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North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, Fargo, ND; seeded 2000, dryland. 

2001 forage yield

2000

00-01

Relative yield

Entry

6-4

7-9

8-7

10-9

total

total

total

2001

00-01

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

--% of Vernal--

A-30-06

3.06

2.36

1.66

1.28

8.36

4.30

12.66

98.9

99.4

Ameristand 201+Z

3.04

2.41

1.71

1.33

8.49

4.43

12.91

100.4

101.3

DK 134

3.04

2.51

1.71

1.49

8.75

4.40

13.15

103.5

103.2

Garst 620

2.89

2.32

1.69

1.30

8.20

4.47

12.66

97.0

99.4

Garst 645-II

3.15

2.39

1.75

1.24

8.53

4.34

12.87

100.9

101.0

Magnum V

2.92

2.50

1.66

1.35

8.43

4.69

13.12

99.7

102.9

Cooper (MT9503)

3.18

2.44

1.72

1.31

8.65

4.70

13.35

102.3

104.8

Shaw

2.92

2.27

1.61

1.33

8.13

4.53

12.66

96.1

99.4

53V08

3.21

2.48

1.73

1.32

8.74

4.31

13.05

103.4

102.4

Vernal 1991 (Foun.)

3.06

2.42

1.67

1.27

8.42

4.28

12.70

99.6

99.7

Vernal 1998 Foun.

3.14

2.39

1.69

1.27

8.49

4.30

12.79

100.4

100.3

Dakota

3.17

2.33

1.77

1.42

8.69

4.54

13.22

102.7

103.8

ZG 9840

3.07

2.35

1.68

1.27

8.37

4.22

12.59

99.0

98.8

Mean

3.07

2.40

1.70

1.32

8.48

4.42

12.90

100.3

101.3

LSD (0.05)

0.36

0.16

0.12

0.24

0.61

0.53

1.00

7.2

7.9

CV (%)

8.1

4.7

5.0

12.8

5.0

8.3

5.4

5.0

5.4

MCV (%)

11.7

6.7

7.2

18.3

7.1

12.0

7.8

7.1

7.8

LSR (%)

125.4

67.7

74.8

98.0

98.4

108.5

131.1

98.4

131.1

Design: Randomized complete block         Fertilization: 50P & 100k lb/a              Soil type: Fargo clay
Seeding method: Broadcast                        Cuttings: 2000 (2), 2001 (4)                 Replicates: Four
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre                              Plot size: 4 by 25'                                 Herbicide: None in 2001
Seeding date: May 3, 2000                        Harvest plot: 38" by 20'                        Insecticide: Warrior at 3 oz/acre

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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