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2009 SAFFLOWER RECROP VARIETY   WILLISTON RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
  Flower Plant Leaf Seed Test ----- Seed Yield ----- Average Yield
Variety* Date Height Necrosis Oil% Weight 2007 2008 2009 2 yr 3 yr
  fr pltg inch 0-9 8% lb/bus ---------- lbs/a ----------
   
Hybrid 1601 86.7 20.1 3 32.9 40.4 -- 434 2061 1247 --
Hybrid 9049 87.0 19.4 4 28.5 42.6 1373 459 1744 1102 1192
Mondak 88.7 20.1 5 31.3 42.8 995 401 1825 1113 1074
MT 2000 87.3 16.6 4 35.2 40.1 1177 325 1659 992 1054
MT 2003 89.0 18.1 6 33.9 42.2 936 178 1793 986 969
MT 2004 87.0 16.9 5 30.7 40.8 903 340 1218 779 820
S-518 88.3 19.8 6 39.6 38.8 1272 453 1836 1144 1187
S-541 88.7 20.4 5 39.4 41.1 1029 352 1569 961 983
Centennial 89.7 18.9 5 38.9 40.3 949 410 1741 1076 1033
Finch 87.0 19.8 3 34.1 43.8 1131 377 1494 936 1001
Cardinal 88.3 21.4 2 33.3 42.9 1204 326 1832 1079 1121
Nutrasaff 87.7 19.2 2 44.6 37.9 755 273 1383 828 804
Hyb 1601@ 50% SR 86.7 21.8 4 32.8 40.8 -- -- 1829 -- --
Hyb 1601@ 72% SR 86.0 21.3 4 33.0 40.3 -- -- 1918 -- --
Hyb 9049@ 50% SR 86.3 21.6 3 28.1 43.6 -- -- 1505 -- --
Hyb 9049@ 72% SR 87.3 18.4 4 28.0 43.0 -- -- 1581 -- --
96B 6054 85.3 16.8 3 39.7 37.7 793 320 1398 859 837
MEAN 87.5 19.0 4 35.4 40.1 -- -- 1629.8 -- --
C.V. % 0.7 6.1 -- 1.0 1.0 -- -- 7.8 -- --
LSD 5% 0.9 1.9 -- 0.7 0.8 -- -- 209.3 -- --
Planted: April 23 into harrowed durum stubble. Harvested: September 16
* - All seeded at 350,000 seeds/a; 50% = 175,000 seeds/a and 72% = 250,000 seeds/a.
Seed oil % determined on an NMR machine and reported on 8.0% moisture basis.



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