2002-2003 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 688
July 2003
Marianna, Florida:
Rye Forage Performance, 2002-2003
Dry Matter Yield
Harvest Date Season Totals
Brand-Variety   1-08-03 2-18-03 3-12-03 3-31-03    2003* 2-Yr Avg
----------------------------------- lb/acre -----------------------------------
Wintergrazer 70 172 1545 1494 1061 4271 5658
FL96RP16-P1-C1   97 2263   839   945 4144 .
Spooner 132   962 1722 1238 4054 .
XR9909 198 1623 1713   443 3976 5038
Bates 185 1955 1370   504 3967 5201
Wintermore 165 1286 1865   624 3940 5308
Oklon 112 1553 1712   525 3901 5079
Hancock   93 1007 1499 1261 3860 4641
NF28 171 1937 1195   535 3837 .
Wrens 96 145 1809 1377   481 3811 4618
FLBates Sel. 112 2158   924   595 3788 4560
Pennington SPIRye   86 1643 1629   429 3787 4903
Gurley CGI88 186   766 1685 1137 3775 .
Noble NF65 150 1805 1109   592 3656 4614
FLPL97P20 281 1977   645   753 3656 4937
Early Graze 270 1795   922   669 3655 4873
FLNF94 Sel. 125 1708 1163   643 3640 4764
Gurley CGI90 165   849 1584 1008 3605 .
Noble NF1 229 1853 1019   495 3595 4725
Wrens Abruzzi 119 2121   884   450 3574 4384
FLFayetteville Sel 159 1981   562   636 3336 .
Gurley CGI87 106   550 1663   867 3185 .
FLBDZA580 Sel 701   864   783   576 2924 .
FLCNT1 Sel 571   953   702   437 2662 .
Average 197 1540 1252 704  36911 4887
LSD at 10% Level 147 303 208 229 383 362
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 62 128 88 97   162 154
* Due to forage systems in Georgia and Florida, harvest season for rye ends on or about
  March 31st.
1.  C.V. = 8.9%, and df for EMS = 84.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 23, 2002.
Seeding Rate: 36 seed/foot in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Dothan loamy fine sand.
Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.3.
Fertilization: Preplant: 50 lb N, 0 lb P2O5, and 0 lb K2O/acre,
plus 50 lb N/acre on December 3 and 16, 2002.
Topdress: 50 lb N/acre after 1st and 3rd harvests.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Peanuts.
Test conducted by J. Jones.