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1998 Freeport Grass Variety Trial
Brand-Variety 1999 Cutting Relative
Yield
15-Apr 26-May 29-Jun 29-Jul 31-Aug Total
* Experimental Species Stand T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
SELECT TF 4.50 4.36 1.70 0.79 0.88 7.73 138
KENTUCKY 31 TF 4.80 3.51 1.95 0.90 1.00 7.35 132
WARRIOR OG 3.80 3.32 1.94 0.60 0.85 6.71 120
OG9501* OG 5.00 3.38 1.80 0.70 0.76 6.64 119
BENCHMARK OG 4.80 3.51 1.56 0.68 0.88 6.63 119
POTOMAC OG 4.50 3.18 1.83 0.62 0.81 6.44 115
CONDOR OG 4.30 3.31 1.70 0.59 0.70 6.30 113
TF 33 TF 4.00 2.59 1.81 0.87 0.99 6.27 112
OG 8703 OG 4.30 3.24 1.65 0.56 0.74 6.18 111
HAYMATE OG 5.00 2.93 1.67 0.69 0.77 6.05 108
PIZZA OG 5.00 3.14 1.63 0.51 0.73 6.01 108
LINCOLN SB 4.30 3.83 1.13 0.38 0.64 5.98 107
CLAIR TM 4.00 3.14 1.48 0.33 0.62 5.56 99
COLT TM 4.80 3.30 1.20 0.32 0.63 5.45 97
BART TM 4.50 2.81 1.24 0.33 0.67 5.05 90
GRAND DADDY PRT 3.80 2.31 1.55 0.32 0.57 4.75 85
BISON HRG 5.00 0.93 2.36 0.51 0.66 4.46 80
ROSALIN PR 4.30 1.73 1.62 0.35 0.62 4.31 77
MOLISTO HRG 4.80 1.47 1.79 0.23 0.48 3.97 71
BG-34 PR 4.50 1.57 1.54 0.28 0.46 3.84 69
POLLY II HRG 4.80 0.54 2.11 0.58 0.55 3.78 68
TONGA PRT 4.20 1.53 1.22 0.34 0.58 3.53 63

:
0 = poor, 5 = excellent
Mean     2.71 1.66 0.52 0.71 5.59  
5%_LSD     0.29 0.36 0.18 0.15 0.70  
CV(%)     7.51 15.18 24.95 14.92 8.84  
MCV(%)     10.62 21.46 35.26 21.08 12.50  

Date of Seeding: April 25, 1998.

Soil Type: Flagg silt loam.

Herbicides: July 7 (Weedone 638).

Fertilization: April 1 (100lbs. N), May 26 (50lbs.N).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.

 

OG= Orchard grass

PR= Perennial ryegrass

SB= Smooth bromegrass

TF= Tall fescue

C= Chicory

TM= Timothy

PG= Prairie grass

HRG= Hybrid ryegrass

PRT= Perennial ryegrass tetrapoid

MX= Mixture

FS= Festulolium


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