Gossypium hirsutum

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Gossypium hirsutum,

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The minister pointed out that long staple cotton cultivation is very expensive, adding that there is no demand for it either domestically or internationally.
Rady explained that long staple cotton has a limited market because it is very expensive to produce.
The MPs held the government responsible for the deterioration of Egyptian long staple cotton.
New introductions from this Portuguese mill Delta, Douro, Cascais and Ripple are solids, moire solids and solids with an ottoman weave and are made of 100 percent Egyptian long staple cotton.
Lower domestic demand for pricey extra long staple cotton also took a toll as spinners turned to cheaper, lower-quality imports.
Egyptian traders, however, say spinning mills cannot afford and do not need long staple cotton.