Pima Cotton Regional Variety Trial, Safford Agricultural Center, 1996
KeywordsAgriculture -- Arizona
Cotton -- Arizona
Cotton -- Pima cotton genetics
Cotton -- Variety testing
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AbstractTwenty three long staple varieties were tested in a replicated small plot trial on the Safford Agricultural Center in Graham county at an elevation of 2950 feet. The highest yielding variety in 1996 was OA 322 with a yield of 1282 pounds of lint per acre. It was followed by six other Olvey varieties and DP 9911, all Adding over 1000 pounds of lint per acre. The average yield from this trial was more than 200 pounds per acre higher than the previous trial Yield and other agronomic data as well as fiber quality data are contained in this paper.
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