Integrated Crop Management Practices in Cotton under Greek Conditions

ABSTRACT
During the last two years (1996-1997), trials were conducted in different locations in Greece to establish an integrated crop management approach over some of the main varieties, mainly through growth regulation. An intensive use of the plant mapping to establish plant parameters (plant height, number of nodes above white flower on position one, top five node average internode length, node of first fruiting branch and fruit set) is critically evaluated. Plant regulating techniques in integrated crop management are discussed.

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Developing Integrated Weed Management Systems for Cotton

ABSTRACT
The Australian cotton industry is responding to increased pressure to reduce reliance on pesticides. An important part of this program is the examination of weed control and herbicide use patterns. Attention is now being given to the significant amounts of herbicide being applied in cotton rotations and possibilities for herbicide reduction. Currently there are no known cases of herbicide resistance within Australian cotton fields but prevention and limitation of resistance is a major objective. An integrated weed management (IWM) system has existed by default in the cotton industry, due mainly to inter-row cultivation and hand hoeing to control weed escapes. However, a formalized IWM strategy needs to be developed to ensure that the use of herbicides is sustainable in a viable cropping system. Recent new advances in herbicide chemistry, genetic engineering and machinery design offer the opportunity to combine these with existing weed control techniques to achieve a more environmental and economically sustainable weed management strategy

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Conservation Tillage for Cotton Growing

ABSTRACT
The systems of consumption, production and trade, speciality after the Second World War, have deteriorated as consequence of degradation of the environment and natural resources. During the last year as an answer to this situation, Conalgodón has been working around the conservation tillage to increase and protect the soil, considering it the base of the improvement for cotton growing in a tropical country like Colombia.

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The Effect of Irrigation and Fertilization on Cotton Growth and Development under Greek Conditions

ABSTRACT
The effect of two irrigation levels and two N-fertilization practices on the growth and productivity of two Greek cotton varieties (e.g. Zeta-2, Korina) was investigated in a field experiment carried out in central Greece, in 1997. The irrigation levels are 320 mm/yr (I2) which is normal for the study area, and an amount by 20% lower, viz. 250 mm/yr (I1). The fertilization practices include a) classical dressing with 160 kg N/ha (F1) and b) same amount of total N applied by fertigation (F2). The experimental design was split-split plot with five blocks. The development and growth features of cotton were determined in five distracting samplings throughout the growing period. Fiber percentage and quality characteristics were also determined. It was found that the lower irrigation did not affect the final seed- and lint-cotton yield. Contrarily, the lower irrigation exhibited a significant positive effect on crop earliness, especially for the cultivar Zeta-2, which performed by about 500 kg/ha and 200 kg/ha greater yield respectively of seed- and lint-cotton at the first pick. No effect of fertilization practice on the yield was found at any of the pickings. This was especially the case for “Zeta-2” which performed identical yields for the two fertilization practices. The plants receiving the higher irrigation (I2) performed a leaf area index (LAI) rather greater than the I1 plants, viz. 4 vs. 3.1 at the beginning of August. Also the plants under the common fertilization practice exhibited higher LAI at the first stages but these differences were disappeared later. The fiber length was the only cotton quality character significantly affected by the treatments. The combination of low irrigation and fertigation gave the longest fiber length. The above results give evidence that irrigation and fertilization in cotton may be reduced in accordance to the imposed low input agriculture in the future without a serious variation in the cost/benefit ratio. This can be of particular importance especially for adverse years when an early crop is highly required.

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The Influence of Tillage on Weed Density, Cotton Growth and Yield

ABSTRACT
A field experiment was conducted at Larissa, Greece, during 1996, on a clay soil (1% OM), to investigate the effect of three tillage systems (conventional, strip and minimum tillage) on weed emergence, cotton growth and weed-cotton competition. Mouldboard ploughing, followed by chisel ploughing and a single pass with a flexi-tine cultivator prior to cotton sowing constituted the conventional tillage. The strip tillage regime was with a 25-cm deep subsoil treatment at 95-cm intervals, followed by cultivation with a narrow crop cultivator. The minimum tillage treatment plots received a single pass with a flexi-tine cultivator. The combined effect of tillage system x herbicide application (alachlor, prometryne, fluometuron (applied alone), or alachlor EC and alachlor CS in a tank-mix with prometryne or fluometuron, respectively) on weeds and cotton was also examined. The results indicated that both conventional and minimum tillage systems gave taller cotton plants with greater leaf area, wider main stem and higher node number than strip tillage. More weeds were found with conservation tillage (strip and minimum tillage systems) than with conventional tillage. Cotton yield was higher in conventional tillage than conservation tillage systems. Fluometuron treatments produced better weed control and higher cotton yields than the other treatments.

