Spinning coloured cotton from soil
COIMBATORE: Naturally-coloured cotton has been around for thousands of years. But the crop yield is typically too low and the short fibre unsuitable for mass manufacture of cloth with machines. Researchers at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) are developing naturally-coloured cotton that will not only eliminate the use of dyes, which are potential pollutants, but is also market-friendly…..
Pratiksha Ramkumar | TNN | Mar 17, 2016
Source: Times of India