Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/208264
Title:
Pima Cotton Improvement
Author:
Turcotte, E. L.; Percy, R. G.
Issue Date:
1990
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Cotton: A College of Agriculture Report
Abstract:
Five experimental strains, P67, P69, P71, P72, P73, and Pima S -6 were grown in Regional tests at eight locations in 1989. P69 averaged highest in mean yield across locations followed by P73, Pima S-6, P71, P67 and P72. The difference in mean yield between P69, the highest yielding entry, and Pima S-6 was 35 pounds of lint per acre. Pima S-6 was the latest maturing and tallest entry in the Regional test at Maricopa. Pima S-6 also showed less tolerance to heat stress than the experimental strains. The experimental strains had longer, stronger, finer, and more whitish fiber than Pima S-6.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Cotton -- Arizona; Cotton -- Pima cotton breeding; Cotton -- Genetics
Series/Report no.:
370081; Series P-81

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.titlePima Cotton Improvementen_US
dc.contributor.authorTurcotte, E. L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPercy, R. G.en_US
dc.date.issued1990-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalCotton: A College of Agriculture Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractFive experimental strains, P67, P69, P71, P72, P73, and Pima S -6 were grown in Regional tests at eight locations in 1989. P69 averaged highest in mean yield across locations followed by P73, Pima S-6, P71, P67 and P72. The difference in mean yield between P69, the highest yielding entry, and Pima S-6 was 35 pounds of lint per acre. Pima S-6 was the latest maturing and tallest entry in the Regional test at Maricopa. Pima S-6 also showed less tolerance to heat stress than the experimental strains. The experimental strains had longer, stronger, finer, and more whitish fiber than Pima S-6.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Pima cotton breedingen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Geneticsen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/208264-
dc.relation.ispartofseries370081en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-81en_US
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