The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia

Research Report Number 658
February 1999


COTTON
 
Plains, Georgia:
Early Maturing Cotton Variety Performance, 1998, Irrigated

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
PM 1218 BG/RR 1236 a 41.2 83.4 1.09 9.5 25.8 5.1
SGX 890 1231 ab 41.8 83.8 1.16 9.8 25.0 4.3
SureGrow 105 1227 a-c 40.1 84.7 1.14 9.7 27.6 4.6
DP 428 B 1193 a-d 38.6 83.4 1.14 9.4 24.1 4.6
Stoneville 474 1190 a-d 41.8 83.8 1.13 9.5 25.7 4.5
DP 32B 1184 a-e 39.2 82.3 1.12 9.6 26.8 4.5
SureGrow 747 1178 a-e 42.1 86.0 1.15 10.0 25.8 4.6
PM 1215BG 1162 a-f 39.7 83.7 1.14 9.7 26.2 4.8
PSC 355 1161 a-f 40.2 84.5 1.13 10.0 29.3 4.5
SureGrow 501 1160 a-g 42.5 84.0 1.12 10.0 29.8 4.3
               
PM 1440 1152 a-g 39.5 83.5 1.13 9.2 27.3 4.4
PM 1560 BG 1150 a-g 41.2 84.4 1.10 10.0 27.8 4.7
Stoneville 4740 1147 a-g 42.3 83.8 1.11 9.5 25.9 4.3
DP 5111 1143 a-g 38.9 83.9 1.11 9.8 29.6 4.6
DP 20B 1137 a-g 39.1 84.6 1.14 10.0 24.2 4.2
PM 1210 1133 a-g 43.5 82.7 1.07 9.8 26.6 4.7
AgriPro 7115 1128 a-h 40.6 82.9 1.11 9.8 26.7 4.2
AgriPro 6102 1127 a-h 38.0 85.9 1.19 10.0 31.5 4.4
SureGrow 125 1123 a-h 40.1 84.8 1.16 9.8 24.9 4.1
PM 1330 BG 1104 b-h 39.6 84.0 1.14 9.5 27.5 4.4
               
APX 7114 1102 b-h 41.1 82.7 1.12 9.4 25.1 4.3
FiberMax 963 1101 b-h 39.8 83.9 1.10 9.8 29.2 4.1
DP 425RR 1098 c-h 39.2 84.4 1.14 9.7 25.4 4.4
PM 1220 BG/RR 1098 c-h 41.3 84.6 1.11 10.0 27.1 4.6
PMX 1220 RR 1095 c-h 41.1 85.0 1.12 10.0 27.9 4.9
HS 44 1090 d-h 38.2 83.4 1.16 9.6 29.1 4.4
Stoneville 47 1086 d-h 41.6 83.8 1.10 9.6 26.8 4.3
Stoneville 373 1085 d-h 40.8 82.8 1.12 9.2 24.9 4.4
APX 9220 1080 d-h 39.0 82.8 1.13 9.5 25.9 4.2
PSC 556 1065 d-i 40.5 84.8 1.17 9.5 27.9 4.2
               
PMX 9306-0798 1057 e-i 41.3 83.6 1.12 9.8 27.4 4.4
TX 224 1048 f-i 39.2 83.2 1.13 9.5 26.5 3.9
Terra 366 1044 f-j 36.8 81.8 1.16 9.1 25.2 4.7
NC 72 1043 f-j 39.1 84.5 1.16 9.3 28.9 4.1
PM 1266 1035 f-j 39.5 84.3 1.12 9.1 25.3 4.1
TX 121 1030 g-j 38.8 83.4 1.16 9.8 28.2 4.3
Terra 292  999 g-j 37.2 84.5 1.16 9.8 25.5 4.2
DynaGro 209  940 ij 35.8 83.9 1.11 8.8 26.9 3.8
TX 300  915 j 39.2 83.2 1.14 8.8 27.7 4.2
TX 141  765 k 37.6 83.5 1.15 8.9 27.3 4.1
               
Average 1101            
CV   9.1            
R2   .53            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.
Planted: May 12, 1998.
Harvested: October 12, 1998.
Fertilization: 65 lb N, 28 lb P2O5, and 28 lb K2O/acre.
  May June July Aug. Sept.    
Rainfall (in): 4.84 1.77 2.99 2.89 11.79    
Irrigation (in): 1.30 2.00 3.00 2.00      
 
Test conducted by Shelby Baker, Larry Thompson, Stan Jones and Ronnie Pines.


