Definition of upland cotton in English:

upland cotton


mass noun
  • Cotton of a type grown in the US, which typically yields medium- and short-stapled forms of cotton.

    Gossypium hirsutum variety latifolium, family Malvaceae

    • ‘Cotton Incorporated is a research and marketing company representing upland cotton, and is funded by more than 30,000 U.S. producers of upland cotton and U.S. importers of cotton and cotton products.’
    • ‘Breeders of conventional or upland cotton, may also benefit from the research.’