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

Research Report Number 659
August 1999



1998-99 SMALL GRAINS PERFORMANCE TESTS


J. LaDon Day and Anton E. Coy, Editors


J. LaDon Day is program coordinator of statewide variety testing in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Georgia Experiment Station, Griffin, GA 30223-1797. Anton E. Coy is a senior agricultural specialist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, GA 31793.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Preface

Cooperators and Contributors

The Season with1998-99 Rainfall

Small Grain Cultural Practices

Characteristics of Varieties

Small Grains Updates
   Variety Releases
   Metribuzin Sensitivity
   Diseases
   Insects


TEST RESULTS

WHEAT - GRAIN
State Variety Trials
   Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Tifton, Georgia: Effect of Fungicide on Wheat Grain Yield, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Midville, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Calhoun, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Summary of Wheat Yields, Georgia, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Southern Uniform Tests
   Plains, Georgia: Uniform Southern Soft Red Winter Wheat Nursery, 1998-99

TRITICALE - GRAIN
   Tifton, Georgia: Triticale Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Triticale Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Midville, Georgia: Triticale Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Summary of Triticale Yields, Georgia, 1998-99

OAT - GRAIN
   Tifton, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Midville, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Calhoun, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Summary of Oat Yields, Georgia, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

BARLEY - GRAIN
   Plains, Georgia: Barley Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Calhoun, Georgia: Barley Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Summary of Barley Yields, Georgia, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

RYE - GRAIN
   Tifton, Georgia: Rye Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Rye Grain Performance, 1998-99
   Summary of Rye Yields, Georgia, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

WHEAT - FORAGE
   Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Statewide Summary: Wheat Forage Performance, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

OAT - FORAGE
   Tifton, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Statewide Summary: Oat Forage Performance, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

RYE - FORAGE
   Tifton, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Statewide Summary: Rye Forage Performance, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

RYEGRASS - FORAGE
   Tifton, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Plains, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Griffin, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1998-99
   Statewide Summary: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1998-99 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Sources of Seed for the 1998-99 Small Grains Performance Tests