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NORTH DAKOTA Agricultural Experiment Station, Fargo, ND; seeded 1999, dryland.
 

2000 forage yield by harvest

 

99-00

Relative yield

Entry 5-31 7-10 8-14 10-24 total 1999 total 2000 99-00
 

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

--% of Vernal--

                   
A-395 1.85 1.69 1.90 1.55 6.99 3.25 10.24 106.6 103.9
FQ 315 1.80 1.78 1.93 1.43 6.94 3.16 10.10 105.8 102.5
AlfaStar 1.66 1.72 1.87 1.40 6.65 3.13 9.79 101.5 99.4
LengendGold 1.77 1.59 1.81 1.38 6.55 3.24 9.79 99.9 99.4
DK 134 1.74 1.59 1.80 1.45 6.58 3.06 9.64 100.3 97.9
TMF 421 1.76 1.76 1.69 1.40 6.61 3.06 9.67 100.8 98.2
DK 140 1.85 1.80 1.94 1.43 7.02 3.08 10.10 107.0 102.6
ABT 350 1.87 1.76 1.89 1.56 7.08 3.22 10.30 107.9 104.6
DK 127 1.75 1.63 1.85 1.44 6.67 3.04 9.71 101.7 98.6
9703 1.76 1.75 1.85 1.51 6.87 3.30 10.17 104.7 103.3
Garst 645-II 1.87 1.70 1.84 1.38 6.79 3.18 9.97 103.6 101.3
Avalanche + Z 1.87 1.69 1.77 1.42 6.75 3.08 9.83 103.0 99.8
Vernal (Foun.) 1.78 1.69 1.76 1.37 6.60 3.30 9.90 100.6 100.6
53Q60 1.84 1.70 1.86 1.38 6.78 3.04 9.82 103.3 99.7
54V54 1.84 1.72 1.91 1.31 6.78 3.01 9.79 103.3 99.4
Vernal (Foun.) 1.83 1.60 1.71 1.38 6.52 3.27 9.79 99.4 99.4
                   
Mean 1.80 1.70 1.84 1.42 6.76 3.15 9.91 103.1 100.8
LSD (0.05) 0.16 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.24 0.19 0.32 3.7 3.3
CV (%) 6.1 5.5 5.1 5.9 2.5 4.1 2.3 4.1 2.3
MCV (%) 8.7 7.8 7.3 8.4 3.4 5.9 3.2 5.9 3.2
LSR (%) 73.1 62.3 59.9 47.7 43.2 64.3 48.4 64.3 48.4
                   
Design: Randomized complete block
Seeding method: Broadcast
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre
Seeding date: April 28, 1999
Fertilization: 50 P & 100 K lb/acre
Cuttings: 1999 (2), 2000 (4)
Plot size: 4 by 20 ft
Harvest plot: 38" by 15'
Soil type: Fargo clay
Replicates: Four
Herbicide: None in 2000
Insecticide: None in 2000

 Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin except for 9703 and 54V54

F - test nonsignificant


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