New variety sets grade standards

Smith, Ron
April 2011
Southwest Farm Press;4/21/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the performance a new conventional cotton variety by developed University of Arkansas cotton breeder Fred Bourland. According to farmer Eric Silhan, the new cotton variety performed well on his worst Verticillium wilt field and showed the ability to mature quickly. The article indicates that Silhan was even more impressed on the grades of the new cotton variety which accounted 39.12 staple, 35.69 strength, 4.41 micronaire, and 82.41 uniformity.


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