The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia
Department of Crop & Soil Sciences
Griffin Campus

Research Report Number 688
July 2003

  
  


Georgia
2002-2003 Small Grain Performance Tests

Paul A. Rose, J. LaDon Day, Anton E. Coy, and R. Dewey Lee, Editors

J. LaDon Day is program coordinator of statewide variety testing and Paul A. Rose is agricultural research coordinator II in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Griffin Campus, Griffin, GA 30223-1797. Anton E. Coy is a senior agricultural specialist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Tifton Campus, Tifton, GA 31793-0748, and R. Dewey Lee is extension agronomist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences-Cooperative Extension Service, Rural Development Center, Tifton, GA 31793-1209.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Cooperators and Contributors
The Season with 2002-2003 Rainfall
Small Grain Cultural Practices
Characteristics of Varieties

Small Grains Updates

Grain Test Results

Wheat

State Variety Trials

Uniform Southern Tests
    Plains, Georgia: Uniform Southern Soft Red Winter Wheat Nursery, 2002-2003

Triticale

Oat

Barley

Rye

Forage Test Results

Wheat

Oat

Rye

Ryegrass

Sources of Seed for the 2002-2003 Small Grains Performance Tests