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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Cottonseed

Authors
item Kohel, Russell
item Yu, John

Submitted to: Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: July 25, 2006
Publication Date: November 1, 2006
Citation: Kohel, R.J., Yu, J. 2006. Cottonseed. In: Singh, R.J., editor. Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement, Vol. 4, Oilseed Crops. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 89-102.

Interpretive Summary: Cottonseed is the second most important oilseed produced worldwide although it is produced as a secondary product in the production of cotton fibers. This chapter is a review of those factors that influence the production of cottonseeds and how these influence the quality of cottonseed. The current and potential utilization of cottonseed is discussed.

Technical Abstract: Cottonseed is the second most important oilseed produced worldwide although it is produced as a secondary product in the production of cotton fibers. This chapter is a review of those factors that influence the production of cottonseeds and how these influence the quality of cottonseed. The current and potential utilization of cottonseed is discussed.

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