Cotton

In many coutries cotton (Fossypium spp.) is one of the most important fibre producing plants. cotton crop not only provides fibre for the textile industry, but also plays a role in the feed and oil industries with its seed, rich in oil (18-24%) and protein (20-40%). an estimated 350 million people are engaged in cotton production either on-farm or in transportation, ginning, balling and storage. Cotton is the main cash crop of Pakistan; it's commonly called as 'White gold' . Cotton crop contributes an important role to the national economy of Pakistan. Pakistan is the fifth largest producer of cotton in all over the world, the third largest exporter of raw cotton, the fourth largest consumer of cotton, and the largest exporter of yarn. It accounts of 6.9 percent of value added in agriculture and 1.4 percent of GDP.

Cotton Research Institute,Multan

Varities

Year of Realese

G.O.T %

S.L. (mm)

Mike (inch)

Strength (rppsi)

4-F
1914
32
21.5
5.0
85
LSS
1933
32
23
5.0
85
289 F/43
1934
30
24
4.5
93.5
124-F
1945
33
25
4.7
95
199-F
1946
35
25
4.5
90
AC-134
1959
34.5
26.5
4.5
92.5
L-11
1959
33.7
27.7
4.0
90
BS-1
1962
34.5
25
4.5
91.5
MS-39
1970
33.6
31.5
3.8
87.5
MS-40
1970
32.7
31.3
3.8
88
149-F
1971
34.5
28
4.1
94.3
B-557
1975
34.5
27.5
4.5
92.5
MNH-93
1980
37.5
28.4
4.5
94
MS-84
1983
34.5
33
3.9
91.4
MNS-79
1983
36.5
27.5
4.4
99.3
MNH129
1985
38.6
28.7
4.4
95.4
SLH-41
1985
36.5
27.7
4.4
89
S-12
1988
41.2
28.2
4.4
93
FH-87
1988
33.8
28.5
4.3
95
Gohar-87
1990
34.5
27.2
4.4
92.6
RH-1
1990
31.5
29
3.9
103.7
MNH147
1992
42.5
27.3
4.0
96.6
BH-36
1992
35
28.3
4.0
87
S-14
1995
43.9
29.5
4.2
93.6
SLS-1
1995
36.8
27.4
4.6
95.3
MNH329
1996
41.8
28.5
4.2
96.6
FH-634
1996
36.3
28.5
4.1
95.1
RH-112
1996
34.3
27.6
4.6
95.1
FVH53
1998
35.8
27.5
4.8
101.2
BH-118
1999
37.5
28.5
4.7
96.9
FH900
2000
37.5
28.5
4.5
94
FH901
2000
38.2
26.7
5.1
92
MNH554
2000
43
28.5
4.3
98.9
MNH552
2000
40
27.5
5.2
96.3
FH-1000
2003
38.8
27.5
4.9
96.9
BH-160
2004
35.3
29.5
4.6
101.9
MNH-786
2006
39.5
27.5
4.7
101
CRSM-38
2009
39.5
29.0
4.5
95.0
FH-113
2010
40.0
28.0
4.7
98.0
FH-114
2012
39.6
28.1
4.85
95.5
FH-942
2012
38.0
29.6
4.2
95.1
BH-167
2012
41.2
29.1
4.8
92.7
SLH-317
2012
38.0
29.8
4.4
96.7
FH-118
2013
38.3
28.5
4.8
95.5
FH-142
2013
40.0
28.0
4.5
99.6
MNH-886
2013
41.0
28.2
4.9
99.5
BH-178
2013
 
 
 
 
VH-259
2013
 
 
 
 
RH-1
1990
31.5
29
3.9
103.7 (tppsi)
RH-112
1996
34.3
27.6
4.6
95.1 (tppsi)
RH-647
2016
40.2
28.3
4.2
31.5 (g/tex)
FVH-53
1998
35.8
27.5
4.8
 
VH-259
2013
39.02
28.63
4.90
33.50
VH-305
2016
40
28.55
4.50
31.73
VH-327
2016
37.7
30.2
3.9
34.40