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1994 Urbana Grass Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1997 cutting 1996 Total 1995 Total 3-yr. Total Relative
Yield
4-3 6-10 7-8 8-8 9-11 Total
Stand 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
 
Orchard grass
WARRIOR 7.50 4.59 0.74 0.97 1.14 7.44 4.81 6.45 18.70 126
POTOMAC 6.75 4.60 0.58 0.71 1.14 7.02 4.96 6.28 18.26 123
CONDOR 7.50 4.36 0.56 0.46 1.24 6.61 4.89 5.83 17.33 117
SAMPSON 7.00 4.04 0.41 0.69 1.42 6.56 4.03 5.87 16.45 111
ISI-90137 6.50 3.35 0.51 0.63 1.04 5.53 4.16 5.03 14.72 100
Perennial ryegrass
BISON 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.83 4.83 33
GREENSTONE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.15 4.15 28
MOY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.22 3.22 22
Reed canarygrass
PSC11442LA 9.25 4.00 1.13 0.70 0.81 6.64 7.11 7.19 20.94 142
Smooth bromegrass
BRO-MAX 8.75 3.96 0.44 0.92 0.85 6.16 5.72 5.78 17.65 119
LINCOLN 8.00 4.09 0.47 0.83 1.05 6.44 5.59 5.49 17.52 118
TIKI 7.75 3.27 0.51 1.10 0.63 5.51 5.80 5.81 17.11 116
Tall fescue
HIMAG 8.25 4.60 0.83 0.90 1.51 7.85 5.62 6.39 19.85 134

Stands: 0=None, 10=Abundant
Mean   3.19 0.48 0.62 0.84 5.12 4.09 5.57 14.79  
5% LSD 0.63 0.19 0.26 0.42 1.05 0.64 0.72 1.97
CV (%) 13.76 27.63 29.89 35.48 14.28 10.90 9.04 9.33
MCV (%) 19.68 39.52 42.75 50.75 20.42 15.59 12.93 13.34


Date of Seeding: May 15, 1994.

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.

Herbicides: None.

Fertilization: April 4 -100 lbs., June 11-50 lbs. (34-0-0) and June 11 (0-60-250)

Pest Control: None.

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 16.5'.


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