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Molecular Basis of Quantitative Genetics Revealed by Cloning and Analysis of 474 Genes Controlling Fiber Length in Cotton
Cotton (Gossypium spp.) is a leading textile crop in the world, generating an annual economic benefit of over hundred billion USD. However, few genes controlling fiber quality and yield traits have been cloned and characterized ...
A study of yearly average qualities of Texas South Plains cotton in comparison with mill average qualities of cotton used in the production of specified fabrics
(Texas Tech University, 1957-08)
This thesis purposes to study characteristics of South Plains cotton through comparison of its average qualities with the average qualities domestic mills demand In the production of fifteen principal cotton fabrics.
Developing and Testing a Trafficability Index for Planting Corn and Cotton in the Texas Blackland Prairie
The Texas Blackland Prairie is one of the most productive agricultural regions in Texas. This region provides a long growing season coupled with soils that have a high water holding capacity. However, the soils also provide ...
POPULATION DYNAMICS OF Verticillium dahliae AND Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum OVER TIME AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR DISEASE DEVELOPMENT IN COTTON
Verticillium wilt and the Fusarium wilt-Root-knot nematode complex are economically important diseases of cotton. Verticillium wilt is caused by a soilborne fungus Verticillium dahliae Kleb. The fungus can survive in soil ...
Effects of harvest aid materials and timing on planting seed quality
(Texas Tech University, 2007-08)
The High Plains of Texas is a 22-county region that grows approximately 1.6 million hectares of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) each year. In recent years, the cotton market has changed both domestically and overseas, ...
An evaluation of lint yield, fiber quality, and an economic analysis of upland cotton cultivars
ABSTRACT An Evaluation of Lint Yield, Fiber Quality, and an Economic Analysis of Upland Cotton Cultivars. By MATTHEW K. STROUD, B.S., Texas Tech University (Under the Direction of Thomas Thompson and Craig Bednarz) Water ...
The relevence of the current ice cotton no. 2 futures contract delivery specifications
This research addresses causes of growing disruptions to traditional cash-futures price relationships, unprecedented volatility, the number of locked-limit days and price behavior symptomatic of squeezes witnessed in the ...
Cotton utilization in women's apparel : gender, apparel purchase decisions, and fiber composition
A cursory review of domestic apparel production data from ‘Cotton Counts Its Customers’ reports by The National Cotton Council of America showed a discrepancy between the amounts of cotton utilized in domestically produced ...
Comparative effects of systemic insecticides on cotton and associated arthropod populations under dryland and irrigated regimes
(Texas Tech University, 1991-12)
Field studies were conducted in 1989 and 1990 to evaluate the effect(s) of systemic insecticides (Temik 15G®, aldicarb; Thimet 20G®, phorate, and Furadan 15G®, carbofuran) on cotton, and its associated arthropod fauna under ...
Natural mortality of the bollworm in Texas High Plains cotton
(Texas Tech University, 1999-08)
The cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie)and the closely related tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) are serious pests of many crops throughout the Americas. Together with related species from the nocluid ...