The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia

Research Report Number 647
November 1997


1997 CORN PERFORMANCE TESTS

Anton E. Coy, J. LaDon Day, and Paul L. Raymer, Editors

Anton E. Coy is a senior agricultural specialist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, GA 31793. J. Ladon Day is a senior agricultural specialist and Paul L. Raymer is an associate professor and coordinator of statewide variety testing in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Georgia Experiment Station, Griffin, GA 30223-1797.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Cooperators and Contributors

The Season with 1997-97 Rainfall

GRAIN TEST RESULTS

Corn Hybrid Performance in the Coastal Plain Coastal Plain Region, Georgia: Summary of Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997 Tifton, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Nonirrigated Tifton, Georgia: Mid and Full-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Nonirrigated Tifton, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Tifton, Georgia: Mid and Full-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Tifton, Georgia: Preliminary Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Plains, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Plains, Georgia: Mid and Full-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Midville, Georgia: Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Nonirrigated Corn Hybrid Performance in the Piedmont Region Griffin, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Griffin, Georgia: Mid and Full-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Corn Hybrid Performance in North Georgia Calhoun, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Calhoun, Georgia: Mid and Full-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Irrigated Blairsville, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Nonirrigated Blairsville, Georgia: Mid and Full-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 1997, Nonirrigated

SILAGE TESTS RESULTS

Selection of Corn Hybrids for Use as Silage Summary of Evaluations of Corn Hybrids for Silage: Blairsville, Calhoun, Griffin, and Tifton, Georgia, 1997 Tifton, Georgia: Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Silage, 1997, Irrigated Griffin, Georgia: Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Silage, 1997, Irrigated Calhoun, Georgia: Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Silage, 1997 Irrigated Blairsville, Georgia: Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Silage, 1997, Nonirrigated

INSECT SCREENING RESULTS

Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Resistance to Insects Tifton, Georgia: Short-Season Corn Hybrids, 1997 - Evaluation for Resistance to Insects and Other Traits Tifton, Georgia: Mid-Season Corn Hybrids, 1997 - Evaluation for Resistance to Insects and Other Traits Tifton, Georgia: Preliminary and Full-Season Corn Hybrids, 1997 - Evaluation for Resistance to Insects and Other Traits Sources of Seed for the 1997 Corn Hybrid Tests