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
Calhoun, Georgia:
Spring-Planted Ryegrass Forage Performance, 2002-2003
Dry Matter Yield
Harvest Date Season Totals Cold
Brand-Variety   5-14-03 6-04-03    2003 2-Yr Avg   Damage1
------------------------------- lb/acre ------------------------------- %
Oregro SCH-5 2615 1324 3939 . 0
Prine 2308 1304 3612 . 0
Big Daddy ARG 2094 1262 3356 . 0
Ed 2096 1194 3290 . 0
FLX2002(LA3) 2148 1070 3218 . 0
Ribeye 1886 1324 3210 . 0
WAX WMN97 1799 1253 3052 . 0
Jackson 2101   923 3024 . 0
Lonestar 2109   889 2998 . 0
Rio 2022   924 2946 . 0
ME94 1912   978 2889 . 0
FLX2002(DRU) 2104   763 2867 . 0
Brigadier 1964   866 2831 . 0
Marshall 1956   834 2790 . 0
JOE-1 1486 1257 2744 . 0
FLX2002(NEW)4x 1702 1020 2722 . 0
Common 1570 1143 2713 . 0
TXR2001-11 1694   945 2639 . 0
TAM 90 1560 1076 2636 . 0
Jumbo 2103   525 2628 . 0
FL/NEX2002(NEW2) 1758   846 2604 . 0
BB-Mex-1 1110 1398 2508 . 0
Stampede 1517   969 2485 . 0
Passerel Plus 1549   878 2428 . 0
Oregro DH-3 1312 1089 2401 . 0
FLX2001(NEW1)4XLR 1540   744 2284 . 0
Oregro WD-40 1174 1020 2194 . 0
Average 1822 1030  28522 . 0
LSD at 10% Level 671 384 715 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 285 163   304     -
             
1.  Rated as percent of foliage damaged by low temperature.
2.  C.V. = 21.3%, and df for EMS = 78.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on
Fisher's protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: March 11, 2003.
Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Waynesboro loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.1.
Fertilization: Preplant: 50 lb N, 50 lb P2O5, and 75 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress: 50 lb N/acre after 1st harvest.
Management: Moldboard plowed, disked, and rototilled.
Previous Crop: Canola.
Test conducted by P. A. Rose, G. Rawls, and J. Stubbs.