Proso Millet No-till Recrop Hettinger
Variety Days to Head Plant Height Lodg. Test Weight ------ Grain Yield ------ Average Yield
1996 1997 1999 2 year 3 year
  inches 0-9* lbs/bu -----------------------lbs/ac---------------------
Siberian** 67 24 0 53.9 1019 3040 2660 2850 2240
Manta** 67 26 0 54.1 789 2840 2720 2780 2116
Earlybird 66 35 4 55.7 919 1493 2260 1876 1557
Minsum 64 33 6 55.0 1200 1273 1873 1573 1449
Rise 64 33 2 54.8 707 1353 2067 1710 1376
Huntsman 68 36 4 56.8 487 1467 2107 1787 1354
Sunup 66 38 2 55.6 613 1360 2040 1700 1338
Dawn 64 31 4 54.7 1035 1147 1713 1430 1298
Snowbird 62 32 4 56.2 734 1400 1753 1576 1296
Sunrise 67 36 4 56.2 528 1380 1953 1666 1287
Cerise 61 37 2 57.4 693 953 1560 1256 1069
Turghai 60 32 1 57.3   1147  
Trial mean 65 33 3 55.7 783 1610 2006 -- --
C.V. % 1.5 -- 51.1 0.9 20.0 19.1 15.8 -- --
LSD .05 1 -- 2 0.7 267 444 455 -- --
LSD .01 2 -- 3 0.9 365 598 611 -- --

*Lodging: 0 = no lodging, 9 = lying flat on ground.
**Foxtail millets
Planting Date: May 20, 1999
Harvest Date: September 21, 1999
Seeding rate: 25 lbs/Ac.
Previous crop: 1996 & 97 = Fallow, 1999 = HRSWNotes: moderate European corn borer damage to proso types during 1997 and 1999.

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