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Diverse Uses of Cotton: From Products to Byproducts

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Cotton Production and Uses

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Cotton is a multifaceted crop of which wholesome or all parts individually can be used for their byproducts in addition to their domestic or economic uses. It provides lint raw material to an ever-increasing textile industry, cotton seed oil for culinary purposes, and edible oil and protein-rich oil cake residue for livestock. Cotton can benefit human being through its sticks, fibers, seed, and oil as the primary products, whereas several secondary products are manufactured by utilizing these components of cotton. Cash crop appraisal is, however, based on its multifaceted uses, and a significant proportion in value added in agriculture is well established through cotton textile, hosiery made-up, and raw and fine products of cotton apart from its use in many surgical products.

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Munir, H. et al. (2020). Diverse Uses of Cotton: From Products to Byproducts. In: Ahmad, S., Hasanuzzaman, M. (eds) Cotton Production and Uses. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1472-2_30

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