The Cotton Fiber Testing Laboratory functions as a fiber quality testing facility for Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station cotton researchers. It also cooperates with USDA in the International Cotton Calibration Standards Program and High Volume Instrument System check level programs.
The lab also functions as a fiber quality testing facility for other Agricultural Experiment Stations and commercial concerns on a fee basis.
The Baton Rouge facility is one of five designated labs which cooperates in establishing calibration cottons used by the cotton industry for instrument calibration and standardization of results.
Samples are evaluated using a High Volume Instrument System in conjunction with conventional fiber testing instruments
LSU Cotton Fiber Lab
4125 Gourrier Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture