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- Seed companies have announced an updated list of new cotton varieties and/or traits for 2011, which are detailed below. The list includes cotton varieties adapted to the Southeast, Southwest and Mid-South.
Monsanto's Deltapine brand
There are two new cotton varieties from the Deltapine brand of cotton seed available for 2010. The Class of 2011 varieties are:
DP 1133 B2RF is a mid-maturity variety with smooth leaves that showed its best performance in the lower Mid-South and parts of the lower Southeast. It is a medium plant height, 41.2 gin turnout, 36.5 staple, 4.8 micronaire, 31.5 strength and a length uniformity index of 83.5.
DP 1137 B2RF is a mid-maturity variety with outstanding yield potential for dryland situations in the upper Southeast and dryland hill section of the upper Mid-South. It is a tall plant, with 41.1 percent gin turnout, 36.1 staple, 4.7 micronaire, 29.7 strength and a length uniformity index of 83.1.
In 2011, Deltapine is offering Acceleron cotton seed treatment products to help maximize the performance potential of Deltapine cotton, offered as additional protection to the standard base fungicide seed treatment.
To learn more about Deltapine cotton varieties, go to www.deltapine.com.