Cotton / Wata

Cotton/ ワタ
Cotton/ ワタ

学名/ Botanical name : Gossypium spp.  (Gossypium hirsutum)

英名/ English name : Cotton 

別名/ Alternative English name: Uplandcotton Mexican cotton

日本名/ Japanese name: ワタ

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name:  ケブカワタ、 リクチメン

タイ語名/ Thai name: ฝ้าย  fâay

原産地/ Original : tropical and subtropical regions from both the Old and New World



Commercial species of cotton plant are G. hirsutum (>90% of world production), G. barbadense (3–4%), G. arboreum and G. herbaceum (together, 2%). Many varieties of cotton have been developed by selective breeding and hybridization of these species.

Gossypium hirsutum is the most widely planted species of cotton in the world. Globally, about 90% of all cotton production is of cultivars derived from this species. Gossypium barbadense is known as Extra-long staple (ELS) cotton grows as a small, bushy tree and yields cotton with unusually long, silky fibers.

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