Gossypium barbadense (Sea-island cotton, Egyptian cotton, GOSBA) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-104688 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 13 Feb 2013 last updated: 17 May 2017
Organism information
Gossypium barbadense
Kingdom Viridiplantae
Phylum Streptophyta
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae
Genus Gossypium
Species barbadense
  • Sea-island cotton
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  • Egyptian cotton
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  • GOSBA
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Crops
Domesticated
Characteristics related to biosafety
The center of origin of the genus is unknown.
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The primary centers of diversity for the genus are west-central and southern Mexico, north-east Africa and Arabia and Australia.
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It is cultivated primarily in Egypt, Peru, Sudan, USA and parts of the former Soviet Union.
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  • Fiber/textile
Additional Information
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