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1998 Freeport Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting Relative
Yield
7-27 8-26 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
C 304 2.05 1.27 3.32 122
W 316 1.88 1.17 3.05 112
C 227 1.89 1.13 3.02 111
W 327 1.86 1.16 3.02 111
C 306 1.76 1.15 2.91 107
C 232 1.70 1.10 2.79 103
W 214 1.70 1.06 2.76 102
PIONEER 53Q60 1.71 1.04 2.75 101
PASTURE + 1.67 1.05 2.72 100
C 310 1.68 1.03 2.71 100
PROGRO 1.66 1.05 2.70 99
GREEN FIELD 1.67 1.03 2.70 99
FQ 314 1.68 1.02 2.69 99
4G70 1.64 1.05 2.69 99
DK 134 1.68 0.97 2.65 98
DK 140 1.59 1.05 2.64 97
PIONEER 54H69 1.64 0.99 2.63 97
SARANAC AR 1.59 1.02 2.61 96
A9503 1.62 0.98 2.60 96
GH 757 1.55 1.02 2.57 95
MAINSTAY 1.52 0.95 2.47 91
GOLD PLUS 1.48 0.94 2.41 89
VERNAL 1.32 0.78 2.09 77
         
Mean 1.67 1.04 2.72  
5% LSD 0.30 0.18 0.45  
CV (%) 12.49 12.24 11.65  
MCV (%) 17.63 17.28 16.45  

Date of Seeding: April 25, 1998

Soil Type: Flagg silt loam

Herbicides: April 25 (Pursuit), July 17 (Poast).

Fertilization: None

Pest Control: July 17 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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