Location: Cotton Ginning Research
Project Number: 3050-41000-009-46-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Apr 1, 2012
End Date: Nov 21, 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.