COTTON, (panba < Mid. Pers. pambagkatān; in Isfahan kolūza; genus Gossypium), particularly the short-staple species Gossypium herbaceum, is cultivated in almost all parts of Persia, and is of great economic importance both for home consumption and for export.

i. Introduction.

ii. Production and trade in Persia.

iii. In Afghanistan.

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Originally Published: December 15, 1993

Last Updated: October 31, 2011

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