Publisher Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Recommends and describes the "one-variety community method" of cotton production, in which a community limits itself to growing a single variety of cotton in order to produce a uniform product.
Issued August 1924 and reprinted 1938.
Contents: The need of supplies of pure seed -- Importance of the uniformity in cotton -- Magnitude of the pure-seed requirement -- Mixing of seed at public gins -- Causes of "running out" of cotton varieties -- Saving on costs of pure seed -- Commercial advantages of a uniform product -- Greater efficiency in production -- Cultural improvements in organized communities -- Organization problems of community production -- Necessity of holding to one variety -- Gins as community centers -- Developing community seed supplies -- Choice of a community variety -- Factors in judging varieties -- Cooperation with one-variety communities to develop supplies of pure seed.
ii, 21 p. ; 23 cm.
|Keyword(s):||community | cotton gin | pure seed | gin-run | farmer cooperatives | growing cotton | cottonseed | mixing of seed|
|Added Title:||Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 1384.|
|Series Title:||Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)|
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