Ryegrass

Tifton, Georgia:
Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1997-98


                                                          Dry Matter Yield                                                             
                                         Harvest Date                                       

   Season Totals   

Brand-Variety 1-9-98 1-30-98 2-20-98 3-13-98 4-6-98 4-23-98 5-7-98 1998 2-Yr Avg

------------------------------------------------------ lb/acre --------------------------------------------------
Big Daddy 729 829 1298 1533 2304 972 1098 8763 8277
Passerel 428 561 1173 1625 2413 963 1123 8285 7965
Jackson 453 645 1340 1441 2329 880 1131 8218 8048
T-444 PLUS 561 737 1223 1407 2237 922 1106 8193 .
FL4N 528 737 1223 1466 2195 913 1097 8159 .
Rustmaster 404 699 1309 1357 2394 845 1147 8153 .
WVPB F-11 308 590 1267 1458 2318 948 1195 8083 .
ME94 411 562 1315 1541 2270 897 1064 8059 8040
Common 612 687 1223 1382 2144 805 1089 7941 7499
Surrey 461 712 1265 1265 2136 921 1122 7882 7930
Hurricane 260 469 1215 1575 2170 972 1181 7842 7774
OFI-A94 562 670 1206 1340 2119 829 1089 7816 7802
TAM 90 394 721 1198 1332 2228 788 1089 7749 7639
WVPB R-3 344 662 1198 1399 2078 888 1173 7741 7585
Grazer 327 662 1441 1005 2446 746 1064 7691 7548
TXR95-6 352 570 1098 1307 2371 813 1156 7666 7777
Rio 327 545 1165 1424 2061 863 1215 7598 7769
WVPB A-13 327 528 1139 1458 1993 1064 1056 7564 .
WVPB AR-93-101 385 628 1190 1382 2061 788 1131 7564 7722
TXR95-5 151 436 1106 1424 2270 938 1223 7548 .
FLX1997G4N 310 578 1248 1416 2069 972 947 7539 .
Marshall 327 486 1098 1474 2161 922 1064 7531 7519
Typhoon 327 503 1215 1399 2010 930 1106 7489 .
OFI-FL95 151 377 1156 1340 2027 980 1097 7130 7514
Average 393 608 1221 1406 2200 898 1115 78421 7775
LSD at 10% Level 186 133 148 103 263 74 90 583 402
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 79 56 63 44 112 32 38 248 171

1. C.V. = 6.3%, and df for EMS = 69.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 14, 1997.
Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.5.
Fertilization: Preplant: 48 lb N, 16 lb P2O5, and 32 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 50 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th harvests.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Corn.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. Pippin.



Plains, Georgia:
Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1997-98


                                                          Dry Matter Yield                                                      
                                         Harvest Date                                         Season Totals  
Brand-Variety 1-12-98 1-29-98 2-25-98 3-23-98 4-7-98 4-28-98 5-19-98 1998 2-Yr Avg

--------------------------------------------------- lb/acre -----------------------------------------------
Big Daddy 399 451 1292 1754 770 1361 1509 7536 6641
FL4N 305 400 1324 1798 755 1467 1365 7412 .
Surrey 290 378 1350 1580 755 1557 1387 7296 6469
OFI-A94 276 399 1255 1676 683 1562 1445 7295 6547
Hurricane 174 247 1161 1838 712 1560 1583 7274 6472
Typhoon 181 319 1339 1839 704 1486 1387 7254 .
TXR95-5 116 283 1156 1809 683 1660 1466 7172 .
TAM 90 225 327 1165 1777 690 1604 1365 7152 6398
Passerel 174 254 1084 2045 733 1326 1517 7132 6739
OFI-FL95 102 167 1205 1812 813 1594 1438 7130 6509
Rio 283 334 1295 1600 668 1454 1488 7122 6539
FLX1997G4N 341 414 1327 1644 675 1281 1416 7098 .
WVPB F-11 87 239 1172 1905 683 1530 1481 7097 .
WVPB AR-93-101 210 305 1245 1635 704 1668 1263 7030 6382
Marshall 181 269 1140 1786 617 1546 1474 7013 6373
WVPB R-3 152 268 1207 1786 683 1557 1321 6973 6467
WVPB A-13 131 254 1223 1769 712 1206 1590 6882 .
T-444 PLUS 290 378 1165 1705 697 1271 1321 6826 .
Common 385 414 1290 1435 675 1393 1191 6781 6026
ME94 218 290 1200 1686 613 1353 1365 6724 6259
Rustmaster 138 276 1179 1676 690 1500 1205 6663 .
TXR95-6 283 407 1231 1615 639 1374 1097 6645 6125
Jackson 203 298 1246 1610 625 1404 1220 6605 6083
Grazer 189 341 1530 1095 762 1336 1024 6277 5685
Average 222 321 1241 1703 697 1460 1371 70161 6357
LSD at 10% Level 92 69 94 171 N.S.2 199 211 378 297
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 38 29 40 72 42 84 90 160 126

1. C.V. = 4.6%, and df for EMS = 69.
2. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = 0.1 probability level; therefore an LSD value was not calculated.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 21, 1997.
Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Greenville sandy clay loam.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 5.2.
Fertilization: Preplant: 9 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, 27 lb K2O, and 1000 lime/acre.
Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th harvests.
Management: Subsoiled and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Peanuts.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. Pippin.



