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Research Project: Improving the Production and Processing of Western and Long-Staple Cotton and Companion Crops to Enhance Quality, Value, and Sustainability

Location: Cotton Ginning Research

Title: Genetic variation in seed size and fuzz content in commercial cultivars and breeding lines of Upland cotton

Author
item MOORE, KYLE - New Mexico State University
item ZHU, YI - New Mexico State University
item ABDELRAHEEM, ABDELRAHEEM - New Mexico State University
item Whitelock, Derek
item Armijo, Carlos
item Funk, Paul
item WEDEGAERTNER, TOM - Cotton, Inc
item ZHANG, JINFA - New Mexico State University

Submitted to: National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/6/2021
Publication Date: 5/1/2021
Citation: Moore, K., Zhu, Y., Abdelraheem, A., Whitelock, D.P., Armijo, C.B., Funk, P.A., Wedegaertner, T., Zhang, J. 2021. Genetic variation in seed size and fuzz content in commercial cultivars and breeding lines of Upland cotton. 2021 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Jan. 5-7, 2021. Virtual. p. 222.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Commercial cultivars and advanced breeding lines were evaluated for seed index and fuzz weight and content (% of seed weight), and their relationships with fiber yield and quality. Their responses to Fusarium wilt race 4 infections were also assessed.