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North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, Carrington, ND; seeded 2001, irrigated.

 

2001 forage yield by harvest

Entry

 8-2

10-17

total

Percent of Vernal

 

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

Magnum V-Wet

1.71

1.38

3.09

99.9

HybriForce-400

1.80

1.47

3.27

105.9

54V54

1.68

1.46

3.14

101.5

53Q60

1.66

1.48

3.14

101.6

Ameristand 403T

1.60

1.52

3.12

101.1

Vernal

1.75

1.34

3.09

100.0

     

 

 

Mean

1.70

1.44

3.14

101.6

LSD (0.05)

0.16

0.15

0.22

7.0

CV (%)

7.1

7.8

5.3

5.3

MCV (%)

9.3

10.3

6.9

6.9

LSR (%)

80.4

95.7

119.7

119.7

Design: Randomized complete block              Fertilization: None                        Soil type: Heimdal loam
Seeding method: Broadcast                             Cuttings: 2001 (2)                         Replicates: Four
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre                                   Plot size: 5 by 30'                         Herbicide: Pursuit @ 3 fl oz/acre
Seeding date: May 18, 2001                            Harvest plot: 38" by 25'               Insecticide: None

Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin
F - test nonsignificant


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