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Terms for cotton

Glossary of Useful Terms Related to Cotton

Bale: A bale is a bundle of raw cotton. Bale weights do vary in different countries.   In the United States a bale weighs approximately 500 pounds (227 kilograms).  It is basic traceable unit of lint (ginned Cotton). By convention, a 'statistical' bale weights 4801bs.

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