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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC AND CULTURAL PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE COTTON PRODUCTION

Location: Coastal Plain Soil, Water and Plant Conservation Research

Title: Variable effect of a fiber length QTL deployed within several regionally adapted cultivars

Authors
item Brown, Nino -
item Kumar, Pawan -
item Lubbers, Edward -
item Campbell, Benjamin
item Jones, Don -
item Myers, Gerald -
item Subramani, Jay -
item Wright, Robert -
item Paterson, Andrew -
item Chee, Peng -

Submitted to: National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: February 3, 2012
Publication Date: February 10, 2012
Citation: Brown, N., Kumar, P., Lubbers, E.L., Campbell, B.T., Jones, D., Myers, G., Subramani, J., Wright, R., Paterson, A.H., Chee, P.W. 2012. Variable effect of a fiber length QTL deployed within several regionally adapted cultivars [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 3-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida.

Technical Abstract: Originally identified from Sealand 883, this QTL had a significant effect on fiber length in the testing population, but varied by as much as 3 to 4 fold depending on the genetic background in which it was deployed. It is the purpose of this project to examine the effect of this QTL in four different genetic backgrounds. Parents were selected that represent the major growing regions of the cotton belt. These include Acala SJ-4, Paymaster HS-26, DP50, and GA-2004089 representing the arid Southwest, Texas High Plains, Mississippi Delta, and Southeastern growing region ecotypes, respectively. About 200 F2:5 lines were grown in several locations to quantify the effect of this QTL on fiber length within different genetic backgrounds, within different environments, and the interaction with genotype and environment.

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