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A COMPARISON OF THE HOE DRILL AND THE DOUBLE DISK PRESS DRILL FOR SEEDING SPRING WHEAT ON SUMMERFALLOW IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA

This trial is designed to compare the yields of spring wheat seeded on summerfallow with the hoe drill with yields of spring wheat seeded on summerfallow with the double disk press drill.

Yields in two separate trials conducted in 1963, 1964, and 1965 are summarized in the following table.

Table 33. A Comparison of Yields of Spring Wheat Seeded on Summerfallow With the Hoe Drill and With the Press Drill.
Drill Used: Yield - Bushels Per Acre
1963 1964 1965 Average
Trial #1
Hoe Drill With 10" Spacing 18.3 15.6 38.5 24.1
Double Disk Press Drill With 6" Spacing 25.3 24.7 41.3 30.4
Trial #2
Hoe Drill With 10" Spacing 26.9 14.1 27.0 22.7
Double Disk Press Drill With 6" Spacing 28.1 16.1 30.0 24.7

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