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cottonseed

seed of the cotton plant. Made into cake after oil extraction and used as feed for livestock.

cottonseed cake
or meal contains gossypol and causes hepatitis and degeneration of cardiac muscle. The clinical syndrome includes dullness, weakness, dyspnea and edema. Usually fed as decorticated cake because of the high fiber content of the raw product.
cottonseed hulls
winnowed from the cotton seeds and used as roughage for ruminants. Have negligible feed value but are an effective diluent for grain because of the ease with which they can be handled by mechanical equipment.
cottonseed oil
used topically as an emollient.
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cottonseed meal is an acceptable form of feed in organically raising fish since the main ingredient is plant-based.
Once discarded and deemed a nuisance, cottonseed became a major Southern farm commodity that when processed yielded not only oil but also other important products.
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A list of socially vulnerable groups of people and organizations selling cottonseed oil at a fixed price must be also created.
Appendix A: Estimating the Cost of a Price Loss Coverage Program for Cottonseed and Seed Cotton
Different extraction solvents--water, sodium chloride, water and potassium hydroxide, and sodium chloride and potassium hydroxide--at temperatures of 5 C or 55 C, were studied by the researchers on glandless cottonseed meal samples, which had 6%, 12% and 19% fat content.
Keywords: Cottonseed, Oil yield, Physiochemical parameters, GC-FID, FTIR spectroscopy.
Recommendations: The present results may advocate that maize gluten feed 30% as protein source is the best when compared with cottonseed cake and rapeseed cake on protein equivalent basis in terms of higher growth rate, nutrient digestibility and economic benefits in Sahiwal calves fed maize silage as basal diet.
According to the calculation formula of difference method, the increment of the determined energy values of diet, due to the improvement of the digestibility of nutrients in diet, can be added to the energy values of cottonseed oil.
Gossypol is a toxic polyphenolic compound present in cottonseed in two forms viz.
The domestic oilseed output comprises of sunflower seed, cottonseed and rapeseed.