Gossypium hirsutum

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Gossypium hirsutum,

n See gossypol.
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It was accompanied by upgrading all its affiliated industries to finally end up with exporting eight times the amount Egypt exports today of its exceptional long-staple cotton.
An official with the Egyptian Chamber of Textile Industries said the rate of low quality imported cotton ranges between 10% and 15%, but for Egyptian middle-staple and long-staple cotton, the same figure is only 2%.
Because of its relative geographic isolation, Egypt over the years has developed strains of high-quality long-staple cotton uncontaminated by cross-breeding from lesser quality strains.
He emphasized the need to add value to long-staple cotton inside Egypt by forging partnerships with foreign fashion companies and improving the quality and capacity of manufacturing.