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Cotton cultivation in China, and something about the spinning and weaving mills being a reprint of a series of articles that appeared in "The North-China daily news" (Shanghai) in September and October, 1916, revised and brought down to date.

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Published by Offices of the "North-China Daily News & Herald" in Shanghai .
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Subjects:

  • Cotton manufacture -- China.,
  • Cotton growing -- China.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24179676M
OCLC/WorldCa63849972

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Cotton is the most important among the natural plant fibers and land for cotton cultivation covers large areas of the planet. Due to climate, the growing areas are limited to a belt of 30° south and north from the equator (see Fig. ).The largest cotton producing areas are located in the USA, China, Paraguay, Mexico, Pakistan, Australia, Brazil, the C.I.S., Turkey, Sudan and Egypt. Faster production methods include rotor spinning (a type of open-end spinning), in which fibres are detached from the card sliver and twisted, within a rotor, as they are joined to the end of the yarn. For the production of cotton blends, air-jet spinning may be used; in this high-speed method, air currents wrap loose fibres around a straight sliver core.   3. China Cotton cultivation in China. Image credit: Humphery/ Producing 3, thousand metric tonnes a year, China is one of the world’s largest cotton producers. China’s cotton industry employs 10 million people and in the 24 provinces that produce the plant, million are involved in its production. The cultivation of cotton and the knowledge of its spinning and weaving in Meroë reached a high level in the 4th century BC. The export of textiles was one of the sources of wealth for Meroë. Aksumite King Ezana boasted in his inscription that he destroyed large cotton plantations in .

Meanwhile, cotton growing and manufacturing has returned to its roots, such as China, whose factories today account nearly half of the world’s spindles and looms, and whose fields generate nearly a third of the global annual cotton crop (India, another pre-industrial cotton society, has also re-emerged as a leading producer, accounting for a. Spinning Mills. Spinning mills are important process in Textile industry. Spinning mills converted fibre into yarn and into fabric. They also produce raw material for textiles. There are so many Spinning mills. Cotton spinning mills are generally working for produce fibres from cotton bales and after processing on it they make fabrics. Textile - Textile - The weaving process: Woven cloth is normally much longer in one direction than the other. The lengthwise threads are called the warp, and the other threads, which are combined with the warp and lie widthwise, are called the weft (synonyms are “filling,” “woof,” and “shoot,” or “shute”). An individual thread from the warp, of indefinite length, is called an. A cotton mill is a building housing spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution in the development of the factory system.. Although some were driven by animal power, most early mills were built in rural areas at fast-flowing rivers and streams using water wheels for power.