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Table 7. 2001 alfalfa variety yields at the Agronomy Research Center  
West Lafayette, IN 
Seeding date: August 14, 2000 
               
  Dry Matter Yield (T/A)        
    2001   % of Check      
  Entry total   2001      
  Lightning II 7.24 * 129      
  Geneva 7.22 * 128      
  DK 134 7.21 * 128      
X ZC 9840 A 7.06 * 125      
X CW 54033 7.04 * 125      
X ZC 9950 A 6.98 * 124      
  4200 6.96 * 124      
  Winter Gold 6.95 * 123      
X CW 64049 6.93 * 123      
  5454 6.90 * 123      
  Magnum V 6.78 * 120      
  Radiant 6.78 * 120      
X A 30-06 6.76 * 120      
X CW 64026 6.76 * 120      
X CW 74040 6.72 * 119      
X CW 94008 6.67 * 118      
  Laser 6.59 * 117      
X ZC 9854 A 6.47 * 115      
X CW 64004 6.40 * 114      
X EX 99C01 6.39 * 113      
X ZC 9941 A 6.37 * 113      
  Vernal 5.63   100      
  Grand mean 6.76          
  LSD (5%) 1.04          
  C.V. (%) 10.78          
  No. of harvests 4          
               
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: West Lafayette, IN
Soil Type:  Rockfield silt loam  
Design:  Randomized block, 4 replications, 22 entries
Plots:  Five rows, 2.5' x 20', (harvested 2.5' x 15')
Seeded:  August 14, with 15 lb. live seed / acre
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)
 

 

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