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Soil Tillage Effect in Cotton Crop

ABSTRACT
An experiment to study the impact of five methods of tillage on soil physical aspects and cotton growth was established in Thessaly Greece in 1996 in order to reduce inputs in the cotton crop. The methods included conventional tillage with ploughing at 25cm, reduced tillage with heavy cultivator at 20 cm, reduced with rotary cultivator at 15cm, reduced with disc harrow at 8 cm and no-tillage. Soil in reduced tilled plots had a higher bulk density, shear strength and resistance to penetration. Cotton plants grown under reduced methods of tillage had delayed emergence, reduced growth, less bolls and lower yields. At harvest, conventional tillage gave the best yield with 4 t/ha of seed cotton followed by heavy cultivator with 3.8 t/ha. The methods of rotary cultivator and disk harrow yielded much less, with 3.2 t/ha. The no-tillage plots gave 2.8 t/ha of seed cotton and were last of all.

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Effects of Previous Cultivation of Sugarbeet on the Subsequent Cultivation of Cotton

ABSTRACT
The effect of previous cultivation of sugarbeet, legume, cotton and corn on the subsequent crops of cotton and corn was studied in a two – year rotation cycle at two Greek locations in 1994 and 1995. This paper only discusses the two cultivation systems, 1) sugarbeet – cotton and 2) cotton – cotton. The effect of sugarbeet in cotton cultivation is considered negative based on various field observations and the personal experience of farmers. Some of the supposed causes of this effect are evaluated. Growth analysis in cotton grown after sugarbeet showed that plants had a significant delay in appearance of squares, flowers and bolls, delayed weight development of vegetative and reproductive parts, delayed Leaf Area development and reduced chlorophyll, compared to cotton grown after cotton. This difference gradually declined or disappeared during plant life cycle. Thus although cotton grown after sugarbeet yielded less in the first picking, total yield was not inferior. Soil analytical data during the second year were not found to be influenced by the previous cultivation. Heavy rainfall in October 1994 and spring 1995 possibly leached residual N and balanced the differences between crops. In addition, no sugarbeet residues were left in the soil and it was hand harvested, possibly explaining the lack of effect on the C/N ratio and soil mycoflora. The increased soil compaction observed in plots planted to sugarbeet, combined with delayed cotton growth, support the hypothesis that the swollen sugarbeet roots increase soil compaction, prohibiting root penetration of the following cotton crop.

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Performance of Two Stripper Cotton Cultivars Planted at Three Ultra-narrow Row Spacings

ABSTRACT
Ultra-narrow cotton creates new possibilities for shortening the growing season of cotton thus decreasing costs of production inputs, but the optimum row spacing for ultra-narrow planting is still under investigation. The experiment was conducted at the Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Centre in Uvalde, Texas, during the 1997 season. The soil at the experimental site is a Uvalde silty clay loam. Transgenic RoundUp-Ready cultivars Paymaster 2200 and Paymaster 2326 were planted to a plant population of about 245,000 plants per ha in 20-, 30-, and 40-cm spaced rows. A linear-move, low-pressure overhead sprinkler system was used for in-season irrigation of the plots. There were significant differences in yield between the two cultivars across row spacing treatments. Seedcotton yield of Paymaster 2200 averaged 3089 kg/ha, while that of Paymaster 2326 averaged 2259 kg/ha. There were no significant differences among row-distance treatments. The interaction cultivar x row spacing was not significant. Our data indicates (1) there is no advantage in planting at row-distances less than 16 inches and (2) the selection of best adapted and high yielding varieties is an important consideration for a successful crop.

