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Table 4 Staple length, fibre fineness/micronaire and fibre strength of eight cotton genotypes/strains/cultivars grown in normal soil at flowering stage under short term hypoxia conditions

From: Hypoxia tolerance studies for yield, fiber and physiological traits in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

  Genotypes/strains/accessions/cultivars
MNH-564 FH-114 MNH-786 CIM-573 N-KRISHMA LRA 5166 CEDIX H-142
Staple length /mm
 Control 28.3 ± 0.22 29.3 ± 0.187 28.30 ± 0.41 28.50 ± 0.07 26.53 ± 0.04 26.13 ± 0.21 25.23 ± 0.27 28.67 ± 0.14
 Waterlogging/Hypoxia 27.3 ± 0.21 27.67 ± 0.21 27.33 ± 0.08 27.03 ± 0.34 25.93 ± 0.08 24.73 ± 0.33 24.53 ± 0.04 27.40 ± 0.141
 LSD (0.05) Control × Waterlogging = 0.163
Fibre fineness /(μg·inch-1)
 Control 4.86 ± 0.07 4.76 ± 0.04 4.63 ± 0.108 4.67 ± 0.08 4.97 ± 0.04 4.83 ± 0.041 5.12 ± 0.08 4.60 ± 0.071
 Waterlogging/Hypoxia 4.80 ± 0.07 4.73 ± 0.041 4.33 ± 0.081 4.17 ± 0.04 5.10 ± 0.122 5.20 ± 0.122 5.267 ± 0.08 4.667 ± 0.04
 LSD (0.05) Control × Waterlogging = 0.055
Fibre strength /(cN·tex-1)
 Control 36.67 ± 0.41 34.87 ± 0.41 35.41 ± 0.41 34.36 ± 0.38 33.57 ± 0.31 27.5 ± 0.307 28.42 ± 0.41 35.52 ± 0.51
 Waterlogging / Hypoxia 33.2 ± 0.41 33.49 ± 0.41 32.4 ± 0.41 32.71 ± 0.43 31.39 ± 0.41 26.87 ± 0.41 28.03 ± 0.41 34.87 ± 0.5
 LSD (0.05) Control × Waterlogging = 0.044