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Sunflower Hybrid Performance Trial  -  Williston Research Extension Center
  Grain Yield Average Yield
Brand Hybrid First Flower
Date
Plant
Height
Test
Weight
Seed
Moist1
Harv.
Pop.
Seed
Oil2

2001

2002 2003 2
year
3
year
    fr plntg in lbs/bu % plt/a % --------------- lbs/ac --------------
Proseed K-405* 71 58 29.5 8.0 19360 40.9 -- -- 961 -- --
Proseed 9441* 74 57 29.7 6.7 19844 41.7 1219 1146 1110 1128 1158
Proseed 9405* 73 52 30.2 11.6 17424 44.3 -- 1368 1144 1256 --
Mycogen Seeds SF 187 72 45 26.6 6.3 22506 35.7 -- -- 1103 -- --
Mycogen Seeds SF 260 69 43 25.3 5.4 21054 37.8 -- 1555 1202 1379 --
Mycogen Seeds 8N421* 74 50 30.0 6.6 17424 42.6 -- -- 1038 -- --
Mycogen Seeds 8N327* 67 44 28.2 5.6 21780 42.6 -- -- 1274 -- --
Interstate Seeds 6039 69 51 29.6 5.4 22264 43.6 1184 1561 1301 1431 1349
Interstate Seeds 4049 74 52 30.0 6.2 18876 40.7 -- 1340 998 1169 --
Interstate Seeds Hysun 525* 72 45 27.2 6.3 18150 36.8 -- -- 1250 -- --
Interstate Seeds F10002NS* 71 45 27.4 5.8 22264 37.8 -- -- 1228 -- --
Interstate Seeds 6521 68 46 28.7 5.7 21054 40.2 1299 1884 1098 1491 1427
Seeds 2000 Ranger* 70 50 26.2 5.8 18634 38.2 -- -- 974 -- --
Seeds 2000 Defender* 70 48 27.6 5.7 19360 37.8 -- -- 1170 -- --
Kaystar Seed 8300 67 47 25.4 5.5 9844 39.0 1279 1622 1115 1369 1339
Kaystar Seed 8303 70 50 28.5 5.5 21538 42.6 -- -- 1126 -- --
Kaystar Seed 8330NS* 73 45 26.9 6.5 20328 36.1 -- -- 1184 -- --
Monsanto DKF33-33NS* 69 47 28.9 5.7 19844 37.7 -- 1384 986 1185 --
Monsanto DKF30-33NS* 71 50 27.9 6.3 20328 38.1 -- -- 1023 -- --
Monsanto 3880 CL 73 46 24.7 6.0 20086 33.9 -- -- 880 -- --
Monsanto EXP38-30NS* 74 50 30.2 7.2 21296 40.7 -- -- 1068 -- --
Monsanto EXP31-22NS* 74 49 25.7 6.3 19602 38.2 -- -- 1228 -- --
NDSU Hybrid 894 72 51 29.0 6.4 17908 38.9 -- -- 803 -- --
Public Hybrid 924 67 54 23.3 12.2 22264 29.5 -- 1271 630 951 --
Mycogen Seeds SF 270 67 46 27 5.3 20570 37.0 -- 1625 952 1289 --
Mean   71 49 27.7 6.6 20144 38.9 1119 1476 1074 -- --
C.V. %   1 6 3.4 25.2 16 3.9 13 13 16 -- --
LSD .05   1 4 1.3 2.3 NS 2.1 200 269 246 -- --

Planting Date: May 19      * designates Nu-Sun hybrids      1 Seed moisture taken at harvest
Harvest Date: September 30      2 Seed oil content adjusted to10% moisture and by oil type


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