Table 1 Polymorphism and fiber strength of the three CSSLs and the recurrent parent CCRI45
CottonNumber of Differential MakersProportion of Polymorphic MarkersaUpper Half Mean Length (mm)MironaireFiber Strength (cN/tex)
MBI7561275.13%32.10 ± 1.65b5.10 ± 04534.30 ± 1.89b
MBI7747112.10%33.80 ± 1.64b4.30 ± 0.4136.50 ± 1.83b
MBI7285397.41%27.10 ± 1.344.40 ± 0.4525.90 ± 1.76
CCRI450028.13 ± 0.715.03 ± 0.4927.97 ± 0.93
  • a 526 SSR markers used for genetic testing.

  • b CSSLs significantly different from CCRI45 (P < 0.01).