The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia
Table of Contents
2002 Peanut, Cotton, and Tobacco Performance Tests
Research Report Number 686
January 2003
Tifton, Georgia:
Earlier Maturity Cotton Strains Performance, 2002, Irrigated
Entry   Lint Yield Lint Uniformity
Index
Length Strength Micronaire
lb/acre % % inches g/tex units
FM958B 1789 41.6 83.8 1.11 31.9 4.4
PH99M-1495 1732 40.7 85.9 1.17 34.0 5.2
TX295 1707 40.6 84.0 1.15 28.7 4.6
NX99574C 1700 39.2 83.7 1.17 27.4 4.3
DP444BR 1679 40.9 82.9 1.07 29.6 4.3
DELTAPEARL 1604 41.4 84.3 1.18 30.0 4.7
TAM96WD-22 1532 43.4 83.8 1.15 25.9 4.4
ACSIEXP7606 1509 39.6 83.7 1.09 30.6 4.2
M958 1498 41.9 82.1 1.07 24.7 4.9
PH98M-3196 1453 41.7 84.1 1.09 27.8 4.6
TX28R 1445 42.0 84.8 1.14 27.8 5.1
GA98-85 1434 40.2 82.6 1.13 28.7 5.3
NX99577C 1428 40.1 83.1 1.13 27.1 4.8
ACSIEXP7602 1375 39.7 84.0 1.16 33.5 4.0
GA98-21 1290 40.5 84.3 1.13 30.6 5.0
GA98-72 1196 37.7 83.7 1.14 29.3 4.9
Average 1523 40.7 83.8 1.13 29.2 4.7
LSD 0.10 168 1.5 NS 0.05 3 0.3
CV %   9.3 2.2 1.1 2.3 5.6 3.5
Bolding indicates entries not significantly different from highest yielding entry based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: April 23, 2002.
Harvested: September 12, 2002.
Fertilization: 88 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, and 108 lb K2O/acre.
Management: Telone II applied 3 gal/acre; Temik applied 4 lb/acre.
May June  July Aug. Sept.
Rainfall (in): 1.43 2.64 9.74 2.15 5.11
Irrigation (in): 0.70 1.50 1.60   0   0
Trials conducted by Larry Thompson, Grant Henderson, and Stephen Walker.