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Published by International Institute for Cotton, Technical Research Division in Manchester .
Written in English


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Statementby E. Lord and S.A. Heap.
ContributionsHeap, S. A., International Institute for Cotton. Technical Research Division.
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Open LibraryOL13873897M

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Here is a vital new source of "need-to-know" information for cotton industry professionals. Unlike other references that focus solely on growing the crop, this book also emphasizes the cotton industry as a whole, and includes material on the nature of cotton fibers and their processing; cotton standards and classification; and marketing strategies.5/5(2).   Fiber maturity in cotton is described as the degree of thickening relative to the perimeter and is represented by θ (Peirce and Lord, , Lord, ). It may be regarded as a fundamental unbiased measure of fiber maturity (Lord, ). Cited by: Learn more about the fertilization, cotton fiber development, and fiber maturation process in our downloadable e-book, Cotton Fiber Development and Processing. The book covers the following subjects in detail as well as provides an extensive list of resources. The origin of cotton; The development of a cotton plant; Fiber development; Cotton. A broad range of average values of fiber perimeter and fiber maturity for the bales were obtained. Evaluation of the mathematical and statistical relationships pertinent to maturity and fineness revealed that four critical criteria for adequate calibration standards were met.

Cotton fiber maturity, degree of secondary cell wall thickening relative to the perimeter, is one of the most important fiber quality and processing parameters of cotton. Immature fibers result in low dye uptake, increased fiber breakage, fabric defects, and waste. In book: Cotton (pp) Authors: You-Lo Hsieh. of twists increase with fiber maturity or with increasing secondary cell wall. factors for cotton fiber strength will help to explain these. Matic-Leigh, R. and D.A. Cauthen. Determining cotton fiber maturity by image analysis. Part I: Direct measurement of cotton fiber characteristics. Textile . [Background] Cotton fiber maturity is an important property that partially determines the processing and performance of to difficulties of obtaining fiber maturity values accurately from every plant of a genetic population, cotton geneticists often use micronaire (MIC) and/or lint percentage for classifying immature phenotypes from mature fiber phenotypes although they are complex.

Much interest has been shown in improved and rapid routine measurements of fiber maturity and fineness in the laboratory. The Cottonscope® is a new small footprint instrument for measuring fiber maturity and fineness, consisting of a longitudinal measurement of weighted fiber snippets in water using polarized light microscopy and image analysis. Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing systematically covers the LCA process with comprehensive examples and case studies. Part one of the book covers key indicators and processes in LCA, from carbon and ecological footprints to disposal, re-use and recycling.   Fibre maturity (in case of Cotton Fiber) is a fibre characteristic which expresses the relative degree of thickening of the fibre wall. In other words, it is the measure of primary and secondary wall thickness. The fibre maturity is usually estimated by several indirect tests which are foten used to find out the proportion. One of the key cotton fiber quality properties obtained with the HVI is micronaire. Micronaire is a measure of the cot-ton fiber's resistance to air flow per unit mass, and its pri-mary components are the fiber's maturity and fineness [1,2]. Montalvo and Von Hovcn [] published a critical review of the Near Infrared (NIR) analysis of cotton with.