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1997 Carlyle Alfalfa Variety Trial

 Brand-Variety

Experimental

1999 Cutting
31-Mar 24-May 24-Jun 23-Jul 24-Aug Total Relative Yield
1Stand T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
DK 140 3.80 2.45 1.95 1.42 1.28 7.09 109
JADE II 3.80 2.38 1.88 1.40 1.12 6.77 105
HAYGRAZER 3.80 2.37 1.83 1.38 1.18 6.75 104
FEAST 3.80 2.52 1.80 1.25 1.13 6.70 103
ZC 9640A 4.00 2.45 1.82 1.29 1.14 6.69 103
WL 324 3.80 2.30 1.97 1.32 1.10 6.69 103
DEMAND 4.00 2.42 1.86 1.26 1.15 6.68 103
DK 127 3.50 2.35 1.85 1.35 1.13 6.67 103
645 3.50 2.43 1.82 1.27 1.16 6.66 103
ZC 9540 3.30 2.40 1.83 1.29 1.13 6.64 102
WL 325 HQ 4.00 2.34 1.90 1.23 1.17 6.64 102
INNOVATOR +Z 3.80 2.37 1.79 1.31 1.17 6.64 102
SUPERCUTS 3.30 2.49 1.78 1.24 1.12 6.63 102
DK 133 3.30 2.33 1.90 1.23 1.15 6.60 102
WL 326 GZ 4.00 2.35 1.85 1.30 1.10 6.60 102
OVATION 3.30 2.33 1.78 1.31 1.14 6.56 101
5454 3.50 2.27 1.82 1.29 1.18 6.55 101
DEPEND +EV 3.80 2.46 1.77 1.22 1.09 6.54 101
CHOICE 3.30 2.39 1.70 1.30 1.10 6.50 100
MAX 329 3.50 2.40 1.80 1.21 1.07 6.48 100
DK 141 4.00 2.33 1.73 1.24 1.14 6.43 99
5246 4.00 2.41 1.81 1.12 1.05 6.38 99
WL 332 SR 2.80 2.42 1.82 1.06 1.08 6.37 98
AFFINITY +Z 4.00 2.46 1.78 1.09 0.98 6.31 97
EXCALIBUR 3.30 2.18 1.89 1.17 1.07 6.30 97
ABT-405 3.50 2.30 1.76 1.15 1.07 6.27 97
TOTAL +Z 3.30 2.31 1.78 1.13 1.01 6.22 96
ZC 9641A 3.50 2.27 1.76 1.12 1.07 6.21 96
5347LH 3.50 2.18 1.76 1.18 1.03 6.15 95
2888 3.00 2.36 1.76 0.99 1.01 6.12 94
VERNAL 2.50 2.17 1.60 1.01 0.97 5.76 89
SARANAC AR 2.50 2.11 1.62 1.03 0.98 5.73 88


1:    0 = poor, 5 = excellent

Mean   2.35 1.80 1.22 1.10 6.48  
5%_LSD   0.25 0.16 0.31 0.22 0.75  
CV(%)   7.60 6.19 17.86 14.15 8.23  
MCV(%)   10.67 8.69 25.07 19.86 11.56  

Date of Seeding: September 9, 1997.

Soil Type: Blair silty-clay loam.

Herbicides: March 2 (Sencor), June 14 (Poast).

Pest Control: August 2 (Pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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