PRODUCT
COTTON BALE
Trash Limit
ELS - 3 ; LS & SMS - 5 %
Moisture Limit
8.5%
Dimensions
1060 mm x 530 mm x 780 mm 1400 mm x 530 mm x 700 mm 1240 mm x 480 mm x 480 mm
Mass : Special class
(170+10) kg (155+7) kg
Bale Cover
Hessian or cotton cloth; 6-ply cotton thread Minimum of nine hoops
Label
Variety name, Press Mark No., Running Bales No.. Weight, Crop year , Station.
Cotton
SHANKAR-6
PEDIGREE
G.Dot.100(G.hirs.) X G.Cot.10(G.hirs.)
DURATION
Sown in the month of June-July and is ready for picking in November and may extend upto February.
FIBRE PROPERTIES
2.5% Span Length 27.5 to 29.5 mm
Micronaire 3.5 to 4.9
Bundle Strength
1000 lbs./sq.inch 85 to 96
1/8" gauge- g/tex 21 to 23(ICC )
COMPARABLE FOREIGN GROWTH
U.S.Fibre Max/Acala,W.African,Australian,Brazilian,Tanz anian,Syrian.
GENERAL REMARKS
Shankar-6 is cultivated in an area of 4.4million acres in our state of Gujarat.It is in great demand by the textile industry in India, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Cotton
MCU-5
PEDIGREE
Developed from crosses involving Sea Island,542,MCU1, MCU-2 and Gatooma.
DURATION
It is sown in the months of midAugust to mid-September and bolls are ready for picking by February and may go on upto April.
FIBRE PROPERTIES
2.5% Span Length 32 to 34 mm 1-3/32" to 1-3/16"
Micronaire 3.2 to 3.7
Bundle Strength
1000 lbs./sq.inch 1000 lbs./sq.inch 90 to 100
1/8" gauge- g/tex 23 to 25(ICC) 19 to 21(ICC)
Spinning Counts 50s to 60s 34s to 50s
COMPARABLE FOREIGN GROWTH
U.S.,Ultima RG,Egyptian Giza 86/Giza 89,Sudanese Barakat.
GENERAL REMARKS
This variety is grown in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Orissa and Maharashtra. Total production is about 5 lakh bales.
Cotton
DCH-32
PEDIGREE
It is an interspecific hybrid developed by crossing DS 58 (G.hirsutum) X SB 425 YF(G.Barbadense).
DURATION
It is sown in the month of July-August and the crop is ready for picking by January to March.
FIBRE PROPERTIES
2.5% Span Length 34 to 36 mm 32 to 34mm
Micronaire 3.0 to 3.5
Bundle Strength
1000 lbs./sq.inch 90 to 97
1/8" gauge- g/tex 24 to 29 (ICC) 19 to 21(ICC)
COMPARABLE FOREIGN GROWTH
U.S.Pima,Egyptian Giza 88/Giza 70, Sudanese Barakat, Chinese 146,CIS ELS,Australian Pima,Israeli Pima.
GENERAL REMARKS
DCH-32 grows in the states of Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Madhya Pradesh. Production of this variety is 1.5 lakh bales.
Cotton