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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 ginning laboratory research update

item Whitelock, Derek

Submitted to: Annual Arizona Cotton Industry Meeting
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/18/2023
Publication Date: 5/18/2023
Citation: Whitelock, D.P. 2023. USDA ginning laboratory research update. Annual Arizona Cotton Industry Meeting, May 17-18, 2023, Flagstaff, Arizona. Presentation only.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This presentation informes the Arizona Cotton Industry (Growers and Ginners) of 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 cotton quality and ginning efficiency, and modeling the cost of conventional and high-speed roller ginning and saw ginning.