Forage Yield and Persistence Trials (Old forage grass variety evaluation)


Leon McIntyre and Jim Gerrish

Old forage grass variety evaluation: Four year mean yield and total production

                                                                % Final
Species        Yld95   Yld96   Yld97   Yld98   4yrX   4yrTotal  Stand
BR-GALA        2931    7538    6495    6081    5761     23044     6
BR-MATUA       5059    7652    6247    7965    6730     26922     5
OG-AMBASSADOR  5026   10426    7076    9954    8121     32482    12
OG-BENCHMARK   4111   10085    7288   10312    7949     31795    11
OG-DAWN        4365    9609    6985   10097    7764     31055    15
OG-JUSTUS      4078    9299    6795    9553    7431     29725    10
RCG-COMMON     5490   10189    6311   10890    8220     32880    56
SB-ALPHA       4941    8979    6203   10016    7535     30139     6
SB-BADGER      4623    8516    6067   10619    7456     29825     6
TF- AU TRIUMPH 6112    9442    8539   10709    8700     34802    66
TF-KY31 (-)    6218   10715    7524   10290    8687     34748    53
TF-KY31 (+)    6253   10495    7887   10186    8705     34821    48
TF-MARTIN      5090   11143    7738   10862    8708     34832    42
TF-MOZARK      5256    9652    7677   10858    8361     33443    46
TF-STARGRAZER  6629   10741    7871   11045    9071     36285    62
WHEATGRASS     3434    6992    5619    3481    4881     19525     5

LSD (p < .05)   814    1199     935   1272.5    548      2193    16

September, 1999