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
Ryegrass
Tifton, Georgia:
Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2001-2002
Dry Matter Yield
Harvest Date Season Totals
Brand-Variety   12-05-01 12-17-01 1-24-02 2-11-02 3-14-02 4-02-02 4-19-02   2002 2-Yr Avg
------------------------------------------------ lb/acre ------------------------------------------------
Abundant                               1300 762 1060 704 1401  1953  1351  8531 .
Prine                                  1147 726   966 654 1242  2048  1401  8182  8089
Winterstar                             1024 712 1154 733 1177  1648  1575  8022 .
Jumbo                                  1082 690   951 625 1321  1960  1343  7972  8179
FLX2001(G)4XER                         1075 726 1031 704 1474  1837  1096  7943 .
Pasture Perfect                          893 820 1002 675 1307  1757  1249  7702 .
FL2001(New)4XMidLate                     886 712   886 596 1409  1880  1271  7638 .
Typhoon                                1038 733 1024 574 1038  1779  1285  7471 .
Big Daddy                                973 690 1009 639 1147  1648  1329  7434  7674
FL2001(New1)4XLate                     1024 690   907 625 1213  1605  1292  7355 .
Rio                                      879 733 1024 617 1097  1619  1285  7253  7453
Marshall                                 987 748   951 450   951  1859  1307  7252  7787
Stampede                                 980 712   944 610 1089  1706  1191  7231  7640
Passerel Plus                          1089 741   893 538   915  1663  1336  7173  7493
TXR2001-11                               937 719   849 458 1118  1997  1053  7129 .
TAM 90                                   915 704   937 567 1060  1706  1183  7071  7333
Ribeye                                   907 755 1016 523 1125  1735  1002  7064  7438
SCH-2                                    741 661   849 567 1249  1648  1328  7042 .
Lonestar                                 835 748 1031 596 1118  1677  1002  7006 .
Fantastic                                835 835 1002 566 1096  1670    987  6991  7507
Blizzard   849 741   980 603 1104  1626  1067  6969 .
Common                                 1009 710   980 610 1111  1496    987  6903 .
TXR2000-T1                               755 668   806 487 1213  1808  1125  6861  7261
ME94                                     988 697   871 465   987  1750  1053  6810  7267
Ed                                       907 690   966 530 1009  1605  1096  6802  7448
Brigadier                                748 668   770 559 1220  1720  1111  6795  7261
Jackson                                  639 610   748 428 1104  1953  1140  6621  7050
TXR2002-14                               755 748   777 450 1017  1714  1111  6571 .
WAX WMN97                                833 719 1038 498   728  1365  1303  6483  6992
FL/OK2001(New1)LRCT                      675 704   893 508   951  1416  1205  6353 .
King                                     719 596   661 414 1111  1764  1024  6288  7028
Feast II 1143 690 1028 547   728   998  1070  6203 .
JOE-1                                    484 499   518 342  1033 1631  1237  5744 .
Average                                  910 708   925 559  1117 1704  1194   71171  7465
LSD at 10% Level   248 113   212 151  263 232  231 1019  564
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   106 48   90 64  112 98  98   434  240
1.  C.V. = 12.2%, 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 23, 2001.
Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre 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, 5th, and 6th 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.