An Association between Male Sterility and Fiber Strength in Hybrids of Upland Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L.1
- Vesta G. Meyer2
Backcrosses of cytoplasmic-genetic male sterility to Stoneville D2 247, an experimental strain of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) showed a highly significant correlation between fiber strength (T1) and male sterility. No such association between T1 and sterility appeared in similar backcrosses to several widely-grown commercial varieties of Upland cotton.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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