North Central U.S. Canola Variety Trials - Description
of Traits Recorded
The following notes were requested from each of the trial locations.
10% Flower: Days from planting when 10% of plants have open
End Flower: Days from planting when 10% of bloom is left on
Physiological Maturity: Days from planting when 50% of the
seed in a plot has turned brown or black.
Plant Height: Height recorded to the tops of the plants in
Lodging: 0-9 scale. 0=no lodging, 9=prostrate on ground North Dakota
1-9 scale. 1=no lodging, 9=prostrate on ground Minnesota and South Dakota
Oil %: Oil percentage of the seed, as is moisture. Williston
at 8% moisture.
Other optional notes taken.
Test Weight: lbs/bu
The B.napus and B.rapa varieties were included in the same variety trial in some locations and were conducted as separate trials at other locations. If they were all in one trial the mean, LSD, and C.V. % are listed under the B.rapa varieties. If they were separate trials, the mean, LSD and C.V. % are listed under each trial.