Table 1 Summary statistics on fiber quality traits in two hybrids
MeanMinMaxParents
TraitRILBCRILBCRILBC
XZ hybrid
 Fiber length (mm)28.4828.5225.9626.7431.0130.4928.7227.78
 Fiber uniformity84.6384.8881.8282.2286.7887.0884.2885.00
 Fiber strength (cN/tex)29.1229.2925.5527.1332.3831.7829.7527.90
 Fiber elongation6.916.776.436.507.287.006.836.68
 Micronaire4.614.683.594.085.425.254.764.74
XZV hybrid
 Fiber length (mm)28.0728.6024.8126.0931.8631.3828.7228.47
 Fiber uniformity84.4585.2581.4082.0286.5087.2584.2883.97
 Fiber strength (cN/tex)29.7530.1825.6227.3333.8032.7729.7530.14
 Fiber elongation6.726.676.306.407.106.936.836.73
 Micronaire4.394.283.273.645.314.864.764.11