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1997 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial

 Brand-Variety

Experimental

 1997 Cuttings   Relative Yield
8-4 9-3 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
W 309 1.65 0.88 2.53 114
CHOICE 1.55 0.85 2.40 108
TARGET II 1.54 0.82 2.35 106
DK 141 1.58 0.77 2.35 106
C 231 1.52 0.82 2.34 106
4315 1.48 0.83 2.31 104
WH 80 1.49 0.81 2.30 104
VOYAGER I 1.48 0.81 2.29 103
DK 140 1.50 0.76 2.26 102
C 131 1.58 0.67 2.25 101
DK 127 1.45 0.74 2.18 98
GARST 620 1.44 0.73 2.17 98
5347 LH 1.36 0.66 2.02 91
SARANAC AR 1.41 0.47 1.88 85
VERNAL 1.25 0.54 1.78 80
 
Mean 1.48 0.74 2.22  
5% LSD 0.20 0.20 0.34
CV (%) 9.53 19.02 10.73
MCV (%) 13.58 27.09 15.28


Date of Seeding: April 24, 1997.

Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.

Herbicides: April 24 (Pursuit) and July 16 (Poast).

Fertilization: Adequate.

Pest Control: June 19, July16, and August 19 (Pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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