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1998 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1998 cutting Relative
Yield
8-4 9-8 Total
T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
FEAST+EV 1.38 1.34 2.73 121
GH 788 1.14 1.39 2.53 112
PIONEER 53Q60 1.22 1.27 2.49 111
PIONEER 54H69 1.17 1.09 2.26 100
SPIRIT 0.85 1.26 2.11 94
SARANAC AR 0.81 1.09 1.89 84
VERNAL 0.64 1.10 1.74 77
         
Mean 1.03 1.22 2.25  
5% LSD 0.41 0.21 0.52  
CV(%) 26.53 11.73 15.63  
MCV(%) 39.41 17.42 23.22  

Date of Seeding: April 18, 1998

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam

Herbicides: April 18 (Pursuit), July 9 (Poast)

Fertilization: None

Pest Control: June 7, July 15 (Pounce)

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'


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