Plains, Georgia:
Mid-Full Season Cotton Variety Performance, 1998, Irrigated

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
DP 655 BRR 1159 a 39.6 84.0 1.14 9.6 29.5 3.9
DP N35B 1155 a 38.9 83.3 1.12 9.4 28.9 4.3
DP 90B 1131 ab 38.3 83.7 1.12 9.1 29.2 4.2
DP 33B 1130 ab 38.9 83.9 1.13 9.8 28.4 4.4
PMX 9307-0802 1128 a-c 41.1 83.0 1.09 9.6 26.8 4.1
Stoneville 6M0021 1121 a-d 39.2 85.2 1.11 9.7 30.7 4.5
DP 458 BRR 1120 a-e 38.9 84.7 1.12 10.0 27.0 4.5
PSC 952 1115 a-f 40.5 83.7 1.12 10.0 26.8 4.6
PM 1580 RR 1103 a-g 39.7 83.6 1.10 9.9 27.7 4.7
TAM 8104 1096 a-g 41.1 84.2 1.12 9.4 26.5 4.1
               
APX 7126 1096 a-g 39.5 84.7 1.15 9.6 29.5 4.2
PM 1244 RR 1087 a-h 41.7 82.9 1.05 10.0 27.4 5.0
HS 46 1075 a-h 39.8 83.5 1.13 9.7 29.2 4.3
SureGrow 180 1066 a-i 38.3 84.1 1.16 9.4 27.0 4.1
DP 5415 RR 1066 a-i 38.9 83.6 1.12 9.8 27.4 4.6
DP 5690 RR 1065 a-i 39.7 83.1 1.12 9.5 29.9 4.4
PMX 9307-1281 1065 a-i 39.1 83.6 1.10 10.0 31.4 4.7
APX 9257 1063 a-i 40.7 83.9 1.11 9.9 28.5 4.5
PSC 569 1062 a-i 39.5 85.2 1.11 10.0 31.3 4.7
GA 94-894 1061 a-i 38.7 84.3 1.16 9.6 29.2 4.1
               
PM 1440 1048 b-i 40.0 85.4 1.13 9.7 27.3 4.4
IF 1000 1030 b-j 40.3 83.5 1.14 9.9 32.0 4.2
PM 1560 BG 1030 b-j 41.7 83.9 1.12 10.0 27.7 4.9
SureGrow 821 1023 c-k 39.1 85.5 1.15 10.0 27.6 4.2
HS 12 1014 d-k 37.5 83.5 1.14 9.5 29.1 4.5
AP 6101 1014 e-k 38.5 84.4 1.17 10.0 30.6 4.4
SureGrow 248 1012 f-k 39.8 84.9 1.18 9.7 29.5 4.5
FM 989 1012 f-k 39.6 85.7 1.18 9.2 29.6 3.9
PSC 636 1008 g-k 38.6 83.5 1.14 9.3 25.7 4.3
HS 44 1007 g-k 38.2 83.0 1.18 9.9 29.9 4.9
               
FM 832  999 g-k 39.1 86.0 1.19 9.1 29.9 4.2
AgriPro 4103  998 g-l 37.9 83.9 1.14 9.7 30.2 4.2
FiberMax 975  981 h-m 39.9 84.4 1.18 8.6 27.8 4.1
GA 94-325  964 i-m 39.2 83.2 1.17 9.4 28.3 4.2
GA 93-8  938 j-m 39.4 85.7 1.18 9.5 30.3 4.2
GA 93-299  922 k-m 38.3 84.2 1.14 9.8 30.4 4.2
PSC/GA King  917 k-m 38.4 84.0 1.14 9.5 28.3 4.0
GA 93B  893 lm 38.8 84.5 1.16 9.4 31.2 4.1
GA 95-155  876 m 36.8 83.9 1.12 9.7 29.9 4.3
               
