Cotton fiber and processing test results

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Title:
Cotton fiber and processing test results
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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

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Cotton -- Testing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Cotton -- Varieties -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
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American statistics index
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Description based on: Rept. no. 1, (Sept. 7, 1979)

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UNITED


STATES DEPARTMENT


OF AGRICULTURE


Consumer and Marketing Service
Cotton Division


Washington,


COTTON FIBER AND


It. C


20250


PROCESSING TEST


RESULTS


CROP OF


1966


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COTTON FIBER AND


PROCESSING TEST RESULTS,


CROP OF 1966


Discussion of Test


Results


Cotton Division laboratories


of the


Consumer and Marketing Service


report


that average values


for all medium staple


samples


tested


date


show a


slight


increase


and fineness remain at


stronger than
and card waste


a year


last


ago.


are a little


in fiber
season's


length,
levels.


Shirley Analyzer


higher


than last


while
These
nonlint


year


length uniformity
fibers are


content and


Yarns


from


picker
these


samples
grades,


are slightly stronger with approximately the


but higher


imperfection


counts


than last


same appearance


season,


(Table


Short
fibers


staple


samples


with about


tested
same


to date from


the Southwestern Area


length and length uniformity,


show


finer


and weaker than a


year


Both


the Shirley


Analyzer


nonlint


content


and p
these


icker


samples


index and


card waste
are a little


considerably more


One additional


test


average


higher


stronger with
imperfections


of medium staple


than last
slightly
than las


cotton from the


season.
lower ar


Yarns


from


Ipearance


year.


Southeastern


Area


bulletin
season,


included in


* (CT-9
these


this


report.


remain unchanged


samples


show


about


Values reported
Compared to the


same


in the preceding


same


length with th


period last
.e same uni-


formity, but
lyzer nonlint


card waste


are coarser


content


and stronger than last


remains


is slightly higher


on the
Yarns


same


level,


from these


year.


Shirley


while picker
samples are


Ana-
and


a little


stronger with


about the


same


appearance


index,


higher


imperfection


count than a year


ago.


Medium staple


samples


from the


South Central Area


tested


this


season


are longer,


with


about


same


length uniformity,


fineness,


zero


gage


strength,


Shirley Analyzer
slightly above 1
are stronger, wi
imperfection cou

Average values f


t higher
nonlint


ast
th
nt s


-inch gage


content


season's


about


strength


picker


averages.


Yarns


the same appearance grades


than last


than


last


season.


d card waste are
from these samples


but with higher


year.


or Southwestern Area medium staple


samples were


unchanged
Compared


by the
to the


addition of
same period


one sample


last


year,


Sfor this
these sam


reporting period.


ples


show about


same


length,


length uniformity and strength,


are coarser this


season.


Shirley


are higher than a


same strength, w
counts than last


Analyzer nonlint


year


ago.


ith higher


Yarns


cytent and
from these


appearance grades


picker and card waste


samples
and lower


show about th
imperfection


year


I


r






Western Area medium staple


length,


samples


for this


length uniformity and fineness


as last


period show about


season.


same


They are


stronger


by both the


zero and 1/8


-inch gage


ests


than a


year


ago.


Shirley Analyzer


nonlint


content


picker and


card


waste


are higher


than last


year.


Yarns


from


these samples


show about


same


strength,


with improved appearance


grades


and fewer


imperfections


than a


year


ago.


Long


staple


samples


tested


thus


far this


year


show fibers


approx-


imately the
strength as


same
last


length,


year,


length uniformity,


are stronger


fineness


by the


zero gage


-inch gage


test.


Shirley Analyzer nonlint


content


a little


higher than a


year


ago,


while


samples
lower,


picker


card waste


show about


same


and imperfections


is apprec
strength,


iably higher.


while


higher than last


Yarns


appearance


from these


grades


year.


American Egyptian samples


same


tested


length uniformity and fineness


season are


as last


longer
season.


with


about


They are


stronger than a


year


ago.


Shirley Analyzer nonlint


and picker


card waste


stronger with


are higher than last


lower


appearance


year.
grades


Yarns


from


than last


these


season


samples are
Imperfection


counts


remain on


same levels.


the tenth


a series


of reports


on the


fiber


process-


Ing tes


results


on the


1966


cotton


crop.


These


reports


are i


ssued


twice


each month during the harvesting


season


and are


summarized in


a comprehensive


reports


report


gives data on


Quality Survey,


at the end


same


of the


subject


Summary of Results


season.


