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1997 Carlyle Alfalfa Variety Trial
Brand-Variety 1998 Cutting Relative
Yield
5-28 7-2 8-3 9-4 Total
Experimental T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
DEMAND 1.73 1.49 0.67 0.55 4.43 113
GARST 645 1.67 1.56 0.64 0.55 4.41 112
WL 325 HQ 1.77 1.52 0.64 0.47 4.40 112
DK 140 1.81 1.57 0.56 0.44 4.38 111
MAX 329 1.75 1.46 0.61 0.48 4.30 109
AFFINITY+Z 1.76 1.46 0.58 0.43 4.21 107
WL 324 1.67 1.46 0.58 0.46 4.17 106
DK 133 1.60 1.48 0.57 0.51 4.16 106
DEPEND+EV 1.64 1.43 0.58 0.50 4.15 106
ZC 9640A 1.80 1.48 0.46 0.40 4.14 105
TOTAL+Z 1.57 1.40 0.58 0.53 4.08 104
ZC 9540 1.67 1.38 0.52 0.46 4.03 102
WL 326 GZ 1.68 1.40 0.51 0.43 4.02 102
WL 332 SR 1.75 1.29 0.54 0.42 3.99 101
INNOVATOR+Z 1.62 1.37 0.52 0.44 3.96 101
DK 141 1.76 1.41 0.40 0.38 3.95 100
PIONEER 5347LH 1.46 1.50 0.52 0.46 3.94 100
NOVARTIS 2888 1.60 1.36 0.53 0.44 3.92 100
CHOICE 1.73 1.32 0.48 0.39 3.91 99
DK 127 1.58 1.34 0.56 0.42 3.90 99
OVATION 1.48 1.37 0.58 0.45 3.88 99
HAYGRAZER 1.60 1.39 0.47 0.40 3.85 98
EXCALIBUR II 1.50 1.33 0.51 0.45 3.79 96
FEAST 1.55 1.35 0.49 0.41 3.79 96
SUPERCUTS 1.42 1.39 0.52 0.46 3.78 96
ZC 9641A 1.57 1.28 0.48 0.42 3.75 95
PIONEER 5454 1.36 1.32 0.50 0.48 3.67 93
JADE II 1.38 1.27 0.50 0.42 3.56 90
ABT-405 1.42 1.31 0.47 0.35 3.54 90
PIONEER 5246 1.32 1.28 0.48 0.45 3.53 90
VERNAL 1.27 1.15 0.45 0.38 3.24 82
SARANAC AR 1.07 1.14 0.48 0.42 3.11 79
 
Mean 1.58 1.38 0.53 0.44 3.93  
5% LSD 0.25 0.21 0.14 0.13 0.55  
CV(%) 11.50 10.85 18.80 20.65 9.94  
MCV(%) 16.14 15.23 26.39 29.00 13.95  

Date of Seeding: September 9, 1997.

Soil Type: Blair silty-clay loam.

Herbicides:February 4 (Kerb), July 7, August 13 (Poast).

Fertilization:September 4.

Pest Control:April 23, July 7, August 13 (Pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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