Table 4. Forage yield and forage crude protein (CP), acid detergent fiber (ADF),and neutral detergent fiber (NDF) content, of six lentil cultivars during 1996 and 1997 at Dickinson, ND.
Cultivar

Harvest
moisture

Dry matter basis

Yield

CP

ADF

NDF

RFV

 

%

tons/acre

%

Brewer

63

1.0

15.7

35.6

39.8

143.3

CDC Richlea

66

1.8

16.3

34.3

40.4

143.8

Indianhead

70

2.0

18.2

35.9

42.4

135.8

Laird

69

2.0

16.1

33.6

40.3

145.7

Pardina

65

0.6

16.2

34.6

42.6

135.6

CDC Milestone

64

1.2

16.0

33.2

38.9

151.6

 
Mean

66

1.4

16.4

34.5

40.7

142.6

C.V. %

3.4

13.9

7.5

10.9

7.6

10.9

LSD .05

3.4

0.3

1.9

NS

NS

NS