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

Research Report Number 659
August 1999



Rye

Tifton, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99

    Dry Matter Yield
    Harvest Date   Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-2-98 12-18-98 1-26-99 Total
First
3 Harv.
2-Yr Avg
First
3 Harv.
2-15-99 3-10-99 3-30-99 4-19-99   1999 2-Yr
Avg

    --------------------------------------------------------------- lb/acre ----------------------------------------------------------
 
FL98RP21   1016 617 1488 3122 . 1031 1343 1539 443   7478 .
FL98RP22   1016 617 1488 3122 . 1082 1321 1561 436   7522 .
FL98RP17   951 661 1503 3114 . 436 603 1445 690   6287 .
FL98RP15   871 704 1496 3071 . 545 559 1380 654   6208 .
Oklon   973 654 1372 2999 3070 1024 1235 1648 610   7515 6781
 
Wrens Abruzzi   907 654 1409 2969 3089 842 929 1445 443   6629 6083
UGA 97RS2   1009 538 1423 2969 3214 936 1104 1401 479   6890 6301
Wrens 96   1045 610 1307 2962 3228 915 1111 1467 458   6912 6409
FL98RP12   944 683 1336 2962 . 799 994 1539 538   6831 .
FL98RP2   1017 596 1336 2948 . 697 936 1525 610   6716 .
 
FL98RP14   929 690 1322 2941 . 690 741 1271 538   6179 .
UGA 96RS4   799 755 1380 2933 3226 828 973 1626 552   6911 6442
FL98RP6   958 559 1409 2926 . 820 988 1488 545   6767 .
FL98RP10   1016 632 1264 2912 . 929 1016 1496 545   6897 .
Seed Resource R-95-1   842 625 1445 2911 . 1104 1169 1742 588   7515 .
 
Bates   886 596 1423 2904 3090 973 1191 1590 574   7231 6539
FL98RP1   922 668 1314 2904 . 733 937 1517 617   6708 .
Seed Resource R-98-1   1002 567 1329 2897 . 1024 1256 1670 617   7464 .
FL98RP13   973 617 1300 2890 . 973 1176 1539 487   7064 .
FL98RP20   951 639 1285 2875 . 980 1133 1467 480   6934 .
 
UGA 96RS5   828 581 1459 2868 3080 951 1104 1496 538   6956 6339
Wintermore   849 625 1372 2846 2910 1038 1205 1677 625   7391 6568
Kelly Grazer II   973 603 1256 2832 2949 1111 1242 1808 639   7631 6714
UGA 96RS3   820 646 1365 2832 3246 871 1103 1612 567   6984 6583
So. States Early Grazer   907 588 1329 2824 . 987 1155 1517 494   6977 .
 
FL98RP7   842 603 1372 2817 . 864 915 1503 545   6643 .
Wintergrazer 70   849 610 1343 2803 2821 1009 1249 1706 646   7413 6643
FL98RP9   849 567 1380 2795 . 791 908 1423 523   6440 .
FL98RP5   835 523 1430 2788 . 835 929 1459 523   6534 .
FL98RP4   871 588 1307 2766 . 849 1031 1496 479   6621 .
 
UGA 96RS1   784 603 1365 2752 3047 973 1111 1496 559   6890 6402
FL98RP3   842 581 1307 2730 . 857 966 1554 596   6701 .
So. States Wheeler   958 487 1264 2709 . 1031 1133 1249 791   6912 .
Maton   936 588 1184 2708 2699 1235 1300 1946 835   8023 7052
GI-87   849 552 1271 2672 2877 995 1256 1801 654   7377 6620
FL98RP8   842 516 1300 2658 . 835 922 1409 516   6338 .
Seed Resource 397-1   770 552 1307 2629 . 1053 1213 1575 661   7130 .
Elbon   806 581 1220 2607 2803 973 1148 1706 719   7151 6482
Johnston Spring Fiest   871 487 1184 2542 . 1075 1169 1677 784   7246 .
UGA 96RS2   675 567 1278 2520 2998 936 1082 1604 654   6796 6518
 
Southern States Pastar   341 458 1343 2142 . 907 1089 1140 806   6084 .
 
Average   886 600 1348 28331 3022 915 1072 1542 587   69492 6530
LSD at 10% Level 145 118 111 239 224 153 162 114 104   411 353
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 62 50 47 102 95 65 69 48 44   176 150

1.  C.V. = 7.2%, and df for EMS = 120.
2.  C.V. = 5.0%, and df for EMS = 120.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 26, 1998.
Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.1.
Fertilization: Preplant: 40 lb N, 40 lb P2O5, and 40 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 50 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th harvests.
Management: Moldboard plowed and bedded with rototiller.
Previous Crop: Grain sorghum.
 
Test conducted by A. E. Coy and M. D. Pippin.