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Contents Of The WCRC 2

Cultural Practices

Long-term Cotton Based Crop Rotation Experimentation

Application of Soil Monitoring, Benchmarking and Crop Simulation

Mechanized Picking of Cotton Cultivated in Narrow Rows in Greece

Physiological Effects on Cotton Plant Sown under Plastic Mulch

Review of the Most Important Weather Parameters and their Impact on Cotton Yield

Weeding Initiation Time and Frequency

Sudac-K, A Cultivar for Narrow Row Cultivation in the Sudan

Performance of Two Stripper Cotton Cultivars Planted at Three Ultra-narrow Row Spacings

Effects of Previous Cultivation of Sugarbeet on the Subsequent Cultivation of Cotton

Soil Tillage Effect in Cotton Crop

The Influence of Tillage on Weed Density, Cotton Growth and Yield

The Effect of Irrigation and Fertilization on Cotton Growth and Development under Greek Conditions

Conservation Tillage for Cotton Growing

Developing Integrated Weed Management Systems for Cotton

Integrated Crop Management Practices in Cotton under Greek Conditions

Irrigation

Irrigation Withdrawal Time, Nitrogen Fertilization, and Cultivar Maturity Interactions in Upland Cotton

Effects of Meteorological Parameters and Irrigation on Cotton Phenology in Greece

Economization of Nitrogen Requirement of Summer Irrigated Cotton through Use of Biofertilizers

Influence of Irrigation and Plant Density on Cotton Yield in Southern Italy

Optimization of Cotton Irrigation using Evolutionary Algorithm and Simulation Model

Assessing the Salinity Threat to Sustainable Irrigated Cotton Production in the Lower Gwydir and Macintyre Valleys

Nutrition

Influence of Nitrogen and Boron Interaction on Cotton Production

Tillage, Cover Crop and N Effects on Cotton Grown in 19 cm Row Widths

KTS-Potassium Thiosulphate – A Liquid Potassium and Sulphur Fertilizer for Cotton Production

Foliar Fertilization in Cotton

Yield and Quality Properties of Cotton as Affected by Potassium Fertilization

Effects of Organic and Inorganic Nitrogen Fertilizer Applications on Cotton Yield, Quality and Soil Properties in Gezira, Sudan

The Effect of Potassium Fertilizer Plus Higher Nitrogen Rates on Growth and Yield of Cotton

The Effects of the Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates on the Uptake and Yield of Cotton on Calcareous Soil

Influence of Nitrogen Nutrition on the Yield and Quality of Cotton

Nitrogen Fertilization of Cotton Based on Inorganic Nitrogen Analysis of the Soil

Effects of Foliar Applied Potassium on Cotton in the San Joaquin Valley of California

Biotechnology

Cotton Biotechnology in Uzbekistan

Efficient Protoplast Isolation Towards an Adapted Culture Protocol for Cotton (Gossypium sp.)

Optimization of Microprojectile Bombardment Parameters for Pollen-Mediated Transformation in Gossypium hirsutum L.

Pollen-mediated Transformation by Microprojectile Bombardment is Genotype Class Independent in Gossypium hirsutum L.

Confocal Imaging on Microprojectile-bombarded Pollen of
Gossypium hirsutum L.

Haploid Induction in Cotton: A Future Perspective

Development of an Efficient Regeneration and Transformation System for Commercially Grown South African Cotton Cultivars

Utilization of Cotton Haploids in Basic and Applied Research

Transformation of Egyptian Cotton Tissue (Gossypium barbadense) Using Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Induction of Multiple Shoot Differentiation and Increasing Transformation Frequency in Shoot Tips of Egyptian Cotton

Development of Transgenic Insect-protected Cotton Plants

Genetics and Combining Ability of Leaf Curl Virus Resistance in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Studies in Cotton

Response to In Vitro Regeneration of Immature Zygotic Embryos in Cotton (Gossypium spp)

Obtaining Insect-resistant Cotton by Transformation with Agrobacterium

Breeding

Comparative Efficiency of Three Selection Methods for Yield and Quality of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

Genetics of Yield and its Contributing Traits in Upland Cotton

Introgression of Pigment Gland Morphogenisis Delay into Upland Cotton: Potential of DNA Markers to Monitor Parental Contribution to Progenies

A Comparison Between RAPD and Phenotypic Analyses on 24 Cotton Genotypes

Genetic Progress of Cotton Yield in Brazil

Selecting Cotton for Resistance to Boll Weevil in Brazil

Cotton Breeding Studies in Turkey: History and Future Trends

 An RFLP and QTL Linkage Map in Gossypium hirsutum L.

