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1997 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial    

 Brand-Variety

Experimental

 1997 cuttings   Relative Yield
8-8 9-11 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
DK 141 1.60 1.49 3.09 110
CHOICE 1.42 1.55 2.97 105
TARGET II 1.39 1.58 2.97 105
VOYAGER II 1.44 1.49 2.93 104
GARST 645 1.55 1.36 2.91 103
DK 140 1.53 1.37 2.90 103
SARANAC AR 1.53 1.34 2.87 102
GH 797 1.48 1.38 2.86 102
PERSIST 1.34 1.45 2.79 99
VERNAL 1.28 1.33 2.61 93
CIMARRON VR 1.19 1.41 2.61 93
INTERCEPTOR 1.28 1.27 2.55 91
5347 LH 1.22 1.26 2.48 88
 
Mean 1.41 1.41 2.81  
5% LSD 0.33 0.17 0.37
CV (%) 16.25 8.67 9.17
MCV (%) 23.24 12.40 13.11


Date of Seeding: April 2, 1997.

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.

Herbicides: May 12 (Pursuit), May 22 (Butrayc) , and August 18 (Poast and Butrayc).

Fertilization: Adequate.

Pest Control: June 15, June 30, and July 15 (pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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