The cream and pink flowers are the part of the cotton that yields cotton bolls.
Yes, cotton bolls contain seeds.
cotton comes from a plant called cotton bolls
Cotton is a plant- cotton thread is spun from the seed bolls of the cotton plant.
No. Cotton bolls are very dense and it is hard to remove seeds by hand. Raw cotton is hard to handle and the seeds are deep within the bolls. This is why the cotton gin was so welcomed by growers. It has long teeth that pulls the bolls apart and the seeds fall out to the bottom tray.
you can harvest cotton bolls by hand or by machines like this one
Cotton balls are a one-time use product .
Yes, and they still are. They are used to separate the seeds from the cotton bolls.
the boll weevil destroys cotton bolls
The point when cotton bolls fully open and ripen is the time when organic cotton farmers harvest cotton. The picking must be done after morning dews dry since moistened or wetted bolls will be susceptible to fungus, whose treatment is a challenge organically and non-organically. It needs to be done timely since unripe bolls will not absorb dye and ripened bolls will suffer quality consequences of simultaneous challenges from environmental dew, dust and insect honeydew.