If you have any questions please contact Dr. Hunter Frame, Field Crops Agronomist at whframe@vt.edu

Table 1: Relative yield (RY) analysis of 43 cotton varieties tested across four locations in Virginia during 2021. 

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Preliminary Cotton Yield Tables.pdf
Entry No. Variety Maturity Relative Yield Avg. Relative Yield
      TAREC SHC SUSS IOW  
               
4 DP 2038 B3XF  Early 1.00 0.96 1.00 0.93 0.97
15 AMX20B037B3XF  Mid 0.94 0.98 0.91 0.94 0.94
37 PX1140A385-04W3FE  Early 0.86 0.97 0.91 0.98 0.93
16 ST 4550GLTP  Mid 0.88 0.98 0.97 0.88 0.93
21 ST 4595 B3XF** Full 0.91 0.98 0.88 0.93 0.93
8 20R741B3XF - 0.93 0.98 0.85 0.91 0.92
3 DP 2020 B3XF  Early-Mid 0.87 1.00 0.94 0.85 0.92
28 PHY 360 W3FE  Early-Mid 0.83 0.91 0.92 0.98 0.91
34 PHY 411 W3FE** Mid 0.88 0.95 0.83 0.96 0.91
1 DP 1646 B2XF  Early-Mid 0.90 0.85 0.90 0.94 0.90
6 DP 2127 B3XF - 0.85 0.94 0.91 0.87 0.89
30 PHY 400 W3FE Mid-Full  0.77 0.87 0.93 1.00 0.89
2 DP 2012 B3XF - 0.87 0.92 0.90 0.87 0.89
36 PX1140A383-04W3FE Early-mid 0.78 1.00 0.82 0.96 0.89
19 ST 5091B3XF  Early 0.89 0.92 0.86 0.87 0.89
5 DP 2115 B3XF Mid 0.91 0.81 0.88 0.93 0.88
18 ST 4993B3XF - 0.85 0.93 0.89 0.86 0.88
24 BX 2298B3XF Mid 0.83 0.92 0.95 0.81 0.88
31 PHY 443 W3FE Mid-Full 0.86 0.86 0.96 0.83 0.88
17 ST 4990B3XF  Mid-full 0.86 0.86 0.95 0.82 0.87
29 PHY 390 W3FE  Mid 0.83 0.89 0.82 0.94 0.87
27 PHY 350 W3FE  Early-Mid 0.74 0.89 0.90 0.94 0.87
20 ST 5471GLTP  Mid 0.81 0.82 0.96 0.85 0.86
9 20R734B3XF Mid 0.82 0.90 0.88 0.84 0.86
11 NG 4190 B3XF Mid-Full 0.83 0.95 0.81 0.84 0.86
26 PHY 340 W3FE Mid 0.86 0.81 0.92 0.84 0.86
38 DG 3456 B3XF - 0.79 0.89 0.92 0.78 0.85
7 DP 2141NR B3XF  Mid-Full 0.80 0.93 0.87 0.78 0.85
35 PX1130A329-04W3FE  Early 0.71 0.95 0.80 0.91 0.84
39 DG 3535 B3XF Mid 0.87 0.87 0.94 0.68 0.84
23 BX 2297B3XF  Full 0.87 0.82 0.78 0.89 0.84
40 DG 3570 B3XF  Mid-Full 0.83 0.87 0.79 0.84 0.83
10 NG 3195 B3XF Early-mid 0.89 0.82 0.80 0.80 0.83
13 NG 4936 B3XF  Mid-full 0.80 0.94 0.73 0.81 0.82
25 PHY 332 W3FE Early-Mid 0.77 0.82 0.73 0.96 0.82
22 BX 2296B3XF  Early-Mid 0.86 0.85 0.88 0.68 0.82
12 NG 5150 B3XF Early-Mid 0.74 0.82 0.83 0.82 0.80
14 NG 3930 B3XF  Early-Mid 0.79 0.83 0.76 0.79 0.79
32 PHY 500 W3FE  Early-Mid 0.68 0.84 0.80 0.75 0.77
33 PHY 545 W3FE  Early-Mid 0.67 0.78 0.85 0.77 0.77
44 FM 1830GLT  Early-Mid 0.75 - - - 0.75
41 DG H959 B3XF Mid 0.77 0.78 0.68 0.69 0.73
43 DG 3520 B3XF  Early-Mid 0.71 - - - 0.71
  Trial Avg.   0.82 0.89 0.87 0.86 0.85
  LSD (0.1)   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.97
Experimental lines not released
**New varieties to be released in 2022            

