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1998 Forage Lentil Trial - Recrop Dickinson, ND

Variety

Harvest Moisture DM Basis
Yield CP
1997 1998 avg 1997 1998 avg 1997 1998 avg
% Tons/ac %
Crimson -- 73 -- -- 0.7 -- -- 20.4 --
CDC Richlea 66 73 70 1.8 1.2 1.5 16.3 20.2 18.2
Indian Head 70 75 73 2.0 1.2 1.6 18.2 21.7 20.0
CDC Milestone 64 70 67 1.2 1.2 1.2 16.0 17.2 16.6
 
Mean 66 73 70 1.7 1.1 1.4 16.8 19.9 18.3
C.V. % 3.0 0.9 -- 15.7 14.4 -- 7.5 5.0 --
LSD .05 3 1 -- NS 0.2 -- 1.9 1.9 --

 

1998 Forage Lentil Trial - Recrop Dickinson, ND

Variety

DM Basis
ADF NDF RVF
1997 1998 avg 1997 1998 avg 1997 1998 avg
%  
Crimson -- 22 -- -- 31 -- -- 216 --
CDC Richlea 34 23 29 40 34 37 144 197 171
Indian Head 36 25 31 42 35 39 136 185 161
CDC Milestone 33 25 29 39 34 37 152 189 171
                   
Mean 34 24 29 40 34 38 144 197 167
C.V. % 10.9 9.7 -- 7.6 5.4 -- 10.9 7.4 --
LSD .05 NS NS -- NS NS -- NS NS --

Planting date: April 30

Harvest date: July 16

Growth stage: flowering but pods are formed

CP=crude protein,ADF=acid detergent fiber,NDF=neutral detergent fiber,RFV=relative feed value

RFV was calculated by using formula: RFV=((88.9-(.77*ADF))*(120/NDF))/1.29

 

1998 Forage Lentil Trial - Recrop Dickinson, ND
Variety Plant count Plant ht Pod ht
1997 1998 avg 1997 1998 avg 1997 1998 avg
plants/ac in - in
Crimson -- 209,297 -- -- 14 -- -- 7 --
CDC Richlea 438,216 348,284 393,250 15 17 16 7 8 8
Indian Head 533,054 292,689 412,871 16 18 17 11 9 10
CDC Milestone 448,027 376,081 412,054 12 15 13 5 8 6
                   
Mean 462,198 306,588 406,058 14 16 15 7 8 8
C.V. % 7.4 11.9 -- 7.0 5.3 -- 13.8 24.5 --
LSD .05 51,579 58,550 -- 1 1 -- 2 NS --

Seeding rate: 511,000 pls/ac

pls/ac=pure live seed per acre


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