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Table 7. Forage yield of barley, oat, lentil and pea seeded alone and in combination when harvested at heading (HD), kernel milky ripe (MR), kernel soft dough (SD), and kernel hard dough (HD)cereal growth stages during 1996 (96) and 1997 (97) at Dickinson, ND.
Crop Cultivar

Seeding rate

Dry matter basis

Yield

Cereal

Legume

HD

MR

SD

HD

kernels or seed/ft2

96

97

96

97

96

97

96

97

tons/acre

barley/pea Horsford/Trapper

26

11

1.8

1.0

2.6

1.8

2.9

1.9

1.9

2.0

barley/pea Horsford/Trapper

17

7

1.5

1.0

2.4

1.6

2.8

1.9

2.5

2.1

barley/pea Horsford/Trapper

9

4

1.4

1.0

2.2

1.7

2.5

1.8

2.4

1.9

barley Horsford

17

--

1.6

0.9

2.7

1.6

2.9

1.7

2.6

1.8

oat/pea Dumont/Trapper

26

11

2.2

1.0

2.6

1.8

2.8

2.2

2.9

2.1

oat/pea Dumont/Trapper

17

7

2.1

0.8

2.4

1.6

2.8

2.2

2.6

2.1

oat/pea Dumont/Trapper

9

4

1.9

0.8

2.2

1.4

2.3

2.3

2.7

2.0

oat Dumont

17

--

2.0

1.0

2.4

1.9

2.6

2.4

2.9

2.3

oat/lentil Dumont/Indianhead

17

6

2.0

1.0

2.4

1.9

2.6

2.2

2.9

2.0

lentil Indianhead

--

6

0.4

0.3

0.9

0.9

1.2

1.5

2.1

1.7

pea Trapper

--

7

--

0.6

--

1.3

--

1.8

--

2.0

 
Mean      

1.7

0.9

2.3

1.6

2.5

2.0

2.6

2.0

CV(%)      

11

18

7

17

11

12

15

10

LSD .05      

0.3

NS1

0.2

NS

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.3

1NS = not significant at the P < 0.05 level.

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