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NORTH DAKOTA Agricultural Experiment Station, Fargo, ND; seeded 2000, dryland.
 

2000 forage yield by harvest

Percent of
Entry 7-19 8-28 total Vernal
 

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

 
         
A-30-06 2.55 1.75 4.30 100.3
Ameristand 201+Z 2.66 1.77 4.43 103.2
DK 134 2.67 1.73 4.40 102.7
Garst 620 2.75 1.72 4.47 104.1
Garst 645-II 2.68 1.66 4.34 101.3
Magnum V 2.91 1.78 4.69 109.3
MT9503 2.88 1.82 4.70 109.7
Shaw 2.71 1.82 4.53 105.7
53V08 2.61 1.70 4.31 100.6
Vernal 1991 (Foun.) 2.52 1.75 4.28 99.8
Vernal 1998 Foun. 2.57 1.73 4.30 100.2
Dakota 2.71 1.83 4.54 105.8
ZG 9840 2.63 1.59 4.21 98.3
         
Mean 2.68 1.74 4.42 103.2
LSD (0.05) 0.39 0.21 0.53 12.3
CV (%) 10.0 8.7 8.3 8.3
MCV (%) 14.4 12.5 12.0 12.0
LSR (%) 99.5 134.6 108.5 108.5
         
Design: Randomized complete block
Seeding method: Broadcast
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre
Seeding date: May 3, 2000
Fertilization: None
Cuttings: 2000 (2)
Plot size: 4 by 25'
Harvest plot: 38" by 20'
Soil type: Fargo clay
Replicates: Four
Herbicide: Pursuit @ 2 fl oz/acre
Insecticide: None

 Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin except for MT9503 and Shaw were obtained from Ray Ditterline, Montana State University

F - test nonsignificant


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