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Table 1. 1995-1998 alfalfa variety yields at the Agronomy Research Center, West Lafayette, IN
Seeding date: April 06, 1995

Dry Matter Yield (T/A)
1995 1996 1997 1998 95-98 % of Check
Entry total total total total total 95-96 97-98 95-98

DS907 2.19 * 6.04 * 7.59 * 8.82 * 24.64 * 102 128 118
x 2444 2.27 * 6.22 * 7.33 * 8.52 * 24.34 * 106 124 117
5454 2.37 * 6.00 * 7.23 * 8.52 * 24.12 * 106 123 116
ABT-405 2.21 * 5.96 * 7.49 * 8.44 * 24.11 * 102 125 116
Green Field 2.26 * 5.91 * 7.16 8.46 * 23.79 * 102 122 114
Garst 645 2.30 * 6.03 * 7.36 * 7.90 23.59 * 104 120 113
Imperial 2.42 * 5.92 * 7.11 8.11 23.57 106 119 113
Affinity +Z 2.09 5.97 * 7.22 * 8.29 23.56 99 122 113
631 2.12 5.73 7.19 * 8.51 * 23.55 98 123 113
ABT-205 2.10 5.98 * 7.29 * 8.14 23.51 99 121 113
x Depend +EV 2.09 5.83 7.28 * 8.22 23.42 98 121 113
Magnum IV 2.27 * 5.77 7.21 * 8.16 23.41 102 120 113
5312 2.08 5.76 7.19 * 8.35 23.38 97 122 112
Innovator +Z 2.17 * 5.76 7.28 * 8.10 23.31 99 120 112
DK127 2.13 5.68 7.20 * 8.19 23.20 97 120 112
Choice 2.11 5.87 * 7.12 7.87 22.98 100 117 110
x ABI-923DD 2.13 5.72 7.23 * 7.88 22.97 98 118 110
Guardian 2.19 * 5.63 6.98 8.10 22.90 98 118 110
SuperCuts 2.08 5.79 7.16 7.85 22.88 97 118 110
Dominator 2.03 5.49 7.20 * 8.05 22.76 94 119 109
x 3452-ML 2.02 5.64 7.00 7.95 22.61 95 117 109
Vernal 2.21 * 5.78 6.36 6.44 20.80 100 100 100
Saranac 1.96 5.02 6.29 7.11 20.36 88 105 98

Grand mean 2.17 5.80 7.15 8.09 23.21
LSD (5%) 0.28 0.38 0.42 0.41 1.07
C.V. (%) 9.19 4.70 4.23 3.61 3.30
No. of harvests 2 3 4 4 13

Entries with names preceded by "x" were tested using experimental seed that may not give perfomance identical to commercially available seed.

 

 

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