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Table 5. Forage yield of eight alfalfa varieties seeded at Fargo in 2004.

 

2004 forage yield

Relative

Entry

8-5

10-7

Total

yield

 

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

% of Vernal

 

 

 

 

 

AmeriStand 403T

1.82

1.85

3.67

104.2

4A421

1.73

1.80

3.53

100.2

HybriForce 420/wet

1.77

1.97

3.74

106.0

Pro-Seed 381 Hyb

1.70

1.87

3.57

101.3

6200 HT

1.89

1.85

3.74

106.0

6400 HT

1.83

1.76

3.59

101.9

Vernal

1.72

1.75

3.47

  98.5

Vernal

1.72

1.86

3.58

101.5

 

 

 

 

 

     Mean

1.77

1.84

3.61

102.5

     LSD(0.05)

 0.19

 0.23

  0.31�8

   8.7

     CV, %

     7.1

     8.4

     5.8

   5.8

Design: Randomized complete block      Fertilization: None          Soil type: Fargo clay

 Seeding method: Broadcast                   Cuttings: 2004 (2)          Replicates: Four

 Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre                         Plot size: 5� by 25�         Herbicide: Pursuit @ 2fl oz/a

 Seeding date: May 18, 2004                  Harvest plot: 38� by 20�   Insecticide: None

F-test nonsignificant

 


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