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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: 6235-41000-008-46
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2012
End Date: Mar 31, 2017

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

Approach:
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: 8/29/2014
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