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Table 2.  Forage yield of 10 alfalfas seeded in 2002 at Fargo.

 

Forage yield in 2004

 

 

 

Relative

Entry

6-7

7-14

8-17

10-27

Total

2002

2003

02-04

yield

 

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

--% of Vernal--

 

 

 

CK2000

1.93

1.99

1.70

1.09

6.71

3.98

6.31

17.01

101.5

Feast + EV

1.90

2.17

1.61

1.24

6.92

3.92

5.95

16.78

100.2

620

2.04

2.06

1.75

1.23

7.08

3.91

6.16

17.15

102.4

645-II

1.96

2.07

1.69

1.08

6.80

3.64

6.13

16.57

  98.9

HybriForce-400

1.99

2.08

1.57

1.11

6.75

3.94

6.35

17.04

102.7

LegenDairy YPQ

1.96

2.24

1.84

1.21

7.25

3.74

6.32

17.31

103.3

MegaTon 3.0

2.07

2.12

1.75

1.20

7.14

3.69

6.69

17.51

104.5

WL 319 HQ

2.04

2.05

1.64

1.29

7.02

3.85

6.15

17.03

101.6

54H91

1.92

2.18

1.73

1.23

7.06

3.82

6.35

17.24

102.9

Vernal

1.98

2.09

1.68

1.20

6.95

3.84

6.31

17.11

102.1

Vernal

1.83

2.02

1.58

1.15

6.58

3.76

6.05

16.46

  97.9

 

        Mean

1.96

2.10

1.69

1.18

6.93

3.83

6.25

17.01

101.6

        LSD(0.05)

 0.18

 0.20

 0.31

 0.23

 0.51

 0.38

0.35

   0.75

NS

        CV, %

    6.4

    6.7

  12.8

  13.6

    5.1

    6.9

    3.9

     3.1

   3.1

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

 Seeding method: Broadcast                               Cuttings: 2002 (2), 03-04 (4)                    Replicates: Four

 Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre                                     Plot size: 5� by 25�                                 Herbicide: None in 2004

 Seeding date: May 20, 2002                              Harvest plot: 38� by 20�                           Insecticide: None in 2004

Non significant F-test

 


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