2002 Corn Performance Tests Table of Contents
The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia
Research Report Number 684
October 2002
Midville, Georgia:
Short-Season Corn Hybrid Performance, 2002, Irrigated
Yield1
Company or
Brand Name
  Hybrid
Name
2002 3-Year
Average
  Ears/100
Plants
Ear Grain
Weight
Grain
Quality2
Grain
Moisture3
Plant
Population
Erect
Plants
bu/acre no. lb rating % no. %
Pioneer             31G98         227.3  229.3 125 0.37 1.0 14.2 27522   99
Dyna-Gro            5515          217.7     .  100 0.47 1.0 14.4 25740   98
Pioneer             32R25         214.0     .  117 0.38 1.0 14.8 27027 100
Terral              TV26BR10n     212.9     .  101 0.42 1.0 14.7 27720 100
Terral              TV2140Xn2RR   212.3     .  101 0.45 1.0 16.0 26136 100
Pioneer             32W86         210.8     .  102 0.44 1.0 14.4 26037   93
Southern States     SS781CL       209.9     .  101 0.43 1.0 14.9 27126 100
Terral              TV2140RR      207.1     .  105 0.42 1.0 16.0 26235   97
Pioneer             32D99         206.4     .  114 0.45 1.0 17.8 23265   99
AgraTech            733RR         203.9     .  101 0.42 1.0 15.7 26730   98
Garst/AgriPro       8222IT        202.3  206.6 100 0.44 1.0 17.6 26334 100
Dyna-Gro            5518RR        202.0     .  104 0.41 1.0 15.4 26730   99
Croplan Genetics    721           201.0     .  101 0.42 1.0 15.0 26631 100
Terral              TV2160Bt      199.1     .  106 0.41 1.0 15.8 25839   98
Zimmerman           1851W         194.4  196.8 103 0.41 1.0 16.6 26037   77
Terral              TV2155Bt      190.0     .  110 0.38 1.0 14.8 25641 100
Terral              TV2140Xn1RR   189.7     .  101 0.41 1.0 15.1 25245   94
AgraTech            721BtRR       188.8     .  101 0.44 1.0 14.8 23859   99
Garst               8285RR        188.4     .    98 0.41 1.0 15.0 26981   98
Garst               8366Bt        186.8     .    99 0.41 1.0 15.8 26037   99
Croplan Genetics    818Bt         185.7     .  100 0.40 1.0 17.3 26829   99
Dyna-Gro            X15617RR      184.9     .  106 0.40 1.0 16.6 24552   93
Golden Acres        7997          184.0     .  101 0.39 1.0 14.3 25641 100
Dyna-Gro            5516RR        182.3     .  101 0.38 1.0 15.3 26433   99
Croplan Genetics    G71CL/Bt      179.6     .  100 0.35 1.0 13.8 27918   99
AgraTech            755RR         179.4     .    99 0.38 1.0 14.1 26433   99
Dyna-Gro            X15616RR      146.8     .    98 0.34 1.0 14.9 24453 100
Average                            196.64  210.9 103 0.41 1.0 15.4 26116  97
LSD at 10% Level 15.8 12.8 6 0.03 - 1.1 1668 9
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 6.7 5.2   3 0.01 - 0.4 708 4
1.  Yields calculated at 15.5% moisture.
2.  Grain quality rating:  1 = excellent to 5 = poor.
3.  Grain moisture at harvest.
4.  CV = 6.8%, and df for EMS = 78.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD
(P = 0.10).
Planted: March 28, 2002.
Harvested: August 14, 2002.
Seeding Rate: 30,000 seeds/acre in 30" rows.
Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = Medium, and pH = 6.6.
Fertilization: 120 lb N, 143 lb P2O5, and 160 lb K2O/acre as preplant; 136 lb N/acre as sidedress.
Previous Crop: Cotton.
Management: Subsoiled and bedded, rototilled; Sutan, Atrazine, and two cultivations used for weed control;
irrigated 11.0 inches.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. D. Pippin, and C. Cobb.