|Fibre Properties||(a) 2.5% Span Length||27 to 30 mm 1-1/16"-1-3/16"||26 to 28 mm 1-1/32"-1-3/32"|
|(b) Micronaire||:||3.5 to 4.2mm||3.2 to 3.8mm|
|(c) Bundle Strength||:|
|(1) 1000 lbs./sq.inch||:||85 to 90||84 to 90|
|(2) 1/8" gauge- g/tex||:||19 to 23||18 to 22|
|(d) Spinning Counts||:||40s to 50s||34s to 44s|
|Comparable Foregin Growth West African, Brazilian, Tanzanian, Paraguan and Argentine. General Remarks It is generally cultivated in well drained black sandy loam soil. This variety matures about 5-6 weeks early as compared to other standard Gujarat cottons. It has continuous production of flushes of flowers and bolls. It is estimated that production of Hybrid-4 may be around 13 lakhs bales.(of 170 Kgs.)if the entire country is taken into consideration.Thus it easily meets the internal demand and export needs as well. Japanese technicians have produced a fine textured fabric of gossamer quality from this cotton. Innumerable enquiries are being made by European countries and Japan for this cotton variety.|
Pedigree Guj.67(G.hir.) x American nectariless (G.hirs.) Duration June/July to November/February.It is grown in the States of Gujarat. Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh under irrigated and assured rainfall conditions.