Mother nature changed the cotton schedule in Texas

Related Keywords: costal, cotton, cotton plants, crop, harvest, mother nature, Plant, production, Textile, Warehouse industry

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Mother nature changed the cotton schedule in Texas
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It’s hard to make predictions about ‘Mother Nature’ and often, that’s the consequence for farmers. During planting season, right up until harvest season, many cotton farmers have high hopes for a good crop. With the recent strong winds and rain, many cotton farmers are now

It’s hard to make predictions about ‘Mother Nature’ and often, that’s the consequence for farmers.

During planting season, right up until harvest season, many cotton farmers have high hopes for a good crop.

With the recent strong winds and rain, many cotton farmers are now 2 months behind schedule.

The high winds we received in the Coastal Bend beginning April 10th caused significant damage to cotton in the seedling stage, and now some area cotton farmers are replanting for a second time.

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A team of research at Australian science agency CSIRO is working on a kind of cotton that has the properties of synthetic materials

Related Keywords: Australian science agency, biodegradable, cotton cell walls, cotton fibres, cotton plants, CSIRO, natural fibres, non-creasing and waterproof, nylon, polyester, stretch, synthetic biology, synthetic materials, synthetics, woolly fibres

Australia
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According to CSIRO, in 1995 synthetics made up around half of the global fibre market. By 2015, this had risen to 77%. The researchers have first worked on better understanding what determines the length, strength and thickness of cotton fibres. They are doing this by growing a range of different cotton plants, some with long, thin fibres and others with short, woolly fibres.

According to CSIRO, in 1995 synthetics made up around half of the global fibre market. By 2015, this had risen to 77%. The researchers have first worked on better understanding what determines the length, strength and thickness of cotton fibres. They are doing this by growing a range of different cotton plants, some with long, thin fibres and others with short, woolly fibres.

https://sportstextiles.com/fullitem.aspx?id=149024
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Death of cotton plants if rainwater remains stagnant in the cotton field for over 48 hours

Related Keywords: and fodder crops, cotton, cotton crop, cotton field, cotton plants, mulching method, Punjab agriculture department, rainwater from cotton fields, rice

Lahore
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A spokesman for the department said that mulching method must be adopted to keep the temperature of land moderate and as it also helps in minimum wastage of water from land and he also suggested the growers that big plants should be watered with an interval of 10 to 12 days while small plants five to six days.

A spokesman for the department said that mulching method must be adopted to keep the temperature of land moderate and as it also helps in minimum wastage of water from land and he also suggested the growers that big plants should be watered with an interval of 10 to 12 days while small plants five to six days.

Punjab Agriculture Department has advised fruit growers to ensure proper care of fruit plants during the hot weather to get good quality fruit.

https://nation.com.pk/26-Jun-2018/stagnant-rainwater-dangerous-for-cotton-crop
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New GMO testing by OEKO-TEX to detect genetically modified organisms in organic cotton

Related Keywords: cotton plants, GMO testing technology is limited to cotton, home textiles, OEKO-TEX® certification, organic cotton products, Textiles

Zurich
Summary: 
Georg Dieners, OEKO-TEX® General Secretary said that, “We learned in our ‘The Key to Confidence’ study that consumers who buy eco-friendly clothing and home textiles are likely to verify claims.” “The new GMO testing gives manufacturers and marketers confidence that their organic cotton products meet regulatory and consumer expectations with regards to GMOs as well as the independent, traceable documentation to prove it.”

Georg Dieners, OEKO-TEX® General Secretary said that, “We learned in our ‘The Key to Confidence’ study that consumers who buy eco-friendly clothing and home textiles are likely to verify claims.” “The new GMO testing gives manufacturers and marketers confidence that their organic cotton products meet regulatory and consumer expectations with regards to GMOs as well as the independent, traceable documentation to prove it.”

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/2018/04/oeko-tex-launches-gmo-test-for-organic-cotton/
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