Colour cotton research in Mahyco, India

Inheritance Studies of Quantitative Characters in Upland Cotton

Achieving Multiple Pest Tolerance Through Manipulation of Morphological Features in Cotton

Participatory Cotton Breeding in Benin

Reaction of some Segregating Populations and Newly Introduced Cotton

Combining Ability for Fiber Properties in Influential Upland Cotton Varieties

Chromosomal Location of RFLP Markers Linked to QTL in Cotton

Changes in Breeding Strategy for Needs in a Liberalized Cotton Industry

Selection Efficiency for Cotton Fiber Quality in Segregating Material by Different Instruments

Concept of Graphical Genotypes for Analysing Introgressed Cotton Populations

Suggestions to Improve the AMMI Method for Measuring Stability of Genotypes

Building Up Resistance to Verticillium Wilt in Cotton Through Honeycomb Breeding

Crop Water Stress Index (CWSI) as an Indicator of Water Stress and Yield Performance among Cotton Cultivars

Drought Susceptibility Index as an Indicator of Genotypic Drought Tolerance in Upland Cotton

Breeding Short Duration, Compact, Leaf Curl Resistant Variety of Cotton in Double Cropping System of North India

Evaluating F3 Lines of Single Crosses for Yield Improvement in Cotton

Continued Progress in Breeding for Yield in the USA?

Effect of Chemical Mutagens on Fiber Fineness of Egyptian Cotton

The Effect of Mutagenesis on Egyptian Cotton

Breeding for Insect Resistance in Cotton Utilizing Morphological Traits at the Cotton Research Institute, Sakrand, Sindh, Pakistan

Identification of Characters for Selecting Increased Water Use Efficiency in Cotton

Host Plant Resistance to Pathogens in MAR Cotton Germplasm

Path Coefficient Analysis in Half Diallal Hybrids of some Glandless Cotton Cultivars

Inheritance of important Properties in Half Diallel Hybrids of some Glandless Cotton

Genetics and Improvement of Lint Characters in Naturally Coloured Cotton

Heritability of Fiber Strength in Genetically Engineered Cotton

Diversity of Primitive Upland Cotton Germplasm

Brown Cotton – Home Coming

Research and Development Efforts on Hybrids of Diploid Cotton in Mahyco, India

Comparative Evaluation of Intraspecific Isohybrids in Gossypium hirsutum L.

 Host Suitability and Yield Response of Three Cotton Varieties to Meloidogyne incognita

Cotton Hybrids and their Role in Indian Economy

Heterosis Component Studies in Upland Cotton

Male sterility- New Frontiers in Cotton Breeding

Production of High Gossypol Cotton Plants with Low Gossypol Seed from Trispecies Hybrids Including G. sturtianum Willis

Effect of Salinity on Botanical Characters and Fiber Maturity of Three Egyptian Cotton Cultivars

Response to Pix of cotton varieties in Greece

Cotton and Environment

Beneficial Use of Municipal, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes in Cotton Production

Cotton Pesticides in Perspective: Minimizing their Impact on Produce and in Riverine Ecosystems

Composting Cotton Mill Waste

Crop Protection

Antixenosis and Antibiosis Determination to Bollworm (Heliothis virescens) in Seven Advanced Lines and Three Cultivars of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) in Argentina

Predatory Arthropods in Australian Cotton Fields

Esterase Inhibitors Restore Pyrethroid Susceptibility in Australian Helicoverpa armigera

Bt Cotton: Status of Heliothine Resistance in the United States

Resistance of Aphis gossypii (Homoptera:Aphididae) to Insecticides

Synergistic Effect of Piperonyl Butoxide on the Toxicity of Delyamethrin Against Two Resistant Strains of the Bollworm

Cotton Insect Pest Control with Indoxacarb

Okra-Leaf and Normal Leaf Cotton Resistance to Silverleaf Whitefly

Chlorguard Plus: New Insecticide Combination Product Effective Against Cotton Bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hb.)

