Varietal improvement part of CI challenge to help cotton producers

Smith, Ron
October 2005
Southeast Farm Press;10/5/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on the dissemination of Cotton Incorporated budget for agricultural research and financial aid for farmers who are searching profitable markets for their products. Opportunities of cotton breeders and research beneficiaries to hear about and see some of the research efforts at the Cotton Incorporated headquarters in Cary, North Carolina; Statement from the Cotton Incorporated Vice President for Agricultural Research Roy Cantrell regarding their first order in business which includes improving fiber length, strength and micronaire; Evaluation of public and private breeding programs during the 2006 Cotton Breeders' Tour; Need of quality improvement in cotton industry to meet market demands.


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