Oat

Tifton, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97

____________________________________________________________________________________________ Yield1 ------------------ Crown 2-Yr 3-Yr Test Winter Head Rust Bird Brand-Variety 1997 Avg Avg Wt Ht Lodg. Surv. Date 4-23 Damage ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ---- bu/acre ---- lb/bu in % % mo/day % % UGA 875C44-E3 74.2 87.9 82.1 33.6 45 9 100 03/25 50 2 Florida Chapman 70.1 87.4 81.8 30.1 42 2 100 03/25 20 3 NC Rodgers 58.9 76.4 61.6 29.4 52 50 100 03/28 100 3 Florida 502 53.7 61.6 63.3 33.4 48 18 100 03/22 0 4 GA-Mitchell 47.8 77.2 63.8 29.2 44 35 100 03/27 100 2 Bob 42.1 72.6 57.2 30.9 46 16 100 03/27 10 3 UGA 882B8-2 33.4 68.2 63.5 28.8 52 43 100 04/02 0 0 Average 54.32 75.9 67.6 30.8 47 25 100 03/27 40 2 LSD at 10% level 11.1 N.S.3 N.S. 2.1 3 18 - 01 - N.S. Std. Err. of Entry Mean 4.3 3.0 2.5 0.8 1 7 - 01 - 1 ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.0% moisture. 2. C.V. = 16.0%, and df for EMS = 16. 3. The F-test indicated no statistical differences at the alpha = .10 probability level; therefore, an LSD value was not calculated. Planted: November 12, 1996. Harvested: May 30, 1997. Seeding Rate: 2.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand. Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.6. Fertilization: Preplant: 36 lb N, 0 lb P2O5, and 36 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 70 lb N/acre on January 22, 1997. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Cotton. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Plains, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97

_______________________________________________________________________________ Yield1 ------------------ 2-Yr 3-Yr Test Winter Head Brand-Variety 1997 Avg Avg Weight Ht Lodg. Surv. Date _______________________________________________________________________________ ---- bu/acre ---- lb/bu in % % mo/day UGA 882B8-2 109.4 103.2 95.1 32.8 41 8 100 04/04 GA-Mitchell 101.3 99.9 83.1 33.1 33 5 100 04/02 Florida Chapman 100.5 105.7 97.8 29.8 33 1 100 03/31 UGA 875C44-E3 99.9 106.0 101.7 32.6 35 3 100 03/31 NC Rodgers 96.5 106.3 88.3 32.1 41 7 100 04/04 Florida 502 88.0 71.9 73.9 34.0 35 11 100 03/29 Bob 86.4 98.4 91.6 32.9 37 20 100 04/02 Average 97.42 98.8 90.2 32.5 36 8 100 04/01 LSD at 10% level 5.1 N.S.3 N.S. 0.6 2 6 - N.S. Std. Err. of Entry Mean 2.0 2.1 1.8 0.2 1 2 - - _______________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.0% moisture. 2. C.V. = 4.2%, and df for EMS = 17. 3. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = 0.1 probability level: therefore, an LSD value was not calculated. Planted November 14, 1996. Harvested: May 22, 1997. Seeding Rate: 2.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Faceville sandy loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1. Fertilization: Preplant: 59 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, and 27 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 40 lb N/acre on February 5, 1997. Management: Subsoiled twice and rototilled. Previous Crop: Corn. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Midville, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97

____________________________________________________________________________ Yield1 ------------------ 2-Yr 3-Yr Test Winter Head Brand-Variety 1997 Avg Avg Weight Ht Lodg. Surv. Date ____________________________________________________________________________ ---- bu/acre ---- lb/bu in % % mo/day Florida Chapman 81.9 91.6 92.0 28.4 29 0 100 04/04 Florida 502 77.7 92.6 88.7 31.2 31 63 100 03/29 UGA 875C44-E3 77.1 93.3 92.3 31.6 30 38 100 04/02 UGA 882B8-2 71.9 84.9 81.6 29.0 36 14 100 04/09 GA-Mitchell 69.6 85.5 84.6 32.0 30 6 100 04/06 NC Rodgers 68.2 83.0 82.1 28.6 35 38 100 04/07 Bob 53.7 76.7 78.0 28.2 32 21 100 04/05 Average 71.42 86.8 85.6 29.9 32 25 100 04/04 LSD at 10% level 7.0 N.S.3 4.0 1.6 2 26 - 02 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 2.7 2.9 1.7 0.7 1 11 - 01 ____________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.0% moisture. 2 C.V. = 7.6%, and df for EMS = 16. 3. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = 0.1 probability level: therefore, an LSD value was not calculated. Planted: November 19, 1996. Harvested: May 29, 1997. Seeding Rate: 2.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Dothan sandy loam. Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.1. Fertilization: Preplant: 51 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, 90 lb K2O/acre, and 24 lb S/acre. Topdress: 80 lb N/acre and 48 lb S/acre on February 12, 1997. Management: Subsoiled and rototilled. Previous Crop: Corn. Test conducted by A. E. Coy and R. D. McNiell IV.



