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
Plains, Georgia:
Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
Dry Matter Yield
Harvest Date Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-20-01 1-30-02 2-22-02 3-22-02 4-16-02   2002 2-Yr Avg
----------------------------------- lb/acre -----------------------------------
Typhoon                                  1140 748   973  2127  2214  7202 .
Marshall                                   893 610   958  2149  2512  7122  7616
King                                       975 766 1219  2212  1875  7047  7524
Prine                                      966 813 1060  2011  2185  7035  7387
Abundant                                   806 973 1002  2011  2243  7034 .
Lonestar                                   886 784 1075  2091  2164  6999 .
Big Daddy                                  973 878 1031  1990  2084  6955  7173
TAM 90                                   1019 839 1054  2226  1792  6931  7367
FL2001(New)4XMidLate                       922 951 1153  1844  2033  6903 .
Pasture Perfect                          1060 886 1053  1982  1837  6817 .
Passerel Plus                              748 523   987  2178  2316  6752  7231
FL2001(New1)4XLate                         850 755 1118  1909  2120  6752 .
Blizzard   994 893 1082  1866  1909  6744 .
WAX WMN97                                  649 632   944  2243  2243  6711  7116
Jumbo                                      893 719 1067  1939  2091  6708  7264
Rio                                        958 755 1082  1982  1880  6658  7078
Jackson                                    922 712 1031  2142  1851  6657  6919
Ribeye                                     922 813 1133  1902  1873  6643  7020
Common                                   1017 915   987  1793  1851  6563 .
ME94                                       523 487   966  2302  2280  6556  7278
TXR2002-14                                 857 617 1140  1961  1968  6542 .
JOE-1                                      871 835   980  1880  1975  6541 .
Ed                                         958 820 1060  2033  1648  6519  6951
Brigadier                                  791 842   951  2098  1830  6512  7129
Fantastic                                  900 799 1045  1917  1837  6497  6835
SCH-2                                      784 799   835  2120  1910  6447 .
TXR2000-T1                                 661 639 1038  2048  1982  6368  6993
Winterstar                                 654 835   980  1924  1961  6353 .
FLX2001(G)4XER                             908 958 1213  1728  1510  6316 .
FL/OK2001(New1)LRCT                        603 625 1002  2069  1982  6280 .
TXR2001-11                                 603 581   733  2156  2113  6186 .
Stampede                                   588 704   886  1997  1888  6062  6726
Feast II   690 770   806  1714  2018  5997 .
Average                                    848 766 1019  2016  1999   66491  7153
LSD at 10% Level   188 123 160  229  214  414  286
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   80 52  68  98  92    176  122
1.  C.V. = 5.3%, and df for EMS = 96.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 19, 2002.
Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Greenville sandy clay loam.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1.
Fertilization: Preplant: 60 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, and 30 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th harvests.
Management: Subsoiled and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Corn.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. D. Pippin, T. L. Hancock, R. E. Brooke, and R. R. Pines.