My Account: Log In | Join | Renew
Search
Author
Title
Vol.
Issue
Year
1st Page

Abstract

 

This article in AJ

  1. Vol. 52 No. 9, p. 506-508
     
    Published: Sept, 1960


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2134/agronj1960.00021962005200090006x

Evaluation of Sodium 2, 3-Dichloroisobutyrate as a Selective Male Gametocide in Cotton1

  1. J. B. Pate and
  2. E. N. Duncan22

Synopsis

Synopsis

FW-450 at several treatment levels caused male and female sterility with no marked selectivity for either gamete. At one level, 1.02 pounds per acre, gametocidal selectivity for the male gamete was indicated. Natural crossing percentages were increased in a series of varieties by treatment with FW-450. The results indicated that FW-450 at the rates used in these experiments is not suitable for use as a selective male gametocide in commercial production of hybrid cottonseed.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © .