Cotton-Bales - WDRA
Commodity Code - 15
Commodity Name - Cotton Bales
Commodity Scientific Name - Gossypium hirsutum, Gossypium barbadense, Gossypium arboretum, Gossypium herbaceum
CICR-3, HD-432, BT-6, ADT-1, AHH-90-1(AJEET-11), AJIT (LHH-144), CICR HH-1 (KIRTI), H 1098-IMPROVED, H-10 BC-68-2A, H-14, HABRID-4/SHANKAR-4(H-4), HD-107, HD-324 (HD 324-1), HHH-287 (GM BASED INTRA, HIRSUSTUM HYBRID), J-34, JYOTI, LAHH-4 (A 13), LAM-389, MCU-12 (TCH-1025), MDCH-201, NARASIMHA (NANDYAL-1325), NCS-145-BUNNY (NCHH-145), NCS-207 MALLIKA (NCHH-207), PHULE ANMOL (RAC 024), PKV DH-1 (AKDH-7), PKV HY.4 (CAHH-8), PRIYA (NA-920), PUSA 8-6, PUSA-31, RAS 299-1, ROHINI (NA-48), RS-875, SANKAR-4 (HYBRID-4), SARASWATI, SURABHI (VRS-7), SWADESHI-1 (ADCH-1), TM-1312, TNB-1, V-797, VBCH 2231, VIKAS, VISHNU (G.COT 100)
|Grade designations||AP I||AP II|
|Special Characteristics||General Characteristics|
|Agmark Certified Pedigreed ( Red Label)|| || |
|Agmark Certified (Black Label)|| || |
Cotton shall be-
- Clean, wholesome, dried.
- Free from insect & fungus infestation, mould growth, rodent hair and excreta.
Criteria for Range designation
|i||Staple length(in mm)||Extra long||Above 32.5|
|Long staple||Above 27.5 to 32.5|
|Medium long staple||Above 25.0 to 27.5|
|Medium staple||20.5 to 25.0|
|Short Staple||Below 20.5|
|ii||Trash (% by wt) Max||3.0||5.0||7.0|
|iii||Bundle Strength||Above 28.0||26.0 and above||24.0 and above|
|iv||Micronaire||2.8 to 3.0||Above 3.0 to 3.5||Above 3.5 to 4.0|
|iv||Damaged and discoloured seeds (% by wt) Max||3.0||5.0||7.0|
|v||Moisture (% by Weight)||Not more than 10.0|
|I||Percentage of Matured fibers (mm)||Above 81.0||Above 75.0-81.0||Above 70.0-75.0|
The lint cotton of one variety having reasonably uniform characteristic offered for sale at one time shall constitute a lot.
From each of the bale so selected the representative adequate material may be drawn.
Optional parameters are voluntary and may be analyzed as per buyer-seller agreement.
Micronaire (MIC) is a measure of the air permeability of compressed cotton fibers. It is often used as an indication of fiber fineness and maturity.
Trash: often referred to as non-lint, commonly comprises fragments of leaves, bark and grass, as well as particles of sand and dust.
Shelf Life - 15 Months
Initial Validity of e NWR - 10 Months
Extension of e NWR Validity - 3+2 Months
Number of Extensions - 3+2 Months
Weight Tolerance - Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage