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Table 11. 98 Feldun

Table 11. 1998 alfalfa variety yields Feldun Purdue Agronomy Center Bedford, IN
Seeding date: May 19, 1998

                                                  Dry Matter Yield T/A
1998 % of
Entry total Check

ABT 400 SCL 0.99 * 141
Amerigraze 401+Z 0.95 * 136
Depend +EV 0.92 * 131
53Q60 0.91 * 130
Feast +EV 0.91 * 130
Synergy 0.90 * 129
DK141 0.88 * 126
DK140 0.87 * 124
Winterking 0.85 * 121
x ZC 9650 0.85 * 121
Alfastar 0.82 117
Stellar 0.82 117
x A 9503 0.81 116
Vernal 0.70 100

Grand mean 0.87
LSD (5%) 0.17
C.V. (%) 13.16
No. of harvests 1

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: Bedford, IN
Design: randomized block, 4 replications, 14 entries
Soil Type: Muren silt loam
Plots: Five rows, 2.5' x 20', (harvested 2.5' x 15')
Seeded: May 21, 1997, 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