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1996 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial       

 Brand-Variety

Experimental

   1997 cutting    Relative Yield
4-24 6-4 7-3 8-4 9-3 Total
Stand T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
WL 324 5.00 3.85 1.92 1.61 1.10 8.46 108
GH 787 4.80 3.96 1.93 1.54 1.03 8.45 108
92-28 4.80 3.72 1.95 1.59 1.09 8.35 107
W 215 4.80 3.81 1.94 1.48 1.12 8.35 107
W 110 4.80 3.69 1.93 1.60 1.07 8.29 106
WL 325 HQ 5.00 3.74 1.90 1.47 1.06 8.17 105
PARAMOUNT 4.80 3.58 1.87 1.51 1.06 8.01 103
DK 127 4.80 3.60 1.95 1.47 0.98 8.01 103
INNOVATOR+Z 5.00 3.64 1.87 1.41 1.02 7.95 102
ALFALEAF II 5.00 3.69 1.85 1.40 0.99 7.93 102
VITRO 5.00 3.48 1.80 1.60 1.03 7.91 101
ALPHA 2001 5.00 3.58 1.86 1.46 0.99 7.89 101
RUSHMORE 4.50 3.67 1.81 1.43 0.97 7.88 101
93-39 5.00 3.40 1.87 1.53 1.05 7.85 101
AVALANCHE+Z 4.80 3.58 1.88 1.39 0.94 7.78 100
GARST 631 5.00 3.58 1.61 1.49 1.10 7.78 100
VERNAL 4.80 3.70 1.89 1.25 0.94 7.78 100
WETLAND 5.00 3.59 1.68 1.50 0.97 7.74 99
CIBA 2888 4.80 3.56 1.84 1.40 0.90 7.70 99
IMPERIAL 5.00 3.42 1.86 1.47 0.93 7.68 98
GARST 645 4.80 3.52 1.72 1.48 0.96 7.67 98
C 105 4.50 3.55 1.74 1.43 0.95 7.67 98
SARANAC AR 5.00 3.55 2.03 1.25 0.84 7.67 98
BANQUET 5.00 3.50 1.72 1.48 0.94 7.64 98
C 215 4.50 3.52 1.67 1.41 1.03 7.63 98
PREMIER PLUS 4.50 3.44 1.78 1.38 0.99 7.59 97
93-292 5.00 3.36 1.80 1.44 0.95 7.55 97
DEPEND+EV 4.80 3.44 1.67 1.47 0.94 7.52 96
DK 133 4.80 3.38 1.66 1.45 1.02 7.50 96
GH 766 4.80 3.39 1.68 1.44 0.97 7.47 96
SYNERGY 5.00 3.42 1.66 1.43 0.96 7.46 96
DEFIANT 4.80 3.46 1.70 1.36 0.91 7.43 95
C 133 5.00 3.37 1.74 1.32 0.93 7.35 94
BAKER 4.00 3.50 1.79 1.15 0.82 7.26 93

Stands: 0=None, 5=Abundant
Mean   3.56 1.81 1.44 0.99 7.80  
5% LSD 0.31 0.29 0.14 0.11 0.56
CV (%) 6.24 11.29 7.13 8.26 5.08
MCV (%) 8.76 15.84 10.00 11.59 7.12


Date of Seeding: April 26, 1996.

Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.

Herbicides: March 13 (Kerb), July 16 (Poast).

Fertilization: June 4.

Pest Control: June 19, July 16, and August 19 (Pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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