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NORTH DAKOTA Agricultural Experiment Station, Carrington, ND; seeded 1999, irrigated.
 

2000 forage yield by harvest

Percent of
Entry 6-6 7-14 8-15 total Vernal
 

------------tons dry matter/acre------------

 
           
WinterKing 2.87 2.11 1.79 6.77 99.6
WinterStar 3.25 2.00 1.84 7.09 104.4
Rebound 4.2 2.83 2.06 1.93 6.82 100.4
ABT 350 2.98 2.04 1.73 6.75 99.3
WL 232 HQ 3.04 2.01 1.89 6.94 102.1
TMF 421 2.85 1.87 1.87 6.59 97.0
TMF Multiplier II 3.20 2.05 1.82 7.07 104.0
DK 140 3.12 1.98 1.84 6.94 102.1
Ameristand 201+Z 3.07 2.08 1.79 6.94 102.1
Avalanche +Z 3.05 2.14 1.84 7.03 103.4
53Q60 3.11 1.90 1.72 6.73 99.0
Vernal 3.11 2.06 1.83 7.00 103.0
Vernal 2.89 1.98 1.71 6.58 97.0
           
Mean 3.02 2.02 1.81 6.85 100.8
LSD (0.05) 0.27 0.18 0.14 0.39 5.8
CV (%) 6.2 6.2 5.2 4.0 4.0
MCV (%) 8.8 8.9 7.5 5.7 5.7
LSR (%) 61.7 68.2 51.4 70.4 70.4
           
Design: Randomized complete block
Seeding method: Broadcast
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre
Seeding date: May 19, 1999
Fertilization: 50 P & 100 K/acre
Cuttings: 1999 (1), 2000 (3)
Plot size: 4 by 25'
Harvest plot: 38" by 20'
Soil type: Heimdal loam
Replicates: Four
Herbicide: None in 2000
Insecticide: None in 2000

 Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin

F - test nonsignificant


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