Comparative chloroplast genome sequence analyses of gossypium thurberi with two cultivated allotetraploid gossypium species
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Biomol - Biotechnology Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Biomol - Biotech-Asia

Back to Content Author Farshid Talat West Azerbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center, AREEO, Urmia, Iran Abstract The chloroplast is the sole site for photosynthetic activities in green plants and contains the whole enzymatic machinery needed for this purpose. Gossypium thurberi is a wild diploid species and also one of...

Association mapping for seed cotton yield, its contributing and fiber quality traits in Upland Cotton (G. hirsutum L.) germplasm lines.
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Breeding-Asia Fiber Quality

Back to Content Author Suresh handi and I.S.Katageri* *Professor and Head, Institute of Agribiotechnology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA, katageriis@uasd.in Abstract Determination of the genetic  basis of complex quantitative traits has been one of the major scientific challenges in the process of crop i...

The history, development and future of cotton extension in india
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Production Extension Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast ProdExtension-Asia

Back to Content Author USHA RANI Senior Scientist, Central Institute for Cotton Research, ICAR, Regional Station, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India Abstract The influence of Extension in Indian Cotton sector is time immemorial, influential and imperative. Extension in cotton started during the American civil war, when the Confederacy has stopp...

Determination of Some Agricultural and Technological Properties of Cotton Planted As Second-Crop in Wheat-Cotton Cultivation System
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Agronomy & physiology Network coordination Agro-phyisio-Med-MiddleEast Network-MedMiddleEast

Back to Content Author Sema Basbag*                                       Remzi Ekinci* *Dicle University Faculty of Agriculture, Field Crops Department 21280- Diyarbakır, sbasbag@dicle.edu.tr Abstract The opportunity to increase agricultural areas is limited so that increasing demands can be achieved by producing more products from existe...

Designing African rainfed cotton ideotype by simulation
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Breeding-WestCentralAfrica

Back to Content Author ROMAIN LOISON CIRAD – France Abstract Crop simulation models (CSM) dynamically estimate agricultural production as a function of weather and soil conditions, and crop management. They can be used for evaluating cultivars in  actual and future tropical conditions. In Northern Cameroon, cotton (Gossypiumhirsutum L.) is...

Morpho-physiological traits conferring drought adaptation among cotton genotypes in Cameroon
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Climate change Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Climate-WestCentralAfrica Breeding-WestCentralAfrica

Back to Content Author ROMAIN LOISON CIRAD – France Abstract In Cameroon, water shortage is the major abiotic factor limiting cotton (Gossypiumhirsutum L) yield and lint quality. Understanding cotton physiological responses to water supply and their consequences on growth and development therefore provides insight into the problem of yield...

Sixty Years Of Cotton Breeding In Cameroon: Interaction Between Genetic Improvement And Rainfed Cropping Conditions
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Climate change Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Climate-WestCentralAfrica Breeding-WestCentralAfrica Cotton and Environmrnt

Back to Content Author ROMAIN LOISON CIRAD – France Abstract Seed cotton (Gossypium  hirsutum L) yield in Northern Cameroon has been declining since the 80s despite breeding efforts. We used a set of widely grown cotton cultivars released at  different dates to study genetic improvement under different cropping conditions in Cameroon, and i...

Ecophysiological analysis and modeling of genotype by environment by crop management interactions on cotton (gossypium hirsutum l.) in cameroon for the design of ideotypes
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Agronomy & physiology Network coordination Agro-physio-West-Central-Africa Network-MedMiddleEast Breeding-WestCentralAfrica Cotton and Environmrnt

Back to Content Author ROMAIN LOISON CIRAD – France Abstract Cotton lint is the first natural fiber used in the world. Cotton provides income to more than 10 million people in West and Central Africa. In Cameroon, it is produced in rainfed conditions and water shortage is the major abiotic factor limiting yield and lint quality. In this co...

A graphical method to determine dominant and recessive gene percents using diallel analysis in cotton
By Michel Fok on Jun 16, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Breeding-Asia

Back to content Authors Ercan EFE KahramanmarasSutcuimam University, TURKEY Abstract In diallel analysis widely used by plant breeders, WrvsVr graph gives important knowledge about the parents. In this graph, it’s possible to interpret distribution of dominant and recessive genes among the parents by investigating the relations between W*r...

Effects of interspecific hybridization on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.*Gossypium Barbadense L.)
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Biomol - Biotechnology Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Biomol - Biotech-Asia Breeding-Asia

Back to Content Authors Mehmet ÇOBAN1, Aydın ÜNAY2, Hakan ÇİFCİ3,Birnur İLHAN4 1Cotton Research Institute, 09800 Nazilli, Turkey 2Department of Crop Science, Adnan Menderes University, 09100 Aydin, Turkey 3Sheep Breeding Research Institute, 10200 Bandırma, Turkey 4General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies, 06171 Anka...

