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1997 Perry Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting Relative
Yield
5-29 7-2 8-3 9-4 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial
Mean
 
DK 140 2.88 1.69 1.38 1.11 7.05 110
PIONEER 5347LH 2.97 1.51 1.32 1.05 6.85 107
GARST 631 2.89 1.38 1.31 1.18 6.76 105
CHOICE 2.82 1.43 1.18 1.14 6.56 102
DK 141 2.65 1.43 1.27 1.08 6.42 100
GARST 630 2.71 1.33 1.24 1.12 6.40 100
SARANAC AR 2.79 1.26 1.12 1.10 6.25 97
INTERCEPTOR 2.44 1.48 1.25 1.05 6.22 97
ABSOLUTE BRAND 2.46 1.29 1.15 1.00 5.90 92
VERNAL 2.40 1.16 1.11 1.15 5.81 90
             
Mean 2.70 1.39 1.24 1.10 6.43  
5% LSD 0.32 0.17 0.20 0.12 0.52  
CV(%) 8.14 8.49 11.05 7.89 5.65  
MCV(%) 11.75 12.26 15.96 11.40 8.16  

Date of Seeding: April 9, 1997

Soil Type: Rozetta silt loam

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

Fertilization: September 4

Pest Control: July 4 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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