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

Research Report Number 659
August 1999



Oat

Tifton, Georgia:
Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99

    Yield1          
Brand-Variety   1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average
Test
Wt
Ht Lodg. Winter
Surv.
Head
Date

    ------------ bu/acre ------------ lb/bu in % % mo/day
 
LA90113AFL2-1-19-3   86.0 . . 30.9 41 0 100 04/03
FL920HR26-763-W1   75.9 . . 30.8 42 3 100 04/05
LA90104C22-7-4-1   71.3 . . 30.9 39 0 100 04/04
FL920HR31-314   70.6 65.6 . 31.0 41 0 100 04/06
Secretariat   70.2 63.7 . 28.9 39 0 100 04/04
 
Chapman   68.7 68.3 69.0 28.2 37 0 100 04/02
FLX502-1-B-Q1   67.7 64.5 . 30.9 44 10 100 04/04
Rodgers   62.4 56.1 57.0 27.3 46 0 100 04/03
LA90117C3-1-AB2   61.3 . . 31.2 40 0 100 04/05
Ozark   50.5 . . 31.9 39 0 100 04/06
 
Southern States SS-76-30   40.6 . . 31.5 46 20 100 04/04
Iapar I-61   28.2 . . 25.1 55 0 100 04/07
Simpson   26.7 26.8 . 29.8 44 0 100 04/09
 
Average   60.02 57.5 63.0 29.9 42 3 100 04/05
LSD at 10% Level   8.6 5.6 1.8 1.0 2 7 - 01
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   3.6 2.4 0.7 0.4 1 3 - 01

1.  Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.5% moisture.
2.  C.V. = 12.0%, and df for EMS = 36.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: November 20, 1998.
Harvested: May 17, 1999.
Seeding Rate: 11seeds per foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = Medium, and pH = 5.6.
Fertilization: Preplant: 40 lb N, 40 lb P2O5, and 40 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 65 lb N/acre.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Corn.
 
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. D. Pippin.



Plains, Georgia:
Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99

    Yield1          
Brand-Variety   1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average
Test
Wt
Ht Lodg. Winter
Surv.
Head
Date

    ------------ bu/acre ------------ lb/bu in % % mo/day
 
LA90113AFL2-1-19-3   104.4 . . 34.7 36 0 100 04/09
LA90117C3-1-AB2   89.8 . . 33.7 35 8 100 04/09
Rodgers   83.5 86.9 90.1 34.3 42 28 100 04/06
FL920HR31-314   83.4 109.8 . 34.0 36 1 100 04/10
FLX502-1-B-Q1   82.1 102.5 . 33.0 37 45 100 04/07
 
Secretariat   79.0 100.9 . 32.7 36 4 100 04/09
Chapman   77.6 93.1 95.6 32.8 33 23 100 04/05
LA90104C22-7-4-1   66.6 . . 32.3 36 8 100 04/08
FL920HR26-763-W1   64.1 . . 32.1 37 14 100 04/09
Ozark   63.5 . . 33.2 36 15 100 04/10
 
Southern States SS-76-30   53.2 . . 35.1 41 61 100 04/08
Simpson   52.6 54.8 . 32.0 41 28 100 04/10
Iapar I-61   30.0 . . 27.3 49 88 100 04/12
 
Average   71.52 91.3 92.9 32.9 38 25 100 04/09
LSD at 10% Level   10.7 7.9 N.S.3 2.2 2 22 - 01
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   4.5 3.2 1.4 0.9 1 9 - 01

1.  Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.5% moisture.
2.  C.V. = 12.5%, and df for EMS = 36.
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: November 17, 1998.
Harvested: May 19, 1999.
Seeding Rate: 11seeds per foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Greenville sandy clay 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: 50 lb N/acre.
Management: Subsoiled twice, prebedded and bedded with rototiller.
Previous Crop: Peanut.
 
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. D. Pippin.



