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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Efrem Bechere

Research Geneticist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Commonality analysis and selection of parents for with-in boll yield components in Upland cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Apr-14)
Registration of tufted-naked seed in upland cotton germplasm 9023n4t - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Auld, D.L. 2013. Registration of tufted-naked seed in upland cotton germplasm 9023n4t. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8(1):63-67.
Genetics of ginning efficiency and its genotypic and phenotypic correlations with agronomic and fiber traits in upland cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Boykin Jr, J.C., Zeng, L. 2014. Genetics of ginning efficiency and its genotypic and phenotypic correlations with agronomic and fiber traits in upland cotton. Crop Science. 54:507-513.
Genetic effect and genetic values of fiber properties in F2 and F3 hybrids between germplasm lines and high yield cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Wu, J., Bechere, E. 2013. Genetic effect and genetic values of fiber properties in F2 and F3 hybrids between germplasm lines and high yield cultivars. Euphytica. 459-469.
Registration of mutant population of MD 15 M4 Gossypium hirsutum L. with enhanced fiber quality - (Germplasm Registration)
Bechere, E., Meredith Jr, W.R., Boykin Jr, J.C. 2013. Registration of mutant population of MD 15 M4 Gossypium hirsutum L. with enhanced fiber quality. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7(2)216-219.
Cotton genotype differences in fiber-seed attachment force Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boykin Jr, J.C., Bechere, E., Meredith, W.R. 2012. Cotton genotype differences in fiber-seed attachment force. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:170-178.
A new fuzzless seed locus in an upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) mutant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Turley, R.B., Auld, D.L., Zeng, L. 2012. A new fuzzless seed locus in an upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) mutant. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3(6):799-804.
Combining ability for neps seed coat fragments and motes in Upland cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Bechere, E. 2012. Combining ability for neps seed coat fragments and motes in Upland cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:17-26.
Differences among cotton genotypes for fiber-seed attachment force - (Proceedings)
Boykin Jr, J.C., Bechere, E., Meredith, W. 2011. Differences among cotton genotypes for fiber-seed attachment force. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting. 1111269:15.
Cultivar differences in fiber-seed attachment force: Measurement techniques - (Proceedings)
Boykin Jr, J.C., Bechere, E., Meredith, W. 2011. Cultivar Differences in Fiber-seed Attachment Force: Measurement Techniques. In Proc. Beltwide Cotton Conf, Atlanta, GA. 4-7 Jan. 2011. CD ROM pp 594-601.
Evaluation of cotton genotypes for ginning energy and ginning rate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Boykin Jr, J.C., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2011. Evaluation of cotton genotypes for ginning energy and ginning rate. Journal of Cotton Science. 15:11-21.
Registration of TTU-0782 upland cotton germplasm line with superior fiber quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Auld, D.L., Krifa, M., Smith, C.W., Cantrell, R.G. 2011. Registration of TTU-0782 upland cotton germplasm line with superior fiber quality. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(2):207-2010.
Relationship of ginning energy use ginning rate and fiber quality in upland cotton - (Abstract Only) - (27-Oct-10)
Ginning Efficiency between Diverse Genetic Groups of Upland Cotton - (Abstract Only) - (28-Jun-10)
Varietal Variability for Cotton Ginning Efficiency - (Abstract Only) - (06-Jan-10)
Registration of Four Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Genetic Stock Mutants with Tolerance to Imazamox - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Auld, D.L., Dotary, P., Kebede, H.A. 2010. Registration of Four Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Genetic Stock Mutants with Tolerance to Imazamox. Journal of Plant Registrations. 4:155-158
Imazamox Tolerance in Mutation Derived Lines of Upland Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Auld, D.L., Dotrax, P.A., Gilbert, L.V., Kebede, H.A. 2009. Imazamox Tolerance in Mutation Derived Lines of Upland Cotton. Crop Science.
Development of "Naked-Tufted" Seed Coat Mutants for Potential Use in Cotton Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Auld, D.L., Hequet, E. 2009. Development of "Naked-Tufted" Seed Coat Mutants for Potential Use in Cotton Production. Euphytica. 167:333-339
Last Modified: 7/2/2010
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