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Table 1 Fiber quality of superior selections across two irrigation rates at Location 1 (Lubbock, TX) in 2014

From: Irrigation’s effect and applied selection on the fiber quality of Ethyl MethaneSulfonate (EMS) treated upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

Population Micronaire Length / mm Strength / (kN•m•kg1) Uniformity / % Elongation / % Seed cotton yield / g Seed yield / g Lint yield / g Lint / %
High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm) High (347 mm) Low (232 mm)
Raider 276 4.1 4.4 29.7 29.0 309 308 83 83 6.4 6.6 144.3 62.6 83.9 36.1 55.1 24.3 39.5 40.0
TTU 774 4.2 4.4 30.4 29.8 346 340 85 84 7.1 6.9 145.7 144.7 82.7 82.0 55.6 56.4 39.6 40.6
Tamcot Sphinx 4.8 4.8 27.4 27.6 304* 295* 83 84 7.3 7.4 134.0 113.8 73.2 60.8 52.8 46.1 41.8 42.9
  1. Note: Values within a genotype and trait followed by an asterisk are significantly different (P ≤ 0.05)