Berar Cotton

Grown in Berar, India, and is a mixture of G. Neglectum with a staple of 1/2-in. to 3/4-in. with a dwindling amount of G. Indicum. Percentage of lint 35, coarse varieties, 38 to 40 per cent. Suitable for spinning up to 12's/14's weft yarns.

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