Cotton fiber is used for clothing, household textiles (sheets, towels, drapes, carpets), cotton linter (short fibers left after the long staple cotton remmoved) is used for paper, cosmetic and medical swabs, batting and cellulose for plastics and explosives.
Cotton seed and oil is used as a high protein concentrate for human consumption. Cotton seed meal and husks are used for animal and fish food.
It’s the dominant global fiber crop, with 30 million tn. (27 million t) produced in 2018. And cottonseed oil, primarily used in foods, was valued at $3.8 billion globally in 2018, with a predicted value of $5 billion in 2028. "The National Cotton Council estimates that the U.S. crop results in economic activity of over $100 billion." 
Cotton is grown commercially 70 countries. It flourishes in semi-arid and arid environments under rainfall or irrigation. It is resilient to high temperatures and drought but is sensitive to water availability at flowering and boll formation stages. 
Cotton is both a contributor and victim of climate change.
Excessively high temperatures in particular are predicted to reduce cotton yields by more than 60% by the end of the century. Reduced water availability for irrigation will also affect yields. To help address this increasing risk growers can adopt climate-smart farming practices and improve water-use efficiency, and plant breeders can continue to develop more resilient varieties. 
fibers: clothing, household (sheets, towels, curtains, upholstery)
linter: paper, swabs, batting, cellulose (plastics, explosives)
seed: high protein concentrate
meal and hull: animal and fish food
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It’s not just foods that are changing because of climate change—so are the plant-based products we encounter every day. Textiles, perfumes, cosmetics, dyes, pharmaceuticals, medicinal herbs, cleaning products, pet foods and many more are changing. The plants used to make these products are growing in a world with rising temperatures, shifts in water resources, and a different atmosphere. And all of these factors can affect the quality and availability of plant-based products.
Our plant-based product database will demonstrate the extent of the changes underway.
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