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  1. Vol. 8 No. 1, p. 117-118

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An Association between Male Sterility and Fiber Strength in Hybrids of Upland Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L.1

  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.

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