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Studies on the sowing date of cotton in the Sudan Gezira. III. The effect of sowing date on yield and quality under different fertilizer and spraying treatments

Jackson, J.E.; Faulkner, R.C.; Schultz, L.R.

Journal of Agricultural Science. Cambridge 69: 329-339


DOI: 10.1017/s0021859600018980
Accession: 014697712

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The following is based largely on the authors' summary of this further part. Field experiments in the Sudan Gezira in 1959-64 showed that when strains of Egyptian-type cotton resistant to blackarm were sown about the beginning of August and adequately protected from flea-beetles, the resultant crop was of higher yield and considerably better average quality than that from normal sowing in the latter half of August.

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