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  Table 5. Forage yield of seven alfalfa varieties seeded at Carrington, ND, in 2007.

 

2008 forage yield by harvest

2008

2007

07-08

% of Vernal

Entry

6-26

7-29

9-30

total

total

total

2008

2007-08

 

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

 

PGI 424

2.76

2.07

0.81

5.64

3.18

8.82

101.5

101.0

SummerGold

2.88

2.18

0.83

5.89

3.08

8.97

106.1

102.8

6200 HT

2.65

2.23

0.93

5.81

2.97

8.78

104.6

100.6

6400 HT

2.71

2.19

0.78

5.68

3.24

8.92

102.2

102.2

SpringGold

2.70

2.02

0.82

5.54

3.17

8.72

99.7

99.9

Vernal

2.66

2.07

0.81

5.54

3.23

8.77

99.7

100.5

Vernal

2.57

2.17

0.83

5.57

3.11

8.68

100.2

99.5

               
 

Mean

2.71

2.13

0.83

5.67

3.14

8.81

102.0

100.9

 

LSD 0.05

0.25

0.24

0.14

0.44

0.26

0.44

7.9

5.1

 

CV, %

6.2

7.7

11.2

5.2

5.7

3.4

5.2

3.4

Design: Randomized complete block

Fertizlization: 50 P + 100 K lb/acre

Soil type: Heimdal loam

 

Seeding method: Broadcast

Cuttings: 2007(2), 2008(3)

Replicates: Four

 

Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre

Plot size: 5̒ by 30̒

Herbicide: None

 

Seeding date: May 9, 2007

Harvest plot: 38˝ by 25̒

Insecticide: None

         

F-test was non-significant

 


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