Describe the cotton growing industry, its difficulties and its history.

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Cotton has been cultivated in both the new and old world's for thousands of years. The earliest known cultuvation was in Pakistan around 7,000 years ago. Cotton has also been grown and harvested in India, North Africa, Mexico, South America and Asia for between 2,000-5,000 years. Europeans who came into contact with cotton called it, "tree wool" and commented on it's softness and...

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