Griffin, Georgia:
Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1997-98


                                                    Dry Matter Yield                                          
                  Harvest Date                        Season Totals    
Brand-Variety 1-20-98 3-3-98 4-7-98 5-11-98 1998 2-Yr Avg

-------------------------------------------- lb/acre ----------------------------------------
WVPB AR-93-101 991 1693 2382 6927 11993 12401
TAM 90 907 1599 2798 5898 11202 13001
Big Daddy 951 1767 2558 5421 10697 12206
FL4N 812 1344 2834 5582 10571 .
WVPB R-3 561 1766 2543 5490 10360 12421
Marshall 551 876 3172 5732 10330 12692
TXR95-6 878 1728 2540 5153 10300 11844
OFI-A94 986 1634 2600 4985 10205 11934
FLX1997G4N 941 1799 2137 5278 10154 .
ME94 654 1222 2984 5245 10106 12894
Grazer 584 2439 2135 4922 10081 11300
Surrey 1063 1486 2362 5097 10007 12721
Rustmaster 1040 1540 2429 4967 9975 .
Rio 476 1349 2840 5302 9966 12796
Typhoon 657 1405 2575 5179 9816 .
T-444 PLUS 802 1655 2618 4717 9792 .
Jackson 859 1406 2557 4954 9775 12101
Common 785 1597 2590 4759 9730 11756
Passerel 846 1138 2559 5023 9567 12305
Hurricane 455 948 2726 5310 9439 11738
TXR95-5 454 1155 2335 5443 9387 .
OFI-FL95 422 1162 2399 5355 9338 11805
WVPB F-11 568 1402 2381 4603 8954 .
WVPB A-13 360 925 2110 5026 8421 .
Average 733 1460 2548 5265 100071 12245
LSD at 10% Level 206 275 358 637 878 913
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 88 116 152 270 372 387

1. C.V. = 7.4%, and df for EMS = 69.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 6, 1997.
Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Pacelot coarse sandy loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.6.
Fertilization: Preplant: 49 lb N, 98 lb P2O5, and 147 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, and 3rd harvests.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Canola.
Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Statewide Summary:
Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1997-98
with Two- and Three-Year Averages


                                                              Dry Forage Yield                                                           
      Tifton             Plains              Griffin                 Statewide           
Brand-Variety 1998 3-Year Average 1998 3-Year Average 1998 3-Year Average 1998 2-Year Average 3-Year Average

---------------------------------------------------- lb/acre -------------------------------------------------
Big Daddy 8763 7517 7536 6124 10697 9805 8998 9041 7815
Common 7941 6984 6781 6007 9730 11245 8151 8427 8079
FL4N 8159 . 7412 . 10571 . 8714 . .
FLX1997G4N 7539 . 7098 . 10154 . 8264 . .
Grazer 7691 6687 6277 5543 10081 10319 8016 8177 7516
Hurricane 7842 7517 7274 6687 9439 12141 8185 8661 8782
Jackson 8218 7485 6605 6177 9775 11758 8199 8744 8473
ME94 8059 7523 6724 6425 10106 12559 8296 9064 8835
Marshall 7531 7126 7013 6632 10330 12903 8291 8861 8887
OFI-A94 7816 . 7295 . 10205 . 8438 8761 .
OFI-FL95 7130 . 7130 . 9338 . 7866 8609 .
Passerel 8285 7400 7132 7012 9567 12043 8328 9003 8818
Rio 7598 7595 7122 6586 9966 12335 8229 9035 8839
Rustmaster 8153 . 6663 . 9975 . 8264 . .
Surrey 7882 . 7296 . 10007 . 8395 9040 .
T-444 PLUS 8193 . 6826 . 9792 . 8270 . .
TAM 90 7749 7026 7152 6407 11202 11891 8701 9013 8441
TXR95-5 7548 . 7172 . 9387 . 8035 . .
TXR95-6 7666 . 6645 . 10300 . 8203 8582 .
Typhoon 7489 . 7254 . 9816 . 8186 . .
WVPB A-13 7564 . 6882 . 8421 . 7622 . .
WVPB AR-93-101 7564 7098 7030 6385 11993 11932 8862 8835 8472
WVPB F-11 8083 . 7097 . 8954 . 8044 . .
WVPB R-3 7741 7177 6973 6491 10360 12085 8358 8824 8584
Average 7842 7261 7016 6373 10007 11751 8288 8792 8462
LSD at 10% Level 583 338 378 241 878 784 N.S.1 341 293
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 248 120 160 86 372 280 159 122 105

1. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = .10 probability level; therefore, an LSD value was not calculated.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD
(P = 0.10).