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World Cotton Research Conference — 3

At the invitation of the cotton industry of South Africa, the World Cotton Research Conference (WCRC-3) was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 09-13 March 2003. The Cotton South Africa, Agricultural Research Council of South Africa, CIRAD-CA (France), FAO and ICAC in addition to many private sector companies sponsored the conference. The ARC Institute for Industrial Crops, Rustenburg, South Africa hosted the WCRC-3.

Over 300 researchers from 38 countries attended the Conference. 164 papers were presented orally and 83 papers were presented as posters at the Conference.

Proceedings of all the world cotton research conferences are available from the ICAC Secretariat at publications@icac.org.