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1997 DeKalb Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting Relative
Yield
5-27 6-25 7-27 8-25 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
DK 127 2.45 1.64 1.52 1.23 6.84 109
DK 140 2.33 1.65 1.50 1.18 6.66 106
PERSIST 2.38 1.60 1.48 1.19 6.65 106
CHOICE 2.43 1.58 1.39 1.11 6.50 104
PIONEER 5347LH 2.30 1.50 1.44 1.11 6.34 101
DK 141 2.22 1.49 1.37 1.11 6.18 99
SARANAC AR 2.20 1.35 1.14 0.96 5.64 90
VERNAL 2.23 1.26 1.13 0.89 5.51 88
 
Mean 2.31 1.50 1.36 1.09 6.26  
5% LSD 0.15 0.08 0.10 0.07 0.30  
CV (%) 4.34 3.43 5.22 4.55 3.25  
MCV (%) 6.33 5.00 7.62 6.64 4.74  

Date of Seeding: April 17, 1997

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silt loam

Herbicides: February 19 (Kerb), July 17 (Poast)

Fertilization: May 27

Pest Control: July 17 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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