Rye

Tifton, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 1997-98


                                                         Dry Matter Yield                                                   
                              Harvest Date                                     Season Totals   
Brand-Variety 1-5-98 1-30-98 2-20-98 Total first
3 Harvests
3-16-98 4-6-98 1998 2-Yr Avg

------------------------------------------------ lb/acre --------------------------------------------
UGA 96RS3 1365 1298 997 3660 1106 1416 6182 6107
UGA 96RS4 1349 1223 947 3518 1039 1416 5973 6006
Wrens 96 1349 1282 863 3493 1014 1399 5906 5871
UGA 96RS2 1290 1215 972 3477 1164 1600 6241 6246
UGA 97RS2 1315 1223 922 3460 963 1290 5713 .
Graze Master 1742 813 855 3409 1056 1382 5847 5777
UGA 96RS1 1215 1206 922 3342 1072 1499 5914 5991
UGA 96RS5 1223 1198 872 3293 1056 1374 5722 6015
Bates 1106 1215 955 3276 1106 1466 5847 6089
TN1 1156 1181 930 3267 1047 1508 5822 .
UGA 97RS1 1466 989 813 3267 1089 1257 5613 .
Wintermore 96 1051 1198 964 3212 1215 1449 5876 6005
Wrens Abruzzi 1190 1223 796 3208 888 1441 5537 5639
Oklon 988 1148 1005 3141 1332 1575 6048 6091
UGA 97RS3 1282 964 863 3108 1006 1299 5412 .
GI-87 989 1189 905 3083 1265 1516 5864 6141
Kelly Grazer II 938 1173 955 3066 1248 1483 5797 6057
Elbon 947 1081 972 2999 1483 1332 5814 6141
Wintermore 922 1097 955 2974 1206 1566 5746 5973
Wintermore 95 863 1089 988 2940 1240 1525 5704 6032
Bonel 829 1106 963 2898 1324 1550 5771 .
Wintergrazer 70 729 1081 1031 2840 1458 1575 5872 5880
TRT 2000 737 1089 980 2807 1433 1558 5797 .
Maton 746 1005 938 2689 1583 1809 6082 6398
Average 1116 1137 932 31841 1183 1470 58372 6026
LSD at 10% Level 161 101 71 262 103 163 N.S.3 296
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 68 43 30 111 43 69 176 126

1.  C.V. = 7.0%, and df for EMS = 69.
2.  C.V. = 6.0%, and df for EMS = 69.
3.  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 14, 1997.
Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/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, and 4th harvests.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Corn.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. Pippin.



Plains, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 1997-98


                                                      Dry Matter Yield                                                     
                                    Harvest Date                                        Season Totals   
Brand-Variety 1-12-98 1-29-98 2-25-98 Total first
3 Harvests
3-23-98 4-7-98 1998 2-Yr Avg

--------------------------------------------------- lb/acre -----------------------------------------------
UGA 96RS1 1474 567 1391 3431 979 443 4853 4346
Wrens 96 1532 509 1198 3238 808 407 4453 4114
UGA 96RS4 1510 487 1220 3217 964 422 4602 4062
UGA 96RS5 1300 574 1307 3181 1162 472 4814 4415
UGA 96RS2 1365 523 1278 3166 1229 436 4830 4423
UGA 96RS3 1394 567 1205 3166 1075 462 4702 4311
TN1 1351 530 1264 3144 842 458 4444 .
UGA 97RS2 1517 458 1140 3115 819 400 4334 .
Wrens Abruzzi 1488 443 1155 3086 772 312 4171 3839
Wintermore 96 1155 545 1329 3028 1353 356 4737 4353
Wintermore 95 1104 545 1374 3022 1522 385 4929 4532
Wintermore 1191 509 1278 2977 1748 378 5103 4582
Bates 1111 552 1300 2963 1130 400 4492 4141
UGA 97RS3 1503 356 1067 2926 1028 372 4326 .
UGA 97RS1 1467 393 1045 2904 1043 400 4346 .
GI-87 1075 523 1256 2854 1776 356 4985 4693
Bonel 936 567 1329 2832 1667 363 4861 .
Graze Master 1430 276 1104 2809 1002 400 4211 3862
Oklon 973 472 1220 2665 1815 399 4880 4411
Wintergrazer 70 770 545 1264 2578 1986 407 4971 4280
TRT 2000 777 487 1256 2520 1740 414 4673 .
Elbon 821 458 1213 2491 2050 341 4882 4754
Maton 748 392 1131 2271 2351 407 5029 4849
Average 1217 490 1231 29381 1342 399 46792 4351
LSD at 10% Level 191 52 116 234 144 72 242 249
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 81 22 49 99 61 30 102 106

1. C.V. = 6.8%, and df for EMS = 66.
2. C.V. = 4.4%, and df for EMS = 66.
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: 2.5 bu/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 lb lime/acre.
Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th harvests.
Management: Subsoiled and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Peanuts.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. Pippin.



Griffin, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 1997-98


                                                 Dry Matter Yield                                                 
                            Harvest Date                               Season Totals   
Brand-Variety 1-12-98 2-25-98 4-2-98 Total first
3 Harvests
5-11-98 1998 2-Yr Avg

---------------------------------------------- lb/acre ------------------------------------------
Wrens 96 1834 1279 1612 4725 2284 7009 8957
Bates 911 915 2678 4504 2495 6999 9117
Graze Master 1888 781 1832 4500 2667 7167 8351
Maton 594 220 3539 4352 2281 6633 9391
Wintermore 96 819 805 2703 4327 2252 6579 8823
TN1 1309 1267 1703 4279 2522 6801 .
Wintermore 95 817 686 2762 4265 2143 6408 9756
Wrens Abruzzi 1204 1190 1791 4185 2937 7122 8602
Oklon 708 621 2843 4171 2039 6210 8690
Wintermore 471 529 2959 3960 2004 5964 8573
GI-87 547 533 2824 3904 2146 6051 8780
Bonel 423 406 3024 3853 2304 6157 .
Elbon 435 323 3027 3785 2532 6316 9420
TRT 2000 623 437 2656 3716 2403 6119 .
Wintergrazer 70 257 363 2786 3406 2229 5635 8501
Average 856 690 2583 41291 2349 64782 8913
LSD at 10% Level 298 215 406 586 348 629 740
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 126 90 170 246 146 264 314

1.  C.V. = 11.9%, and df for EMS = 42.
2.  C.V. = 8.2%, and df for EMS = 42.
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: 2.5 bu/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:
Rye 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 ------------------------------------------------
Bates 5847 . 4492 . 6999 . 5779 6449 .
Bonel 5771 . 4861 . 6157 . 5596 . .
Elbon 5814 6651 4882 5103 6316 9850 5671 6772 7201
GI-87 5864 6606 4985 5115 6051 9654 5633 6538 7125
Graze Master 5847 6055 4211 4167 7167 9429 5741 5997 6550
Kelly Grazer II 5797 6488 . . . . . . .
Maton 6082 6704 5029 5124 6633 10274 5915 6879 7367
Oklon 6048 6364 4880 4864 6210 9529 5713 6397 6919
TN1 5822 . 4444 . 6801 . 5689 . .
TRT 2000 5797 . 4673 . 6119 . 5530 . .
UGA 96RS1 5914 . 4853 . . . . . .
UGA 96RS2 6241 . 4830 . . . . . .
UGA 96RS3 6182 . 4702 . . . . . .
UGA 96RS4 5973 . 4602 . . . . . .
UGA 96RS5 5722 . 4814 . . . . . .
UGA 97RS1 5613 . 4346 . . . . . .
UGA 97RS2 5713 . 4334 . . . . . .
UGA 97RS3 5412 . 4326 . . . . . .
Wintergrazer 70 5872 6199 4971 4726 5635 9612 5493 6220 6846
Wintermore 5746 6290 5103 4976 5964 9793 5604 6376 7020
Wintermore 95 5704 . 4929 . 6408 . 5680 6773 .
Wintermore 96 5876 . 4737 . 6579 . 5730 6393 .
Wrens 96 5906 6146 4453 4439 7009 9467 5789 6314 6684
Wrens Abruzzi 5537 5891 4171 4169 7122 9766 5610 6027 6608
Average 5837 6339 4679 4743 6478 9708 5678 6428 6925
LSD at 10% Level N.S.1 N.S. 242 233 629 501 N.S. 221 201
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 176 113 102 59 264 102 112 79 72

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).