Table 8. Forage crude protein concentration of barley, oat, lentil and pea seeded alone and in combination when harvested at heading (HD), kernel milky ripe (MR), kernel soft dough (SD), and kernel hard dough (HD) cereal growth stages during 1996 (96) and 1997 (97) at Dickinson, ND.
Crop Cultivar

Seeding rate

Dry matter basis

Crude protein

Cereal

Legume

EH

MR

SD

HR

96

97

96

97

96

97

96

97

 

kernels or seed/ft2

%

barley/pea Horsford/Trapper

26

11

17

17

12

16

11

15

10

12

barley/pea Horsford/Trapper

17

7

16

16

13

15

10

15

9

12

barley/pea Horsford/Trapper

9

4

18

15

16

15

11

14

10

11

barley Horsford

17

--

15

16

12

14

11

13

10

9

oat/pea Dumont/Trapper

26

11

14

15

11

14

11

11

7

9

oat/pea Dumont/Trapper

17

7

15

16

12

15

11

13

10

9

oat/pea Dumont/Trapper

9

4

15

17

14

15

12

13

10

8

oat Dumont

17

--

13

15

10

12

12

9

10

8

oat/lentil Dumont/Indianhead

17

6

14

16

12

13

11

10

10

8

lentil Indianhead

--

6

22

24

20

22

18

18

15

15

pea Trapper

--

7

--

18

--

20

--

17

--

10

 
Mean      

16

17

13

16

12

13

10

10

CV(%)      

7

8

8

7

9

9

10

15

LSD .05      

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

NS1

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