Plains, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99

    Dry Matter Yield
    Harvest Date   Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-10-98 1-21-99 2-8-99 Total
First
3 Harv.
2-Yr Avg
First
3 Harv.
3-4-99 3-25-99 4-22-99   1999 2-Yr
Avg

    ------------------------------------------------------------ lb/acre -------------------------------------------------------
 
Wrens 96   1067 567 857 2490 2864 1074 1155 508   5227 4840
Wrens Abruzzi   1067 552 842 2461 2774 995 1074 569   5099 4635
UGA 97RS2   1089 530 835 2454 2784 1009 1096 575   5134 4734
FL98RP2   1111 538 791 2440 . 973 1016 552   4981 .
FL98RP10   1060 530 799 2389 . 1082 1249 549   5269 .
 
FL98RP17   1162 610 596 2368 . 480 994 581   4422 .
FL98RP12   1074 480 806 2360 . 1126 1118 562   5165 .
FL98RP15   1031 661 668 2360 . 588 857 668   4472 .
FL98RP1   1045 501 799 2345 . 1045 1118 484   4992 .
Seed Resource R-98-1   1045 494 791 2331 . 1133 1365 762   5591 .
 
FL98RP6   1024 523 777 2323 . 929 1089 559   4901 .
FL98RP3   1002 538 784 2323 . 951 1067 530   4871 .
FL98RP4   1053 494 762 2309 . 900 1104 519   4831 .
FL98RP5   1016 509 777 2302 . 1053 1053 558   4964 .
FL98RP21   1104 509 675 2287 . 1155 1227 603   5272 .
 
Bates   1038 487 748 2273 2618 1089 1300 668   5329 4910
FL98RP8   965 523 784 2272 . 799 1089 537   4697 .
FL98RP14   1009 574 690 2272 . 704 842 529   4347 .
UGA 96RS3   980 450 842 2272 2719 1162 1300 674   5407 5055
FL98RP7   980 516 770 2265 . 936 1009 485   4695 .
 
FL98RP22   1089 451 719 2258 . 1191 1235 653   5337 .
FL98RP13   1002 465 791 2258 . 1067 1184 487   4995 .
UGA 96RS4   965 465 820 2251 2734 1075 1140 509   4974 4788
FL98RP20   1016 407 799 2221 . 1140 1104 538   5002 .
UGA 96RS1   980 451 784 2214 2823 1096 1220 600   5130 4992
 
FL98RP9   958 472 777 2207 . 842 1060 572   4681 .
Wintermore   958 515 733 2207 2592 1169 1329 842   5546 5325
So. States Wheeler   1089 363 748 2200 . 1045 965 1009   5219 .
Oklon   1045 407 726 2178 2422 1118 1234 690   5220 5050
UGA 96RS5   929 436 799 2164 2672 1155 1184 625   5127 4970
 
UGA 96RS2   908 443 806 2157 2661 1162 1358 755   5431 5131
Wintergrazer 70   973 370 784 2127 2352 1264 1336 765   5491 5231
So. States Early Grazer   929 458 697 2084 . 1053 1206 596   4938 .
Seed Resource 397-1   958 356 741 2054 . 1133 1322 773   5281 .
Johnston Spring Fiest   951 327 733 2011 . 1235 1467 908   5620 .
 
Seed Resource R-95-1   951 392 639 1982 . 1082 1445 700   5208 .
GI-87   951 312 697 1960 2407 1278 1612 948   5797 5391
Maton   922 196 603 1720 1996 1278 1677 1300   5975 5502
Elbon   907 268 516 1691 2091 973 1554 835   5052 4967
Southern States Pastar   501 312 748 1561 . 1075 1009 893   4537 .
 
Average   998 461 751 22101 2567 1040 1194 662   51062 5035
LSD at 10% Level 97 84 84 184 178 98 118 134   272 215
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 42 36 36 78 76 42 50 57   116 92

1.  C.V. = 7.1%, and df for EMS = 117.
2.  C.V. = 4.5%, and df for EMS = 117.
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.
Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/acre 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 after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th harvests.
Management: Subsoiled twice, prebedded and bedded with rototiller.
Previous Crop: Peanut.
 
Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. D. Pippin, and R. R. Pines.



Griffin, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99

  Dry Matter Yield
  Harvest Date   Season Totals
Brand-Variety 12-7-98 2-15-99 3-24-99 Total 1st
3 Harvests
2-Yr Avg
1st 3 Harv.
4-21-99   1999 2-Yr Avg

  ------------------------------------------------------- lb/acre -------------------------------------------------------
 
Seed Resource R-98-1 1492 2170 3155 6817 . 950   7767 .
Wintergrazer 70 1518 1981 3249 6748 5077 998   7746 6690
Southern States Pastar 915 1594 4133 6641 . 2352   8994 .
Bates 1406 1858 3153 6416 5460 896   7313 7156
Seed Resource R-95-1 1168 1680 3352 6199 . 1048   7247 .
 
