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Table 10. 98 ARC

Table 10. 1998 alfalfa variety yields Agronomy Research Center West Lafayette, IN
 Seeding date: May 5, 1998

                                                       Dry Matter Yield T/A

1998 % of
Entry total Check

Cimarron 3i 3.56 * 143
Cimarron 3i 3.56 * 143
Pro Gro 3.53 * 142
DK141 3.50 * 141
Vitro 3.48 * 140
Affinity +Z 3.39 * 136
Amerigraze 401+Z 3.37 * 135
DK140 3.30 * 133
Innovator +Z 3.30 * 133
Geneva 3.29 * 132
ABT 350 3.27 * 131
A - 395 3.22 * 129
TMF Multi-Plier2 3.22 * 129
Spirit 3.21 * 129
53Q60 3.18 * 128
Emperor 3.18 * 128
x A 9503 3.12 * 125
DK 134 3.07 123
Synergy 2.97 119
Green Field 2.84 114
Gold Plus 2.82 113
x ZH 9731H 2.70 108
Vernal 2.49 100

Grand mean 3.18
LSD (5%) 0.45
C.V. (%) 10.19
No. of harvests 2

Entries with names preceded by "x" were tested using experimental seed that may not give perfomance 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
Design: randomized block, 4 replications, 21 entries
Soil Type: Rockfield silt loam
Plots: Five rows, 2.5' x 20', (harvested 2.5' x 15')
Seeded: May 5, 1998, 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 1998 Purdue Research Foundation)


Last Updated on 2/8/99
By Jerry Schmierer
Email: jlschmierer@ucdavis.edu