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Bulgarian Journal of Crop Science   ISSN 0568-465X
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New cotton variety Sirius
Neli Valkova
Abstract: The study was carried out during the period 2007-2010 at the Field Crops Institute, Chirpan. In the system of IASAS the variety Sirius was tested in 2013- 2014. The variety is certified and registered in the catalog of the Republic of Bulgaria in 2016 (Сеrtificate № 11079/01.03.2016). It is created by combination of methods of hybridization and radiation mutagenesis. The study presented morphological and biological characteristics of the variety Sirius. Its productive potential and fiber quality were assessed against standard varieties in field trials and in the system of IASAS. The survey results identify the new variety as a very good combination of earliness, productivity and technological properties of the fiber. The variety has high stability and it is suitable for growing under different conditions and technologies.
Keywords: cotton; fiber quality; seed yield; variety Sirius
Date published: 2017-06-21
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