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1998 Freeport Grass Variety Trial
        2000     1999 2-yr Relative
Yield
% Trial
Mean
Brand-Variety   22-May 22-Jun 24-Jul 28-Aug Total Total Total
* Experimental Species* T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A
KENTUCKY 31 TF 3.80 2.22 1.82 0.72 8.56 7.35 15.91 134
SELECT TF 3.90 1.83 1.69 0.72 8.14 7.73 15.86 134
TF 33 TF 4.44 2.24 1.86 0.82 9.36 6.27 15.63 132
BENCHMARK OG 3.75 1.69 1.07 0.50 7.02 6.63 13.64 115
OG9501* OG 3.69 1.55 1.08 0.51 6.82 6.64 13.46 113
WARRIOR OG 3.57 1.69 0.94 0.55 6.75 6.71 13.46 113
OG 8703 OG 3.58 1.72 1.07 0.48 6.85 6.18 13.03 110
CONDOR OG 3.43 1.57 0.97 0.44 6.41 6.30 12.70 107
HAYMATE OG 3.28 1.74 1.08 0.49 6.59 6.05 12.64 106
PIZZA OG 3.21 1.86 1.07 0.45 6.59 6.01 12.59 106
POTOMAC OG 3.25 1.22 1.15 0.52 6.14 6.44 12.58 106
LINCOLN SB 3.02 0.91 1.20 0.33 5.47 5.98 11.44 96
CLAIR TM 3.13 1.15 1.00 0.31 5.59 5.56 11.14 94
COLT TM 2.72 1.13 1.06 0.29 5.20 5.45 10.65 90
BISON HRG 2.98 1.70 1.05 0.37 6.10 4.46 10.56 89
GRAND DADDY PRT 2.89 1.75 0.78 0.33 5.74 4.75 10.49 88
BART TM 2.65 1.08 0.94 0.35 5.01 5.05 10.07 85
ROSALIN PR 2.42 1.52 0.93 0.32 5.19 4.31 9.50 80
MOLISTO HRG 2.48 1.54 0.95 0.30 5.27 3.97 9.23 78
POLLY II HRG 2.29 1.64 1.09 0.26 5.27 3.78 9.05 76
TONGA PRT 2.43 1.35 0.99 0.33 5.11 3.93 9.03 76
BG-34 PR 1.82 1.58 0.81 0.34 4.54 3.84 8.38 71
                   
Mean   3.12 1.58 1.12 0.44 6.26 5.61 11.86  
5%_LSD   0.53 0.25 0.24 0.09 0.75 0.65 1.26  
CV(%)   12.02 11.05 14.97 14.45 8.50 8.22 7.53  
MCV(%)   16.99 15.62 21.15 20.42 12.00 11.62 10.64  
 
Date of Seeding: April 25th, 1998.          
Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.          
Herbicides: August 4th (Weedone 638).          
Fertilization: April 4th and May 22nd (75 lbs. N).          
Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.          
 
* OG= Orchard grass PG= Prairie grass      
PR= Perennial ryegrass HRG= Hybrid ryegrass      
SB= Smooth bromegrass PRT= Perennial ryegrass tetrapoid      
TF= Tall fescue MX= Mixture      
C= Chicory FS= Festulolium      
TM= Timothy LH= Lolium Hybidum      

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