Gossypium barbadense

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Synonyms for Gossypium barbadense

small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United States

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Inheritance of semigamy in American Pima cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.).
The textile industry of Pakistan has started production of fine and superfine categories of combed yarns from American Pima Cotton for conversion into value-added products, i.e.
United States cotton producers are expected to plant 12.57 million acres of all cotton which includes Upland and American Pima in 2011.
Copy on the ad describes how American Pima cotton is used in luxurious sheets and towels, and directs readers to the organization's Web site, Supimacotton.org.
American Pima cotton, too, is an extra-long staple variety.
Inheritance of male sterile mutant [ms.sub.13] in American Pima cotton.
Inheritance of three genes for plant color in American Pima cotton.
The three ensembles, in addition to the two introduced at last market, are woven, made from quality ring-spun American pima cotton and use 400-thread-count sateen on the sheets, he added.
Supima, the trademark licensed by the Supima Association to specific manufacturers and retailers, guarantees that a fiber is 100 percent American pima, as regulated by the association from seed selection to finishing and channels of distribution.
"Supima [the trade name for American pima cotton] is going great guns," said Jesse Curlee, president of the Supima Association.
American pima cotton producers market their home textiles with 100 percent pima under the "Supima" name which has a quality presence for finer stores and catalog houses.
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