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1997 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial
  1999 Cutting 1998
Total
2-yr.
Total
Relative
Yield

Brand-Variety

Experimental

14-Apr 22-May 23-Jun 22-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 % Trial
Mean
 
TARGET II 5.00 2.97 2.46 1.61 1.44 8.47 8.39 16.86 106
PERSIST 4.80 2.92 2.42 1.58 1.48 8.41 8.28 16.68 105
DK 140 5.00 2.65 2.42 1.63 1.52 8.22 8.35 16.57 104
5347 LH 4.80 2.85 2.33 1.48 1.42 8.08 8.43 16.50 103
CHOICE 4.80 2.78 2.35 1.59 1.50 8.21 8.29 16.50 103
645 4.30 2.81 2.29 1.54 1.51 8.14 8.34 16.48 103
DK 141 4.80 2.82 2.30 1.54 1.42 8.07 8.39 16.46 103
VOYAGER II 4.50 2.68 2.41 1.59 1.51 8.18 8.07 16.24 102
GH 797 5.00 2.61 2.25 1.54 1.41 7.81 8.36 16.16 101
INTERCEPTOR 4.50 2.46 2.26 1.51 1.41 7.64 8.27 15.90 100
CIMARRON VR 4.80 2.64 2.14 1.38 1.31 7.46 7.42 14.88 93
SARANAC AR 4.80 2.45 1.98 1.35 1.20 6.97 7.23 14.20 89
VERNAL 4.00 2.41 1.99 1.25 1.17 6.82 6.73 13.55 85

1: 0 = poor 5 = excellent
Mean   2.69 2.28 1.51 1.41 7.90 8.06 15.96  
5%_LSD   0.28 0.16 0.10 0.13 0.48 0.51 0.91  
CV(%)   7.25 5.05 4.70 6.46 4.27 4.39 3.98  
MCV(%)   10.37 7.23 6.72 9.25 6.11 6.27 5.69  

Date of Seeding: April 2, 1997.

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay 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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