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

Research Report Number 682
July 2002

2001-2002 SMALL GRAIN PERFORMANCE TESTS

J. LaDon Day, Anton E. Coy, Paul A. Rose,
and R. Dewey Lee, Editors

LaDon Day is program coordinator of statewide variety testing and Paul A. Rose is agricultural research coordinator II in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Georgia Station, Griffin, GA 30223-1797. Anton E. Coy is a senior agricultural specialist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Coastal Plain Station, Tifton, GA 31793-0748. R. Dewey Lee is extension agronomist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences - Cooperative Extension Service, Rural Development Center, Tifton, GA 31793-1209.






TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Cooperators and Contributors
The Season with 2001-2002 Rainfall
Small Grain Cultural Practices
Characteristics of Varieties
Small Grains Updates
   Variety Releases
   Diseases
   Insects

Grain Test Results

Wheat

State Variety Trials
    Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Tifton, Georgia: Late-Planted Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance with Foliar Fungicide, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Effect of Fungicide on Wheat Grain Yield, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Late-Planted Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Late-Planted Wheat Grain Performance with Foliar Fungicide, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Effect of Fungicide on Late-Planted Wheat Grain Yield, 2001-2002
    Midville, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Midville, Georgia: Late-Planted Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Calhoun, Georgia: Wheat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Summary of Wheat Yields, Georgia, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages
    Summary of Late-Planted Wheat Yields, Georgia, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Southern Uniform Tests
    Plains, Georgia: Uniform Southern Soft Red Winter Wheat Nursery, 2001-2002

Triticale
    Tifton, Georgia: Triticale Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Triticale Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Midville, Georgia: Triticale Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Summary of Triticale Yields, Georgia, 2001-2002

Oat
    Tifton, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Midville, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Calhoun, Georgia: Oat Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Summary of Oat Yields, Georgia, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Barley
    Plains, Georgia: Barley Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Calhoun, Georgia: Barley Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Summary of Barley Yields, Georgia, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Rye
    Tifton, Georgia: Rye Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Rye Grain Performance, 2001-2002
    Summary of Rye Yields, Georgia, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages



Forage Test Results

Wheat
    Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Marianna, Florida: Wheat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Statewide Summary: Wheat Forage Performance, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Oat
    Tifton, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Oat Whole Plant Forage Performance, 2000-2001
    Marianna, Florida: Oat Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Statewide Summary: Oat Forage Performance, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Rye
    Tifton, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Marianna, Florida: Rye Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Statewide Summary: Rye Forage Performance - First Three Harvests, 2001-2002
       with Two- and Three-Year Averages
    Statewide Summary: Rye Forage Performance - All Harvests, 2001-2002
       with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Ryegrass
    Tifton, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Plains, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Griffin, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Calhoun, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Marianna, Florida: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
    Statewide Summary: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

Sources of Seed for the 2001-2002 Small Grains Performance Tests