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´╗┐ Cotton Fibers Name: Maya Abou Ajram Subject: Design Material 2 Year: Fall 2014-2015 Introduction Cotton is a soft staple fiber that grown in a form known as a boll around the seeds of the cotton plant, a shrub native to tropical and subtropical regions. Cotton fibers are mainly made up of cellulose. Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will tend to increase the dispersion of the seeds. The cotton fibers are attached to the seeds inside the boll of the plant. There are usually six or seven...

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Cotton Industry

Cotton Industry Through the beginning of evolution of humans one of the most common utilities used were cotton for clothing and other things. As trading became popular through Asia and machines were invented the owners would usually use many workers and get a low wage out of their work just as in Japan and India. The cotton industries throughout Japan and India became a great success in the period 1880s to the 1930s. A similarity of these countries was that they both recruited laborers who worked...

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Bt Cotton

Illupaikudi in the Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu. People see a change from old, about to fall houses to proper, independent houses where the people staying are mostly farmers. And people will think like this because of the large scale pest attack on the cotton crops about 5 years ago which had destroyed almost all the crops and put everybody under enormous debts. Now, there are people working in the fields, de-weeding the plants and about to sow the plants. And of these people, the majority of...

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Cotton Industry

Mechanization of the cotton industry in Japan and India There are some definite similarities and differences in the mechanization of the cotton industry of India and Japan starting from 1880s to 1930s. The documents show how the peasant workers wages are low in both Japan and India but the men in India were predominant to women in Japan and an increase production of using machine manufactures verses handloom weavers in both Japan and India. Firstly, in both Japan and India's cotton industry,...

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Cotton Diplomacy

Cotton Diplomacy During the 1850's, the vast differences between the North and the South brought about the impending notion of war between the two. The South knew that the North had them beat on every level. The North had manufacturing capabilities with factories that could produce supplies necessary for outfitting an army. Also, the North's population of 22 million was nearly three times the population of the South. The South only had nine million people, four million of whom were black slaves...

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Panipat Cotton

´╗┐Panipat textile exporters cheer cotton price slump Asit Manohar, ET Bureau Jan 25, 2013, 03.31PM IST PANIPAT: The slump in cotton price from Rs 4,800 per quintal last season to around Rs 4,000 this season has become a blessing in disguise for Panipat-based home textile exporters. It is helping them to contain their input cost by around 5 to 6 per cent. Home-grown textile companies have increased their trade volumes and are passing this margin to consumers in Latin America, Middle East and African...

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Cotton Industry of Pakistan

COTTON FACT SHEET PAKISTAN Pakistan has the 26th largest economy in the world with a GDP of USD504.3 billion and a GDP per capita of USD 2,600. It has a population of approximately 176.2 million people (2008 estimates). OVERVIEW Pakistan is the 4th largest cotton producer and consumer (preceded by China (Mainland), India and the USA). The cotton industry is an integral aspect of the economy. This is also true of the textile sector on which the economy is heavily dependent. As such cotton is a principal...

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Cotton Research Paper

shirts because I own many of them in different colors so I am interested in how they are made. Polos are composed of 100% cotton. I like to wear these shirts mainly because they are comfortable and look good, but also because they are easy to maintain. Cotton is machine washable and can also be dried in a standard dryer, even though they may shrink if over-dried. Cotton is made up of fibrous cellulose, which is a carbohydrate, and the molecular makeup is a long chain of glucose molecules. Glucose...

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cotton fabric printing

´╗┐Cotton fabric printing with reactive dye using guar gum A 3-per cent concentration of Guar Gum will be the better alternative for large-scale printing of cotton in home furnishing industries, find Priyanka Kesarwani and Archana Singh. Cotton is the world's most used fibre. It is cool, soft, comfortable and the principal clothing fibre of the world. Its production is one of the major factors in the world's prosperity and economic stability. In the textiles industry more than 78% of...

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Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin

Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry in the United States. Prior to his invention, farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. Working by hand, a slave was only able to clean about a pound of cotton a day. Simple seed-removing devices had been around for centuries, however, Eli Whitney's invention automated and industrialized the seed separation process. A single slave using this machine could generate...

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