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1999 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial
2002
2001
2000
3-yr
Relative
Brand-Variety
25-May
25-June
24-July
27-Aug
Total
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
T DM/A
% Trial Mean
WINTER GOLD
2.50
2.38
1.91
1.70
8.49
7.19
7.40
23.09
110
TRUMP
2.57
2.45
1.90
1.67
8.59
7.16
7.23
22.97
109
54V45*
2.48
2.27
1.74
1.65
8.14
7.08
7.49
22.70
108
ROCKET*
2.57
2.29
1.73
1.67
8.26
6.95
7.34
22.55
107
FQ 315
2.66
2.23
1.71
1.62
8.21
6.86
7.43
22.49
107
DK 140
2.53
2.24
1.70
1.62
8.09
7.01
7.38
22.47
107
W 330*
2.42
2.09
1.64
1.63
7.78
6.92
7.56
22.25
106
W 311*
2.41
2.21
1.71
1.61
7.93
6.75
7.52
22.20
105
C 207*
2.40
2.06
1.60
1.59
7.64
6.88
7.63
22.15
105
ENHANCER
2.68
2.15
1.62
1.61
8.05
6.85
7.17
22.08
105
6410
2.28
2.25
1.70
1.61
7.83
6.72
7.34
21.88
104
AWESOME
2.41
2.08
1.64
1.58
7.71
6.75
7.33
21.79
103
W 201*
2.32
2.03
1.51
1.50
7.34
7.08
7.23
21.65
103
W 324*
2.49
2.11
1.57
1.54
7.70
6.79
7.05
21.54
102
RHINO
2.31
2.08
1.59
1.58
7.56
6.76
7.13
21.44
102
W 304*
2.21
2.18
1.57
1.60
7.55
6.56
7.33
21.44
102
53Q60
2.49
2.13
1.58
1.50
7.69
6.44
6.99
21.12
100
C 316*
2.32
1.99
1.49
1.50
7.30
6.63
6.90
20.82
99
W 426*
2.31
2.13
1.56
1.49
7.48
6.29
7.03
20.80
99
IMPERIAL
2.35
2.16
1.53
1.51
7.53
6.34
6.91
20.78
99
EMPEROR
2.47
2.07
1.53
1.50
7.57
6.34
6.86
20.77
99
C 224*
2.31
2.02
1.59
1.52
7.44
6.38
6.92
20.74
99
645-II
2.53
2.06
1.47
1.48
7.54
6.54
6.61
20.69
98
DK 141
2.28
2.05
1.49
1.54
7.35
6.27
7.00
20.62
98
NETYIELD 500*
2.27
2.05
1.50
1.50
7.31
6.43
6.83
20.57
98
WETLAND
2.19
2.06
1.53
1.49
7.27
6.43
6.70
20.40
97
631
2.25
1.98
1.47
1.50
7.19
6.09
6.52
19.80
94
FEAST+EV
2.19
2.03
1.47
1.43
7.11
6.03
6.36
19.50
93
9701
2.19
1.91
1.24
1.39
6.73
5.38
5.55
17.66
84
VERNAL
2.11
1.84
1.25
1.39
6.58
5.37
5.39
17.34
82
SARANAC AR
1.83
1.70
1.15
1.26
5.94
4.96
5.53
16.42
78
Mean
2.36
2.10
1.57
1.54
7.58
6.52
6.96
21.05
5%_LSD
0.30
0.21
0.16
0.13
0.64
0.64
0.52
1.59
CV(%)
8.89
6.96
7.04
6.09
5.99
7.02
5.37
5.38
MCV(%)
12.49
9.78
9.89
8.56
8.41
9.86
7.54
7.56
Date of Seeding: April 1st, 1999.
Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.
Herbicides: March 13th (Sencor).
Pest Control: July 9th and August 5th (Pounce).
Plot Dimensions: 3' x19'.
1999 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial Without Insecticides
2002
2001
2000
3-yr
Relative
Brand-Variety
25-May
25-June
24-July
27-Aug
Total
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
T DM/A
% Trial Mean
6310
1.55
1.48
1.00
1.07
5.10
5.29
6.40
16.78
110
53H81*
1.45
1.39
0.93
0.98
4.74
5.38
5.97
16.08
105
AMERGUARD 302+Z
1.37
1.42
0.93
1.03
4.75
4.58
6.26
15.58
102
VERNAL
1.73
1.44
0.77
1.03
4.96
4.19
5.09
14.24
93
SARANAC AR
1.54
1.34
0.66
0.88
4.41
3.85
5.34
13.60
89
Mean
1.53
1.41
0.86
1.00
4.79
4.65
5.81
15.26
5%_LSD
0.26
0.14
0.18
0.16
0.64
0.75
0.86
2.02
CV(%)
11.26
6.60
13.95
10.15
8.62
10.52
9.58
8.57
MCV(%)
17.34
10.17
21.50
15.64
13.28
16.20
14.76
13.21
Date of Seeding: April 1st, 1999.
Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.
Herbicides: March 13th (Sencor).
Plot Dimensions: 3' x19'.


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