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1997 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial
      2000     1999 1998 3-yr Relative
Yield
% Trial
Mean
Brand-Variety 16-May 20-Jun 20-Jul 21-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
TARGET II 3.60 2.51 2.25 1.37 9.74 8.47 8.39 26.60 107
PERSIST 3.61 2.40 2.20 1.35 9.55 8.41 8.28 26.23 105
DK 140 3.35 2.49 2.34 1.40 9.58 8.22 8.35 26.14 105
DK 141 3.47 2.47 2.15 1.40 9.49 8.07 8.39 25.95 104
VOYAGER II 3.49 2.39 2.16 1.43 9.46 8.18 8.07 25.71 103
CHOICE 3.37 2.41 2.11 1.27 9.16 8.21 8.29 25.66 103
GARST 645 3.24 2.34 2.19 1.39 9.16 8.14 8.34 25.64 103
GH 797 3.07 2.32 2.14 1.33 8.86 7.81 8.36 25.02 101
5347 LH 2.90 2.16 2.06 1.23 8.35 8.08 8.43 24.85 100
INTERCEPTOR 2.68 2.15 1.92 1.23 7.98 7.64 8.27 23.88 96
CIMARRON 3i 3.33 2.28 2.03 1.23 8.86 7.46 7.42 23.74 95
SARANAC AR 2.93 2.10 1.85 1.15 8.02 6.97 7.23 22.22 89
VERNAL 3.05 2.00 1.78 1.06 7.89 6.82 6.73 21.43 86
                   
Mean 3.24 2.31 2.09 1.29 8.92 7.90 8.06 24.89  
5%_LSD 0.48 0.20 0.23 0.14 0.85 0.48 0.51 1.56  
CV(%) 10.32 6.11 7.79 7.73 6.63 4.27 4.39 4.39  
MCV(%) 14.76 8.74 11.14 11.05 9.49 6.11 6.27 6.29  
 
Date of Seeding: April 2nd ,1997.              
Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.      
Herbicides: February 28th (Pursuit).            
Pest Control: August 5th (Pounce).              
Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.              

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