NORTH DAKOTA  Agricultural Experiment Station, Carrington, ND; seeded 2001, dryland†.

 

2002 forage yield by harvest

2001

01-02

% of  Vernal

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