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1996 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting 1997
Total
2-yr.
Total
Relative
Yield
5-21 6-24 7-24 8-24 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
GARST 645 3.96 2.28 1.75 1.11 9.10 9.24 18.34 110
WL 325 HQ 3.69 2.28 1.71 1.12 8.79 9.19 17.98 108
WL 324 3.66 2.26 1.70 1.09 8.71 8.88 17.59 105
DEMAND 3.59 2.12 1.57 1.03 8.30 9.19 17.49 105
GARST 631 3.52 2.18 1.57 1.15 8.41 9.06 17.46 105
WETLAND 3.79 2.13 1.65 1.08 8.66 8.78 17.44 104
DK 133 3.33 2.12 1.62 1.10 8.16 9.04 17.20 103
DK 127 3.48 2.15 1.52 1.07 8.21 8.98 17.19 103
JADE II 3.55 2.13 1.58 1.14 8.40 8.78 17.18 103
PARAMOUNT 3.39 2.12 1.56 1.04 8.11 8.80 16.91 101
SARANAC AR 3.19 1.99 1.47 1.01 7.65 9.16 16.81 101
NOVARTIS 2888 3.10 2.04 1.53 1.01 7.68 9.10 16.78 100
DEPEND+EV 3.30 2.11 1.54 1.01 7.96 8.82 16.77 100
EXCALIBUR II 3.06 1.99 1.47 1.04 7.56 8.81 16.37 98
WL 332 SR 2.80 1.79 1.33 1.05 6.96 8.62 15.57 93
RILEY 2.96 1.65 1.12 0.88 6.61 8.29 14.90 89
BAKER 3.35 1.50 0.94 0.76 6.55 7.79 14.34 86
VERNAL 3.21 1.59 0.94 0.82 6.56 7.68 14.24 85
 
Mean 3.38 2.02 1.47 1.03 7.91 8.79 16.70  
5% LSD 0.38 0.16 0.18 0.13 0.64 0.79 1.24  
CV(%) 7.83 5.52 8.81 8.81 5.70 6.32 5.22  
MCV(%) 11.12 7.83 12.51 12.50 8.09 8.97 7.41  

Date of Seeding: April 10, 1996

Soil Type: Flanagan silt loam

Herbicides: February 3 (Sencor)

Fertilization: None

Pest Control: June 7, July 15 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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