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1997 DeKalb Alfalfa Variety Trial
      2000     1999 1998 3-yr Relative
Yield

% Trial
Mean
Brand-Variety 21-May 23-Jun 25-Jul 29-Aug Total Total Total Total
* Experimental T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A
DK 127 2.12 1.40 1.41 1.11 6.04 6.60 6.84 19.47 110
DK 140 2.02 1.51 1.39 0.91 5.83 6.19 6.66 18.68 105
PERSIST 2.04 1.37 1.48 0.88 5.78 5.99 6.65 18.41 104
CHOICE 1.97 1.35 1.44 1.05 5.80 5.89 6.50 18.20 103
5347LH 1.77 1.15 1.40 0.99 5.30 5.95 6.34 17.58 99
DK 141 1.89 1.27 1.28 0.95 5.39 5.85 6.18 17.41 98
VERNAL 1.93 1.17 1.15 1.03 5.28 5.55 5.51 16.33 92
SARANAC AR 1.75 1.10 1.04 1.05 4.93 5.53 5.64 16.10 91
                   
Mean 1.94 1.28 1.32 0.99 5.53 5.93 6.26 17.72  
5%_LSD 0.12 0.10 0.12 0.17 0.35 0.71 0.30 0.98  
CV(%) 4.10 5.43 6.14 11.58 4.29 8.15 3.25 3.79  
MCV(%) 5.98 7.92 8.96 16.89 6.26 11.89 4.74 5.53  
 
Date of Seeding: April 17th, 1997.            
Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silt loam.      
Herbicides: February 29th (Sencor) and August 4th (Poast Plus & Butyrac).    
Pest Control: August 4th (Pounce).          
Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.            

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