BH 160

 Type: Upland. Tetraploid (Gossypium hirsutum). Medium staple.

Parentage: Cedix FDW 946 x 673/93 (1994).

Check: FH 1000

Breeders: Shah, R. H. et al.

Center: Cotton Research Station, Bahawalpur.

BH 160

Type: Upland. Tetraploid (Gossypium hirsutum). Medium staple.

Parentage: Cedix FDW 946 x 673/93 (1994).

Check: FH 1000

Breeders: Shah, R. H. et al.

Center: Cotton Research Station, Bahawalpur.

Maintainer: Cotton Botanist, CRS, Bahawalpur.

Status: Released, 2004 (Punjab). Registered 2004.

Growth habit: Semi spreading, medium early in maturity (120-150 days), stem-tip-hairiness medium, pigmentation weak. Lodge resistant.

Height and branching: Medium height (170-190 cm), nodes to first fruiting branch 6-7, monopodia 0-3, sympodia 15-20, short to medium, semi-erect.

Foliage: Foliage medium dense, dark green, medium hairy, and nectaried, leaf length 19.0, width 16.0, stalk 12.0 cm.

Flower: Flowering medium early and of medium duration. Flower medium, nectaried, creamy, with intermediate calyx, pollen creamy, stamen medium dense, and semi-erect, stigma height medium (15-20 mm) with short exsertion (0-1 mm).

Boll: Size medium, 4-5 locked, roundish, wide at lower mid, beak very short, finely pitted and gossypol normal, opening good. Bolls/plant 20-25, boll weight 4.2 g, length 4.0, width 3.0, peduncle 1.5 cm, bracteole normal.

Yield kg/ha: Seed cotton 2500.0

Fiber: GOT 39.0%, Staple length 29.5 mm, Micronaire 4.2, Strength 95.1 tppsi, Uniformity 50.0%.

Seed: Seed Index 8.4 g, size medium, length 6.9, width 4.5 mm, oil 24.0 %. Seeds fuzzy white.

Leaf curl virus (CLCV): Tolerant.

Variants: Habit varies with space, sowing and stem damage.

Leading characters: BH 160 heat tolerant, medium tall growing, dark green, medium dense foliage, pollen creamy, boll roundish with very short beak and medium early in maturity, opening good, and seed fuzzy white.

 

Reference :  COTTON VARIETIES OF PAKISTAN

by Dr. Akhlaq Hussain, Muhammad Ibrahim, Munir Ahmed Naz

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