Seed Varieties Stories


China Develops Verticillium Wilt Resistant Cotton

October 9, 2013

China is taking the lead in the identification, testing, breeding, and application of a new cotton cultivar resistant to verticillium

Cotton Production

Newsom and Percival Join Americot’s Southwest Sales Team

October 7, 2013

Jimmy Newsom and Richard Percival have joined Americot, Inc., as cotton sales representatives serving two of the company’s key Texas

Insect Control

Five Traits That Will Revolutionize The Way You Grow Cotton

May 16, 2013

By Jim Steadman Given the number of new and improved cotton varieties that have been introduced over the past

Crop Inputs

Americot Grows Staff, Trait Pipeline and Market Share

May 16, 2013

Ken Legé doesn’t have a lot of free time on his hands these days. As the recently hired director of

Cotton Production

Monsanto Announces Major Expansion for Chesterfield Research Center

April 24, 2013

Monsanto will bring together its St. Louis-based research and development team on one campus when it completes a more than

FiberMax Welcomes Record Number of Growers Into One Ton Club

April 19, 2013

Overcoming a two-year drought in the Southwest, a record number of FiberMax growers achieved one-ton yields during the 2012 season.

Arkansas Consultant Discusses What He Needs in a Cottonseed

April 15, 2013

Blake Robbins, owner of Double R Agri Consultants, LLC in Phillips County, Ark., talks about what he looks for when

Americot Adds New Director of Technical Research

March 5, 2013

Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is pleased to announce its Director of Technical Services, Dr. Ken

Seed Review: Popular Varieties for the Southwest

March 5, 2013

Leaders from each of the major seed companies make their pitch for why you should plant their seed in 2013.

SPONSORED: Dr. Brooks Blanche – PhytoGen Cotton Development Specialist – MidSouth

March 4, 2013

Cotton Development Specialist Dr. Brooks Blanche discusses his role and the benefits of PhytoGen® brand PHY 499 WRF.

Seed Review: Workhorse Varieties for the Southeast

February 7, 2013

We go in-depth in examining some of the most popular cotton varieties that have been tailored for growers in the

SPONSORED: Dr. Russell Nuti, PhytoGen Cotton Development Specialist Southeast

February 6, 2013

PhytoGen Cotton Development Specialist Dr. Russell Nuti talks about best fits in the lower Southeast.

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Seed Varieties

Continuing a Legacy of Breeding Excellence

September 1, 2015

Deltapine’s Lloyd May understands that past successes in cotton breeding continue to open the door for more advancements.

Seed Varieties

Charlie Cook Brings Quality to All-Tex, Dyna-Gro Variety Development

July 9, 2015

Charlie Cook has turned his cotton breeding “hobby” into high quality varieties for the Southwest.

Seed Varieties

The Father of PhytoGen’s Phylosophy

June 8, 2015

After three decades in cotton breeding, PhytoGen’s Mustafa McPherson has left his mark on American cotton production.

Seed Varieties

Bollgard II XtendFlex Brings More Options to the Field

May 15, 2015

Cotton growers entered the 2015 season with a new option in the battle against glyphosate-resistant pigweed.


Focus on Cotton Series Adds SeedMatrix Tutorial

May 14, 2015

A new tutorial webcast detailing the features and use of SeedMatrix, a web-based software program that provides objective comparison information about cotton variety performance, is now available as part of the Focus on Cotton webinar series.


Cotton Variety Test Comparisons Now Available Online

April 8, 2015

Cotton Incorporated and Extension cotton specialists have partnered with SeedMatrix to make cotton variety yield test comparisons easily accessible to producers via computer, smartphone or tablet.

Common Thread

Defensive Specialist Helps Blunt Impact of Cotton Leaf Curl Virus

March 9, 2015

Dr. Jodi Scheffler’s work is helping solve problems and improve cotton production around the world.

Seed Varieties

Final 2014 Mississippi On-Farm Variety Data Now Online

January 22, 2015

Final data for the 2014 Mississippi State University on-farm cotton variety trials is now available online.


2015 Tennessee Cotton Variety Guide Available Online

December 16, 2014

The 2015 Tennessee Cotton Variety Guide is now available online.


2014 Mississippi Small Plot Trial Data Now Available

December 15, 2014

Data from the 2014 Mississippi Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial is now available through Mississippi State University.

Insect Control

Genome Mapping Signals Brighter Days for U.S. Cotton

December 6, 2014

At a time when growers rely increasingly more on genetic advancements in yield and fiber quality to keep cotton economically viable, cotton breeders and researchers are excited about the possibilities that genome mapping brings to variety and trait development.