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1998 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial
  2001 2000 1999 3-yr Relative
Yield
% Trial
Mean
Brand-Variety 5/16 6/19 7/19 8/20 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
FEAST +EV 2.80 2.40 1.97 1.26 8.43 9.80 9.08 27.30 106
GH 788 2.61 2.22 1.94 1.39 8.15 9.94 8.92 27.01 105
SPIRIT 2.63 2.20 1.83 1.30 7.96 9.93 8.51 26.40 102
53Q60 2.76 2.28 1.80 1.26 8.10 9.75 8.55 26.40 102
54H69* 2.61 2.24 1.64 1.19 7.67 9.42 8.56 25.65 99
SARANAC AR 2.62 2.15 1.76 1.15 7.67 9.87 7.30 24.83 96
VERNAL 2.54 2.00 1.63 1.07 7.24 8.57 7.22 23.02 89
                   
Mean 2.65 2.21 1.80 1.23 7.89 9.61 8.30 25.80  
5%_LSD 0.31 0.26 0.18 0.15 0.78 0.62 0.64 1.63  
CV(%) 7.77 7.83 6.67 8.21 6.69 4.33 5.16 4.25  
MCV(%) 11.54 11.63 9.90 12.20 9.94 6.43 7.66 6.31  
 
Date of Seeding: April 18th, 1998.
Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.
Herbicides: March 7th (Sencor), August 8th (Select, Burtyrac).
Pest Control: June 18th, July 2nd, and August 8th (Pounce).
Plot Dimensions: 3' x19'.
 
1998 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial Without Insecticides
  2001     2000 1999 3-yr Relative
Yield
% Trial
Mean
Brand-Variety 5/16 6/19 7/19 8/20 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
4A62* 2.31 2.18 1.91 1.13 7.52 9.46 8.82 25.79 112
3A14* 2.14 2.12 1.89 1.04 7.18 9.27 8.80 25.25 109
TMF 4355LH 2.16 2.12 1.90 1.03 7.20 9.02 8.16 24.39 106
54H69* 2.27 2.19 1.79 0.95 7.19 9.16 7.95 24.30 105
ZH 9746 H* 1.98 2.07 1.67 0.86 6.59 9.03 7.92 23.53 102
CIMARRON 3i 2.34 1.92 1.37 0.77 6.39 9.41 6.83 22.63 98
CLEAN SWEEP 1000 2.24 1.95 1.60 0.91 6.70 8.59 7.29 22.58 98
BARALFA 54 2.10 1.98 1.45 0.71 6.23 8.99 6.46 21.68 94
SARANAC AR 2.38 2.10 1.37 0.76 6.60 8.48 5.42 20.49 89
VERNAL 2.28 1.95 1.28 0.70 6.21 8.01 5.81 20.03 87
                   
Mean 2.22 2.06 1.62 0.88 6.78 8.94 7.34 23.07  
5%_LSD 0.32 0.23 0.22 0.17 0.70 0.76 1.01 1.99  
CV(%) 8.65 6.65 8.14 11.76 6.20 5.08 8.19 5.16  
MCV(%) 14.47 11.12 13.61 19.66 10.36 8.50 13.70 8.64  
 
Date of Seeding: April 18th, 1998.
Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.
Herbicides: March 7th (Sencor), August 8th (Select, Burtyrac).
Plot Dimensions: 3' x19'.

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