30/11/2020 – Cotton in India
Cotton in India
According to rainfall data published by the Indian Meteorological Department, excess rains in major cotton growing states have led to flooding of crop ...
23/11/2020 – Irrigation of cotton
Irrigation of cotton
Precisely adjusted irrigation supports the plant’s development and is able to improve quality and yield considerably.
19/11/2020 – Benin/West Africa
Production prospects indicate Benin will be West Africa’s leading cotton producer this year, despite planted area being less than last year.
18/11/2020 – Burkina Faso/West Africa
Burkina Faso/West Africa
2020/21 area is projected down to 550,000 hectares due to late rains, a lower fixed farm gate price, and ongoing security challenges.
17/11/2020 – Medicane Ianos strikes crop prior to harvest
Medicane Ianos strikes crop prior to harvest
Due to flooding losses and rain damage caused by the storm Ianos in mid-September, cotton area and yield are estimated lower.
04/11/2020 – Bioplastics films from cotton to substitute plastics
Bioplastics films from cotton to substitute plastics
Dr Noureddine Abidi, Professor and Director, Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute, Texas Tech University, has won the 2020 Discover Natural Fibres ...
19/10/2020 – Turkey
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many cotton farmers chose to hedge their bets this year as they were unsure how it would affect global and domestic markets ...