SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – Kanesia-15 cotton produces excellent quality fiber such as 44% fiber content, 30 mm length, 32.16 g/tex strength, 5.63% elasticity, 4.9 mic softness, and 86,46% uniformity. This cotton variety produce 962 kg – 2.2 tons seeded cotton/ha on limited water soil, and 1.6 – 3.6 tons on soil with optimal water supply.
High production and well adapted in soil with limited water supply and resistant to Amrasca biguttula pest.
Thise cotton variety is potential to be commercially developed by fibrous agro-industries and potential development areas are East Java, Central Java, West Nusa Tenggara, South Sulawesi, Yogyakarta, Bali, and East Nusa Tenggara.
Inventor : Emmy Sulistyowati, Hasnam, Siwi Sumartini
Indonesian Sweetener and Fiber Crops Research Insitute
IPR Protection Status : Variety Registration No. 23/PVHP/2009