This


as AIB 30


of Fiber and Pro


1966


group of


"Annual Cotton
cessing 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


i


reported for the


teams.
1966


To
crop


compare
, the


e


previous


years


following adjust-


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


contained in


first report


of this


series


CT (1966)


dated August


, 1966


Prepared in


Standards


and Testing Branch


Cotton Division


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2. --Cotton,


American


upland short


staple:


Quality


characteristics


production areas,


crop


of 1966


Area
State
* **'^ "* "^ "**:t -^ -^ -*-B -*1 -^ ---- --- --- a r -i* b i- --- M- -
Production area
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling
-~i *mw *- -i**--M-- i---- ,~ ^ _^ _.^^ .


COTTON


,I. .-.. -- _Sou thwestern
. Cent.- Texas: Northwest Texas
Lohn : Abernathy Doughert Hereford
W. Strmpruf: Lankart 7 Mxd-Mnly
75 : 80 : 85 :Paymstr 202
Third Third : Third Third
- a --


QUALITY


Grade .... .... .......... .designation
Staple length .................inches
Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.57% span length............ .inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:
Micronaire ................. reading
Fiber strength and elongation:


Zero gauge strength
Zero gauge strength
3-inch gauge strengl
3-inch gauge elongate


Shirley


.....1,000 psi
.....grams/tex
bh ..grams/tex
i on.. .percent


Analyzer:


Visible waste


.percent


Total visible & invisible. .percent


Color


raw cotton:


Reflectance
Yellowness


* ,. ... a *o '** S *m 4
S5*S~ t4 *94 0.1


Code


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

Yarn skein strength:


26.8


tex)
tex)


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


Average break factor.
Yarn skein elongation:


22s(


8s(
22s (


26.8


73.8
26.8


tex)
tex).
ce:
tex)
tex)


Average yarn appe8
Yarn imperfections:


8s (
22s (


73.8
26.8


tex)
tex)


Spinning potential.. ./,


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


.............grade
..... ... .....grade
arance......index


.number


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


. Yarn number


SL~l~Sp


MSp
15/16


.93
45

4.6


73
36.2
19.0
8.4


11.0


7.0


275
82
2002

7.2
5.8


2079


MLtSp
31/32

1.02
41


34.7
18.8


300
92
2212


SLMTg
31/32

1.04
42


82
40.7
21.5
7.4


13.0
57


317
98
2346


----__ I_


Yarn appearauc


I


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Table 2.--Cotton,


American upland short


staple:


Quality characteristics


production


areas,


crop of 1966--Continued


Area
State
Production area
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling


COTTON


Staple


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
Zero


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


length


Shirley


Analyzer:


Visible waste
Total visible


Color


& invisible


73.8
26.8


......designation
............inches


. .percent

..percent
. .percent


* 4* 0 S 0
0*4 S


Code


number


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

Yarn skein strength:


22s (


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


Average break factor.
Yarn skein elongation:


22 (


tex)
tex)
?e:
tex)
tex)


Average yarn appearance.


Yarn appearance
8s8 ( 73.8
22s( 26.8


Yarn imperfections:
8s ( 73.8 tex) .


26.8


Spinning potential..


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


.............grade
..............grade


.....index

....number


1/
'~*5*~*


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


. Yarn number


Southwestern
Northwest Texas
..---I..Y1---- ------.----H?!.
Lakeview: Mal pi
y_ masterr 202 : Gregg _35_ _

SFirst Second Third


MLtSp
15/16

.97


MLtSp
31/32


22.7


76.1
8.8


MSp
9/32


22.1
7.8


70.0
11.1


329
io4
2460

7
7


2590


: Matador
: Std-Mnlr
- a- -r-- -
:W. StrpEruf
First
S--- --- -~


MSp
31/32


38.7
19.9
6.9


10.9
55


5.8


292
90
2158


*


QUALITY


gauge
gauge


strength
strength


%-inch gauge strength ..grarms/tex


%-inch gauge elongation.


raw cotton:


Reflectance
Yellowness


tex)
tex)


tex)


Grade .........,








Table 2.--Cotton,


American upland


short


staple:


Quality characteristics


production areas,


crop of


1966--Continued


.--- -- -------- ..-..- ---- --- A0^ ^^ ------we--- ---------- -- -- - ---.-
Southwestern
Northwest Texas
M.eadow. aP-- a-a Mort;on : --New Deal a --
Lankart Greg Lankart 57 -:- MxdMritnly -
....80 : __80_ : 5__ :..83... 85 Lankart_. 5_ _
_Second Third __ Third Second Third t_
a a- a-a-a-a a a a a a-a-a-a- a a -a a a a-a a-a a-a a a-a a a-a-a-a a a a-a-a-a a a- a a a


MLtSp
15/16


SLMLtSp
15/16


MSp
15/16i


MSp
15/16


MSp
29/32


MLtSp
31/32


1.00


)-.oJ-


70
34.7
19.9
8.8


74.2
9.6
303


21.2
8.6


22.4
7.4


67.9
11.8
56


19.3
8.7


71.0
10.8


19.o
9.0


72.1
10.5


19.4
8.9


10.0
53


224i.


