PFI_Logo.GIF (4396 bytes)

Home Forage Issues   Pasture Info  Forage ID Publications Variety Trials Links

Table 5. 1999-2001 alfalfa variety yields at the Pinney-Purdue Agricultural Center
Wanatah, IN
Seeding date:  May 10, 1999
                       
    Dry Matter Yield (T/A)    
    1999   2000   2001   99-01   % of Check
  Entry total   total   total   total   99-00 99-01
  WL327 1.36 * 7.63 * 10.68 * 19.67 * 130 125
  ABT350 1.32 * 7.85 * 10.40 * 19.57 * 132 124
  Awesome 1.36 * 7.85 * 10.30 * 19.51 * 133 124
  53Q60 1.37 * 7.93 * 9.78   19.08 * 134 121
  DK141 1.37 * 7.55 * 10.16 * 19.08 * 129 121
  FQ315 1.22 * 7.70 * 10.01 * 18.93 * 129 120
  Rocket 1.09 * 7.41 * 10.43 * 18.93 * 123 120
  Amerigraze 401+Z 1.34 * 7.26 * 10.17 * 18.77 * 124 119
  Samurai 1.37 * 7.42 * 9.90   18.69 * 127 119
  6420 1.05   7.36 * 10.02 * 18.43 * 121 117
  Cimarron SR 1.25 * 7.56 * 9.45   18.26 * 127 116
  Affinity+Z 1.26 * 7.22 * 9.73   18.21   122 116
  DK140 1.17 * 7.03   9.64   17.84   118 113
  Winter Gold 0.92   7.17 * 9.70   17.79   117 113
  Emperor 1.38 * 7.19 * 9.17   17.74   124 113
  DK134 1.01   7.06 * 9.40   17.47   116 111
  Vernal 1.00   5.93   8.81   15.74   100 100
  Grand mean 1.22   7.33   9.83   18.39      
  LSD (5%) 0.31   0.90   0.77   1.42      
  C.V. (%) 18.05   8.60   5.50   5.45      
  No. of harvests 1   3   4   8      
                       
Entries with names preceded by "x" were tested using experimental seed that may not give  performance identical to commercially available seed.
Yields followed by an asterisk (*) are not significantly different from the highest yield in the column.
Yield of "Vernal" used to calculate % of check.
Location:  Wanatah, IN
Design:  Randomized block, 4 replications, 18 entries
Soil Type:  Sebawa loam
Plots:  Five rows, 2.5' x 20', (harvested 2.5' x 15')
Seeded:  May 10, 1999, with 15 lb. live seed / acre;  1.3 lb. a.i. Balan / acre, incorporated
Fertilizer:  60 lb. P2O5 and 250 lb. K2O / acre, applied after first and final harvest.
Insects:  Alfalfa weevil and potato leafhopper controlled by spraying
                       
(Copyright 2001 Purdue Research Foundation)
 

 

Send mail to Jerry Schmierer Email: jlschmierer@ucdavis.edu with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 1997 Purdue University Agronomy Extension
Last modified: February 16, 2002