Annual cotton production exceeds 25 million metric tons and accounts for more than 40 percent of the textile fiber consumed worldwide. A key textile fiber for over 5000 years, this complex carbohydrate is also one of the leading crops to benefit from genetic engineering. Cotton Fiber Chemistry and Technology offers a modern examination of co

chapter 1|10 pages

General Description of Cotton

chapter 2|4 pages

Biosynthesis of Cotton

chapter 3|6 pages

Chemical Composition of Cotton

chapter 4|2 pages

Solvents for Cotton

chapter 5|46 pages

Structural Properties of Cotton

chapter 6|38 pages

Chemical Properties of Cotton

chapter 7|8 pages

Physical Properties of Cotton