2258


2493


2171


2122


2193








Table


--Cotton,


American upland short


production areas,


staple:


Quality characteristics


crop of 1966--Continued


Area
State
Production


~----- -------------------


area


Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin -
Triweekly sampling


COTTON


QUALITY


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


Micronaire


Fiber strength and elongation:


Zero gauge strength
Zero gauge strength


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


%-inch gauge strength ..grams/tex
%-inch gauge elongeation...percent


Shirley


Analyzer:


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


Color


raw


.percent
.percent


cotton:


Reflectance
Yellowness


Code .

PROCESSING


* .
*.....+b
. .number


RESULTS:


Picker and card waste........percent


Yarn
8
22


skein strength:


tex)
tex)


* ..


Average break factor.
Yarn skein elongation:
8s( 73.8 tex) ....
228 ( 26.8 tex) ....


Yarn appearance:
8s ( 73.8 te:


26.8


.......pounds
.......pounds
....... .*...


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


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


tex)


Average yarn appearance
Yarn imperfections: 1/


73.8
26.8


tex)
tex)


Spinningpotential..


.....index

S...number


49i*


. .2/. Yarn


number.

number


T -- --
-- -- -


M~ixe


Southwestern
-.^^ -- --------?1-- -. -
Northwest Texas
Paducah : Rails
ed. -Mainlv: Paymaster


Lankart 57
Second" : Third


MLtSp


1.03
43


3.5

81
40.2
21.4
7.5

1.7


73.3
10.0


MSp
31/32

1.01


74
36.7
20.8
7.7

1.7


- -.
- -


111


- ----------^ ----- --
90
First --- --- Second


SLMLtSp
1-1/32

1.03
43


80
39.7
21.3
8.0

2.6
4.1


73.7
9.6
53


SLMLtSp
1-inch

1.02
41


79
39.2
21.4
8.2


4.4

70.9
10.1
404


*6.5


298
91
2193

8.8
7.0


92
22o04


341
105
2519


337
102
2470

8.9
7.6


-- -


......... .reading


X)








Table


2.--Cotton,


American upland


short


staple:


Quality characteristics


production areas,


crop of


1966--Continued


Southwestern
"' ---- .- .- -.-.- a -. ii--- ..- -- -- a- .. ...- -. a -- a .
-_ ........ _--.. -..... .... -- .--.... ..- .........---. ..-...--- -.. -- ... --.--.----.
Northwest Texas

Pa master 111: Lankart .5 Pa aster 111 : Lockett _4789
:95: 100 : 100
____Thrd .--...: __ -------- -: na a -__---Thi -----: : Third--- -_a_-_a
,ixThird: lThird^ ___Second_ ___Thiyrd __Second _____Third


SLMLtSp
1-inch


l.0J.


SLMLtSp
31/32


1.02


SLMLtSp
1-1/32


1.04


SLMLtSp
1-inch


1.02


SLMLtSp
1-1/32


1.02


SLMLtSp
1-1/16


1.09


36.7
21.5
8.5


33.2
18.5
9.6


39.7
21.8
8.0


40.7
21.1
6.6


40.7
22.2
7.0


72.1
9.6
353


75.1
9.3


70.9
9.6


73.3
9.7


* 6.6


96
2296


87
2105


107
2597


103
2481


97
2355


22*76






- 10


Table


2. --Cotton,
product


American
.on areas,


upland s
crop of


hort


staple:


Quality


characteristics


1966--Continued


Area
State
Stae -- ----- ---.^---- --a- -- -- -
Production area
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling


I
a


I


Southwestern
Northwest Texas
------ ---- a fl-n -----_ -
_ Roesville __: Seagravtes :Shallowater
____Lockett 789 Pamstr 202:Paymstr 111
-ioo95__ :L00. :- 85
Second : Third. Second : Second


N QUALITY


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


Micronaire


* *9t tte .* *


Fiber strength and elongation:


Zero gauge strength ...


Zero


gauge


strength


..1,000 psi


*4 *


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


Shirley


grams/tex
grams/tex
..percent


Analyzer:


Visible waste


Total visible & invisible.


