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Climatic Conditions and Soil Requirements for Cotton


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Textilesi
- 1710 days ago - textilesindepth.com
Cotton is a Warm season (tropical) crop.It can be profitably grown in regions with rainfall of 850-1100 mm, but economic yields can not be realized in the region with a rainfall less than 500 mm.



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Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:41 pm
" consider cotton, which was the fuel of early industrial revolution...the US did achieve dominance of cotton production...by extermination of the indigenous population, territorial expansion and slavery, which are rather severe forms of market interference. " -- Noam Comsky in Power hunger tempered by self-deception 2/5
 

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Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:42 pm
" With the exception of hemp, which is a small but growing crop, and very favored by ecologists, virtually every textile source has big environmental impacts. "
-- Juliet Schor in "Resistance Against Empire - Interviews by Derrick Jensen"
 
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