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cotton growing countries, present and potential production, trade, consumption. by International Institute of Agriculture. Bureau of Statistics.

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Published by King in London .
Written in English


  • Cotton manufacture,
  • Cotton trade

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The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15318156M

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Cotton-growing countries. Rome, Prined by the International institute of agriculture, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Hubback; Umerto Ricci; International Institute of Agriculture. Bureau of Statistics.   China, India, USA, Pakistan and Uzbekistan are the five major cotton growing countries, with China holding the highest productivity (1, kg/ha). Out of 50 known species of Gossypium, 45 are. Other leading cotton-growing countries are Brazil, Pakistan and Turkey. In this country, the major cotton-producing states are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, Florida, Kansas and Virginia. World cotton use is expected to grow at % p.a. as a result of economic and population growth, reaching Mt. Consumption in China is expected to fall to Mt following the downward trend started in , while India becomes the world’s largest country for cotton.

This paper reviews and categorises the most significant social science studies of labour and social impacts in cotton cultivation in ten focus countries, identified as the largest producers by volume. It identifies and evaluates the key existing data and information sources on the social impacts, positive and negative, of global cotton cultivation. Better Cotton is grown across the globe. In the cotton season, million licensed BCI Farmers across 23 countries produced million tonnes of Better Cotton lint – that equates to 22% of global cotton production. Use the links below to find out more about production of Better Cotton in a particular country. This review provides a detailed picture of the information sources available on the ‘social impacts’ of cotton cultivation in ten major cotton-growing countries: China, India, USA, Pakistan, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Greece, Syria and Burkina Faso. In the antebellum era—that is, in the years before the Civil War—American planters in the South continued to grow Chesapeake tobacco and Carolina rice as they had in the colonial era. Cotton, however, emerged as the antebellum South’s major commercial crop, eclipsing tobacco, rice, and sugar in economic importance. By , the region was producing two-thirds of the world’s cotton.

  (Update: 1. July ) Cotton is the most important plant fibre to make textile products. Cotton is cultivated by many countries around the globe, with four main types of cotton growing commonly, which are Gossypium hirsutum, Gossypium barbadense, Gossypium Arboretum and Gossypium herbaceum.. The use of cotton has a long tradition with a history of about years. Cotton producing nations are also embracing sustainable production practices to meet growing consumer demand for sustainable resource production. This important book provides a comprehensive analysis of the key scientific and technological advances that ensure the quality of cotton is maintained from the field to fabric. Cotton is a fibre, oil and protein yielding crop of global significance. It is cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical regions of more than 80 countries of the world. The major cotton producing countries are USA, China, India, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Brazil, Greece, Argentina and Egypt. These countries. This statistic shows the world's leading cotton producing countries in crop year / In that year, cotton production in India amounted to around million metric tons.