Table 10. Plant height, lodging, seed yield, seed weight, and gross economic returns of eight lentil cultivars evaluated in a dryland environment during 1997 at Dickinson, ND.
Cultivar Type1

Height

Lodging2

Test
weight

Seed yield

Returns3

Average yield

1995

1996

1997

2-year

3-year

   

in

0-9

lb/bu

bu/acre

$/acre

bu/acre

CDC Milestone

C

11

1.5

63.1

--

--

25

203.99

--

--

Brewer

C

12

3.0

60.6

24

14

21

166.32

17

19

CDC Richlea

C

13

2.0

61.5

35

21

20

161.60

21

26

Crimson

R

10

3.5

62.9

34

14

20

160.25

17

22

Eston

P

12

2.0

62.6

30

17

22

177.66

20

23

Laird

C

14

3.5

58.5

28

16

16

127.85

16

20

Pardina

SB

9

5.3

63.3

--

11

20

163.62

16

--

Redwing

R

12

2.3

62.8

--

19

23

184.41

21

--

 
Mean

--

12

2.9

61.9

--

--

21

168.21

--

--

C.V. %

--

8.8

27.6

2.2

--

--

14

--

--

--

LSD .05

--

2

1.2

2.0

--

--

4

--

--

--

1C=Chilean, R=Red, P=Persian, SB=Spanish Brown
20=standing upright 9=laying flat
3calculated using market value of $13.50/cwt