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Table 5 Fiber quality of tetraploid selections at Lubbock, TX (Location 1) in 2016

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). High irrigation (106 mm)
Micronaire Length / mm Strength /( kN•m•kg−1) Micronaire Length / mm Strength /( kN•m•kg−1)
Raider 276 Control 5.4 a 27.9 a-d 333 a 5.1 cd 29.2 a 342 a
T10 Low superior 5.6 a 28.2 ab 344 a 5.4 bc 28.8 a 350 a
T18 High inferior 5.6 a 28.1 a-c 335 a 5.4 bc 29.9 a 363 a
T25 Low superior 5.0 c 28.4 a 338 a 4.9 d 29.5 a 322 a
T35 Low superior 5.5 a 26.8 de 326 a 5.8 a 26.8 b 333 a
T38 High inferior 5.4 ab 28.8 a 322 a 5.2 b-d 29.4 a 326 a
EMS Average   5.4 27.5 335 5.3 28.6 339
TTU 774 Control 5.4 b 27.8 b-d 375 ab 5.3 ab 27.9 de 378 ab
T58 Low superior 5.2 cd 25.9 e 340 c 5.1 b-d 29.5 a-d 335 de
T72 Low superior 5.2 cd 29.4 a 388 a 4.7 f 31.2 a 386 a
T82 Low superior 5.3 b-d 28.1 a-c 374 ab 5.2 a-c 29.2 b-e 385 a
T85 High inferior 4.9 e 28.6 ab 398 a 4.8 ef 29.8 a-d 380 ab
EMS Average   5.3 27.6 362 5.0 29.2 366
Tamcot Sphinx Control 5.5 ef 27.9 a 337 a-c 5.3 d 28.6 a 363 a
T152 Low superior 5.3 g 27.3 ab 357 a 5.2 d 28.8 a 369 a
T164 Low superior 5.8 b-d 24.9 d-f 291 ef 5.5 bc 26.5 c 320 c
T188 Low superior 5.7 c-f 25.4 cd 315 c-e 5.6 bc 26.7 c 318 c
EMS Average   5.7 25.1 316 5.5 26.5 330
FiberMax 958 Check 5.7 26.7 327 5.5 27.9 337
Phytogen 72 Check 5.3 27.8 355 5.3 29.0 358
Average   5.5 27.3 341 5.4 28.5 348
  1. Note: Analyses were performed on all lines grown in 2016, but only those for release are shown. * Values within column are significantly different at P ≤ 0.05 within family. Selection column is based on 2014 selection