Cotton

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will increase the dispersal of the seeds. The plant is a shrub native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including the Americas, Africa, Egypt and India. The greatest diversity of wild cotton species is found in Mexico, followed by Australia and Africa. Cotton was independently domesticated in the Old and New Worlds. The fiber is …

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5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

attempt to export cotton underwear to Britain, which failed due to quota restrictions: "Cotton underwear is


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

(Moscow in Zulu 1800 gmt 21 Feb 82) Mozambique cotton delegation in Uzbekistan (Excerpt) A Mozambique delegation headed by the Secretary of State for Cotton, Joao dos Santos Ferreira, continues to familiarize Samarkand Oblasts and acquainted themselves with cotton farms and ginneries. On 6th March, they arrived


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning political relations between Albania and the United Kingdom. The documents cover discussions on the possible resumption of relations between the British and Albanian …

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Detergents, Toilet Pacer, Plasters, Lint. INFANT CARE Cotton Wool, Safety Pins, Creams. CLOTHES (in good condition powdered milk, baby milk, soup. soap, washing powder, cotton wool,shampoos clothes in particular nappies and


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

could sell us such an amount of crude oil, iron, cotton, and so on? Those people of Soli- darity despised


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

materials and energy (99% of natural gas, 97% oil, 57% cotton in 1980). Foreign Policy 10. In foreign affairs


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents relating to the economic situation in Romania. Subjects covered in the file include the worsening economic situation at the end of 1981; mounting foreign debts; a …

their ability to obtain fibres from t1 e Test and cotton an"' leather from the developing world. T" is


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

1956 he was PZP£ Works Committee in J.Marchlewski Cotton works in Lodz. From 1957 to 1962 he worked in


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

supplies for sale of an adequate amount of protective cotton c l o t h i n g . 3. To refund health service


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file of correspondence and reports concerning commercial relations between East Germany and the United Kingdom. The documents cover preparations for the ninth session of the Anglo-East German joint commission; …

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