Science to transform life

Agricultural research results and positive impacts on the economy, the environment and on consumers' tables

Fiber

Agricultural research is multipurpose. Besides enabling a larger supply of foods, it also contributes to, for instance, making new staple fibers available. Naturally colored cotton is one of the options to have smallholders add value to production. The technology also generates income for the textile industry and contributes to retailers' offering several differentiated clothing and fashion items. Embrapa's special cotton breeding program has been developing cultivars in new color shades, a technology that can generate jobs and income in every stage of the chain. Learn more about some of such contributions from agricultural research below.

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BRS Safira is a colored fiber cultivar that has an average height of 130cm, a cycle that varies between 140 and 150 days, and blooms in 55 days. S...


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BRS Rubi is a colored fiber cultivar whose cycle varies between 140 and 150 days. The plants show an average 110 cm in height. The color of the fl...

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BRS Topázio is a cultivar with light-brown and uniform fiber with average height of 116 cm, the advantage of a high fiber yield (43.5% on average)...


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BRS Verde is a cultivar with light-green colored fiber whose cycle varies between 130 and 140 days. The plants present an average height of 127 cm...

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Embrapa has developed a mini mobile gin and bale presser to process production in each property, which stimulates the cultivation of organic color...


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The mini gin was developed with the aim of ginning the cotton seeds in the very own production unit that integrates a cotton farmer association or...