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Hybrid Sunflower - Williston Research Extension Center
              Grain Yield Average Yield
Company/Brand

Variety1

Days to
Flower
Plant 
Height
Seed
Moist.2
Seed
Oil3
Test 
Weight

2000

2001

2002
2
year
3
year
    fr plntg in % % lbs/bu ------------------ lbs/ac ------------------
Seeds 2000 Maverick** 69 53 8.8 40.7 31.6 1127 982 1552 1267 1220
Seeds 2000 Mustang ** 68 53 6.1 40.0 32.6 1170 -- 1383 -- --
Mycogen Seeds SF 270 64 47 4.6 40.8 30.8 1432 -- 1625 -- --
Mycogen Seeds 8377NS ** 67 48 5.0 42.5 30.9 -- -- 1280 -- --
Mycogen Seeds 8N327 ** 65 45 5.7 44.9 31.2 -- -- 1510 -- --
Mycogen Seeds SF 260 69 46 5.6 38.1 29.3 -- -- 1555 -- --
Monsanto Co. DKF 29-90 67 47 5.4 43.4 34.3 1386 1091 1600 1346 1359
Monsanto Co. DKF 31-01NS ** 69 52 6.1 40.2 35.0 1258 1007 1466 1237 1244
Monsanto Co. DKF 33-33NS ** 67 45 5.6 40.4 33.3 -- -- 1384 -- --
Monsanto Co. DK 3868 70 47 5.6 38.9 31.8 1262 -- 1341 -- --
Interstate Seed IS 6521 67 45 5.6 41.9 32.5 -- 1299 1884 1592 --
Interstate Seed IS 4049 72 48 10.9 40.6 30.9 -- -- 1340 -- --
Interstate Seed IS 5331 67 43 8.9 40.8 31.8 -- -- 1559 -- --
Interstate Seed IS 6039 68 47 6.1 43.3 32.8 1220 1184 1561 1373 1322
Interstate Seed IS 6111 63 43 5.1 40.6 33.2 1202 1277 1432 1355 1304
Interstate Seed F00001 68 45 7.5 39.2 31.7 -- -- 1537 -- --
Interstate Seed F63105NS ** 70 46 7.7 37.3 30.6 -- -- 1548 -- --
Interstate Seed Hysun 521 ** 65 45 5.7 38.8 32.5 -- 1248 1587 1418 --
Public Hybrid 924 66 50 13.1 30.7 27.2 930 -- 1271 -- --
Kaystar Seed 8300 66 48 5.0 43.8 30.0 1454 1279 1622 1451 1452
Proseed 9441 ** 71 54 9.9 41.7 32.0 -- 1219 1146 1183 --
Proseed 9405 ** 71 53 15.7 44.1 32.2 -- -- 1368 -- --
Proseed K-405 ** 69 50 7.6 39.5 31.1 -- -- 1491 -- --
Public Hybrid 894 70 49 6.8 38.4 32.0 1034 1045 1388 1217 1156
Mean   68 48 7.3 40.4 31.7 1156 1119 1476 -- --
C.V. %   1 7 32.4 3.6 2.0 12 13 13 -- --
LSD .05   1 5 3.3 2.0 0.9 199 200 269 -- --

Planting Date: May 22, 2002
Harvest Date: September 25, 2002
1 - ** designates the Nu-Sun Hybrids.
2 - Seed moisture taken at harvest.
3 - Seed oil content determined on an NMR machine and adjusted to 10% moisture. Nu-Sun oils also adjusted
for oil type.


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