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North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, Fargo, ND; seeded 1999, dryland.

 

2001 forage yield by harvest

 

99-01

Relative yield

Entry

6-11

7-16

8-17

total

2000

1999

total

2001

99-01

 

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

--% of Vernal--

A-395

2.25

1.79

1.41

5.45

6.99

3.25

15.69

103.1

103.6

FQ 315

2.06

1.75

1.46

5.27

6.94

3.15

15.36

99.6

101.5

AlfaStar

1.88

1.75

1.36

4.99

6.65

3.13

14.78

94.4

97.7

LengendGold

2.40

1.81

1.38

5.59

6.55

3.24

15.39

105.8

101.7

DK 134

1.77

1.56

1.32

4.65

6.58

3.06

14.29

88.0

94.4

TMF 421

2.07

1.52

1.30

4.89

6.61

3.06

14.56

92.5

96.2

DK 140

2.14

1.83

1.41

5.38

7.02

3.08

15.48

101.8

102.3

ABT 350

1.95

1.67

1.37

4.99

7.08

3.22

15.29

94.4

101.0

DK 127

1.82

1.49

1.28

4.59

6.67

3.04

14.30

86.8

94.5

9703

2.32

1.70

1.38

5.40

6.87

3.30

15.57

102.1

102.9

Garst 645-II

2.26

1.58

1.30

5.14

6.79

3.18

15.12

97.2

99.9

Avalanche + Z

2.15

1.52

1.33

5.00

6.75

3.07

14.83

94.6

98.0

Vernal (Foun.)

2.33

1.62

1.33

5.28

6.60

3.30

15.19

99.9

100.3

53Q60

1.85

1.54

1.26

4.65

6.78

3.04

14.47

87.9

95.6

54V54

2.23

1.61

1.40

5.24

6.78

3.01

15.03

99.0

99.3

Vernal (Foun.)

2.23

1.71

1.35

5.29

6.52

3.27

15.08

100.1

99.7

                   

Mean

2.11

1.65

1.35

5.11

6.76

3.15

15.03

96.7

99.3

LSD (0.05)

0.51

0.19

0.14

0.73

0.24

0.19

0.80

13.8

5.3

CV (%)

16.9

8.0

7.3

10.0

2.5

4.1

3.7

10.0

3.7

MCV (%)

24.2

11.4

10.5

14.2

3.4

5.9

5.3

14.2

5.3

LSR (%)

80.9

56.1

72.5

72.7

43.2

64.3

57.6

72.7

57.6

Design: Randomized complete block Fertilization: 50 P & 100 K lb/acre Soil type: Fargo clay
Seeding method: Broadcast Cuttings: 1999 (2), 2000 (4), 2001 (3) Replicates: Four
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre Plot size: 4 by 20 ft Herbicide: None in 2001
Seeding date: April 28, 1999 Harvest plot: 38" by 15' Insecticide: Warrior @ 2 oz/acre

Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin except for 9703 and 54V54
F
- test nonsignificant


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