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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: Ginning research update

item Whitelock, Derek
item Tumuluru, Jaya Shankar
item Armijo, Carlos

Submitted to: New Mexico Cotton Ginners Association Conference
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/14/2023
Publication Date: 7/14/2023
Citation: Whitelock, D.P., Tumuluru, J., Armijo, C.B. 2023. Ginning research update. New Mexico Cotton Ginners Association Conference, July 14-15, 2023, Mescalero, NM. Presentation only.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This presentation informs the New Mexico Cotton Ginners Association (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. Byproducts utilization current research and options for Western gins was requested as a special topic.