Average 1042            
CV   7.8            
R2   .53            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.
Planted: May 12, 1998.
Harvested: October 12, 1998.
Fertilization: 65 lb N, 28 lb P2O5, and 28 lb K2O/acre.
  May June July Aug. Sept.    
Rainfall (in): 4.84 1.77 2.99 2.89 11.79    
Irrigation (in): 1.30 2.00 3.00 2.00      
 
Test conducted by Shelby Baker, Larry Thompson, Stan Jones and Ronnie Pines.


Plains, Georgia:
Dryland Cotton Variety Performance, 1998

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
PM 1244 RR 480 a 42.9 81.6 1.03 10.0 28.5 5.2
DP 458 BRR 476 ab 41.5 83.3 1.07 10.0 29.5 5.1
DP 90 B 463 a-c 40.5 82.7 1.10 9.9 31.7 4.8
DP 33 B 462 a-d 40.8 83.9 1.11 10.0 30.1 4.9
PM 1220 BG/RR 460 a-d 42.7 83.0 1.08 9.7 27.1 5.2
FiberMax 448 a-e 42.5 82.1 1.07 9.3 30.1 5.1
DP 5415 RR 441 a-f 41.6 82.4 1.11 10.0 30.2 5.0
DP 90 439 a-f 41.0 82.4 1.07 9.8 32.3 5.0
DP 32 B 436 a-f 40.4 81.7 1.08 10.0 27.2 5.0
FiberMax 832 435 b-f 39.6 84.1 1.13 9.7 32.5 4.8
               
SureGrow 125 433 b-f 42.6 84.4 1.10 10.0 27.0 4.9
AgriPro 6101 433 b-f 40.1 83.1 1.15 9.9 29.9 4.8
SureGrow 821 429 c-g 41.8 84.3 1.09 10.0 30.2 4.8
Stoneville 373 425 c-g 43.3 82.4 1.07 9.1 26.3 4.9
Stoneville 47 423 c-g 43.3 84.0 1.09 10.0 29.4 5.0
HS 44 419 c-h 40.8 84.4 1.11 9.7 30.7 5.0
HS 46 418 d-h 40.9 82.9 1.13 9.8 30.9 4.3
PM 1560 BG 412 e-h 43.1 83.9 1.07 10.1 29.1 5.0
SureGrow 501 401 f-h 43.2 83.9 1.10 10.0 32.8 4.7
PSC/GA King 386 gh 41.7 84.8 1.14 9.4 29.5 4.5
               
Stoneville 474 377 h 44.3 82.5 1.07 9.9 27.6 5.1
Stoneville 4740 376 h 44.4 83.3 1.07 9.3 27.9 4.9
               
Average 431            
CV 7.8            
R2 .55            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.
Planted: May 12, 1998.
Harvested: October 12, 1998.
Fertilization: 65 lb N, 28 lb P2O5, and 28 lb K2O/acre.
  May June July Aug. Sept.    
Rainfall (in): 4.84 1.77 2.99 2.89 11.79    
 
Test conducted by Shelby Baker, Larry Thompson, Stan Jones and Ronnie Pines.


Plains, Georgia:
Early Maturing Cotton Strains Performance, 1998, Irrigated

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
IF 1017 1267 a 40.5 85.2 1.16 9.0 29.9 4.4
PMX 95-163-19-31-BG 1261 a 39.5 83.4 1.09 9.2 26.7 4.3
PM 1220 BG/RR 1257 a 41.0 84.5 1.11 10.0 27.2 4.4
Stoneville 474 1242 ab 41.6 82.6 1.11 9.2 25.2 4.1
PMX 95-152-8-31 BG 1223 ab 40.6 84.7 1.13 10.0 28.4 4.4
PMX 95- 3-17-46 RR 1210 ab 41.4 85.5 1.13 9.5 27.2 4.3
PM 1242 RR 1197 a-c 40.1 86.1 1.10 10.0 27.6 4.5
PMX 9307-0755 1171 a-d 39.9 84.2 1.15 9.9 25.3 4.3
PMX 9306-0425 1166 a-d 38.9 84.5 1.15 9.7 26.3 4.5
PMX 9506-0081 1147 a-e 40.1 85.4 1.16 9.5 27.0 4.0
 
