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- Kelly, Carol M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Industrial crops and products 2019 v.129 pp. 1-9
- USDA; breeding; color; cultivars; fiber content; genetic improvement; genotype; high volume instruments; leaves; lint cotton; market value; marketing; micronaire; new variety; progeny; selection pressure; spinning; textile industry; yarns; United States
- ... Fiber quality is important to the textile industry because it directly relates to processing performance, productivity and yarn quality. For marketing purposes, the fiber quality of U.S. cotton is determined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) classing offices using High Volume Instrument (HVI). HVI measures fiber length, length uniformity, strength, micronaire, color, leaf and e ...
- Kelly, Carol M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Industrial crops and products 2013 v.42 pp. 386-396
- Gossypium hirsutum; advanced fiber information system; breeding lines; cotton; fiber content; fiber quality; high volume instruments; markets; plant breeders; planting; selection criteria; yarns
- ... For the last two decades, cotton breeders have used HVI (High Volume Instrument) as their primary and often sole source of fiber quality data when making plant selections. Fiber data generated by Advanced Fiber Information System technology is also now available to plant breeders, and provides additional information on length characteristics and fiber maturity. Two methods of evaluating fiber qual ...