Color


of raw


.percent
.percent


cotton:


Reflectance
Yellowness


* *4 S S S
* S *


Code


number


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

Yarn skein strength:


tex)
tex)


22s (


Average break facl


Yarn
8s


...........pounds
...........pounds
or........p...... i


skein elongation:


tex)
tex)


..........percent
.........,percent


Yarn appearance:


223 (


73.8
26.8


tex)
tex)


Average yarn appes
Yarn imperfections:
8s( 73.8 tex)


26.8


tex)


,a,..........grade
..............grade
arance...... index


... .number
... .number.


Spinningpotential...,. /Yarn number


MLtSp
1-1/16

1.06


21.4


MLtSp
1-inch

1.03
41


21.7


75.0


MLtSp
15/16


M-tSp
1-inch


1.00


21.0
7.4


74.7
9.4
303


6.4


4.8


344


325
100
2400


35,7
19.7


354


5.0


312
94
2282

8.8
7.8


- S -


I


COTTON:





-11~


Table 2.--Cotton, American
production areas,


upland


crop of


short


staple:


Quality characteristics


1966--Continued


Southwestern
-- -- -- -Northwest Texas
_ .i Jallo _oater : S laton : Sder : Ver Aon : _e__e_ .
_a. ster 11:- Lankart -: Storm roof :Lockett 4_.8 :- -- Rilcot. 3O .-.. .
. .- 8*_._ __ ... __o_ _. ...v4 __ L...._ ,.0_m ,_. .- -..
Thbid Second : Second Second Second Third


MLtSp
15/16


SLMLtSp
1-inch


MLtSp
15/16


SLMLtSp
1-1/32


MLtSp
1-inch


MSp
15/16


1.08


1.00


72
35.7
19.8
9.1


78
38.7
19.8
6.6


4.0

79
39.2
21.1
7.0


3.0

73
36.2
19.6
8.9


2.8

80


72.9


74.1


69.9


10.0


10.5


295
90
2170


304
93
2239


4.5


316
94
2298


6.8


311
94
2278


9.3
7.4

C+
C+


9.1
-8.0

C+
B






- 12


Table


--Cotton,


American upland short


production areas,


Area
State
Produce
Predom:
Percent


staple


Quality cha


racteristics by


crop of 1966--Continued


tion area
inant variety
stage of variety at gin


Triweekly


COTTO.


Staple


sampling
N QUALITY


length


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


Shirley


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


Analyzer:


Visible waste


........percent


Total visible & invisible,.percent


Color


raw cotton:


Reflectance
Yellowness


Code ..

PROCESSING
Picker an


* aS SS i?...R
*~~ S US5*4b


number


S


RESULTS:
d card waste........percent


Yarn skein strength:


73.8
26.8


tex)
tex)


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


Average break factor.......


Yarn


skein


73.8
26.8


elongation:


tex)
tex)


Yarn appearance:


228 (


73.8
26.8


tex)
tex)


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

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


Average yarn appearance.


Yarn imperfections:
8s ( 73.8 tex)


22 (


26.8


tex)


Spinning potential.


..index


T I II--- --- rrrr- 3- -- ------ -
S- Southwestern
--- -------------------------------
N. W. Texas: Oklahoma
Woodson :Burns Flat : Checotah
Lankart :Lankart 57 : Lankart


- -98- 80 -
First : Second :


* SLMLtSp
15/16


70
34.7
19.4
8.5

2.8
4.4

75.0


287
88
2116

8.1


SLMLtSp


71
35.2
19.2
9.4

2.1
3.7

74.8
9.6


300
91
2201


- ---- -


4,


: Frederick
:Lankart 57


-8 --- -- --- --------- ------
80:
Second : eoi


MLtSp
31/32


38.7
19.9
7.0


2.8

73.9
9.8


308
96
2288


73
36.2
18;6


3.7

73.4
9,7


279
85
2051


r


............number
...........l.number.

.. .y Tarn number


I" "








rEE
::









T


Grade .........





