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Title: Fiber and yarn properties from high-speed roller ginning

Author
item Armijo, Carlos
item FOULK, JONN
item Whitelock, Derek
item HUGHS, SIDNEY
item Holt, Gregory
item THIBODEAUX, DEVRON
item GILLUM, MARVIS - RETIRED ARS EMPLOYEE

Submitted to: ASABE Annual International Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/24/2011
Publication Date: 8/24/2011
Citation: Armijo, C.B., Foulk, J.A., Whitelock, D.P., Hughs, S.E., Holt, G.A., Thibodeaux, D.P., Gillum, M.N. 2011. Fiber and yarn properties from high-speed roller ginning. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Presentation only; number 1111466.

Interpretive Summary: Abstract only.

Technical Abstract: A study compared fiber and yarn properties from a high-speed roller gin stand, a conventional roller gin stand, and a conventional saw gin stand. The ginning treatments included three levels of lint cleaning. Four cultivars were used in the test. Emphasis will be placed on fiber length, uniformity, and neps, and yarn appearance, strength, eveness, and defects.