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Safflower - Recrop Dickinson, ND
            Grain Yield    
Variety Days to Flower Seeds per Pound Plant Height Oil Test Weight 1998 1999 Returns 2 Year Average
      in % lbs/bu --- lbs/ac--- $/ac lbs/ac
                   
Centennial 83 15,600 29 35.8 36.4 1,692 955 100.24 1,323
Finch 83 16,147 31 31.4 41.3 1,492 1,251 131.32 1,371
Montola 2000 81 17,501 25 35.1 36.3 1,477 1,066 111.90 1,271
Montola 2001 83 13,092 30 33.3 35.5 1,435 919 96.46 1,177
Montola 2003 82 15,829 28 34.0 38.1 -- 1,012 106.25 --
Morlin 84 19,233 26 34.1 36.3 1,479 1,082 113.57 1,280
S-518 84 15,947 30 32.9 34.5 1,990 1,208 126.84 1,599
S-541 83 16,709 30 35.6 36.5 1,793 1,059 111.17 1,426
                   
Trial Mean 82 15,772 28 34.0 37.8 1,610 1,061 111.42 --
C.V. % 1.1 7.7 5.5 1.4 2.2 7.1 14.0 14.0 --
LSD .05 1 1,735 2 0.7 1.2 165 NS NS --

Planting Date: May 7
Harvest Date: September 9
Returns were calculated using a market value of $10.50/cwt
Oil content is @ 8% moisture
* Trial received hail damage.


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