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North Dakota Soybean Variety Trial Results for 2013 and Selection Guide - A843

Soybean Variety Trial Results 2013
 
Soybean Variety Trial Results 2013
Soybean variety selection should be based on maturity, yield, seed quality, lodging, iron deficiency chlorosis tolerance and disease reaction. Later-maturing varieties tend to yield more than early maturing varieties when evaluated at the same location. After determining a suitable maturity for the farm, comparing yields of varieties that are of similar maturity is important. Although later maturity increases yield potential, later- maturing cultivars are more risky to grow than earlier-maturing varieties because an early fall frost may kill a late-maturing variety before the beans have filled the pods, which will reduce yield greatly.

Blaine Schatz Carrington Research Extension Center
Steve Zwinger Carrington Research Extension Center
DoKyoung Lee Carrington Research Extension Center
Eric Eriksmoen Hettinger Research Extension Center
Bryan Hanson Langdon Research Extension Center
Hans Kandel, Ted Helms, Sam Markell, Berlin Nelson, Chad Deplazes, Grant Mehring and Joel Ransom (NDSU Main Station);
Blaine Schatz, Mike Ostlie, Steve Schaubert, Tim Indergaard, Bob Smith and Todd Ingebretson (Carrington Research Extension Center);
Leonard Besemann (Oakes Irrigation Site);
John Rickertsen and Rick Olson (Hettinger Research Extension Center);
Eric Eriksmoen, James Tarasenko and Joe Effertz (North Central Research Extension Center, Minot);
Bryan Hanson and Travis Hakanson (Langdon Research Extension Center);
Jerry Bergman, Chelsey Penuel and Diana Amiot (Williston Research Extension Center);
Brian Zimprich (Ransom County);
Jill Haakenson (Griggs County);
Alicia Harstad (Steele County);
Melissa Blawat (Sargent County);
and Jason Goltz (Richland County).

48 pages

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