Ministry of Cotton

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The Ministry of Cotton (Khlopkovodstvo; Russian: Министерство хлопководства СССР) was a government ministry in the Soviet Union.

The Ministry of Cotton Growing was established by a ukase or the Presidium or the Supreme Soviet USSR dated 5 April 1950 for the purpose of developing cotton growing.[1]

The ministry was charged with the supervision of cotton production in kolkhozes end sovkhozes, as well as supervision of procurement and preliminary processing of cotton, and the construction and utilization of irrigation systems in all cotton-growing districts of the country.[1]

Usman Yusupovich Yusupov was named Minister of Cotton Growing USER by another ukase or the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet dated 5 April 1950.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Organization Of The Ministry of Cotton USSR" (PDF). CIA. Retrieved 18 November 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.