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1998 Urbana Grass Variety Trial
Brand-Variety 1999 Cutting Relative
Yield
14-Apr 23-May 26-Jun 26-Jul 27-Aug Total
* Experimental Species Stand T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
SELECT TF 5.00 4.72 1.50 0.56 0.42 7.19 122
KENTUCKY 31 TF 5.00 4.01 1.71 0.68 0.43 6.83 116
TF 33 TF 4.50 3.68 1.80 0.66 0.56 6.70 113
OG 8703 OG 5.00 3.90 1.77 0.46 0.37 6.50 110
BISON HRG 4.80 3.31 2.13 0.41 0.47 6.33 107
CONDOR OG 5.00 3.65 1.86 0.42 0.39 6.31 107
AMPAC PP1* MX 4.80 3.42 1.80 0.47 0.46 6.14 104
POTOMAC OG 5.00 3.43 1.75 0.46 0.37 6.01 102
TAKENA OG 5.00 3.61 1.53 0.46 0.33 5.92 100
OG9501* OG 5.00 3.31 1.73 0.43 0.34 5.80 98
WARRIOR OG 5.00 3.39 1.54 0.47 0.37 5.77 98
BENCHMARK OG 4.80 3.28 1.68 0.48 0.32 5.76 98
BRONSON* TF 4.80 3.20 1.48 0.56 0.47 5.70 96
HAYMATE OG 5.00 3.21 1.76 0.42 0.30 5.68 96
OFI93E* OG 4.80 3.11 1.69 0.40 0.37 5.57 94
CLAIR TM 5.00 3.49 1.62 0.18 0.29 5.57 94
LINCOLN SB 4.80 3.51 1.14 0.31 0.52 5.47 93
AMPAC PP2* MX 5.00 3.02 1.52 0.45 0.41 5.40 91
COLT TM 4.80 3.36 1.44 0.17 0.42 5.39 91
GRAND DADDY PRT 5.00 3.27 1.29 0.30 0.35 5.21 88
TONGA PRT 5.00 3.13 1.13 0.27 0.29 4.82 82

: 0 = poor, 5 = excellent
Mean     3.47 1.61 0.43 0.39 5.91  
5%_LSD     0.43 0.25 0.12 0.13 0.75  
CV(%)     8.67 10.87 19.81 23.05 8.96  
MCV(%)     12.27 15.38 28.02 32.60 12.68  

Date of Seeding: April 18, 1998.

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.

Herbicides: July 7 (Weedone 638).

Fertilization: April 2 (100lbs. N), May 25 (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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