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'Exotic' Genes to Help Improve Cotton Yield and Quality

13:00 EDT 2 May 2019 | ISAAA

Cotton breeders face a significant challenge as cotton yield is inversely related to fiber quality. As yield improves, fiber quality decreases, and vice-versa. To overcome this challenge, the research team led by Peng Chee from the University of Georgia turned to obsolete cultivars of cotton with ‘exotic' genetic material. The team looked at the ge...

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