Elbon 1171 1558 3450 6179 4982 1125   7304 6810
Wrens 96 1468 2523 2131 6121 5423 1174   7295 7152
Seed Resource 397-1 1154 1835 2711 5700 . 1291   6991 .
Wrens Abruzzi 1608 2845 1088 5541 4863 1257   6798 6960
Oklon 1236 1728 2546 5511 4841 1010   6521 6365
 
Southern States Early Grazer 1270 2095 1962 5327 . 841   6168 .
Johnston Spring Fiest 1398 1522 2340 5260 . 2209   7468 .
Wintermore 1131 1628 2318 5076 4518 1158   6234 6099
GI-87 1140 1567 2225 4932 4418 1317   6249 6150
Maton 1111 1225 2509 4845 4599 1678   6523 6578
 
Southern States Wheeler 1541 1259 1923 4722 . 2695   7416 .
 
Average 1295 1817 2640 57521 4909 1375   71272 6662
LSD at 10% Level 238 215 526 680 521 303   628 516
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 100 90 221 286 220 128   264 218

1.  C.V. = 9.9%, and df for EMS = 45.
2.  C.V. = 7.4%, and df for EMS = 45.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 5, 1998.
Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Cecil clay loam.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = Medium, and pH = 5.6.
Fertilization: Preplant:   49 lb N, 98 lb P2O5, and 147 lb K2O/acre.
  Topdress:  50 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, and 3rd harvests.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Corn.
 
Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Statewide Summary:
Rye Forage Performance, 1997-99
with Two- and Three-Year Averages

  Dry Forage Yield
  Tifton   Plains   Griffin   Statewide
Brand-Variety 1999 3-Year
Average
  1999 3-Year
Average
  1999 3-Year
Average
  1999 2-Year
Average
3-Year
Average

  ------------------------------------------------------------ lb/acre -----------------------------------------------------------------
 
Bates 7231 6470   5329 4537   7313 8515   6624 6202 6507
Early Grazer 6977 .   4938 .   6168 .   6028 . .
Elbon 7151 6478   5052 4853   7304 8715   6502 6087 6682
FL98RP1 6708 .   4992 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP10 6897 .   5269 .   . .   . . .
 
FL98RP12 6831 .   5165 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP13 7064 .   4995 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP14 6179 .   4347 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP15 6208 .   4472 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP17 6287 .   4422 .   . .   . . .
 
FL98RP2 6716 .   4981 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP20 6934 .   5002 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP21 7478 .   5272 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP22 7522 .   5337 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP3 6701 .   4871 .   . .   . . .
 
FL98RP4 6621 .   4831 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP5 6534 .   4964 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP6 6767 .   4901 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP7 6643 .   4695 .   . .   . . .
FL98RP8 6338 .   4697 .   . .   . . .
 
FL98RP9 6440 .   4681 .   . .   . . .
GI-87 7377 6553   5797 5061   6249 7937   6474 6054 6517
Johnston Spring Fiest 7246 .   5620 .   7468 .   6778 . .
Kelly Grazer II 7631 6581   . .   . .   . . .
Maton 8023 6940   5975 5224   6523 8435   6840 6377 6866
 
Oklon 7515 6566   5220 4681   6521 7967   6419 6066 6405
Pastar 6084 .   4537 .   8994 .   6538 . .
Seed Resource 397-1 7130 .   5281 .   6991 .   6467 . .
Seed Resource R-95-1 7515 .   5208 .   7247 .   6657 . .
Seed Resource R-98-1 7464 .   5591 .   7767 .   6940 . .
 
UGA 96RS1 6890 6291   5130 4607   . .   . . .
UGA 96RS2 6796 6429   5431 4759   . .   . . .
UGA 96RS3 6984 6399   5407 4677   . .   . . .
UGA 96RS4 6911 6308   4974 4366   . .   . . .
UGA 96RS5 6956 6329   5127 4652   . .   . . .
 
UGA 97RS2 6890 .   5134 .   . .   . . .
Wheeler 6912 .   5219 .   7416 .   6516 . .
Wintergrazer 70 7413 6391   5491 4684   7746 8249   6883 6188 6441
Wintermore 7391 6446   5546 4904   6234 7793   6390 5997 6381
Wrens 96 6912 6218   5227 4485   7295 8403   6478 6133 6369
                         
Wrens Abruzzi 6629 5969   5099 4259   6798 8001   6175 5892 6076
 
Average 6949 6424   5106 4696   7127 8224   6544 6111 6471
LSD at 10% Level 411 272   272 207   628 447   N.S.1 N.S. 186
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 176 97   116 74   264 159   205 140 115

1.  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).