- 13


Table 2.--Cotton,


American upland


short


staple:


Quality


characteristics


production areas,


crop of


1966--Continued


S- -Oklahoma --- -New Mex co
:i-- ----a------- SouthweL-s-t-er ---e----st---ern---*----------------I

a1 a-- -a------- -- -- -- ---- -----a --- -a-aa------ --e
--- -- -- --- --a- --- --Oklahomaa- -- -- -- -- ---- -- -----
Third Second Third Second Third Second Third


SLMLtSp
15/16

.92


74
36.7
19.5
8.2


SLMLtSp
15/16

.91


74
36.7
18.6


SLMLtSp
15/16

.93


68
33.7
18.7
9.1


SLMLtSp
15/16

.91


76
37.7
20.6
7.8


72.7
9.8


SLMLtSp
15/16

.93


72
35.7
19.0
8.4


73.7
9.6


MSp
15/16

.90


80
39.7
22.5
8.1


71.2
11.0
305


SLMSp
15/16

.90


83
41.2
24.3
7.5


69.8
11.2
355


1955


1928


287
88
2116


7.0


269
82
1978


6.2


295
87
2137


6.6


335
105
2495


7.4


339
104
2500


7.6
6.4-


8.0
6.8

B
C+


105

64
49


70.9


72.1
9.8
353


- --- --*' -'''~~''~~~'~





-14


Table


--Cotton,


American upland medium staple:


production areas,


crop of


Area
State


Production area
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling


COTTON


QUALITY


Grade ... ... ... .....


Staple


length


..... resignationn
............inches


Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph)


2.5% span length.


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


Uniformity ratio (50/2.5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Micronaire


Fiber


strengi


Zero gauge
Zero gauge
%-inch gau


... .... .........reading
,h and elongation:
strength .....1,000 psi


strength ..
:e strength


%-inch gauge elongati


Shirl


...grams/tex
..grams/tex
on. .percent


ey Analyzer:


Visible waste


Total visible & invieiblb


Color
Refl


raw


ectance


Yellowness


Code


PROCESSING RESULTS:


Picker and card waste.....


,. .percent
. .percent


S.. +b
... .number


.. .percent


Yarn skein strength:


22s (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


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


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


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Yarn appearance:


50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Average yarn appel
Yarn imperfections:


22 (
50 (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Spinning potential.


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

.............grade
.............grade
afance..... index
: y
............number
S...........number.

... 2Yarn number


Quality characteristics


1966


T ---Southeast
Southeast :


N. Carolina:
Scot1 ndNeck:Blytheville


South Central


Arkansas


Clarendon


by2

----- -:
---- -
-- -
-B 8


lny : Rex Sm L : DPL Sm L : Stnvl 2
LCoker 100 : 80 90


Second_

SLMLtSp
1-1/16

1.04
43


78
38.7
21.9
7.6

1.6
4.8

71.5
9.6
403


6.6


112
40
2232

7.0
5.7


S


Third


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.11
45


82
40.7
22.0
6.9


72.4


402


6.6


110
41
2235

6.8
5.8


S-Second

SLMLtSp
1-3/32


1.10


39.7
21.6


70.9


453


5.6


106
37
2091


: -Third

SLMLtS ....


1.09


39.7
21.1


7.7

3.8
4.8

71.8
8.7
403


7.3


111

2221


5.6

B


cotton:


* *a...* *4 *#t
4W**t*m *.**#* *




EL


I:
Ii"
L
ii
L


- 15


Table


3. --Cotton,


American upland medium staple:


Quality


characteristics


production areas,


crop of 1966--Continued


South Central
Arkansas
". Holl "_ Grove_ : Lonoke .i __ __ _Ma io_ _: McGehee :_ __ arkdale ~....... T P"ark i nr
DPL Sm L : Delfos 169 : eL: St3 : L: JA

h.,,,ira _,SecQnd:_ __ _Third __ Thrd : iThird Second


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.11
48


80
39.7
21.8
9.0


70.4
8.4


111i
41
2246


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.11


39.2
21.8
8.2


71.6
8.4


104-
38
2094


SLMLtSp
1-1/16

1.o8


19.9
7.0


71.0
8.5
453


98
36
1978


SLMLtSp
1-3/32


1.08


37.7
20.0
6.6


70.9
8.7
453


99
34
1939


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.10


79
39.2
20.9
8.1


70.8
9.2
403


110
39
2185


~5.8


LM
1-1/8

1.14


86
42.7
21.5
5.9


69.9
7.5
502


105
37
2080

6.6
4.8


,,,,,.,,,,.,,,,,,,








Table


--Cotton,


American upland medium staple:


production areas,


Area
State
- ---^-- -- -^-.---------fl-a--n------
Production area
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling


COTTON


QUALITY


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


%-inch gauge strength ..grams/tex
%-inch gauge elongation.. .percent


Shirley


Analyzer:


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


Color of


raw cotton:


Reflectance
Yellowness


Code


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


Yarn skein strength:
22 s( 26.8 tex) .


50s (


..........pounds
S.........pounds


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


22s (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)
e:
tex)
tex)


.
*


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

S............grade
.. .........grade
ranoe...... index


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


..number.