Leaf reddening index as an indicator of leaf reddening malady in bt cotton hybrids: causes and remedies
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Disease control Biomol - Biotechnology Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Biomol - Biotech-Asia Disease-Asia-51 Breeding-Asia

Back to Content Authors Y. Rakshitha1, B. S. Janagoudar* and A. Amaregouda2 1 Postgraduate scholar, 2 Professor of Crop Physiology *        Correspondence : Dr. B. S. Janagoudar, Dean (Agri), College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad – 580 005, Karnataka, India e-mail : bjanagoudar56@gmail.com, deanacd@uasd.i...

Molecular breeding: cotton transcriptome analysis, characterisation and validation of fibre strength genes assistive in marker assisted selection
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Biomol - Biotechnology Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Biomol - Biotech-Asia Breeding-Asia Fiber Quality

Back to Content Author B.R.Patil,I.S. Katageri,B.M Khadi, G. Balasubramani, K.P.Raghvendra, J.Amudha, S.K.Deshpande Abstract The relative gene expression of GhcesA1, GhcesA2, and GhcesA7 orthologus of AtcesA8, AtcesA4, and AtcesA7 respectively, Ghcobl4, Ghfla3 and GhMT1genes using Recombinant Inbred Lines mapping population was studied through...

Maintaining Scheme of The Egyptian Cotton varieties
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Breeding-MedMiddleEast

Back to Content Author Gaber M. Hemaida  Cotton Research Institute, ARC, Egypt. Abstract In Egypt, the problem of cotton varieties deterioration has been the subject of concern since the early days of Egyptian cotton cultivation. It appears to be true, that many varieties in the early years of this century went out of cultivation because t...

Egyptian Cotton Breeding Program
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast Breeding-MedMiddleEast

Back to Content Author Hasan Al-Adly Cotton Research Institute, Giza-Egypt Abstract All the Egyptian cotton varieties belong to Gossypium barbadense L. Egyptian cotton breeding program is unique and depends onbreeding pure progeny lines, therefore Egyptian cotton varieties have higher stability and continues for several years in common agr...

Keynote speech: Science – based technological innovations for textile development
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast

Back to Content Author Prof. Dr.  A. Hebeish National Research Centre, Textile Research Division Dokki, Cairo, Egypt Abstract See attachment Back to Content

Blending Cotton with Regenerated Cellulosic Fiber (Bamboo) to Obtain a More Durable Yarn
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast

Back to Content Authors Mohamed Neguib El-Banna1, A.A.A.El-Banna2, Mohamed A. M. El-Sayed Negm3, Mahmoud Ismail El-Bagoury4 and Dalia M. Nageeb5 1&2) Faculty Agriculture Saba Basha, Alexandria University, Egypt 3) Cotton Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Giza, Egypt 4&5) Cotton Arbitration & Testing General O...

MedMiddleEast - 12th Meeting - Content
By Michel Fok on Jun 15, 2019

Network coordination Network-MedMiddleEast

The 12th Meeting of the Inter-Regional Cooperative Research Network on Cotton for the Mediterranean and Middle East Regions took place on October 06- 10, 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh, EGYPT Organizing committee (see attachment) List of participants (see attachment) Keynote speeches Future biotechnology in Cotton (Prof. Keshava R. KRANTHI) Sci...

JCR-Role of SNPs in determining QTLs for major traits in cotton
By Fan Qin on May 29, 2019

Breeding & Genetic improvement Agronomy & physiology Biomol - Biotechnology Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology JCR

Abstract: A single nucleotide polymorphism is the simplest form of genetic variation among individuals and can induce minor changes in phenotypic, physiological and biochemical characteristics. This polymorphism induces various mutations that alter the sequence of a gene which can lead to observed changes in amino acids. Several assays have been de...

Mep Plus – A Newly Registered PGR
By Muhammad Naveed Arshad on Apr 26, 2019

WCRC WCRC2

ABSTRACT MepPlus is a premix of Mepiquat Chloride and Bacillus cereus (BP01). It gained full EPA registration in 1997 for use on cotton. The B. cereus component has a tolerance exemption on all crops. MepPlus was extensively tested by university researchers across the US cotton belt in 1996 and 1997. It provides both significantly higher lint yiel...

Effect of Four Growth Regulators
By Muhammad Naveed Arshad on Apr 26, 2019

WCRC WCRC2

ABSTRACT The effect of four plant growth regulators (PGRs) on crop performance, fruiting pattern, yield and fiber quality in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) was evaluated in field experiments for two years in Greece. All four PGRs (Cytokin, Cytoplex, PHCA and Atonic) increased seedcotton yield and differences were related to effects on plant growth...