Cotton Information System

INTRODUCTION
PLANTS
CULTIVATION
VARIETIES
INSECTS AND DISEASES
PROCESSING
MARKETING
SEEDS
PRODUCTION
PHOTO GALLERY
REFERENCES
FAQ'S
SITE DEVELOPERS
ADVISORY SYSTEM

Cotton is produced by small trees and shrubs which bears the botanical name Gossypium. One or two Weeks after sowing shoots appear and 50 to 80 days later flowering begins. First buds are formed. After three weeks blossoms
appear after blossoming the petals fall of and the offspring or the boll developes. The boll is divided by partision in to 3-5 sections containg seeds. Fibre grows on the seeds. The plant has certainly been grown and used in India for at least 5000 years and probably for much longer. Cotton was used also by the ancient chinese, Egyptians, and North and South Americans.