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1996 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial
 

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1999 Cutting 1998
Total
1997
Total
3-yr
Total
Relative
Yield
14-Apr 24-May 23-Jun 23-Jul 23-Aug Total
1Stand T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial
Mean
 
645 5.00 2.96 2.48 1.43 1.41 8.27 9.10 9.24 26.61 110
WL 325 HQ 4.80 2.76 2.36 1.32 1.40 7.83 8.79 9.19 25.82 107
631 5.00 2.88 2.39 1.42 1.44 8.12 8.41 9.06 25.58 106
WL 324 5.00 2.77 2.35 1.32 1.35 7.79 8.71 8.88 25.37 105
WETLAND 4.50 2.90 2.37 1.32 1.35 7.93 8.66 8.78 25.36 105
JADE II 5.00 2.80 2.37 1.36 1.38 7.91 8.40 8.78 25.08 104
DEMAND 4.50 2.83 2.19 1.25 1.30 7.57 8.30 9.19 25.06 104
DK 127 4.50 2.73 2.39 1.34 1.40 7.86 8.21 8.98 25.05 104
DK 133 4.50 2.69 2.33 1.26 1.39 7.67 8.16 9.04 24.86 103
PARAMOUNT 4.50 2.55 2.22 1.34 1.33 7.44 8.11 8.80 24.35 101
SARANAC AR 3.80 2.59 2.23 1.33 1.39 7.54 7.65 9.16 24.35 101
DEPEND +EV 4.50 2.70 2.24 1.27 1.35 7.55 7.96 8.82 24.32 101
2888 4.30 2.62 2.17 1.16 1.24 7.19 7.68 9.10 23.96 99
EXCALIBUR II 4.30 2.56 2.18 1.24 1.30 7.27 7.56 8.81 23.64 98
WL 332 SR 4.00 2.49 1.97 1.19 1.14 6.78 6.96 8.62 22.35 93
RILEY 3.30 2.37 1.78 0.91 1.07 6.12 6.61 8.29 21.02 87
VERNAL 3.30 2.56 1.92 0.88 1.08 6.44 6.56 7.68 20.68 86
BAKER 3.00 2.48 1.67 0.92 1.07 6.15 6.55 7.79 20.49 85

1: 0 = poor, 5 = excellent
Mean   2.68 2.20 1.24 1.30 7.41 7.91 8.79 24.11  
5%_LSD   0.26 0.23 0.18 0.14 0.68 0.64 0.79 1.78  
CV(%)   6.92 7.36 10.12 7.80 6.47 5.70 6.32 5.21  
MCV(%)   9.82 10.44 14.37 11.08 9.18 8.09 8.97 7.40  

Date of Seeding: April 10, 1996.

Soil Type: Flanagan silt loam.

Herbicides: March 1 (Sencor), July 3 (Poast), August 2 (Butyrac).

Pest Control: July 3, 16 and August 2 (Pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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