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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Examining Gin Stands and Lint Cleaners to Improve the Quality of Upland Cotton

Location: Cotton Ginning Research

Project Number: 3050-41000-009-46
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2012
End Date: Dec 30, 2015

To improve the quality of upland cotton by changing the operating parameters of gin stands and lint cleaners.

Gin stands and lint cleaners are two of the principal machines used to convert raw seed cotton into marketable products of fiber and cottonseed. Improving these machines to produce a higher-quality fiber will make upland cotton more desirable and more competitive in the world market.

Last Modified: 10/6/2015
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