Sea Island Cotton

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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This report discusses the cultivation of Sea Island cotton, which is a variety of cotton that differs from Upland cotton and is commonly grown in Florida, South Carolina, and southern Georgia. It is related to and resembles Egyptian cotton. Topics discussed include fertility, land preparation, seed selection, and diseases of Sea Island cotton.

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40 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.

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Orton, W. A. (William Allen), 1877-1930 1916.

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This report discusses the cultivation of Sea Island cotton, which is a variety of cotton that differs from Upland cotton and is commonly grown in Florida, South Carolina, and southern Georgia. It is related to and resembles Egyptian cotton. Topics discussed include fertility, land preparation, seed selection, and diseases of Sea Island cotton.

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40 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.

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"December 30, 1916." "This bulletin is a revision of Farmers' Bulletin 302, entitled 'Sea Island Cotton: Its Culture, Improvement, and Diseases,' issued in 1907. It is intended for distribution in Florida, southern Georgia, and the coast counties of South Carolina." -- title page

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Orton, W. A. (William Allen), 1877-1930. Sea Island Cotton, pamphlet, 1916; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96437/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.