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WINTER RYE TRIALS - 1955

High yields were recorded for the winter rye varieties in this years trial, with Emerald, Dakold and Caribou making up the top yielding group, White Soviet and Pierre falling into a slightly lower yielding group and with Tetra Petkus being the poorest yielder in the trials.

Data from the 1954-55 Winter Rye Variety Trials are summarized in Table 24.

Table 24 - Agronomic Data from Winter Rye Variety Trials - 1955
Date Seeded - 9-3-55; Date Emerged - 9-16-55; Rate - 1 bpa; Plot Size - 1/50 acre
Description Yield - Bu. per Acre Test Wt. Dates Ht. In. % Survival in spring Rank
1 2 3 Av. 1st Head Ripe
Emerald 38.4 38.4 41.1 39.3 56.0 6-1 7-26 40 90 2
Dakold 34.8 33.0 43.8 37.2 57.0 5-29 7-27 40 90 3
Caribou 40.2 38.4 41.1 39.9 57.0 6-1 7-27 39 90 1
Pierre 28.6 26.8 31.3 28.9 58.0 5-29 7-26 43 90 5
White Soviet 33.9 26.8 39.3 33.3 55.0 6-2 7-29 48 90 4
Tetra Petkus 21.2 21.2 21.2 21.2 49.0

6-10

8-4

48

65

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