Hybrid cotton breeding program: Limited quantity of cotton hybrids produced for scientific use but seed production on commercial scale not yet possible
AuthorJohn H. Turner
Author AffiliationsJohn H. Turner is Director of the U.S.D.A. Cotton Experiment Station, Shafter, and Associate in the Experiment Station, University of California.
Hilgardia 13(3):3-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n03p3. March 1959.
Numerous cotton hybrids–offspring of a cross between two individuals of dissimilar genetic constitution–have been produced in limited quantities for a plant breeding program at the Shafter Cotton Experiment Station.
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