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NORTH DAKOTA Agricultural Experiment Station, Fargo, ND; seeded 1996, dryland.
   

1999 forage yield

         
  3-cut: 6-4 7-12 8-13           96-99 % of Vernal
Entry 4-cut: 6-4 7-1 8-2 10-11 total 1998 1997 1996 total 1999 96-99
   

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

   
     

3-cut system

       
Avalanche + Z   2.34 1.47 0.90   4.71 5.98 5.95 1.17 17.80 111 109
Big Horn   2.41 1.47 0.83   4.71 6.32 6.47 1.14 18.64 111 114
Depend + EV   2.57 1.51 0.93   5.01 6.20 6.10 1.19 18.50 118 113
DK 127   2.62 1.52 0.86   5.00 6.47 6.40 1.11 18.99 118 116
Imperial   2.52 1.43 0.82   4.77 6.44 6.69 1.23 19.12 113 117
Innovator + Z   2.49 1.54 0.89   4.92 6.30 6.15 1.16 18.53 116 113
Rainier   2.50 1.49 0.94   4.93 5.98 6.04 1.14 18.09 117 110
Vernal   2.43 1.24 0.69   4.36 5.32 5.93 1.18 16.80 103 102
Vernal   2.21 1.13 0.75   4.09 4.82 5.74 1.35 16.01 97 98
WL 324   2.59 1.67 0.95   5.21 6.51 6.47 1.29 19.48 123 119
WL 325 HQ   2.46 1.61 1.10   5.17 5.81 5.98 1.18 18.14 122 111
5312   2.52 1.69 0.86   5.07 6.67 6.46 1.08 19.29 120 118
5454   2.83 1.65 1.10   5.58 6.68 6.22 1.20 19.68 132 120
                         
Mean   0.50 1.49 0.89   4.89 6.12 6.20 1.19 18.39 116 112
LSD (0.05)   0.30 0.18 0.20   0.48 0.35 0.55 0.14 0.75 11 4.6
CV (%)   8.2 8.3 15.3   6.8 3.9 5.3 8.4 2.9 6.8 2.9
MCV (%)   11.8 11.9 22.0   9.8 5.7 8.8 12.1 4.1 9.8 4.1
LSR (%)   48.7 31.8 56.1   32.1 19 58 96 20.6 32.3 25.5
                         
        4-cut system        
Avalanche + Z   1.84 1.29 0.71 1.30 5.14 6.27 6.10 1.73 19.23 122 112
Big Horn   1.86 1.30 0.83 1.26 5.25 6.36 6.52 1.83 19.96 124 116
Depend + EV   1.94 1.40 0.81 1.35 5.50 6.49 6.63 1.84 20.46 130 119
DK 127   1.50 1.11 0.73 1.27 4.61 6.27 6.39 1.82 19.08 109 111
Imperial   1.61 1.42 0.75 1.27 5.05 6.24 6.45 1.84 19.59 120 114
Innovator + Z   1.68 1.34 0.78 1.34 5.14 6.21 6.39 1.77 19.52 122 114
Rainier   1.52 1.24 0.70 1.24 4.70 5.97 6.41 1.69 18.76 111 109
Vernal   1.57 1.00 0.51 0.89 3.97 4.86 6.14 1.68 16.66 94 97
Vernal   1.59 1.08 0.64 1.16 4.47 5.34 6.14 1.74 17.70 106 103
WL 324   1.61 1.33 0.82 1.33 5.09 6.77 6.74 1.83 20.44 120 119
WL 325 HQ   1.84 1.32 0.83 1.27 5.26 6.33 6.21 1.75 19.56 125 114
5312   1.81 1.38 0.82 1.35 5.38 6.48 6.67 1.78 20.31 127 118
5454   1.55 1.35 0.78 1.29 4.97 6.46 6.55 1.72 19.71 118 115
                         
Mean   1.69 1.27 0.75 1.25 4.96 6.16 6.41 1.77 19.31 118 112
LSD (0.05)   0.50 0.17 0.18 0.25 0.84 0.36 0.33 0.21 1.1 20 6.3
CV (%)   20.5 9.3 17.1 13.9 11.8 4.0 3.6 8.6 3.9 11.8 3.9
MCV (%)   29.4 13.3 24.5 19.9 16.9 5.8 5.2 12.4 5.7 16.9 5.6
LSR (%)   112.9 42.4 57.5 54.3 55.1 19 58 137 28.8 55.4 28.8

Design: Splitplot, cuts = mainplot Fertilization: 50P & 100 K lb/acre Soil type: Fargo clay
Seeding method: Broadcast Cuttings: 1996 (1/2), 1997-99 (3/4) Replicates: Four
Seeding rate: 25 lb/acre Plot size: 3 by 18 ft Herbicide: None in 1999
Seeding date: May 13, 1996 Harvest plot: 3 by 13 ft Insecticide: Warrior @ 4 oz/a
Seed obtained from Dan Undersander at University of Wisconsin
F - test nonsignificant


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