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Table 5 Meteorological factors during the cotton growth period at the experimental station in Dafeng, Jiangsu

From: Effects of mepiquat chloride on yield and main properties of cottonseed under different plant densities

Month Average temperature /oC Precipitation /mm Heat units /oC
2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014
April 12.3 14.1 21.2 51.1 −76 −18
May 18.9 20.2 96.0 79.1 137 173
June 22.2 22.4 77.3 127.9 226 236
July 29.8 25.9 207.5 113.8 474 353
August 29.5 25.0 68.6 130.4 462 326
September 22.6 22.6 57.8 195.8 237 237
October 17.3 17.5 45.2 17.0 69 86
Average/total 21.8 21.1 573.6 715.1 218 199
  1. Heat units were calculated from maximum and minimum temperatures as∑[(max. Temp. + min. Temp.)/2–15 °C]. All data were collected from a weather station (Campbell AG800, Genetics, USA) located near the experiment field