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Table 5

By Products of Cottonseed after ginning process.

Products Origin Percentage Usage

1 Linters Short fiber till Depends upon the Cellulose products like cellulose
clinging to the species G. hirsutum has acetate, carboxy methyl cellulose,
seed after ginning maximum about viscose rayon, micro crystalline
10.5% but arborium cellulose, cellulose nitrate,
varieties have 4.3 special paper, absorbent
to 5.9%. cotton
2 Hulls A tough protective 30–35% depends upon Conventional feed rich
covering of the variety and species with cellulose for cattle
kernel of cotton
3 Oil Extracted from the 20% Used as edible
kernel Vegetable oil
4 Meal Residue after 40% Rich in protein and
oil extraction used as animal feed

Source: Balasubramanya and Shaikh (2007).

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