Winter Rye - 1998 Crops Day Report

Winter Rye Hettinger
Variety Days to Head Plant Height Test Weight ------ Grain Yield ------ Average Yield
1996 1997 1998 2 year 3 year
1/1 in lbs/bu ------------------------bu/ac---------------------
Dacold 152 37 52.8 55.8 96.6 106.7 101.6 86.4
Prima 146 41 55.1 62.8 75.9 96.0 86.0 78.2
ACRifle 150 35 54.7 -- 69.0 83.3 76.2 --
Trial mean 150 38 53.8 62.4 79.4 96.8 -- --
C.V. % 0.4 5.3 1.5 12.2 6.8 10.8 -- --
LSD.05 1 3 1.2 ns 8.2 16.2 -- --
LSD.01 1 4 1.8 ns 11.4 ns -- --

Planting Date: September 23, 1997

Harvest Date: July 30, 1998

Seeding rate: 1.1 million live seeds/A

No winter kill observed.

Previous crop: Fallow

ns= no statistical difference between varieties.

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