3


1O6
36
2066

6.6
5.1

B
C+
105


Staple


Shirley


;;illll~


50 s (










- 15


Table


3.--Cotton,


American


upland medium staple:


Quality characteristics


production areas,


crop


of 1966--Continued


Area
SState
Production area -____
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at
Triweekly sampling
RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade .. .... ....


Staple


length


. *I


--'--- ----- -

gin


.designation
.......inches


Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.5% span length. ........ ....inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Micronaire


. ...... reading


Fiber strength and elongation:
Zero gauge strength ... ..1,000


Zero gauge strength


. .


%-inch gauge strength ..i
%-inch gauge elongation.


Shirley


grams/tex
gramis/tex
..percent


Analyzer:


Visible waste


.percent


Total visible & invisible. .percent


Color of


raw


Reflectance
Yellowness


cotton:


.
..*...... ....


S. .. .Rd
... ....+ b


Code ........ ............ .. .number

PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste........percent

Yarn skein strength:
22s( 26.8 tex) ...........pounds
50s ( 11.8 tex) ...........pounds
Average break factor...............


Yarn
22s


skein elongation:


26.8
11.8


50s(


tex)
tex)


..........percent
..........percent


Yarn appearance:


50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Average yarn appei
Yarn imperfections:


22 s
50 (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Sninniineotential. .41


. ............grade
.............grade
arance..... .index
* 1/
. ..........number
S. ........ .number.


..Yarn number


So. Central:
Tennessee :
__Jackson,.
Dix.Kinsg -II:
90
i.f--- -
First
-- -


A


SLM
1-1/16

1.08
48

4.6


- ----- -- -
Southwes
...Central
StBryanvl 21
Stnvl 21? :


itern W___ western
Texas : Arizona
Javas ota : Yuma
DPL Smooth Leaf


95 : HCo 98


First


a
a ---


SLM.LtSp
1-1/16

i.o6
46


Second : First

SLM SLIM
1-1/16 1-1/16

1.09 l.o8
46 44


22.6


74.7


108
38
2138


41.7
21.6


70.1


104
350
2019


109
38
2149


67 59 -


100
31
1875


B+
C
105

28
20

55


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