22s (
50s(


26.8
11.8


Average yarn appeal
Yarn imperfections:
22s ( 26.8 tex).


50sa(


Spinningpotential....2/. Yarn number


Quality


characteristic!


..,I.... South Central
Arkansas.


I


Portland Victoria
ylj J Stnvl 7A
7 ~ : 100
Third : Third


LM
1-1/8

1.15
44

2.9


43.6
22.8


72.1
7.5


8.6


115
43
2340


Wynne


----


DPL Smot
Th00ird
Third -


SLMLtSp
1-1/16
1.10
43

3.8


40.2
22.8
8.4

2.0
3.1


70.1
9.0
453


109
39
2174


- Ifj


1


- -k|i -ii|i


-3 /32

1.06
46

4.3


40.2
22.8
7.1

1.6
2.2

75.8
7.5
01ol


4.6



41


2279


crop of 1966--Continued


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


Micronaire


Fiber strength and elongation:


Zero gauge strength
Zero gauge strength


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.12
44

3.4

82
40.7
22.2


73.9
8.5


5.8


108
39
2163


tex)


Yarn appearance


tex)


Sby

------ *--
- -- -
Louisiana
Bonita
,th Lea ::
-- Third -
Third


.Rd
fb
.number


.reading


.I


.


11,8


11.8





- 17


Table


3.--Cotton,
product


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


quality characteristics


South Central
... .r~lllrl Louisiana Mississippi
-ea-------L. Providence:Sicily Island: St. Jose : Brooksville : __Pontotoc
-Stnvl Stonville 213 DPL Smooth Leaf Stl 213
i----10000 :i0---100 80
.,-aa----,,,-___, __-a-------,,;,__, __--a-a-aa__,,-,_ aa,,,,a_,,, .. .------------- ------


SLM
1-3/32


5114


SLM
1-1/16


SLMLtSp
1-1/32


1.09
45


1.07


1.07


1.08


1.09
44


83
41.2
20.6


21.4
6.5


41.7
22.4
6.8


22.3
6.8

1.3


78
38.6


81
40.1
21.5
6.5

1.6


77.2
7.9
351


75.1
8.0
402


76.1
7.9
351


76.1
7.6
401o


71.5
8.8
403


104
37
2069


98
34
1928


99
34
1939


104
34
1994


28
1657


102
37
2047


-5.0


aV MM --- I- f a


LM
1-1/16


6.4
4.9

C+


l-l~llj


1.04


~r-rrrr







Table


--Cotton


, American upland me


production areas,


Area
State


crop of


- -- -- -aa--a- ----a----a-a------]_


Production area -------
Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling


COTTON


QUALITY


Grade .....................designation


Staple


length


.........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 psi


Zero gauge strength


%-inch gauge


strengi


%-inch gauge elongat


Shirley


.....grams/tex
th ..grams/tex
~ion...percent


Analyzer:


Visible waste


Total visible & invisible


Color of raw
Reflectance
Yellowness


Code


.percent
.percent


cotton:


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


PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste.


.......percent


Yarn skein strength:


22 s(
50 s(


26.8
11.8


Average


tex)
tex)


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


break factor.......


Yarn skein elongation


22s (
50 (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


Yarn appearance:
22 ( 26.8 tex)
50 s( 11.8 tex)
Average yarn appei
Yarn imperfections:


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


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


.............grade
.............grade
arane......index


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


Spinning potential.... /. ar number


18 -

dium staple: Quality characteristics by
1966--Continued

South Central
Missouri
Campbell Matthews :PeachOrchrd:Senat
Stoneville 213 : DPL SmL :- Auurn M
80o 85 75 loo
^ --b ---MW >---- --------------- if- -l --. -- --- iw~iiNw.---- --k 1-^ -- t~
Third Third : Third Thiri

SLMLtSp SLMLtSp SLMLtSp sLMtSp
1-1/16 1-1/16 1-1/16 1-1/16

1.09 1.06 1.10 1.07.
43 44 43 45 "

3.4 3.4 3.6 3.5


80
39.7
21.2
7.1


73.5


402


6.6


1o4
37
2069


78
38.7
20.8
7.8


73.1


6.4


107


2127


39.2
21.7
7.9


72.7
9.4
353


5.4


106
38
2116


28


4-
c


37.7
20.7
7.4

1.8
2.9

72.0
9.2
403






37
S0 69


7.0
5.5


C
105
24
19
S


iS


22
50s (


E





- 19


Table


3.--Cotton,
product


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


quality characteristics


South Central ___-_ _-_: Southwest Western
--... .. ..1ya---- -.--^ --- .-_-------- ma ----___.-.....-.___ ..-a
Mis sour i Tennessee :Cent. Texas : Arizona

