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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Irregularities in Fiber Properties of Cotton in Commercial Mill Mixes1


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  1. Vol. 48 No. 10, p. 463-466
    Received: June 11, 1956

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  1. C. B. Landstreet and
  2. D. M. Simpson2



Unmixed raw stock from which 3 commercial mixes were obtained showed the following range in variability of mean fiber properties: 9 to 20% in UHM, 16 to 35% in fineness, and 19 to 24% in fiber strength. Samples from finisher drawing sliver had maximum range of only 5, 5, and 6% for UHM, fineness, and strength. More concern for mean fiber values and less for fiber irregularities is suggested in cotton breeding.

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