Midville, Georgia:
Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99

    Yield1          
Brand-Variety   1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average
Test
Wt
Ht Lodg. Winter
Surv.
Head
Date

    ------------ bu/acre ------------ lb/bu in % % mo/day
 
LA90113AFL2-1-19-3   91.7 . . 32.4 39 0 100 04/06
Rodgers   84.5 63.3 64.3 32.0 37 0 100 04/06
FLX502-1-B-Q1   81.6 65.3 . 32.2 38 0 100 04/05
FL920HR26-763-W1   81.3 . . 31.7 37 0 100 04/08
Secretariat   77.1 66.2 . 30.8 36 0 100 04/07
 
FL920HR31-314   73.8 63.8 . 31.5 36 0 100 04/06
Chapman   73.6 60.5 67.6 31.4 31 0 100 04/03
Southern States SS-76-30   65.8 . . 34.1 41 0 100 04/07
LA90117C3-1-AB2   60.5 . . 31.6 34 0 100 04/07
LA90104C22-7-4-1   58.0 . . 31.6 32 0 100 04/09
 
Ozark   52.0 . . 35.2 37 0 100 04/09
Simpson   51.6 43.9 . 30.6 42 0 100 04/10
Iapar I-61   14.3 . . 26.0 56 24 100 04/11
 
Average   66.62 60.5 66.0 31.6 38 2 100 04/07
LSD at 10% Level   11.7 N.S.3 N.S. 1.3 4 5 - 02
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   4.9 3.3 2.5 0.5 2 2 - 01

1.  Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.5% moisture.
2.  C.V. = 14.7%, and df for EMS = 36.
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: November 18, 1998.
Harvested: May 25, 1999.
Seeding Rate: 11seeds per foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Dothan loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1.
Fertilization: Preplant: 35 lb N, 65 lb P2O5, and 100 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 50 lb N/acre.
Management: Chisel plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Fallow.
 
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. D. Pippin.



Griffin, Georgia:
Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99

    Yield1          
Brand-Variety   1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average
Test
Wt
Ht Lodg. Winter
Surv.
Head
Date

    ------------ bu/acre ------------ lb/bu in % % mo/day
 
Arkansas Co. 811   69.0 75.4 70.2 33.4 35 0 100 04/15
Ozark   67.6 . . 31.1 41 0 100 04/12
LA90113AFL2-1-19-3   59.0 . . 32.0 39 0 100 04/12
Rodgers   58.1 78.0 70.2 30.4 41 0 100 04/17
FL920HR31-314   56.3 76.5 . 29.8 43 0 100 04/13
 
LA90117C3-1-AB2   53.2 . . 31.0 35 0 100 04/20
FL920HR26-763-W1   47.4 . . 29.0 34 0 100 04/16
LA90104C22-7-4-1   46.0 . . 30.1 34 0 100 04/10
Simpson   41.9 77.6 . 28.1 42 0 100 04/13
FLX502-1-B-Q1   37.4 66.6 . 29.8 35 0 100 04/12
 
Southern States SS-76-30   32.5 . . 27.0 43 0 100 04/16
Chapman   31.9 54.4 46.9 28.3 34 0 100 04/09
Iapar I-61   28.4 . . 27.3 54 0 38 04/26
 
Average   48.32 71.4 62.4 29.8 39 0 95 04/14
LSD at 10% Level   6.8 N.S.3 3.2 2.2 3 - 4 02
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   2.9 2.3 1.3 0.9 1 - 2 01

1.  Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.5% moisture.
2.  C.V. = 11.8%, and df for EMS = 36.
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 22, 1998.
Harvested: May 27, 1999.
Seeding Rate: 11 seeds per foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Cecil clay loam.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = Medium, and pH = 6.7.
Fertilization: Preplant: 28 lb N, 56 lb P2O5, and 84 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 60 lb N/acre on February 17,1999.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Grain sorghum.
 
Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Calhoun, Georgia:
Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99

    Yield1          
Brand-Variety   1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average
Test
Wt
Ht Lodg. Winter
Surv.
Head
Date

    ------------ bu/acre ------------ lb/bu in % % mo/day
 
Arkansas Co. 811   60.2 61.9 . 31.4 47 20 100 04/20
LA90117C3-1-AB2   53.7 . . 30.3 42 3 100 04/27
LA90113AFL2-1-19-3   46.9 . . 31.2 45 23 100 04/20
FL920HR26-763-W1   46.5 . . 30.4 44 13 100 04/26
LA90104C22-7-4-1   46.5 . . 31.2 40 0 100 04/27
 
FLX502-1-B-Q1   42.8 48.2 . 30.1 45 30 100 04/22
FL920HR31-314   34.5 47.4 . 30.1 48 10 100 04/23
Ozark   33.5 . . 30.7 47 35 100 04/23
Rodgers   29.5 52.1 . 32.3 49 35 100 04/22
Southern States SS-76-30   25.9 . . 30.5 49 75 100 04/23
 
Simpson   24.2 29.7 . 31.1 46 63 100 04/24
Chapman   22.5 37.9 . 28.2 38 23 100 04/22
Iapar I-61   15.6 . . 25.4 62 65 100 04/27
 
Average   37.12 46.2 . 30.2 46 30 100 04/23
LSD at 10% Level   10.8 N.S.3   2.2 3 27 - 04
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   4.6 3.4   0.9 1 11 - 02

1.  Yields calculated as 32 pounds per bushel at 12.5% moisture.
2.  C.V. = 24.4%, and df for EMS = 36.
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 20, 1998.
Harvested: June 2, 1999.
Seeding Rate: 11 seeds per foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Waynesboro loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.0.
Fertilization: Preplant: 20 lb N, 40 lb P2O5, and 60 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 70 lb N/acre.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Fallow.
 
Test conducted by G. Rawls, J. Stubbs, and J. L. Day.



Summary of Oat Yields:
Georgia, 1997-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

  Yield1
  South2   North3   Statewide
Brand-Variety 1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average
  1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average4
  1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average

  ------------------------------------------------------- bu/acre ------------------------------------------------------------
 
Arkansas Co. 811 . . .   64.6 68.6 70.2   . . .
Chapman 73.3 74.0 77.4   27.2 46.1 46.9   54.8 62.8 69.8
FL920HR26-763-W1 73.8 . .   47.0 . .   63.0 . .
FL920HR31-314 76.0 79.7 .   45.4 62.0 .   63.7 72.6 .
FLX502-1-B-Q1 77.1 77.4 .   40.1 57.4 .   62.3 69.4 .
 
Iapar I-61 24.2 . .   22.0 . .   23.3 . .
LA90104C22-7-4-1 65.3 . .   46.2 . .   57.7 . .
LA90113AFL2-1-19-3 94.0 . .   53.0 . .   77.6 . .
LA90117C3-1-AB2 70.5 . .   53.4 . .   63.7 . .
Ozark 55.3 . .   50.6 . .   53.4 . .
 
Rodgers 76.8 68.8 70.5   43.8 65.0 70.2   63.6 67.3 70.4
Secretariat 75.4 76.9 .   . . .   . . .
Simpson 43.6 41.8 .   33.0 53.6 .   39.4 46.6 .
So. States SS-76-30 53.2 . .   29.2 . .   43.6 . .
 
Average 66.0 69.8 74.0   42.7 58.8 62.4   55.5 63.7 70.1
LSD at 10% Level 5.9 4.0 2.0   7.6 N.S.5 5.4   4.7 4.1 N.S.
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 4.4 2.9 1.4   4.8 4.5 2.8   4.5 3.7 2.3

1.  Yields calculated at 32 pounds per bushel at 12.5% moisture.
2.  Tifton, Plains, and Midville.
3.  Griffin and Calhoun.
4.  1997 Calhoun data omitted.
5.  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).