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NORTH DAKOTAAgricultural Experiment Station, Carrington, ND; seeded 2001, dryland�.

 

2002 forage yield by harvest

2001

01-02

% ofVernal

Entry�

6-14

7-12

8-20

10-24

total

total

total

2002

01-02

 

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

 

 

54V54

1.83

1.75

2.12

1.57

7.27

3.11

10.39

98.6

94.3

53Q60

1.82

1.74

2.19

1.38

7.13

3.26

10.40

96.7

94.4

Ameristand 403T

1.99

1.70

2.18

1.47

7.34

3.05

10.38

99.4

94.3

WL 327

1.81

1.71

2.13

1.54

7.19

3.59

10.77

97.4

97.9

WL 342

1.84

1.76

2.19

1.53

7.32

2.81

10.13

99.2

92.0

Vernal

1.97

1.61

2.28

1.52

7.38

3.63

11.01

100.0

100.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

��� Mean

1.88

1.71

2.18

1.50

7.27

3.48

10.51

98.6

95.5

��� LSD (0.05)

0.15

0.14�

0.20�

0.17�

0.36�

0.29

0.41

5.9�

3.7

��� CV (%)

6.1

6.4

7.0

8.4

3.8

6.3

2.9

3.8

2.9

��� MCV (%)

8.0

8.4

9.2

11.0

5.0

8.3

3.9

5.0

3.9

��� LSR (%)

83.5

96.7

125.3

86.9

146.0

32.9

46.1

146.0

46.1

 

Design: Randomized complete block��������������� Fertilization: 100 lb K + 50 lb P/a��������������� Soil type: Fargo silt clay

�� Seeding method: Broadcast��������������� ��������������� Cuttings: 2001 (2), 2002 (4)��������������� Replicates: Five

�� Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre��������������� ��������������� ��������������� Plot size: 5 by 25'��������������� ��������������� ��������������� Herbicide: None in 2002

�� Seeding date: May 4, 2001��������������� ��������������� Harvest plot: 38" by 20'��������������� ��������������� Insecticide: None in 2002

 

�Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin

 

F - test not significantly different