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Research Project: Improving the Production and Processing of Western and Long-Staple Cotton and Companion Crops to Enhance Quality, Value, and Sustainability

Location: Cotton Ginning Research

Title: USDA-ARS gin lab update

item Whitelock, Derek
item Funk, Paul
item Armijo, Carlos
item Wanjura, John
item Pelletier, Mathew
item Holt, Gregory
item Delhom, Christopher

Submitted to: California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/12/2021
Publication Date: 5/12/2021
Citation: Whitelock, D.P., Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Wanjura, J.D., Pelletier, M.G., Holt, G.A., Delhom, C.D. 2021. USDA-ARS gin lab update. California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association. Presentation only.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This presentation informed the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association about some of the current research at the USDA-ARS cotton ginning and textile processing laboratories. Projects included cotton plastic contamination detection and removal, gin machinery investigations to improve length uniformity, gin stand saw designs to reduce energy use and wear, and modeling the cost of conventional and high-speed roller ginning and saw ginning.