Safflower - No-till recrop Hettinger
Variety Days to Flower Plant Height Test Weight Oil ------- Grain Yield -------

1997 1998 1999

Average Yield

2 3

Year Year

  inches lbs/bu % ----------------- pounds per acre ----------------
S-518 94 29 33.4 35.2 1674 1860 1271 1566 1602
Montola 2000 94 27 34.8 38.6 1467 1700 1067 1384 1411
Morlin 98 29 33.7 37.4 1600 1433 913 1173 1315
Centennial 98 27 34.8 35.8 1333 1580 787 1184 1233
S-541 96 31 35.8 36.6 947 1667 913 1290 1176
Finch 96 26 28.6 38.0 1233 1367 887 1127 1162
Montola 2001 94 28 33.7 37.6 1207 1387 753 1070 1116
Montola 2003 95 30 34.5 39.0   1260  
Trial Mean 95 28 33.9 38.4 1383 1567 1034 -- --
C.V. % 1.7 8.7 2.0 2.1 16.9 17.8 19.4 -- --
LSD .05 2 NS 1.0 1.1 333 400 287 -- --
LSD .01 3 NS 1.3 1.5 446 NS 385 -- --

Planting Date: April 19, 1999
Harvest Date: September 1, 1999
Seeding rate: 400,000 live seeds/acre.
Previous crop: 1997 = fallow, 1998 = Durum, 1999 = HRSW.
NS = no statistical difference between varieties.

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