Crop Establishment

Timing of planting

Being a long season crop, cotton must be established as early as is practical. However, the earliest dates for planting cotton are controlled by legislation necessitated by the need to maintain a specified dead season for the control of pink bollworm

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Pest Management

Pest Management
Bollworms.
The bollworms cause damage by feeding on the bolls of the cotton crop. The damaging stage is the larval stage.

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Harvesting

Harvesting
In cotton this is done when at least 3-4 bottom bolls have split and when the moisture content of the bolls have dropped to about 12% and relative humidity is below 50%.

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Ginning

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Classifying

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Marketing

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About Us

The Cotton Company (Cottco) is a leading and renowned Zimbabwean agro processing, cotton ginning and marketing company.

VISION: To be Africa’s Agro-Business Giant
Mission Statement: We are passionate about creating a world class winning  Agro-business
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Our Vision: To be Africa’s Agro-business Giant.

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