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1997 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting 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 % Trial Mean
 
PIONEER 5347 LH 3.46 2.11 1.68 1.18 8.43 104
DK 141 3.58 1.98 1.59 1.24 8.39 104
TARGET II 3.76 1.97 1.51 1.16 8.39 104
GH 797 3.62 1.91 1.62 1.21 8.36 104
DK 140 3.37 2.05 1.73 1.20 8.35 103
GARST 645 3.49 1.97 1.65 1.23 8.34 103
CHOICE 3.73 1.92 1.52 1.12 8.29 103
PERSIST 3.68 1.93 1.52 1.15 8.28 103
INTERCEPTOR 3.28 2.14 1.67 1.18 8.27 102
VOYAGER II 3.45 1.93 1.50 1.19 8.07 100
CIMARRON 3i 3.38 1.67 1.33 1.04 7.42 92
SARANAC AR 3.35 1.80 1.12 0.96 7.23 90
VERNAL 3.33 1.59 0.91 0.90 6.73 83
 
Mean 3.49 1.93 1.50 1.14 8.06  
5% LSD 0.33 0.15 0.15 0.08 0.51  
CV(%) 6.66 5.53 6.82 5.18 4.39  
MCV(%) 9.52 7.91 9.76 7.41 6.27  

Date of Seeding: April 2, 1997

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam

Herbicides: February 3 (Kerb)

Fertilization: None

Pest Control: June 7, July 15 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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