Griffin, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97

__________________________________________________________________________________ Yield1 ------------------ 2-Yr 3-Yr Test Winter Head BYD2 Brand-Variety 1997 Avg Avg Weight Ht Lodg. Surv. Date 4-22 __________________________________________________________________________________ ---- bu/acre ---- lb/bu in % % mo/day % Arkansas Co. 811 62.0 57.2 59.1 35.5 40 0 100 04/13 15 UGA 882B8-2 59.5 71.8 66.5 34.2 43 5 100 04/20 20 NC Rodgers 54.6 74.5 67.8 33.7 42 0 100 04/17 50 UGA 875C44-E3 40.6 63.5 54.7 32.6 37 18 100 04/14 20 Florida Chapman 31.9 48.8 48.0 30.7 35 0 100 04/19 30 Bob 31.6 53.1 . 33.8 38 0 100 04/19 50 Terral-Norris Citation 28.2 48.8 44.1 33.6 34 5 100 04/15 60 GA-Mitchell 21.9 24.4 25.7 31.5 33 0 100 04/23 - Average 41.33 55.3 52.3 33.2 38 3 100 04/17 35 LSD at 10% level 11.7 8.5 7.1 1.6 4 N.S.4 - 03 - Std. Err. of Entry Mean 4.3 3.4 2.8 0.7 2 5 - 01 - __________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.0% moisture. 2. Percentage of BYD (Barley Yellow Dwarf) disease on April 22. 3. C.V. = 21.0%, and df for EMS = 16. 4. The F-test indicated no statistical differences at the alpha = .10 probability level; therefore, an LSD value was not calculated. Planted October 16, 1996. Harvested: June 5, 1997. Seeding Rate: 2.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Cecil sandy clay loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.2. Fertilization: Preplant: 28 lb N, 56 lb P2O5, and 84 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 60 lb N/acre. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Canola. Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Calhoun, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97

____________________________________________________________________________ Yield1 ---------------- 2-Yr 3-Yr Test Winter Head Brand-Variety 1997 Avg Avg Weight Ht Lodg. Surv. Date BYD2 ____________________________________________________________________________ --- bu/acre --- lb/bu in % % mo/day rating NOTE: The oat grain performance test was conducted at Calhoun this growing season. Due to heavy prolonged rain at the test site during June the yields were extremely low (average 8.7 bu/acre) and variable; therefore the data will not be included in this publication. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.0% moisture. 2. Ratings for BYD (Barley Yellow Dwarf) disease: 0 = no disease to 9 = 100% susceptible. Planted: October 4, 1996. Harvested: June 23, 1997. Seeding Rate: 2.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Waynesboro loam. Soil Test: P = Very High, K = High, and pH = 5.8. Fertilization: Preplant: 30 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, and 90 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 60 lb N/acre. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Corn. Test conducted by J. L. Day and T. Petty.



Summary of Oat Yields: Georgia, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

_________________________________________________________________________________________ Yield1 ---------------------------------------------------------------- South2 North3 Statewide ----------------- ------------------ ------------------ 2-Yr 3-Yr 2-Yr 3-Yr 2-Yr 3-Yr Brand-Variety 1997 Avg Avg 19974 Avg5 Avg5 19975 Avg5 Avg5 _________________________________________________________________________________________ --------------------------- bu/acre ---------------------------- Arkansas Co. 811 . . . 62.0 60.7 54.5 . . . Bob 60.7 82.6 75.6 31.6 65.4 . 53.4 76.9 . Florida Chapman 84.2 94.9 90.5 31.9 59.8 51.1 71.1 83.2 76.5 Florida 502 73.2 71.9 73.0 . . . . . . GA-Mitchell 72.9 86.1 76.2 . . . . . . NC Rodgers 74.6 88.6 77.4 54.5 88.0 68.8 69.6 88.4 74.3 Terral-Norris Citation . . . 28.1 64.0 50.6 . . . UGA 875C44-E3 83.7 95.6 91.9 40.7 70.1 52.9 72.9 87.0 78.0 UGA 882B8-2 71.6 85.1 79.8 59.5 81.5 65.1 68.5 83.9 74.6 Average 74.4 86.4 80.6 44.0 69.9 57.2 67.1 83.9 75.9 _________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated at 32 pounds per bushel at 12.0% moisture. 2. Tifton, Plains, and Midville. 3. Griffin and Calhoun. 4. Griffin only. 5. 1997 Calhoun data omitted.