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North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, Carrington, ND; seeded 1999, irrigated.

 

2001 forage yield by harvest 2000

 

00-01

Relative yield

Entry

6-19

7-20

8-27

total

total

 

total

2001

99-01

 

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

--% of Vernal--

WinterKing

3.17

1.79

2.08

7.04

6.77

 

13.81

101.7

100.7

WinterStar

3.16

1.76

2.08

7.00

7.09

 

14.10

101.2

102.8

Rebound 4.2

2.83

1.81

2.19

6.83

6.82

 

13.65

98.6

99.5

ABT 350

3.06

1.76

1.94

6.76

6.75

 

13.50

97.6

98.5

WL 232 HQ

2.88

1.80

2.09

6.77

6.94

 

13.71

97.8

100.0

TMF 421

2.96

1.78

2.13

6.87

6.59

 

13.45

99.2

98.1

TMF Multiplier II

3.03

1.84

2.15

7.02

7.07

 

14.09

101.4

102.8

DK 140

3.16

1.86

2.22

7.24

6.94

 

14.18

104.6

103.4

Ameristand 201+Z

3.16

1.83

2.07

7.06

6.94

 

14.00

101.9

102.1

Avalanche + Z

3.06

1.83

2.06

6.95

7.03

 

13.98

100.4

101.9

53Q60

3.02

1.88

2.04

6.94

6.73

 

13.61

100.2

99.2

Vernal

3.10

1.72

2.06

6.87

6.99

 

13.86

99.3

101.2

Vernal

3.12

1.76

2.09

6.97

6.58

 

13.54

100.7

98.8

                   

Mean

3.07

1.79

2.08

6.94

6.85

 

13.79

100.2

100.6

LSD (0.05)

0.30

0.17

0.15

0.32

0.39

 

0.44

4.6

3.2

CV (%)

6.7

6.6

5.2

3.2

4.0

 

2.2

3.2

2.2

MCV (%)

9.6

9.4

7.4

4.6

5.7

 

3.2

4.6

3.2

LSR (%)

87.1

89.3

53.3

65.0

70.4

 

60.0

65.0

60.0

Design: Randomized complete block          Fertilization: 50 P & 100 K/acre                 Soil type: Heimdal loam
Seeding method: Broadcast                          Cuttings: 1999 (1), 2000-01 (3)                 Replicates: Four
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre                                Plot size: 4 by 25'                                       Herbicide: None in 2001
Seeding date: May 19, 1999                        Harvest plot: 38" by 20'                              Insecticide: None in 2001

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


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