Table 3. Forage yield and forage crude protein (CP), acid detergent fiber (ADF),neutral detergent fiber (NDF), and relative feed value (RFV) content, of thirteen pea cultivars during 1997 at Dickinson, ND.
Cultivar

Plant
height

Harvest
moisture

Dry matter basis

Yield

CP

ADF

NDF

RFV

 

in

%

tons/acre

%

Algera

27

79

1.4

17.5

38

43

131

Carneval

24

80

1.2

17.0

33

44

134

Grande

28

82

1.4

18.8

33

41

147

Highlite

22

81

1.0

18.6

31

41

149

Motazz

26

81

0.9

19.8

34

43

137

Precourse

27

80

1.2

18.1

34

40

146

Pro 2100/8612-2g

26

79

1.2

16.9

33

42

141

Quayessa

22

82

1.2

17.2

36

42

137

Quintessa

24

79

1.0

17.3

35

41

141

Totem

18

82

0.7

20.0

29

37

169

Yorkton

24

80

1.2

17.7

35

43

133

Cenex 4010

28

82

1.3

18.6

35

44

131

148-24f/200-17f

29

84

1.2

20.3

36

43

133

  
Mean

25

81

1.1

18.3

34

42

141

C.V. %

18.2

1.8

15.7

9.0

11.9

7.8

11.7

LSD .05

NS1

2.0

NS

2.4

5.8

4.6

23.6

1NS = not significant at the P < 0.05 level.