Distribution of Heliothine Larvae in Bt and Non-Bt Cotton in Texas

Cotton Leaf Curl Virus: A Threat to Pakistan Cotton

The Development of New Strains of Verticillium dahliae in Australia

Agrobacterium Bronzing and Wilt of Cotton: Epidemiology and Control

Etiology, Incidence and Prevelance of Cotton Wilt Disease and Strains of Wilt Pathogen in Cukurova

Interactions of Fusarium and Verticillium Wilt with Root-Knot Nematodes in Cotton

Fusarium Wilt Disease Manifestation in Cotton Fields of Tanzania

Development of Verticillium dahliae in Cotton Plants Grown in Cukurova and Reaction of Some Cultivars to Wilt

Fusarium Wilt of Cotton in Australia

Development of Genotypes that are Tolerant to Verticillium Wilt in Iran

Search for Elite Sources of Resistance to Leaf Curl Virus in Upland Cotton

Management of Cotton Leaf Curl Virus Disease in India

Morphophysiological Changes of Cotton under Saline Stress in the Presence of Fusarium oxysporum sp

Capture of Alabama argillacea Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Adults in Light Traps in Cotton,

Movement of Boll Weevils in Three Areas of Texas Relative to Cotton Plant Phenology

Parasitism and Other Mortality in the Cotton Boll Weevil Anthonomus grandis Boh. (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) in Paraguay

The Status of Bemesia as a Cotton Pest: Past Trends and Future Possibilities

Seasonal Ecology of Deraeocoris pallens (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Cotton

Survival and Control of the Boll Weevil, Anthonomus grandis, Around Overwintering Habitat in the United States

The Influence of Host Plants on the Mating Success of the Cotton Bollworm,

Mass Rearing and Use of a New Species of Chrysoperla (NeuropteraL Chrysopidae) in Cotton Crops in Argentina

Spatial Distribution of Preimaginal Bemesia tabaci (Homo-ptera: Aleyrodidae) in Cotton

A New Technology for Improved Pesticide Coverage on the Cotton Canopy.

Bollworm Sampling for Action Thresholds in Sub Saharan Africa: Spatial and Probability Distribution

Spatial and Probability Distribution of Aphis gossypii Infestation in West Africa: Application to Non Random Field Sampling

A New Technology for Improved Pesticide Coverage on Cotton Canopy. Part II: Field Efficacy

New Spray Adjuvant Increases the Efficacy of Cotton Insecticides

Sampling Techniques for the Evaluation of Aphis gossypii Glover (Homoptera: Aphididae) Infestation in Cotton

Comparison of Vertical Cloth and Whole Plant Bag Sampling Methods for Estimating Predator Populations on Cotton

Capture of Alabama argillacea Hübner Adults with Black Light Traps

Spraying Apparatus for Pest Control in Cotton for the Small Farmer

Optimum Sample Size of Bollworms on Cotton Plants in Burkino Faso

Field Demonstration of Integrated Pest Management in Cotton in India

The Israel Cotton IPM-IRM Strategy–Retrospect and Prospect

Effect of Structural Adjustment Programmes on Pest Control in Tanzania:

Recent Advances in Cotton Production for Efficient Insect Pest Management

Proposed Strategies in Integrated Pest Management in the Gap Region of Turkey

Application Techniques to Meet the Requirements of IPM, IRM and Transgenics

Reniform Nematode: Possibly the Most Serious Threat to World Cotton Production Since the Boll Weevil

Cotton Insect Pest Problems and Management Strategies in Côte d’Ivoire, W. Africa

Hamabia” – Intercrop Integrated Pest Management in the Jordan Valley

Integrated Pest Management Strategy for Irrigated Cotton

Prevelance of Thielaviopsis basicola in Cotton Soils in Arkansas and its Association with the Root Rot Nematode

Procedures, Advantages and Constraints of Staggered Targeted Control Programmes on Cotton in West Africa

Prospects for a Sustainable Cotton Industry in Tropical Australia Using Novel Crop and Pest Management

Prospects for a Sustainable Cotton Industry in Tropical Australia Using Novel Crop and Pest Management

A System Approach to Sustainable Insect Pest Management in Cotton

Integrated Pest Management on Cotton in South Africa

Analysis of Pyrethroid Resistance in Helicoverpa armigera in Pakistan

Efficacy of Bt Cotton Plants in Australia: What is Going On?

