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

Research Report Number 659
August 1999



Wheat

Tifton, Georgia:
Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99

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

    -------------------------------------------------- lb/acre ---------------------------------------------
 
Jackson   726 849 1358 936 973 1387 1162   7390 6489
NK Coker 9134   712 842 1256 907 1009 1358 1271   7354 6605
Roberts   929 762 1213 791 944 1343 1075   7057 6410
GA-Dozier   900 799 1140 936 922 1351 994   7041 6373
Pocahontas   719 733 1126 994 886 1133 1400   6990 6397
 
USG 3209   668 712 1155 857 1213 1213 820   6636 .
Roane   668 675 966 828 857 1002 1532   6526 .
UGA89482E7   683 770 1343 922 1023 1111 632   6483 .
AgriPro Mason   1140 799 1300 915 929 980 356   6417 .
Pioneer 2691   697 777 1300 1060 1169 849 487   6338 5536
 
Pioneer 2684   632 661 1031 958 1365 1009 610   6265 5524
Jaypee   755 806 1169 835 1082 900 617   6164 5662
FL8868   726 813 1198 1002 675 820 501   5736 .
 
Average   766 769 1196 918 1003 1112 881   66461 6124
LSD at 10% Level 148 93 122 112 98 107 154   301 250
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 62 39 51 47 41 45 64   126 105

1.  C.V. = 3.8%, 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: 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:
Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99

    Dry Matter Yield
    Harvest Date   Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-10-98 1-21-99 2-8-99 3-5-99 3-29-99 4-22-99   1999 2-Yr Avg

    --------------------------------------------- lb/acre ---------------------------------------------
 
Roberts   1067 828 915 1097 1670 729   6304 5257
Roane   857 538 733 936 1264 1772   6099 .
NK Coker 9134   980 733 973 1126 1779 494   6084 5213
Pocahontas   813 588 806 973 1612 1242   6033 5018
GA-Dozier   1002 712 871 1002 1452 625   5662 4911
 
UGA89482E7   871 813 900 1031 1227 582   5424 .
USG 3209   799 596 878 1206 1329 465   5271 .
Pioneer 2684   820 451 864 1568 1092 393   5188 4347
FL8868   900 697 1089 806 1118 371   4981 .
Jackson   777 443 733 878 1285 561   4677 4113
 
Pioneer 2691   697 436 871 1038 1045 334   4421 3796
AgriPro Mason   1053 588 886 712 965 218   4421 .
Jaypee   683 429 791 893 1184 328   4307 3677
 
Average   871 604 870 1020 1309 624   52981 4541
LSD at 10% Level 129 70 59 96 81 162   288 234
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 54 30 25 40 34 68   120 99

1.  C.V. = 4.6%, 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: 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:
Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99

    Dry Matter Yield
    Harvest Date   Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-7-98 2-15-99 3-24-99 4-21-99   1999 2-Yr Avg

    --------------------------------------------- lb/acre ---------------------------------------------
 
Roberts   1200 2128 2957 993   7278 6692
NK Coker 9134   1022 1723 2928 1022   6695 6805
Jackson   1086 1944 2857 744   6629 6474
USG 3209   866 1950 2470 1256   6542 .
Pioneer 2684   684 1996 2715 1114   6508 6104
 
UGA89482E7   951 2531 1006 1940   6427 .
AgriPro Mason   1191 2592 1217 1403   6402 .
AgriPro Hickory   907 1815 2374 1156   6251 .
Pioneer 2691   822 2831 1137 1352   6141 6046
Pocahontas   787 1521 2701 1124   6132 6023
 
FL8868   843 2579 1021 1613   6055 .
Jaypee   745 2091 1952 1166   5955 6126
Roane   645 1143 2722 1399   5908 .
GA-Dozier   782 1550 2610 879   5820 6049
 
Average   895 2028 2190 1226   63391 6290
LSD at 10% Level 173 343 228 207   438 429
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 72 144 96 87   184 181

1.  C.V. = 5.8%, and df for EMS = 39.
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:
Wheat 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 --------------------------------------------------
 
AgriPro Hickory . .   . .   6251 .   . . .
AgriPro Mason 6417 .   4421 .   6402 .   5747 . .
FL8868 5736 .   4981 .   6055 .   5591 . .
GA-Dozier 7041 6187   5662 4591   5820 7265   6175 5778 6014
Jackson 7390 6226   4677 3829   6629 7533   6232 5692 5862
 
Jaypee 6164 5350   4307 3502   5955 6927   5475 5155 5259
NK Coker 9134 7354 6317   6084 4789   6695 7570   6711 6208 6226
Pioneer 2684 6265 5137   5188 3944   6508 6698   5987 5325 5260
Pioneer 2691 6338 .   4421 .   6141 .   5634 5126 .
Pocahontas 6990 .   6033 .   6132 .   6385 5813 .
 
Roane 6526 .   6099 .   5908 .   6178 . .
Roberts 7057 6185   6304 4820   7278 7505   6880 6120 6170
UGA89482E7 6483 .   5424 .   6427 .   6111 . .
USG 3209 6636 .   5271 .   6542 .   6150 . .
 
Average 6646 5900   5298 4246   6339 7250   6096 5652 5799
LSD at 10% Level 301 221   288 205   438 476 606 188 184
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 126 78   120 72   184 167   148 116 114

Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).