(Cotton Growing), a monthly scientific trade journal of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR and the Ministry of Land Reclamation and Water Use Management of the USSR. Khlopkovodstvo has been published in Moscow since 1951. (From 1922 to 1930 the journal was known as Khlopkovoe delo, in 1931 and 1932 as Za khlopkovuiu nezavisimost’, and from 1936 to 1940—after a four-year interruption of publication—as Sovetskii khlopok.)
The journal is for agronomists and other specialists involved in cotton cultivation. It contains articles on economics and management, as well as on methods of cultivation, harvesting, breeding, and seed production. Circulation, 13,500 (1976).