Cotton Cultivation in the United States of America


    A RECENT event the results of which may be of far-reaching importance was the visit of the commission appointed by a number of representative cotton-spinners “to make inquiry on the spot so as to ascertain, as nearly as possible, the cost of growing cotton, and the economic conditions under which it is produced in the cotton belt of the United States of America; also to investigate the methods of ginning, baling, marketing, and transport of the product.”

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    Cotton Cultivation in the United States of America . Nature 75, 226 (1907).

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