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What is cotton?

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fibre that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seed of cotton plants of the Genus Gossypium.
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Does cotton come from a cotton tree?

No. Cotton grows on a sort of small bush-like plant. Go to Alabama and see for yourself. (or just go to google images))
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What is Land of Cotton and Cotton Gin?

The southern states of the US. The cotton gin was Eli Whitney's machine that made it easier to separate cottonseed from the cotton.
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Where do you get cotton?

Cotton comes from cotton plants. In the US, the most common species is Gossypium hirsutum .
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How does cotton go from plant to cotton?

Cotton is a bushy plant that is grown in different parts of the United States. In CA we plant our cotton by seed in the early spring and it grows all summer. The cotton plant ( Full Answer )
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How do you get cotton from cotton fields?

first of all idont pick them so other people do like farmers. Around America you use machines to get cotton.But the places like India they get picked by hand. Thats not good!
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How does cotton change to cotton wool?

Well it gets spun round and round until it becomes all fluffy. Then it gets soaked in water and put into balls or clumps. Then when its dried you have cotton wool.
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What are cotton?

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, orprotective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genusGossypium. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. ( Full Answer )