Safflower - 1998 Crops Day Report

Safflower - No-till Recrop Hettinger
------------Yield------------ Average Yield
Variety Days to Flower Plant Ht Oil Test wt 1996 1997 1998 2 Year 3 Year
in % lbs/bu -------------------- lbs/ac ------------------
S-518 88 23 38.5 41.4 2687 1674 1860 1767 2074
S-317 88 24 38.0 41.4 3014 1407 1794 1600 2072
Montola2000 88 21 38.6 41.6 2222 1467 1700 1584 1796
Centennial 90 25 39.4 42.0 2114 1333 1580 1456 1676
S-541 88 23 39.4 42.5 2196 947 1667 1307 1603
Finch 88 22 34.7 45.8 2174 1233 1367 1300 1591
Montola2001 88 23 37.4 41.8 1900 1207 1387 1297 1498
Morlin 89 24 36.4 41.3 1227 1600 1433 1516 1420
Trial Mean 88 23 37.3 42.7 2013 1383 1567 -- --
C.V. % 0.8 8.5 1.3 1.2 11.0 16.9 17.8 -- --
LSD .05 1 NS 0.7 0.8 317 333 400 -- --
LSD .01 1 NS 0.9 1.0 423 446 NS -- --

 

Planting Date: April 21, 1998

Harvest Date: August 31, 1998

Seeding Rate: 400,000 live seeds/acre

Previous Crop: Durum

NS = no statistical difference between varieties.

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