PMX 9307-0802 1122 b-e 40.2 82.7 1.12 9.9 27.9 3.5
PSC 262 1077 c-g 38.3 85.4 1.16 9.5 24.5 4.2
Terra 275 RR 1062 d-g 40.1 84.0 1.15 9.2 27.0 4.4
SS 9801 1035 e-g 38.6 83.7 1.15 9.6 30.1 4.5
PD 94068 1031 e-g 38.1 84.8 1.19 9.5 28.4 4.2
PD 94056 1018 f-h 37.4 86.1 1.17 9.9 30.3 3.7
91-D-215 1014 f-h 37.6 84.4 1.19 9.1 25.6 3.9
UAPX 2113  995 g-i 37.3 83.3 1.12 9.6 28.1 4.7
UAPX 2140  975 g-i 36.9 83.3 1.16 9.1 26.2 3.9
GA 94-658  975 g-i 37.7 83.3 1.12 9.7 27.8 4.3
 
SS 9802  900 hi 38.6 84.3 1.16 9.0 29.0 3.5
GA 95-333  871 i 35.7 82.8 1.13 9.2 28.2 3.9
 
Average 1100            
CV   8.4            
R2   .70            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.
Planted: May 12, 1998.
Harvested: October 12, 1998.
Fertilization: 65 lb N, 28 lb P2O5, and 28 lb K2O/acre.
  May June July Aug. Sept.    
Rainfall (in): 4.84 1.77 2.99 2.89 11.79    
Irrigation (in): 1.30 2.00 3.00 2.00      
 
Test conducted by Shelby Baker, Larry Thompson, Stan Jones and Ronnie Pines.


Plains, Georgia:
Mid-Full Season Cotton Strains Performance, 1998, Irrigated

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
IG 1019 1295 a 39.5 82.8 1.12 9.0 29.3 4.3
PM 1560 BG 1294 a 42.0 84.1 1.11 9.9 27.6 4.4
PMX 9306-0199 1229 ab 39.0 85.4 1.13 9.9 27.5 4.5
PMX 9307-2609 1198 a-c 39.0 84.9 1.14 9.9 28.2 4.9
PM H 1560 1194 a-c 39.4 85.3 1.15 9.9 27.5 4.1
DPX 9229B 1190 a-c 37.8 83.8 1.15 9.4 26.7 4.1
IG 1023 1183 a-c 41.4 82.6 1.12 9.0 29.5 3.8
Stoneville 6MO45 1173 a-c 38.9 84.8 1.13 10.0 27.2 4.3
PMX 9306-0672 1171 a-d 39.7 83.6 1.12 9.4 29.0 4.0
DPX 9725 1168 a-d 40.0 84.0 1.14 9.8 28.1 4.5
 
PD 94079 1144 b-e 38.4 82.9 1.13 9.8 29.2 4.2
APX 9263 1128 b-e 36.6 84.0 1.17 10.0 28.0 4.2
PD 94069 1122 b-e 38.3 84.4 1.13 9.4 29.7 4.3
DPX 9775 1107 b-e 38.4 84.4 1.13 10.0 31.1 4.0
HS 44 1097 b-e 37.5 83.2 1.15 9.2 29.0 4.1
PMX 9406-4384 1092 b-e 40.7 83.3 1.09 8.9 29.4 4.3
DP 5415 1089 b-f 38.5 84.9 1.17 10.0 29.7 4.0
DPX 9765 1082 c-f 39.3 84.4 1.14 9.7 27.3 4.4
PD 94063 1079 c-f 38.6 84.0 1.17 10.0 28.0 4.2
APX 9240 1028 d-f 39.2 83.8 1.17 9.5 26.9 3.8
 
