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1998 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial
      2000     1999 2-yr Relative
Brand-Variety 22-May 22-Jun 25-Jul 28-Aug Total Total Total Yield
* Experimental T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
C 304* 3.05 1.60 1.75 1.48 7.88 7.39 15.26 114
4G70* 3.00 1.70 1.48 1.39 7.58 7.25 14.82 111
C 310* 2.82 1.46 1.40 1.33 7.02 7.12 14.14 106
W 327* 2.93 1.49 1.45 1.37 7.23 6.85 14.08 105
53Q60 2.93 1.54 1.42 1.23 7.11 6.90 14.01 105
C 306* 2.84 1.50 1.45 1.36 7.15 6.85 14.00 105
C 227* 2.83 1.42 1.38 1.29 6.91 7.04 13.96 105
C 232* 2.71 1.42 1.38 1.24 6.74 7.06 13.80 103
PROGRO 2.84 1.35 1.36 1.26 6.81 6.78 13.58 102
54H69* 2.57 1.32 1.52 1.22 6.63 6.92 13.54 101
W 316* 2.58 1.38 1.31 1.40 6.66 6.85 13.51 101
DK 140 2.49 1.50 1.38 1.33 6.70 6.81 13.51 101
GREEN FIELD 2.56 1.34 1.35 1.30 6.54 6.86 13.40 100
PASTURE + 2.94 1.35 1.24 1.19 6.71 6.60 13.31 100
FQ 314 2.65 1.33 1.23 1.22 6.42 6.86 13.28 99
W 214* 2.60 1.30 1.25 1.21 6.35 6.68 13.03 98
MAINSTAY 2.72 1.38 1.27 1.16 6.53 6.29 12.82 96
GH 757 2.61 1.24 1.19 1.25 6.28 6.36 12.64 95
SARANAC AR 2.56 1.22 1.16 1.16 6.10 6.41 12.50 94
A9503* 2.41 1.17 1.31 1.13 6.03 6.46 12.49 94
VERNAL 2.47 1.04 1.08 0.99 5.58 5.87 11.45 86
GOLD PLUS 2.21 1.19 1.23 1.01 5.63 5.55 11.18 84
                 
Mean 2.68 1.37 1.34 1.25 6.65 6.70 13.35  
5%_LSD 0.40 0.16 0.20 0.18 0.69 0.60 1.19  
CV(%) 10.49 8.28 10.38 10.37 7.38 6.35 6.30  
MCV(%) 14.81 11.69 14.65 14.64 10.42 8.97 8.90  
 
Date of Seeding: April 25th, 1998.        
Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.        
Herbicides: February 29th (Sencor), June 22nd (Butyrac) and August 4th (Poast Plus & Butyrac).
Pest Control: August 4th (Pounce).        
Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.        

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