The population dynamics of Aphis gossypii Glover (Homoptera: Aphididae) on cotton, in Greece

Insecticide Resistance Mechanisms in Indian Helicoverpa armigera

Effect of Leaf Cuticular Wax Extract of Wild Gossypium spp. on Behaviour of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner)

Mechanism of Resistance in Wild Gossypium species to Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner)

Management of Insecticide Resistant Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Cotton in India

Efficacy and Impact of Some Insecticides Used to Control Aphids, Aphis gossypii Glover (Homopters: Aphididae) on Cotton in Uganda, on Predators

Quantifying the Organophosphate Resistance of Two Geographically Separate Cotton Aphid Populations by Means of a Polyacrylamide-Gel Electrophoresis (PAGE) Technique

Pyrethroid Resistance in the Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in West Africa

Inhibition of Esterase Mediated Hydrolysis of 1-Naphthyl Butyrate in the B-Biotype Bemesia tabaci (Hemiptera; Aleyroididae) in Australia

The Role of Spiders in the Control of Cotton Pests in the Cotton Cropping Systems of Eastern Uganda

Dynamics of Whiteflies and their Enemies in Cotton Fields: Implications for Pest Management

Use of Pheromones for Pink Bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella, Saunders) Mating Disruption in Israel

Update on the Area-Wide Budworm/Bollworm Management Program with Virus in the United States

Chemical Control of Aphid Populations in Cotton Using Hydraulic and Electrostatic Sprayers and Aphid Alarm Pheromone

Cottonseed Treatment in Addition to Chemical Control of Sporadic Pests for the Small Scale Farmer

An Evaluation of Insecticide Seed Treatments Against Thrips in Southern Australia

New Developments in Cottonseed Treatment from China, CIS Republics and United States

Chemical Seed Treatments for the Control of Cotton Seedling Pathogens

Imidcloprid Seed Treatment Effect on Sucking Pests, Predators, Plant Growth and Productivity in Cotton

Relative Resistance of Gossypium Species to Insect Complex Under Non-Sprayed Conditions

Honeydew and Seed Coat Fragments: Identifying and Counting Two Major Cotton Fiber Contaminants

Bemesia (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Honeydew and Sticky Cotton Relationships

Up date on Cotton Stickiness Measurement

Grading Suitable for Commercial Application

Investigation of Within-Bale Variability of Stickiness Measurement

Variability of Cotton Fiber Quality

Fiber Property Variability from Bale to Bale

Degree of Verticillium Wilt Infection and the Relative Damage in Fiber Quality Parameters

Nep Content in Relation to Cotton Fiber Quality Characteristics

Effects of Meteorological Parameters and Irrigation on Micronaire Index of Cotton in Greece

Ginning: A New Frontier

Gin Machinery1 Influence on Cotton Quality and Value

Computerized Process Control for Gins

How Genotype and Temperature Modify Yarn Properties and Dye Uptake

Maintaining Quality of Stripper Harvested Cotton from Field to Textile Mill

A High-Efficiency Method of Fiber Opening andCotton Trash Removal

Comparison of Mechanical and Hand Harvesting of Cotton Regarding Lint Quality Factors under Turkish Conditions

Relationships Between Cotton Fiber Properties and Mill Processing Results from Bale to Card Sliver

Long Linted Gossypium arboreum for Meeting Textile Industrial Needs

Ginneries and Cotton Distribution in Kenya

Scanning Electron Microscope of Fiber Initiation and Effect of Organic Matter on its Development in Egyptian Long and Extra-Long Staple Cotton Cultivars

Changes of Cotton Fiber Linear Density and Maturity During the Spinning

Process

Significance of Non-Conventional Properties in Assessing Yarn Parameters

The Solutions for Controlling Fabric Barré

Modification of the HVI Software as an Essential Step Towards a Global Cotton Standardization System

A Reference Test for HVI Strength Measurements. Part 1: Description of Instrument and Hardware Requirements

Comparative Analysis of Cotton Maturity Assessment Methods

A Reference Test for HVI Strength Measurements. Part 2: Experience with International Cottons

Update on HVI Measurements

HVI: The System that has Revolutionised the Testing of Cotton Fiber Quality

Specific Surface Area of Cotton Measured by Methylene Blue Absorption and Relation to its Fineness

Fiber Fineness and Maturity as Measured by Image Analysis, AFIS, MANTIS and HVI Methods in Some Egyptian and American Cotton Cultivars

Fiber Maturity as Measured by the Degree of Thickening Percent, Lord Method and Shirley FMT Instrument in Egyptian Cotton Cultivars