94 WD 17 1012 ef 35.3 82.5 1.07 9.3 27.2 4.7
APX 9204   946 f 37.0 83.3 1.11 9.1 28.2 9.1
 
Average 1137            
CV   9.1            
R2   .49            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.
Planted: May 12, 1998.
Harvested: October 12, 1998.
Fertilization: 65 lb N, 28 lb P2O5, and 28 lb K2O/acre.
  May June July Aug. Sept.    
Rainfall (in): 4.84 1.77 2.99 2.89 11.79    
Irrigation (in): 1.30 2.00 3.00 2.00      
 
Test conducted by Shelby Baker, Larry Thompson, Stan Jones and Ronnie Pines.


Plains, Georgia:
Two-Year Average Performance of Early Maturing Cotton Varieties, 1997-1998

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
SureGrow 501 1152 a 41.7 84.6 1.16 10.8 30.7 4.3
Stoneville 474 1123 a 42.2 84.4 1.13 10.0 27.1 4.5
PM 1220 BG/RR 1098 a 41.3 84.5 1.13 10.6 29.0 4.6
DP 5111 1096 a 38.1 84.9 1.13 10.2 30.1 4.5
PM 1266 1064 a 39.7 84.9 1.17 9.9 27.8 4.1
PM 1220 RR 1055 a 40.5 85.5 1.15 10.8 28.0 4.8
DP 32 B 1051 a 38.2 83.2 1.14 10.7 28.6 4.3
Stoneville 373 1051 a 41.0 83.9 1.15 10.0 26.5 4.3
SureGrow 125 1048 a 39.9 84.7 1.17 10.8 27.3 4.2
DP 20 B 1042 a 38.7 85.6 1.16 11.3 27.3 4.1
 
Stoneville 47 1035 a 41.4 84.4 1.12 10.3 28.0 4.3
Stoneville 4740   916 a 41.6 84.9 1.14 10.5 28.7 4.3
 
Average 1063            
CV   9.7            
R2   .62            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.


Plains, Georgia:
Two-Year Average Performance of Mid-Full Season Cotton Varieties, 1997-1998

                               HVI Fiber Data                                  
Entry Lint Yield1 % Lint Unif. Length Elong. Strength Mike

  lbs/acre   index inches pct g/tex units
 
DP 35B 1151 a 38.0 85.0 1.16 10.1 30.7 4.2
PM 1560 BG 1148 a 41.0 84.9 1.15 10.3 29.0 4.8
FiberMax 989 1104 a 39.7 85.1 1.19 9.7 32.6 4.0
DP 33B 1067 a 37.9 83.9 1.16 10.8 30.9 4.0
DP 90B 1064 a 37.6 84.2 1.16 10.0 31.5 4.0
IF 1000 1058 a 39.2 84.2 1.16 10.4 32.5 4.2
SureGrow 821 1041 a 38.5 85.8 1.16 11.3 29.8 4.0
DP 5690RR 1024 a 37.9 84.2 1.13 10.2 31.7 4.1
HS 12 1010 a 37.1 84.6 1.18 10.2 31.5 4.5
SureGrow 180   998 a 37.4 85.5 1.20 10.1 29.0 4.2
 
AgriPro 4103   991 a 37.4 85.0 1.18 10.3 31.9 4.5
PSC/GA King   989 a 38.8 85.3 1.19 10.1 31.9 4.0
FiberMax 975   989 a 40.3 85.1 1.21 9.1 30.5 3.9
AgriPro 6101   987 a 37.5 84.5 1.21 10.5 32.8 4.4
HS 46   985 a 39.0 83.8 1.16 10.5 31.5 4.0
SureGrow 248   982 a 38.3 85.7 1.19 10.2 31.3 4.3
HS 44   982 a 37.6 84.3 1.20 10.3 32.0 4.6
DP 5415 RR   942 a 38.5 84.7 1.17 11.1 29.6 4.4
 
Average 1026            
CV   7.9            
R2   .62            

1. Yields followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% level of probability.



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