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Cotton utilization in women's apparel : gender, apparel purchase decisions, and fiber composition
A cursory review of domestic apparel production data from ‘Cotton Counts Its Customers’ reports by The National Cotton Council of America showed a discrepancy between the amounts of cotton utilized in domestically produced ...
An exploratory analysis of the relationships between cotton fiber properties and needlepunched nonwoven characteristics
Nonwovens represent one of the booming sectors in the textile industry today with a significant projected growth both domestically and globally. At present, cotton is supplanted by synthetic fibers in nonwovens, thereby ...
Chinese coolies in Cuba and Peru : race, labor, and immigration, 1839-1886
This dissertation examines the experience of the tens of thousands of Chinese indentured laborers (colonos asiáticos or “coolies”) who went to Cuba and Peru as replacements for African slaves during the middle of the ...
Characterization of apyrases in pea, arabidopsis, and cotton
Apyrases are proteins that bind to and hydrolyze most nucleoside di- and triphosphates, but not nucleoside monophosphates. Some function inside the cell; others hydrolyze extracellular nucleotides in the extracellular ...
Ecology of arthropods in Texas High Plains cotton and development of sampling plans for selected cotton pests
(Texas Tech University, 2004-08)
Source-sink relations in cotton: genetic and environmental affectors
(Texas Tech University, 2005-08)
Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) production represents the largest crop enterprise in Texas with over 60% of the state’s cotton acreage on the High Plains around Lubbock. Large year-to-year and field-to-field variation exists ...
Weed management in Roundup Ready Flex cotton
The Texas High Plains continues to plant a large number of hectares to Roundup Ready cotton varieties because effective control of a wide range of annual and perennial weeds is achieved with glyphosate. The current Roundup ...
Optimal economic combination of irrigation technology and cotton varieties on the High Plains of Texas
Cotton is the leading agricultural crop in the Texas High Plains. Cotton producers have experienced steady to declining cotton prices coupled with increasing input costs resulting in tightening profit margins. Many new ...
The effects of cool night temperatures on respiration and growth of immature cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. cv.Coker 312) leaves
(Texas Tech University, 1997-12)
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of cool night temperatures on respiration, its substrate, and growth of immature leaves of cotton. Plants grown at both 30/19 and 30/15° C (day/night) had fewer primary ...
Developmental responses of cotton genotypes to varying water application regimes
(Texas Tech University, 2004-05)