Cotton Seed Scenario in India

The Brazilian Cotton Crisis

Integrated Pest Management for Cotton: An International Project Funded by the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)

A Comparative Cost Analysis of Organic and Conventional Cotton Production in Viotia – Greece

Losses Incurring During Cotton Mechanical Harvesting, in Central Greece

Cottonseed Utilization and Human Nutrition

Comparison Between Conventional and Organic Cotton Growing in Greece: Economics of Four Year Studies

Waxes and Wax Pores of Adult Silverleaf Whiteflies, Bemesia argentifolia, and their Dustywing Predator, Semidalis flinti

Factors Limiting Cotton Productivity in Uganda

 

Cotton Boll Weevil Research in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay in the Framework of the ICAC / 04 Project

The Effect of Sludge and Water from a Sewage Treatment Plant on the Growth of Cotton Plants

Gaucho – A New Dimension in Cotton Seed Treatment

Carfentrazone-Ethyl (F8426): a New Low-Dose Cotton Defoliant

Performance of Genetically Transformed Bt Cotton in South Africa and Implications for Emerging Small Scale Farmers

Influence of Seed Processing and Delinting on the Degree and Uniformity of Seed-to-Seed Loading After Treatment with Gaucho and Monceren T WS

A New Device for Small Scale Cottonseed Acid Delinting

Integrated Crop Management in the Age of Genetically Engineered Traits

Fiber Contamination and Impurities Tester – FCT: A Powerful Tool to Help the Ginner to Optimize Trash, Neps and Seed Coat Fragment Content during Ginning

FINISH®, a Physiological Approach to Cotton Boll Opening and Defoliation

Problems of Growing Cotton in Marginal Regions

Physiological Responses of Cotton to Water Deficit in Pakistan

Physiology of Cotton under Irrigated and Dryland Conditions in Spain

Laboratory Screening Test for Cotton Seed Germination and Emergence Under Low Temperatures

Natural Resource Management in Hybrid Cotton in Rainfed Vertisols

Use of Model Assisted Yield Frameworks for the Analysis of Cotton Cultivar Response to Drought

Variability in K and Na Uptake in Wild and Commercial Gossypium hirsutum Seedlings under Saline Conditions

Leaf Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Gossypium hirsutum under Drought Conditions

Physiological and Molecular Response of Cotton to Water Deficit

Sustainable Land Management Systems for Cotton

Organic Cotton Experiments in Northern Benin

Estimating Cotton Water Stress for Production Management

Nitrogen Fertility Management during Water Stress in Cotton

Physiological and Yield Responses of Field-grown Cotton to Shade

Plant Proteins Responsible for Fiber Strength in Cotton

Assessing Effects of Canopy Nitrogen and Light Distribution on Radiation Use Efficiency of Cotton

Factors Affecting Yield of Okra-Leaf Cotton Types in the Mississippi Delta

Genetic Variability for Root Development in Cotton

Cell Wall Subunits, “Glue” Matrix and Cotton Fiber Development

Sucrosyl Oligosaccharide Metabolism and Cotton Fiber Development

ASSET as an In-Furrow Application to Enhance Early-Season Growth and Lint Yield

Twenty-Five Years after Beasley and Ting: Revealing Fundamental Properties of Fiber-Growth with Cotton Ovule Cultures

Evaluation of GOSSYM – a Cotton Crop Simulation Model – Under the Soil, Climatic and Cultural Conditions in Greece

Validation and Application of GOSSYM

Modeling Light-Interception for a Cotton Population Model

COTONS, A Cotton Simulation Model for the Next Century

Cotton Phenology and Growth Processes: Model Development

Spectral Data Analysis for Cotton Growth Monitoring

Utilization of Spectral Imaging to Detect N and K Sufficiency in Cotton

Post application Environment Controls Growth Responses in Cotton

Exogenously Applied Glycinebeyaine is Not Rapidly Re Translocated in Cotton

Glycinebetaine Treatment Improves Cotton Yields in Field Trials in Pakistan

Heat Tolerance of Cotton Genotypes Assessed by Electrolyte Leakage, Chlorophyll Fluorescence Analysis and Performance in the Field in Pakistan

PGR IV Increased Cotton Yield by Affecting Various Fruiting Parameters

Effect of Four Growth Regulators

Mep Plus   A Newly Registered PGR