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Table 3 Fiber quality of TTU 774 selections at Lubbock, TX (Location 1) in 2015 under multiple irrigation rates

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

Genotype Selection No irrigation (0 mm) Medium irrigation (71 mm) High irrigation (142 mm)
Micronaire Length / mm Strength /( kN•m•kg−1) Lint yield / g Micronaire Length / mm Strength /( kN•m•kg−1) Lint yield / g Micronaire Length / mm Strength /( kN•m•kg−1) Lint yield / g
TTU 774± Control 4.4 28.5 343 64.5 4.4 28.5 343 69.2 4.5 30.1 339 71.3
T50 Low superior 4.8 27.8* 276* 77.3 4.8 27.8* 276* 57.2 4.4* 27.7* 307* 78.3
T51 Low inferior 4.8 30.1 348 71.2 4.8 30.1 348 72.5 4.9 27.5* 332 75.4
T55 Low superior 4.7 29.9 330 59.9 4.7 29.9 330 79.3 4.7 29.4 322 90.1
T56 Low superior 4.7 29.2 333 66.9 4.7 29.2 333 63.1 4.8 29.4 316 75.3
T58 Low superior 4.7 29.2 312* 65.8 4.7 29.2 312* 66.6 4.8 28.4 327 72.3
T65 Low superior 4.7 29.3 354 64.6 4.7 29.3 354 60.4 4.6 27.1* 361 76.0
T72 Low superior 4.6 31.1 374* 65.9 4.6 31.1 374* 67.7 4.6 29.7 352 82.7
T82 Low superior 4.8 30.1 360 75.9 4.8 30.1 360 74.9 4.9 30.7 362 84.6
T85 High inferior 4.7 30.7 360 57.4 4.7 30.7 360 66.5 4.5* 27.7* 346 71.0
T91 Low inferior 4.9 29.0 348 68.3 4.9 29.0 348 65.7 5.3* 28.0 352 70.6
EMS Average   4.7 29.6 340 67.3 4.7 29.6 340 67.4 4.8 28.6 338 77.6
FiberMax 958 Check 4.6 27.8 299 67.9 4.6 27.8 299 58.3 4.6 29.2 308 80.7
Phytogen 72 Check 4.7 30.0 342 66.6 4.7 30.0 342 71.0 4.8 29.3 339 82.8
Average   4.7 28.9 321 67.2 4.7 28.9 321 64.6 4.7 29.3 324 81.8
  1. Note: Values within a column followed by an asterisk are significantly different from the control and check average by Dunnett’s test (P ≤ 0.05). Only the lines that were also evaluated in 2016 are shown. The non-mutated parent variety is identified by ±