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Caption for May/June 2012 Agricultural Research magazine article, "150 Years of Making History: USDA's 150th Anniversary, May 15, 2012." The invention of durable press helped the cotton fabric industry reinvent itself after World War II. Since then, USDA-ARS research has also led to wash-and-wear and flame-retardant cotton fabrics.

Caption for February 2009 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Cross-Linking Cotton." The invention of durable press helped the cotton fabric industry reinvent itself after World War II.

 

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