Millet - 1997 Crops Day Report

Grain Millet Hettinger
Variety Type Days to Head Plant Height Test Weight Grain Yield Average Yield
1995 1996 1997 2 Year 3 Year
in lbs/bu lbs/ac
Siberian Foxtail 70 33 54.1 2275 1019 3040 2030 2111
Manta Foxtail 70 32 54.1 2427 789 2840 1814 2019
Dawn Proso 64 36 56.2 3434 1035 1147 1091 1872
Cerise Proso 63 35 56.9 1996 693 953 823 1821
Earlybird Proso 66 36 55.7 2994 919 1493 1206 1802
Rise Proso 66 34 54.8 3246 707 1353 1030 1769
Sunrise Proso 68 29 56.6 3362 528 1380 954 1757
Huntsman Proso 70 38 56.5 3138 487 1467 977 1697
Minsum Proso 64 36 54.8 2445 1200 1273 1236 1639
Sunup Proso 67 34 55.3 2778 613 1360 986 1584
Snowbird Proso 63 37 56.0 2185 734 1400 1067 1440
Trial Mean 66 35 55.4 2344 783 1610 -- --
C.V. % 1.1 10.6 1.1 13 20 19.1 -- --
LSD .05 1 NS 0.8 498 267 444 -- --
LSD .01 1 NS 1.1 672 365 598 -- --
 

Planting Date: May 16, 1997

Harvest Date: September 9, 1997

Seeding rate: 25 lbs/Acre

Previous crop: Fallow

NS = no statistical difference between varieties.

All proso millets were severely infested with European corn borers.

 

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