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Hybrid cotton breeding program: Limited quantity of cotton hybrids produced for scientific use but seed production on commercial scale not yet possible

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John H. Turner, University of California.

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California Agriculture 13(3):3-3.

Published March 01, 1959

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Numerous cotton hybrids–offspring of a cross between two individuals of dissimilar genetic constitution–have been produced in limited quantities for a plant breeding program at the Shafter Cotton Experiment Station.

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Frank M. Eaton, Research Chemist in Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, Riverside, conducted the greenhouse experiments in 1955 at College Station, Texas.

R. J. Miravalle, Geneticist, and V. T. Walhood, Plant Physiologist, U.S.D.A. Cotton Field Station, Shafter, and Marvin Hoover, Extension Cotton Specialist, University of California, Shafter, participate in the continuing Hybrid Cotton Breeding Program.

Hybrid cotton breeding program: Limited quantity of cotton hybrids produced for scientific use but seed production on commercial scale not yet possible

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Hybrid cotton breeding program: Limited quantity of cotton hybrids produced for scientific use but seed production on commercial scale not yet possible

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Authors

John H. Turner, University of California.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 13(3):3-3.

Published March 01, 1959

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Numerous cotton hybrids–offspring of a cross between two individuals of dissimilar genetic constitution–have been produced in limited quantities for a plant breeding program at the Shafter Cotton Experiment Station.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Frank M. Eaton, Research Chemist in Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, Riverside, conducted the greenhouse experiments in 1955 at College Station, Texas.

R. J. Miravalle, Geneticist, and V. T. Walhood, Plant Physiologist, U.S.D.A. Cotton Field Station, Shafter, and Marvin Hoover, Extension Cotton Specialist, University of California, Shafter, participate in the continuing Hybrid Cotton Breeding Program.


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