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What is "American upland" - Definition & Explanation

American upland is the most common; a short- to long-staple cotton, it makes up 90 percent of the world's crop.
American Upland Cotton currently representing the bulk of the world crop, American Upland fiber runs between 3/4" and 1 1/4" .

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