,, ^ ~ _ex Sn L R ex Re:Dix.Eing I:E_ re WR61:_ DPL_ SBmoothA Leaf _
----_ --___.__- _6.__.__- .-... .. .....- ____, a ..-.----. ...a..a 10-__
Third : Third : Second Third : Third Third : Second


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.13
46


SLMLtSp
1-3/32

1.14
45


SLM
1-3/32

1.09
41


SLMLtSp
1-l/16

1.03
43


SLMLtSp
1-1/32

1.06
41


SLM
1-1/16

1.06
111+


SLM
1-1/32

1.07
40


82
4o0.7
21.0
7.3


82
40.7
21.8
7.3


81
40.2
21.8
7.7


82
40.4
21.2
6.2


77
38.2
21.8
7.1


85
42.2
21.8
7.8


73.9
8.3
402


71.9
9.1
403


72.5
8.8
403


71.8
9.5
403


111
41
2246


112
41
2257


110
39
2185


105
35
2030


111
39
2196


99
34
1939


90
28
1690


.-.- -a ----- -------


**ruiirrr-





- 20


Table


.--Cotton,


American upland medium staple:


production areas,


crop


-----^-l------ --------- ------^- --
Area
State
Production area


Predominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling
RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade ....................designation
Staple length .................inches
Fiber length (Digital Fibrograph):
2.5% span length..............inches
Uniformity ratio (50/2.5) .percent
Fiber fineness and maturity:


Micronaire


us....*t C *4*Sg


Fiber strength and elongation:


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


Shirley


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


Analyzer:


Visible waste


Total visible & invisible..percent


Color of raw
Reflectance
Yellowness


Code .

PROCESSING


cotton:


S . . .Rd
S. ........... + b
....*... ..........number


RESULTS:


Picker and card waste..


Yarn skein strength:
22 s( 26.8 tex) .


50s (


tex)


......percent


.......pounds


. .. .pounds


Average 'break factor.......


Yarn
22 s


508 (


skein elongation:


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


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


Yarn appearance:


228 (
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


.. ... ........grade
..............grade


Average yarn appearance
Yarn imperfections: 1/


2281
50 (


26.8
11.8


tex)
tex)


.....index


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


,..number


Spinning potential. .... Yarn number


Quality


cha&


of 1966--Continued


I -- -- -- -
---- -- ---- -- -- U~ J


Yuma
DPL Sn L


: Hiuron
:Acala 4-2


C
1.
- .


Third : Third :


SLM
1-1/16

1.06


88
43.6
22.4
6.6

2.2
3.4

75.5
8.2


5.4


104
32
1944

5.7


4


SLM


1.09
45


93
46.1
27.1
6.2

2.0
2.6

73.5
8.8
402


5.8


125
48
2575

6.0


racteristics by


,rn
,alifornia
Ripley : Arvin


98 : 100
Third Third
.4 --*---- a-kW>-IW -->-. -.-- WHf ^**ll'->il



LtGr SLM
1-1/32 1-3/32

1.06 1.10
43 46

3.9 4.5

88 101
43.6 50.1
22.4 27.6
6.5 5.0


1.6
2.7

68.8


73.!
8.:


-* 1+.r


1972


3


C


2525


I -- -_ .. u M


percente


11.8


E






- 21


4.--Cotton,


American upland long staple:


Quality


characteristics


production areas,


crop of 1966


~---


Western
New Mexico


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


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


eduction area
-edominant variety
Percentage of variety at gin
---- ----------------'--------------'vret
-riweekly sampling
i~ -e- a ""- ...

RAW COTTON QUALITY
Grade .....................designation
Staple length ............. ...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 psi
Zero gauge strength .... .grams/tex
%-inch gauge strength ..grams/tex
X-inch gauge elongation...percent
Shirley Analyzer:
Visible waste .............percent
Total visible & invisible..percent
Color of raw cotton:
Reflectance ..................... .Rd
Yellowness ........................+b
Code .........................number

PROCESSING RESULTS:


Picker and card waste


.percent


Comber waste.... .......percent
* Yarn skein strength:Carded &Combed


22s
50s (


26.8
11.8


tex)
taex)


.....pounds


*5


Average break factor....
Yarn skein elongation:


22s(
508s (


26.8
11.8


tex)


....pounds
... *.* a .* t


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


Yarn appearance:


26.8
11.8


50s (


tex)
tex)


