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Cotton of Utah's Dixie

Cotton of Utah's Dixie | Desert Cotton |

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. Under natural condition, the cotton balls will tend to increase the dispersion of the seeds.

Dan Roberts's insight:

Today we took a field trip around St. George, Utah. We discovered the importance cotton played in establishing St. George's economy.

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