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the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant

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Boll in July sided with the OLR, recommending that Sweeney's license be revoked and that the high court order Sweeney to comply with the restitution order issued in the federal criminal case.
performed only when 40 to 50 per cent of cotton bolls are open.
The eight important traits of cotton such as 1st sympodial node number, sympodial branches/plant, boll weight, bolls/plant, lint%, micronaire, fibre length, and seed cotton yield/plant were studied.
The show (http://artisnaples.org/events/broadway-king-and-i) was in Naples in the days prior to and including Boll's arrest.
Boll weevil infestations which are allowed to develop during the winter may be extremely difficult to control during the following season.
It was also the home of Heinrich Boll, the German anti-Nazi Nobel prize-winning writer.
Each year at crop maturity, plants were harvested and boll weight, number of bolls and plant height was recorded.
Cotton plant architecture with maximum plant height, more boll count, more number of sympodial and monopodial branches, early blooming, high seed cotton yield and seed index (Farzana et al., 2005) are linked with selection of genotype and early sowing (Norfleet et al., 1997; Wrather et al., 2008).
The cotton was full of leaves, stalks and boll hulls--as it still is today--but many gins weren't yet equipped to remove that contamination, and the crop couldn't be ginned without being cleaned.
Some of the traits like boll number, boll weight and sympodia plant-1 did not reveal the highest GCA scoring parent for seed cotton yield.
COTTON (GOSSYPIUMHIRSUTUM) is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the family of Malvaceae.
As the same way cotton leaf curl disease causes a severe impact on all crop growth stages including 50% squaring, 50% flowering, 50% boll formation and 50% boll opening and greatly influenced by environmental factors.