.............grade
............. grade


Average yarn appearance.
Yarn i mperfections: 1/


tax)
tax)


50 (


.....index

....number


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


Spinningpotential..4. .Yarnnumber


Artesia


Mixed Mainly : Acala 1517D
-A_____l__ 1.1.. .. .....-- 72_ ---- -


a ---------


Third : Third
a a e ..ll.- -a a --- -- a n


MLtSp
1-1/8


84
41.5
26.0
6.4


76.0
9.0
302


17

129
48
2619

7.0


MLtSp
1-1/8


85
42.3
26.0
6.2


77.0
8.8


7.3
18.6


11+9)


136
50
2746


039)


(7.5)


BG (D)
BG (D)
60 (70)


153)
58)
133)


(7.2)
(6.3)


BG (D+)


(24)


(".7)
(43)


- -


Carlsbad


1.15


I






- 22


Table


5.--


Cotton,


American Egyptian


by production areas,


extra


crop of


long staple:


Quality characteristics


1966


Area
State
Production area
Predominant variety


- -------
- ------ -


- a - a C
- n a C


Percentage of variety at gin
Triweekly sampling


COTTON QUALITY


Grade .....................designation


Staple


length


Fiber length


Upper


inches


(Array):


quartile


Coef. of variat
Fiber fineness and
Micronaire .....


length.....inches
ion.......percent
-maturity:
............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


Analyzer:


Visible waste
Total visible &
lor of raw cot


Reflectance


..............percent
invisible,..percent
,ton:


Yellowness


Code


.number


PROCESSING RESULTS:
Picker and card waste.
Comber waste..........
Yarn skein strength:


50 s( 1
80Average
Average


1.8
7.4


tex)
tex)


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


...........pounds
...........*pounds


break factor.......


Yarn skein elongation:


50s (
80os(


11.8
7.4


tex)
tex)


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


Yarn appearance:
50s( 11.8 tex) .......
808( 7.4 tex) .........
Average yarn appearance.


Yarn imperfections:
50s ( 11.8 tex).


S0sf


tex)


.


... ..grade
.....grade
.... .index


S..........number
...........number.


Spinningpotential..2. .Yarn number


- -- a -----
--- n


Arizona
Pe..oria Safford __-Stanf.i
Pima S-2
--^ 100 ----- 'ic81o:


i---Second Third


1-3/8


--------11


--Thi4J
-w .:


1-3/8

1.45
29*

3.8


4.0

101
50.0


49.2
37.3
6.6


70.8


10.4
54


10.2
404


19.0


17.7


3400


.0t
.0:



I,


iS


Co


i


Western


1.46


1.40





- 23


Table


5.--Cotton,
by produ


American Egyptian
Action areas, crop


extra


long


staple:


Quality


characteristics


of 1966--Continued


Area
1A h a.- -- ----- -- --- --
Etate
*~~~ -a
Production area
Predominant variety

---- ---------- --- ---- --- -
Percentage of variety at gin
riweekly sampling


RAW COTTON


QUALITY


Grade .....................designation


Staple


length


Fiber length (Ar
Upper quartile
Coef; of varia


inches


ray):
length..... inches
tion.......percent


Fiber fineness and maturity:
Micronaire ...............


Fiber strength and elongation:


Zero g
Zero g
3%-inch
3%-inch
Shirley
Visible
Total
Color of
Reflec
Yellow
Code

PROOESSING
Picker a
Comber w
Yarn ske
50s (

Average
Yarn ske
50 s(
80s(
Yarn app
50s(i
80 s
Averag
Yarn imp
50 a (
80 s (

8 pinning


auge strength ...
auge strength ...


. gauge strength ..,
f gauge elongation.
Analyzer:


e waste


reading


..1,000 psi
..grams/tex


grams/tex
.percent


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


visible & invisible.


raw
tances
ness


.percent


cotton:


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


RESULTS:


nd card waste.
aste.........
in strength:


11.8
7.4


tex)
tex)


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


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


e break factor.......
in elongation:


11.8


tex)
tex)


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


(earanee:


7)4


tex)
tex)


.....,...,.. .grade
... .. .gradeUijk


;e yarn appearance.
erfections: 1/


11.8
7.4


tex)
tex)


.. ..index


S. .. .... .number
............number


;potential.. .... Yarn number


* aaIa


California
Ripley


Western
:


---- -


New Mexico
Las Cruces


100 :, 6-'
Second --Third


5
1-5/16


101
49.9
34.9
5.9


96
47.4
33.8
6.8


70.0
10.1
4o4


7.3
18.4

71
39
35


72
39
3360


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