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HARD RED SPRING WHEAT VARIETY TRIALS

Table 1 - Hard red spring wheat variety trial.

Variety

Avg. yield Test weight Heading date Height inches
Waldron 36.9 61.5 7-12 33.0
Ellar 35.8 63.0 7-12 36.0
Olaf 41.8 64.0 7-14 29.5
Wared 45.9 63.0 7-18 25.0
Era 50.6 62.5 7-18 25.0
Profit 75 36.9 64.0 7-12 26.0
Prodax 48.4 61.5 7-12 26.0
Protor 36.9 62.5 7-11 25.0
Bounty 309 44.6 63.0 7-12 26.5
Kitt 39.9 62.5 7-15 24.5
Norana 41.0 64.0 7-14 24.0
Tioga 33.0 62.5 7-12 32.0
Fortuna 32.2 63.5 7-11 33.0
Chris 36.3 62.5 7-14 33.0
Lark 31.6 61.5 7-11 25.0
Glenlea 36.9 61.5 7-16 32.0
Nowesta 36.9 62.5 7-15 32.5
S6916 35.2 62.5 7-10 31.5
S7003 31.4 61.5 7-12 33.0
ND519 40.7 64.5 7-10 29.5
ND522 44.8 63.0 7-14 30.5
ND527 41.8 63.5 7-16 36.0
ND528 49.0 63.0 7-15 31.5
ND531 40.4 64.0 7-14 35.0
ND532 40.7 63.5 7-13 32.0
ND536 38.2 62.5 7-12 33.0
ND537 42.1 62.0 7-14 29.0
ND538 41.5 62.5 7-15 36.0
ND539 45.4 63.0 7-14 35.5
ND540 41.8 63.0 7-13 35.0
MP25B 43.2 63.5 7-11 27.5
Standard error of a treatment mean = 1.9271

Least significant difference @ 5% = 5.3963

The c. v. = 9.63 P.C.

 

Table 2 - Long term yield comparison of hard spring wheat varieties
Variety Yields in bushels per acre
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 5 Yr. avg.
Waldron 25 25 53 34 37 35
Ellar       33 36  
Olaf   27 62 38 42  
Wared       41 46  
Era 28 35 71 42 51 45
Prodax       37 48  
Protor       36 37  
Norana     60 31 41  
Tioga       29 33  
Fortuna 27 20 50 34 32 33
Chris 28 22 50 33 36 34
Lark 27 35 58 34 32 37
Glenlea     56 35 37  
Nowesta     53 33 37  
S6916       36 35  
S7003       33 31  
ND519       33 41  
ND522       42 45  
ND527       33 42  
ND528       39 49  
 
L.s.d.@ 5% 5.1 6.1 5.2 6.4 5.4  

 

Table 3 - Hard spring wheat variety trials Dickinson and off-station sites
Variety Yield in bushels per acre
Dickinson Beach Bowman Glen Ullin Hettinger Killdeer Mandan Avg. 6-station
Waldron 37 38 39 38 31 Hailed Out 26 35
Ellar 36 37 33 34 29 24 33
Olaf 42 44 33 37 30 22 35
Wared 46 47 45 46 33 23 40
Era 51 48 42 45 36 26 41
Profit 75 37 48 44 46 25 16 36
Prodax 48 39 43 41 28 24 37
Protor 37 35 35 35 33 19 32
Bounty 309 45 41 37 37 29 25 36
Kitt 40 41 31 39 29 19 33
Norana 41 35 36 36 22 16 31
Tioga 33 35 33 35 27 22 31
Fortuna 32 36 31 34 27 18 30
 
Standard error of a treatment mean 1.9 1.0 0.8 1.4 1.7   1.4  
L.s.d. @ 5% 5.4 2.9 2.3 4.1 4.9 4.0 3.9
The c.v. = P.C. 9.6 5.1 4.4 7.5 11.8 13.1  
*Hailed out.

 

Table 4 - Hard spring wheat variety trials Dickinson and off-station sites
Variety Test weight per bushel
Dickinson Beach Bowman Glen Ullin Hettinger Killdeer Mandan Avg. 6-station
Waldron 61.5 60.5 61.5 59.0 52.0   59.0 59
Ellar 63.0 61.5 61.5 61.5 52.5 59.5 60
Olaf 64.0 60.0 62.5 60.0 53.0 60.0 60
Wared 63.0 58.0 63.5 58.0 50.5 58.5 59
Era 62.5 60.0 62.0 56.5 53.0 58.0 59
Profit 75 64.0 61.5 63.0 62.0 54.0 57.5 60
Prodax 61.5 58.0 60.0 59.0 50.0 56.0 57
Protor 62.5 62.0 62.0 62.0 53.0 57.0 60
Bounty 309 63.0 61.5 62.5 58.5 53.0 59.5 60
Kitt 62.5 58.0 61.0 58.0 51.0 57.0 59
Norana 64.0 61.5 64.0 61.0 54.5 57.5 60
Tioga 62.5 62.0 61.5 62.0 54.0 57.5 60
Fortuna 63.5 62.0 62.0 62.5 55.5 57.0 60

 

Table 5 - Hard spring wheat variety trials Dickinson and off-station sites
Variety Protein percent
Dickinson Beach Bowman Glen Ullin Hettinger Killdeer Mandan Avg. 6-station
Waldron 15.5 13.3 14.6 15.9 15.2   12.4 14.5
Ellar 15.0 13.8 14.9 15.6 15.0 13.5 14.6
Olaf 14.7 13.8 15.3 15.9 15.0 13.2 14.7
Wared 13.9 12.7 12.7 14.2 14.9 12.3 13.5
Era 12.8 12.1 12.0 14.3 14.0 11.2 12.6
Profit 75 12.9 13.1 12.5 14.2 14.5 11.3 13.1
Prodax 14.6 13.8 13.8 14.6 15.1 13.1 14.2
Protor 14.1 14.2 14.8 15.1 15.2 12.7 14.4
Bounty 309 14.6 14.0 14.6 14.8 14.4 11.9 14.1
Kitt 14.9 14.2 15.1 15.6 16.1 13.3 14.9
Norana 13.3 12.5 13.4 13.6 13.9 11.3 13.0
Tioga 15.1 13.9 15.0 15.3 15.5 12.3 14.5
Fortuna 13.9 13.5 13.9 15.5 14.5 12.8 14.0
Wheat Protein at 14.0% moisture.

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