ISBN-10:
0471180459
ISBN-13:
9780471180456
Pub. Date:
08/28/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
Cotton: Origin, History, Technology, and Production / Edition 1

Cotton: Origin, History, Technology, and Production / Edition 1

by C. Wayne Smith, J. Tom Cothren

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ISBN-13: 9780471180456
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/1999
Series: Wiley Series in Crop Science Series , #4
Pages: 872
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.16(h) x 2.07(d)

Table of Contents

ORIGIN AND HISTORY.

The Origin and Domestication of Cotton (C. Brubaker, et al.).

Taxonomy and Gemplasm Resources (A. Percival, et al.).

Develpoment of the World Cotton Industry (O. May & K.Lege).

History of Cultivar Development in the United States (C. Smith, etal.).

THE COTTON PLANT.

Morphology and Anatomy of the Cotton Plant (D. Oosterhuis & J.Jernstedt).

Physiology of the Cotton Plant (J. Cothren).

Cotton Fiber Quality (C. Benedict, et al.).

The Cotton Seed (N. Hopper & R. McDaniel).

Qualitative Genetics (R. Percy & R. Kohel).

Techniques for Development of New Cultivars (D. Calhoun & D.Bowman).

Future Horizons: Biotechnology for Cotton Improvement (A. Paterson& R. Smith).

PRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION HAZARDS.

Production Statistics (C. Smith).

Production Practices (J. Silvertooth, et al.).

Insect and Mite Pests of Cotton ( B. Leonard, et al.).

Diseases of Cotton (A. Bell).

Cotton Nematodes (A. Robinson).

Weeds and Their Control (C. Bryson, et al.).

Cotton Marketing (C. Anderson).

PROCESSING AND PRODUCTS.

Ginning (W. Mayfield, et al.).

Classing of Fiber (H. Ramey).

The Spinning Process (H. Smith & R. Zhu).

Yarn Preparation, Fabric Formation, and Finishing (J. Price, etal.).

Cottonseed Processing (S. Gregory, et al.).

Glossary.

Index.

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