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Need of a reliable technique/method to test moisture content of raw cotton at market yard

Mumbai, India
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Adilabad is one of the biggest cotton markets in Telangana. Cotton is the major crop in the district. Cotton price depends on moisture content of the produce at the time of sale. Cotton price is fixed every day for 8% moisture. For every one percent increase in moisture the price of cotton reduces by equivalent percentage. Eg: If the cotton price at 8%=6000/Quintal Cotton price at 9%=5940/Qtl, at 10%=5880/Qtl and so on. In general cotton picking happens in winter months, while the atmospheric mo...

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Higher market value for Cotton and prevention of pilferage

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Mumbai, India

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