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1997 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting Relative
Yield
5-27 6-25 7-27 8-26 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
C 131 2.26 1.38 1.34 1.18 6.16 107
W 309 2.33 1.36 1.35 1.09 6.14 107
4315 2.28 1.33 1.38 1.14 6.13 107
DK 140 2.13 1.39 1.44 1.15 6.10 107
VOYAGER I 2.15 1.31 1.36 1.10 5.92 103
TARGET II 2.20 1.24 1.33 1.11 5.87 102
DK 127 2.17 1.31 1.34 1.04 5.87 102
CHOICE 2.20 1.33 1.24 1.07 5.84 102
C 231 2.18 1.29 1.27 1.04 5.77 101
DK 141 2.12 1.24 1.25 1.04 5.64 98
WH 80 1.98 1.26 1.23 1.03 5.50 96
GARST 620 2.09 1.13 1.26 0.99 5.47 95
VERNAL 2.24 1.12 1.13 0.91 5.40 94
SARANAC AR 2.05 1.11 1.12 0.93 5.22 91
PIONEER 5347LH 1.90 1.08 1.15 0.91 5.03 88
 
Mean 2.15 1.26 1.28 1.05 5.73  
5% LSD 0.19 0.15 0.21 0.14 0.53  
CV (%) 6.33 8.36 11.39 9.41 6.45  
MCV (%) 9.01 11.90 16.21 13.40 9.19  

Date of Seeding: April 24, 1997

Soil Type: Flagg silt loam

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

Fertilization: None

Pest Control: July 17 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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