Applied DNA Sciences is bringing its SigNature T Cotton Tagging technology to more gins.

The authentication technologies provider is launching its fully-automated DNA Transfer Systems in Arkansas, California and Texas cotton gins. Equipped with real-time monitoring and data capture, the new systems ensure consistent DNA tagging of cotton fibers during the ginning process.

“We worked in collaboration with our cotton team, including the growers, ginners and our merchant, Louis Dreyfus, to prepare and install our technology for both pima and upland cotton for this month’s harvest,” said Applied DNA Sciences’ product development director, Brian Viscount. “The fully automated systems will be used in tandem with our real-time SigNify On-Site DNA verification systems, establishing authenticity and integrity at the beginning of the cotton supply chain.”

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