purdue.gif (1867 bytes)

PFI_Logo.GIF (4404 bytes)

Home Forage Issues Forage ID Publications Variety Trials Links 

Table 8. 1998-1999 alfalfa variety yields  Feldun Purdue Agronomy Center   Bedford, IN Seeding date: May 19, 1998

Dry Matter Yield T/A

1998

1999

98-99

% of

Entry

total

total

total

Check

Amerigraze 401+Z 0.95 * 4.81 * 5.76 125
Depend  +EV 0.92 * 4.72 * 5.64 123
DK141 0.88 * 4.73 * 5.61 122
Winterking 0.85 * 4.76 * 5.61 122
DK140 0.87 * 4.73 * 5.60 122
Synergy 0.90 * 4.70 * 5.60 122
53Q60 0.91 * 4.63 * 5.54 121
ABT 400 SCL 0.99 * 4.53 * 5.52 120
ZC 9650   0.85 * 4.66 * 5.51 120
x Feast +EV 0.91 * 4.56 * 5.47 119
A 9503    0.81 4.57 * 5.38 117
Stellar 0.82 4.47 * 5.29 115
x Alfastar 0.82 4.44 * 5.26 115
Vernal 0.70 3.89 4.59 100

Grand mean 0.87   4.59
LSD (5%) 0.17   0.4  
C.V. (%) 13.16 6.1  
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 1999 Purdue Research Foundation)

Home Forage Issues Forage ID Publications Variety Trials Links 

Send mail to Jerry Schmierer Email: jlschmierer@ucdavis.edu with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 1998 Purdue University Agronomy Extension
Last modified: March 09, 2000