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Table 3 Comparisons of bundle and individual fiber properties between mature MD52ne and MD90ne fibers having identical MIC value

From: Comparative fiber property and transcriptome analyses reveal key genes potentially related to high fiber strength in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) line MD52ne

Measuring methods Fiber Properties MD52ne MD90ne MD52ne/MD90ne t test
p value
HVI MIC 4.931 ± 0.02 4.931 ± 0.06 1.00 1.0000
BFS (g/tex) 39.27 ± 1.41 31.66 ± 1.19 1.24 < 0.0001***
UHML (mm) 31.01 ± 0.79 29.59 ± 0.48 1.05 0.0089**
AFIS Maturity ratio (MR) 0.99 ± 0.02 0.97 ± 0.01 1.02 0.1963
Fineness (mtex) 171.67 ± 6.11 173.67 ± 3.06 0.99 0.6389
Favimata Breaking force (cN) 5.67 ± 2.34 4.63 ± 2.18 1.22 < 0.0001***
  1. aAverage breaking force (cN) was calculated from 303 individual fibers by Favimat. Each value is the mean ± SD. Statistical significance was shown at the probability levels under 0.05*, 0.01**, and 0.001***. HVI, High Volume Instrument; AFIS, Advanced Fiber Information System; MIC, micronaire; BFS, bundle fiber strength