Safe Seed: Researchers Yielding Good Results on Food Cotton in Field (1 of 3) (image) Texas A&M AgriLife Communications Share Print E-Mail Caption Dr. Keerti Rathore and lab assistant LeeAnn Campbell harvest cotton from the first field trial of a variety that has gossypol levels low enough for human consumption. Low-gossypol cotton could ultimately make available 44 million metric tons of the high-protein seed every year to help feed malnourished people worldwide. Credit (Texas AgriLife Research photo by Kathleen Phillips) Usage Restrictions Use with credit intact. Not for resale. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.