publication . Book . 1999

Annual report 1998-1999: cotton improvement and seed multiplication

Dessauw, Dominique;
Closed Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1999
  • Publisher: CIRAD-CA
  • Country: France
Abstract
The breeding programme had, in order of priority, the following objedives: 1. Creation of a hairy variety that tolerates jassids, for the mid term; 2. Creation of varieties adapted to crop mechanization (earliness, grouped opening, fixed growth, with supplementary studies conducted on the compatibility between hairiness and mechanized harvesting and the use of defoliants) and resistant to blue disease, jassids and American bollworm (hairiness, high gossypol, transgenes) for the long term; 3. Selection of a hairy, colored-fiber variety, for the short term. The main results of this crop year are summarized in the following paragraphs: In the international SEACRC v...
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