84th Cotton Classification Course Finished

On 25th October, 2013 the  stationary, 6-week, English and Russian speaking – 84th Cotton Classification Course has been completed successfully. There were  participants  from Belarus, India and Turkmenistan.


From the left:  YURY ANDRON (Polcotton), ALINA ULUGBERDYEVA (Paul Reinhart), 

                        VIMAL KUMAR VERMA  (Paul Reinhart)


The programme of the course included:

  1. Theory of cotton fibre
  2. Cotton classification with manual method – practical training,
  3. Laboratory methods of cotton testing, especially on the HVI line – theory and practice,
  4. Theory of cotton standardisation according to the Universal Cotton Standards (USDA) on which 

         the HVI system was based; standardisation according to the Uzbek (and other Central Asian 

         countries) O’z DSt 604-2001 standard,         

  1. Selected problems of world cotton market, 
  2. Selected issues regarding cotton marketing – trade, transport, and handling.
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