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- Zhang, Jinfa; Flynn, Robert; Idowu, Omololu J.; Wedegaertner, Tom; Hughs, S. E.
- Journal of cotton science 2016 v.20 pp. 145-153
- Gossypium; crossing; fiber content; germplasm; hybrids; lint cotton; lint yield; micronaire; parents; transgressive segregation
- ... Improvement in lint yield is vital to commercial production of glandless cotton. The objective of this study was to determine if glanded ‘Acala 1517-08’ could be converted to glandless cotton without a yield penalty by crossing breeding with an obsolete glandless cotton. From 500 F2 plants, 18 glandless individuals were selected, and their F4 lines were compared with both parents. This led to a se ...