Table 3: Three-year (2019-2021) relative yield averages for varieties tested each year

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Preliminary Cotton Yield Tables.pdf
Seed Company Variety Avg. Relative Yield
BASF ST 4550 GLTP 0.93
Bayer DP 1646 B2XF 0.89
BASF ST 5471 GLTP 0.87
Corteva PHY 400 W3FE 0.86
Corteva PHY 443 W3FE 0.85
Loveland DG 3570 B3XF 0.85
Americot NG 4936 B3XF 0.84
Corteva PHY 350 W3FE 0.84
Corteva PHY 545 W3FE 0.83
Corteva PHY 332 W3FE 0.81
Americot NG 3930 B3XF 0.76
Corteva PHY 340 W3FE 0.75
  Mean 0.84

Table 5. Cotton lint yields and turnouts for 10 cotton varieties entered in the on-farm variety testing locations in 2021. 

 

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Preliminary Cotton Yield Tables.pdf
Variety Avg. across Isle of Wight Co. Suffolk Southampton Co. Surry Co. Sussex Co.
  5 locations Allen Ellis Darden Lowe Webb
  Lint Yield Lint Lint Yield Lint Lint Yield Lint Lint Yield Lint Lint Yield Lint Lint Yield Lint
  lb./A % lb./A % lb./A % lb./A % lb./A % lb./A %
DP 2115 B3XF 1563 46.5 964 46.2 1189 43.1 2223 48.0 1723 47.0 1715 48.1
ST 4550GLTP 1520 47.2 889 47.5 1191 45.1 1992 47.2 1698 46.7 1828 49.4
NG 3195 B3XF 1506 45.5 1000 46.2 1093 43.6 2056 45.4 1667 44.8 1717 47.6
PHY 400 W3FE 1498 46.6 1063 47.6 1140 44.4 2039 47.1 1695 46.5 1555 47.4
P 2038 B3XF 1497 49.0 921 49.5 1140 47.0 2087 49.9 1665 48.3 1675 50.4
ST 5091B3XF 1489 45.4 962 45.5 1063 43.3 2063 45.9 1591 44.7 1776 47.7

PHY 360 W3FE

1471 45.4 1027 45.4 1206 43.5 2013 46.3 1440 44.6 1671 47.0
DP 2127 B3XF 1405 45.3 902 46.2 986 42.4 1988 46.2 1495 43.9 1654 47.7
PHY 443 W3FE 1383 45.3 879 47.0 902 43.3 1924 46.3 1547 47.1 1664 47.7
NG 4936 B3XF 1339 46.3 843 41.3 1021 39.4 1855 42.8 1478 40.6 1496 44.1
                         
Mean 1467 45.9 945 46.2 1093 44.0 2024 46.5 1600 45.4 1674 47.7
LSD (0.1) - - 125 1.1 121 1.4 88 1.0 - - - -
PHY = PhytoGen, Corteva Agriscience; DP = DeltaPine, Bayer Cropscience; NG = NexGen, Americot/NexGen; ST = Stoneville, BASF
 

Table 2: Two-year (2020-2021) relative yield averages for varieties tested each year.

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Preliminary Cotton Yield Tables.pdf
Seed Company Variety Avg. Relative Yield
Bayer DP 2038 B3XF 0.95
Bayer DP 2115 B3XF 0.92
BASF ST 4550GLTP 0.91
BASF ST 5471GLTP 0.88
Bayer DP 1646 B2XF 0.87
Bayer DP 2012 B3XF 0.86
Bayer DP 2020 B3XF 0.86
Corteva PHY 400 W3FE 0.86
Corteva PHY 411 W3FE** 0.86
Corteva PHY 443 W3FE 0.86
Loveland DG 3456 B3XF 0.85
BASF ST 4990B3XF 0.85
Corteva PHY 390 W3FE 0.84
Americot NG 3195 B3XF 0.83
Corteva PHY 350 W3FE 0.82
Loveland DG 3570 B3XF 0.82
Corteva PHY 360 W3FE 0.82
Corteva PHY 545 W3FE 0.81
Loveland DG 3535 B3XF 0.81
Americot NG 4936 B3XF 0.8
Corteva PHY 332 W3FE 0.78
Corteva PHY 340 W3FE 0.78
Corteva PHY 500 W3FE 0.77
Americot NG 3930 B3XF 0.71
  Mean 0.84
** New varieties to be released in 2022