cotton, Gossypium hirsutum  (Malvales: Malvaceae) - 1319008

cotton
Gossypium hirsutum L.

Descriptor: Planting
Description: Conventional tillage (above) leaves soil uncovered and vulnerable to erosion, while planting cotton in ultra-narrow rows in rye residue (below) protects it.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Robert Nichols
Organization: U. S. Department of Agriculture
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, December 20, 2006