The NMSU Cotton Breeding Program is recognized as being very influential on other states' cotton breeding programs. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station researchers continue to breed for desirable fiber characteristics and yield, as well as disease resistance.

Title Principal Investigator Funding Source
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Genetic Improvement of Cotton Germplasm for New Mexico Jinfa Zhang Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
S1036: Genetic improvement approaches to sustained, profitable cotton production in the United States Jinfa Zhang Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)

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