The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia
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2002 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, Grain Millet, and
Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests
Research Report Number 685
December 2002
Evaluation of Sorghum Grain and Silage Hybrids
for Resistance to Anthracnose, 2002
Company or Hybrid Name Anthracnose1
Brand Name or Number Leaf Stem Panicle
------------------ rating ------------------
Grain Hybrids
Asgrow              A571                   4.5 4.8 5.0
Asgrow              Missile                4.3 4.5 5.0
CSC                 1481                   5.0 5.0 5.0
CSC                 9089                   5.0 5.0 5.0
CSC                 X1464                  4.0 5.0 5.0
CSC                 X3064                  5.0 5.0 5.0
DeKalb              DKS51-90               4.3 5.0 5.0
DeKalb              DKS54-00               2.5 5.0 5.0
DeKalb              DK53                   3.0 3.0 5.0
DynaGro            X1753                  5.0 5.0 5.0
DynaGro            X1754                  5.0 5.0 5.0
DynaGro            X1763                  4.5 5.0 5.0
FL                  FSR1                   1.3 2.0 2.0
FL                  FSR2                   1.0 2.0 1.8
NK                  KS524                  5.0 5.0 5.0
NK                  K73-J6                 4.5 4.5 5.0
NK                  NK300                  3.0 4.5 5.0
NK                  NK8828                 2.3 3.5 4.0
NK                  X654                   4.5 5.0 5.0
Pennington          Penngrain Dr           4.8 5.0 5.0
Pioneer             83G66                  2.8 3.5 3.5
SS                  SS-650                 5.0 5.0 5.0
SS                  SS800                  4.5 5.0 5.0
Seed Resource       SR522                  3.0 4.0 4.0
Seed Resource       SR544                  5.0 5.0 5.0
Southland           RS280E                 1.5 2.5 3.5
Southland           Y360                   4.5 5.0 5.0
Average                                    3.9 4.4 4.6
LSD at 10% Level 1.0 1.3 1.1
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 0.4 0.5 0.5
Silage Hybrids
Moss                4Ever Green            3.3 * *
Moss                Millennium BMR         4.5 5.0 5.0
NK                  1990                   2.0 * *
NK                  SS405                  3.5 1.0 1.0
SS                  SS-85F                 3.3 4.0 4.0
Seed Resource       Fame                   4.0 4.0 5.0
Southern States     SS1515F                4.3 5.0 5.0
Southland           Dairy Master BMR       5.0 4.5 4.0
Southland           Silo Master D          3.5 2.0 1.5
Average                                    3.7 3.6 3.6
LSD at 10% Level 1.3 1.3 1.3
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 0.5 0.5 0.5
1.  Anthracnose rating:  1 = resistant to 5 = death of tissue and/or plant.
*  No head formation.
Disease screening conducted by Dr. R. R. Duncan and J. Purser at Georgia Station,
Griffin, Georgia.