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

Research Report Number 646 
August 1997


1996-97 SMALL GRAINS PERFORMANCE TESTS

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

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. Anton. E. Coy is a senior agricultural specialist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, GA 31793.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface Cooperators and Contributors The Season with 1996-97 Rainfall Small Grains Cultural Practices Characteristics of Varieties Small Grains Updates Variety Releases Diseases Insects

TEST RESULTS

WHEAT - GRAIN State Variety Trials Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance - Protected with Fungicide, 1996-97 Tifton, Georgia: Effect of Fungicide on Wheat Grain Yields, 1996-97 Plains, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Midville, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Calhoun, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Summary of Wheat Yields, Georgia, 1996-97, with Two- and Three-Year Averages Southern Uniform Tests Plains, Georgia: Uniform Southern Soft Red Winter Wheat Nursery, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Uniform Southern Soft Red Winter Wheat Nursery, 1996-97 OAT - GRAIN Tifton, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Plains, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Midville, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Calhoun, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1996-97 Summary of Oat Yields, Georgia, 1996-97, with Two- and Three-Year Averages BARLEY - GRAIN Plains, Georgia: Barley Grain Performance, 1996-97 Calhoun, Georgia: Barley Grain Performance, 1996-97 Summary of Barley Yields, Georgia, 1996-97, with Two- and Three-Year Averages RYE - GRAIN Tifton, Georgia: Rye Grain Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Rye Grain Performance, 1996-97 Summary of Rye Yields, Georgia, 1996-97, with Two- and Three-Year Averages WHEAT - FORAGE Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1996-97 Plains, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1996-97 Statewide Summary: Wheat Forage Performance, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages OAT - FORAGE Tifton, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97 Plains, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97 Statewide Summary: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages RYE - FORAGE Tifton, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97 Plains, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97 Statewide Summary: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages RYEGRASS - FORAGE Tifton, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97 Plains, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97 Griffin, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97 Statewide Summary: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages Sources of Seed for the 1996-97 Small Grains Performance Tests

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