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  • Genetic basis of variation for lint color, yield, and quality in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.).

    Author(s) : Khan, A. A.Azhar, F. M.Khan, I. A.Riaz, A. H.Athar, M.

    Author Affiliation : Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

    Author Email : atariq@cdfa.ca.gov

    Journal article : Plant Biosystems 2009 Vol.143 No.Supplement pp.S17-S24 ref.24

    Abstract : Colored cottoncottonSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    produces naturally colored lintlintSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , which can help reduce the use of toxic dyes in textile. Four naturally colored lint accessions were crossed with eight white lint varieties of Gossypium hirsutumgossypium hirsutumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    L. to study the genetic basis of variation of lint color, fiber yield, and quality traits. Various shades of lint appeared in the F1 progenies and the inheritanceinheritanceSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    of lint colors appeared to be controlled by dominant genesgenesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    with varying degrees of dominancedominanceSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    . There was also some indication for the involvement of maternal effects in the manifestation of lint colors. Additive and dominance genetic effectsgenetic effectsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    were involved in the inheritance of fiber traits, dominance effects being greater. The estimate of narrow sense heritabilityheritabilitySubject Category: Properties
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    was very low for seed cotton yield and therefore direct selectionselectionSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    for yield would not be effective in isolating superior genotypes. As non-additive gene effects predominated in the inheritance of most fiber yield and quality characters, the development of colored cotton hybridshybridsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    and recurrent crossingcrossingSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    and selection would be useful for the genetic improvementgenetic improvementSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    of colored cottons.

    ISSN : 1126-3504

    DOI : 10.1080/11263500903178158

    Record Number : 20103119858

    Publisher : Taylor & Francis

    Location of publication : Abingdon

    Country of publication : UK

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : GossypiumgossypiumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Gossypium hirsutumgossypium hirsutumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : cottoncottonSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , crop qualitycrop qualitySubject Category: Properties
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    , crop yieldcrop yieldSubject Category: Properties
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    , crossescrossesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , crossingcrossingSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , dominancedominanceSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , genesgenesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , genetic effectsgenetic effectsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , genetic improvementgenetic improvementSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , genetic variationgenetic variationSubject Category: Properties
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    , heritabilityheritabilitySubject Category: Properties
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    , hybridshybridsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , inheritanceinheritanceSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , lintlintSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , plant fibresplant fibresSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , selectionselectionSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    Identifier(s) : genetic variability, genotypic variability, genotypic variation, heritable characters, plant fibersplant fibersSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    Broader term(s) : MalvaceaemalvaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MalvalesmalvalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eudicotseudicotsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SpermatophytaspermatophytaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , GossypiumgossypiumSubject Category: Organism Names
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