Community cotton production.

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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.

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ii, 21 p. ; 23 cm.

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Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949. & Martin, R. D. (Robert Doane), 1896- 1938.

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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.

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ii, 21 p. ; 23 cm.

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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.

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  • 1938

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Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949. & Martin, R. D. (Robert Doane), 1896-. Community cotton production., book, 1938; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5924/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.