Millet - 2001 Crops Day

2001 Proso Millet Continuously Cropped No-till Hettinger

Variety

Days to Head

Plant Height

Lodg.

Best Weight

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

Avg. Yield

1999

2000

2001

2 year

3 year

inches

0-9*

lbs/bu

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

Manta**

56

37

1.8

55.9

2720

1938

2513

2226

2390

Siberian**

54

35

1.5

56.0

2660

1689

2347

2018

2232

Earlybird

56

42

4.8

55.4

2260

1327

2033

1680

1873

Sunup

54

40

3.8

55.4

2040

1207

1880

1544

1709

Huntsman

58

42

4.2

55.8

2107

951

2067

1509

1708

Rise

52

38

4.2

55.2

2067

1280

1647

1464

1665

Sunrise

59

42

2.8

55.6

1953

1147

1860

1504

1653

Dawn

49

40

7.0

53.6

1713

1333

1207

1270

1418

Snowbird

52

46

4.5

55.9

1753

860

1620

1240

1411

Minsum

51

44

5.8

54.8

1873

773

1353

1063

1333

Cerise

47

38

4.8

57.7

1560

660

1120

890

1113

Turghai

48

42

3.0

58.4

1147

647

1407

1027

1067

Trial mean

53

40

4.0

55.8

2006

1131

1755

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C.V. %

3.8

6.4

42.2

0.6

15.8

10.5

18.2

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--

LSD .05

3

4

2.4

0.5

455

171

460

--

--

LSD .01

4

5

3.3

0.7

611

231

619

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

**Foxtail millets

Planting Date: June 11

Harvest Date: September 18

Seeding rate: 25 lbs/Ac.

Previous crop: 1999 = HRSW, 2000 & 01= Soybean.Notes: 2000 trial had moderate European corn borer damage to proso types.

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