The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
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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
Griffin, Georgia:
Late-Planted Grain Sorghum Hybrid Performance, 2002, Irrigated
Company or
Brand Name
Hybrid Yield1 2-Year
Average
Yield
Test
Wt.
50%
Bloom2
Plant
Ht.
Lodging Disease Bird
Damage
bu/acre bu/acre lb/bu days in % rating %
Southland         Y360          114.3   93.5  55.8 60 62   0 . .
Pioneer           83G66         112.4 100.7  55.7 62 51   0 . .
Seed Resource     SR522         111.4    .   57.1 60 49   0 . .
Southland         RS280E        110.4 101.6  58.0 64 62   0 . .
Seed Resource     SR544         106.0    .   57.0 63 53   0 . .
DeKalb            DKS54-00      102.3   91.4  56.0 63 55   0 . .
NK                K73-J6        101.4   82.3  54.9 60 56   0 . .
CSC X1464         100.1    .   54.6 60 53   0 . .
Asgrow            A571            99.9   78.5  52.7 63 54   0 . .
DynaGro          X1753           97.2    .   54.5 60 50   0 . .
DeKalb            DKS51-90        95.7   85.8  54.6 62 49   0 . .
DynaGro          X1754           92.0    .   55.6 61 53   0 . .
Asgrow            Missile         91.4   81.6  56.1 62 51   0 . .
NK                NK8828   90.9    .   55.1 65 50   0 . .
NK                X654            88.8    .   53.2 60 51   0 . .
DeKalb            DK53            86.9   74.6  56.1 63 54   0 . .
CSC               1481            85.3    .   54.9 62 54   4 . .
Pennington        Penngrain Dr    82.5   65.9  54.0 59 54   3 . .
SS                SS-650          81.0   60.3  55.6 61 58 17 . .
CSC               X3064           80.3    .   56.0 60 55   0 . .
DynaGro          X1763           80.1    .   55.6 60 55   3 . .
SS                SS800           78.6   63.7  53.2 60 54   5 . .
NK                KS524           72.5    .   54.6 59 51 14 . .
FL                FSR2            72.0    .   57.3 65 56   0 . .
CSC               9089            44.6    .   55.5 59 57 50 . .
FL                FSR1            35.4    .   57.2 66 50   0 . .
Average                           89.03 81.6  55.4 61 54 4 . .
LSD at 10% Level 17.3 12.3 1.8 1 4 10
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 7.3 5.2 0.8 1 1 4    
1.  Yields calculated at 14% moisture.
2.  Days from planting to 50% bloom.
3.  CV = 16.5% and df for EMS = 75.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected
LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: June 21, 2002.
Harvested: October 1, 2002.
Seeding Rate: 125,000 seed/acre in 30" rows.
Soil Type: Cecil sandy clay loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 5.4.
Fertilization: Preplant:  28 lb N, 56 lb P2O5, and 84 lb K2O/acre.  Sidedress:  100 lb N/acre.
Previous Crop: Summer forage.
Management: Chisel plowed, disked and rototilled; Aatrex and one cultivation used for weed control;
irrigated 3.5 inches.
Test conducted by P. A. Rose.