2001-2002 Small Grain Performance Tests Table of Contents
The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia
Research Report Number 682
July 2002
Rye
Tifton, Georgia:
Rye Forage Performance, 2001-2002
Dry Matter Yield
Harvest Date
Total
First
2-Yr Avg
First 3
Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-05-01 12-17-01 1-23-02 3 Harv. Harv. 2-11-02 3-15-02 4-02-02   2002 2-Yr Avg
------------------------------------------------------------ lb/acre -------------------------------------------------------
Noble NF1                                 1660 728 1282  3671 .   967  2907 1426  8971 .
FLGR97P4  1897 501   985  3383  3699   652  2124   860  7019  6613
Wrens Abruzzi                             1561 622 1155  3338  3622   887  2638   959  7821  6822
Pennington SPIRye                         1700 500 1034  3233  3599   673  2310   841  7056  7013
Seed Resource XR9908                      1552 624   989  3165  3608   798  2421 1460  7844  7400
Seed Resource XR9907                      1465 549 1113  3127  3734   839  2336 1253  7554  7364
Gurley CGI01                              1468 626 1022  3116 .   872  2176 1547  7709 .
FLBates Sel.  1623 541   951  3114  3732   722  2162   761  6759  6643
Bates                                     1400 615 1099  3113  3567   929  2294 1414  7749  7152
Seed Resource XR9909                      1514 599   999  3112 .   772  2215 1206  7304 .
Oklon                                     1630 542   919  3091  3458   747  2112 1370  7319  7188
Gainey AFC20-20 Early                     1545 536 1007  3088 .   703  2356 1111  7257 .
FLPL97P20  1631 517   920  3068  3421   635  2130   782  6615  6171
Wintermore                                1454 638   975  3066 .   908  2357 1688  8020 .
Wrens 96                                  1304 565 1159  3028  3471   848  2413 1085  7373  6583
Gurley CGI88                              1404 602   999  3005 .   881  2480 1751  8117 .
Kelly Grazer II                           1459 570   971  2999  3344   641  1992 1082  6714  6922
Elbon                                     1312 639 1011  2962  3365   917  2392 1845  8116  7807
Wintergrazer 70                           1452 635   862  2950  3276   683  1904 1501  7037  6793
FLOklon Sel.  1397 545   998  2940  3278   816  2242   768  6765  6057
Hancock                                   1447 558   934  2939  3382   763  1934 1928  7563  7603
Gainey AFC20-20                           1479 518   888  2884 .   650  2044   971  6549 .
Noble NF65                                1305 516 1043  2864 .   785  2164 1197  7009 .
Kier                                      1308 551   996  2855  3341   817  1936 1971  7579  7583
FLNF94 Sel.  1336 523   978  2836  3231   814  2412   922  6984  6503
Seed Resource XR9903                      1164 577 1077  2818  3402   867  2329 1290  7303  7017
Early Grazer                              1326 519   968  2813  3294   775  2469 1020  7077  6795
Gurley CGI90                              1365 471   895  2730     .   708  2118 1671  7228     .
Seed Resource XB9920                      1213 522   514  2249     .   494    935 1171  4847     .
Average                                   1461 567  991   30191  3464   778  2217 1271   72852  6949
LSD at 10% Level  271 111  177  426  354   142  420  270  1076   653
Std. Err. of Entry Mean  115 47  76  181  151   60  179  115   458  394
1.  C.V. = 12.1%, and df for EMS = 78.
2.  C.V. = 11.2%, 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: October 23, 2001.
Seeding Rate: 36 seed/foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 5.7.
Fertilization: Preplant:    50 lb N, 0 lb P2O5, and 0 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress:  40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th harvests.
Management: Subsoiled and rototilled; Telone II used for nematode control.
Previous Crop: Summer annual forages.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. D. Pippin, T. L. Hancock, and R. E. Brooke.