December 31, 2020 at 2:51 pm #1495TFA AdminModerator
Cotton is made from the natural fibers of cotton plants, which are from the genus Gossypium. Cotton is primarily composed of cellulose, an insoluble organic compound crucial to plant structure, and is a soft and fluffy material. … Cotton is spun into yarn that is then woven to create a soft, durable fabric.
In Nigeria, it used to contribute to 25% of the country’s GDP! Oil changed that! 😔
Up to 18 states in Nigeria have the best soil for cotton farming!
Though it’s capital intensive, Land is the main cost!
Once soil is tested for viability and quality of seed is considered and planting is in the right season, it takes one year to grow!
There are hundreds of fabrics derived from cotton so we haven’t even begun to explore!
Organic cotton is grown without pesticides and insecticides, using less water and energy!
Study fibers and fabrics to know how to use them…
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