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Winter Wheat Variety Performance and Response to Foliar Fungicide

Prosper, 2006

Joel Ransom and Scott Meyer, NDSU Extension Service, Fargo,

This trial was planted on September 16, 2005 on ground previously planted cropped to barley at the Propser Research site of NDSU. The experimental design was a randomized complete block with a split plot arrangement, with fungicide treatment as the main plots and varieties as the subplots. Treatments were replicated three times. Plots were seeded at a rate of 1.0 million viable seeds/acre. Weeds were controlled with the labeled rate of Puma, Bronate and Starane applied at the 3-4 lf stage. Plots were fertilized with 150 lbs/acre N using ureas in the spring as the plants were initiating new growth. Plots receiving fungicide were treated with Folicur� at 4 fl oz/A plus NIS (Induce) at 0.125% v/v when the majority of the varieties were at the Feekes 10.5.1 stage (early flowering). The trial was harvested with a plot combine on July 31. All varieties had good winter survival.

Varietal performance of winter wheat varieties with and without Folicur� applied at early flowering, Prosper, 2006.

No fungicide

Folicur� at flowering

Average

Variety

Yield

Test wt

Protein

Yield

Test Wt

Protein

Yield

Test Wt

Protein

Roughrider

87.8

59.2

12.7

87.0

58.9

12.4

87.4

59.1

12.6

Ransom

100.9

57.4

11.5

103.1

58.0

11.3

102.0

57.7

11.4

Jerry

105.9

57.1

11.8

102.9

57.3

11.7

104.4

57.2

11.8

Harding

113.1

58.3

11.8

101.1

58.9

12.0

107.1

58.6

11.9

Expedition

116.6

58.3

11.5

115.0

59.2

11.5

115.8

58.8

11.5

Wendy1

112.4

57.2

12.1

109.4

58.6

11.9

110.9

57.9

12.0

SD 97059-2

113.3

55.7

11.7

115.7

57.1

11.4

114.5

56.4

11.6

SD 01W064

107.1

57.8

10.4

117.0

59.0

10.3

112.1

58.4

10.4

Alice

110.3

57.0

11.8

119.6

58.5

11.6

115.0

57.8

11.7

Millennium

112.6

58.0

11.3

113.9

58.7

11.5

113.3

58.4

11.4

Wesley

112.0

56.7

11.8

107.2

57.5

11.6

109.6

57.1

11.7

Goodstreak

110.1

55.1

10.0

126.8

55.7

10.6

118.5

55.4

10.3

Paul

89.3

55.6

11.3

110.9

58.0

10.8

100.1

56.8

11.1

Yellowstone

111.9

56.2

11.1

121.1

57.4

11.2

116.5

56.8

11.2

MT 00148

98.7

56.0

11.8

118.9

58.0

12.2

108.8

57.0

12.0

McClintock

97.1

58.0

11.6

115.2

59.4

11.2

106.2

58.7

11.4

Radiant

94.7

56.3

11.7

114.2

57.3

11.6

104.5

56.8

11.7

CDC Falcon1

101.2

56.2

11.6

109.1

57.3

11.3

105.2

56.8

11.5

CDC Buteo

112.4

59.4

10.9

108.3

59.8

11.1

110.4

59.6

11.0

Jagalene

102.4

55.4

10.9

126.0

59.3

11.2

114.2

57.4

11.1

Average2

105.5

57.0

11.5

112.1

58.2

11.4

108.8

57.6

11.5

LSD 0.05

14.2

1.0

0.7

14.2

1.0

0.7

10.0

0.7

0.5

c.v.

8.0

1.1

3.8

1 Yield of these variety may be lower than would be achieved in an actual field setting due to preferential damage to them by birds/rodents.

2The difference between the no fungicide and fungicide means was statistically significant for test weight. There was a highly significant variety by fungicide interaction for yield.


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