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Table 6 Characteristics of five Egyptian cotton varieties of Gossypium barbadense species

From: Fibre attributes and mapping the cultivar influence of different industrial cellulosic crops (cotton, hemp, flax, and canola) on textile properties

Cotton
varietiesa
Fibre count
dtexb
Tenacity
cN/texc
Young modulus
g/dend
G45 (G. barbadense) 1.33 37.88 32.11 (= 288.99 g/tex = 28.899 g/dtex)
G87 (G. barbadense) 1.51 37.13 42.59 (= 383.31 g/tex = 38.331 g/dtex)
G88 (G. barbadense) 1.62 35.55 43.55 (= 391.95 g/tex = 39.195 g/dtex)
G86 (G. barbadense) 1.76 39.01 42.09 (= 378.81 g/tex = 37.881 g/dtex)
G90 (G. barbadense) 1.64 32.75 34.30 (= 308.70 g/tex = 30.870 g/dtex)
  1. a Abdellatif et al., (2012)
  2. b Tex system is the linear density of yarn and is defined as the weight in grams per 1 km of yarn and decitex (dtex) is the weight in grams per 10 km
  3. c cN/tex: Centi-Newton; d Denier = (Tex × 9), g/tex = (g/den x 9), g/dtex = (g/den x.0.9)