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2000 Crops Day Report

Millet

2000 Proso Millet Continuously Cropped No-till Hettinger

Variety

Days to Head

Plant Height

Lodg.

Test Weight

------ Grain Yield ------

Average Yield

1997

1999

2000

2 year

3 year

inches

0-9*

lbs/bu

-----------------------lbs/ac---------------------

Manta**

74

34

0.2

53.2

2840

2720

1938

2329

2499

Siberian**

74

32

0.2

53.4

3040

2660

1689

2174

2463

Earlybird

77

39

3.5

52.7

1493

2260

1327

1794

1693

Rise

75

37

4.7

52.9

1353

2067

1280

1674

1567

Sunup

75

36

3.2

53.3

1360

2040

1207

1624

1536

Huntsman

80

40

2.5

51.4

1467

2107

951

1529

1508

Sunrise

79

38

2.8

53.0

1380

1953

1147

1550

1493

Dawn

74

36

5.5

53.2

1147

1713

1333

1523

1398

Snowbird

76

39

4.0

52.1

1400

1753

860

1306

1338

Minsum

76

36

3.7

50.3

1273

1873

773

1323

1306

Cerise

72

38

4.0

53.3

953

1560

660

1110

1058

Turghai

72

34

1.5

53.8

1147

647

897

Trial mean

75

37

2.9

52.8

1610

2006

1131

--

--

C.V. %

2.2

6.5

36.3

1.7

19.1

15.8

10.5

--

--

LSD .05

2

3

1.5

1.3

444

455

171

--

--

LSD .01

3

5

2.1

1.7

598

611

231

--

--

*Lodging: 0 = no lodging, 9 = lying flat on ground.

**Foxtail millets

Planting Date: May 10, 2000

Harvest Date: September 14, 2000

Seeding rate: 25 lbs/Ac.

Previous crop: 1997 = Fallow, 1999 = HRSW, 2000 = Soybean

Notes: moderate European corn borer damage to proso types.

 

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