Definition of upland cotton in US English:

upland cotton


  • Cotton of a type grown in the US that typically yields medium- and short-staple forms of cotton.

    Gossypium hirsutum variety latifolium, family Malvaceae

    • ‘Breeders of conventional or upland cotton, may also benefit from the research.’
    • ‘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.’