Early Silage Trials (Abbotsford & Saanich)

2000 Abbotsford200 Saanich
Company*HybridHeat UnitsRelative Yield**Dry MatterGrainLodgingRelative Yield**Dry MatterGrainLodging
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.38F70280013622.935.2012522.633.70
Pickseed Canada Inc.252526001262434.1011922.7290
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39K38265011625.340.61.511623.332.60
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.X0838KN/A11824.545.8011024.637.30
Novartis Seeds NK BrandNK N15-B4260011223.635011323.4330
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.X0779YN/A11223.440011323.333.80
Mycogen Canada Inc.TMF2126245010923.339.73.111425.3330
Hyland SeedsHL2428240011124.538.21.511322.729.30
UAP DYNA-GRO7501225012923.13409523.428.20
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.392126001122435.8010923.3290
Hyland SeedsHL2240255011423.333010722.529.50
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.X0859GN/A10721.943.801082242.70
Pickseed Canada Inc.ExCite260010818.231.95.91072029.60
DEKALB Canada Inc.DK343255011223.842.8010423.134.20
Novartis Seeds NK BrandNK N2555265011321.441.2010221.132.10
Mycogen Canada Inc.TMF2202260010519.930.87.310320.430.80
DEKALB Canada Inc.DKC39-45277510821.539.2010121.633.90
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.38K06270011221.836.209621.235.40
UAP DYNA-GRO7452230010122.435.6010623.430.30
Hyland SeedsHL2333270010721.229.6010121.126.90
Novartis Seeds NK BrandNK G4066240010822.338.909824.534.40
UAP DYNA-GRO35324009321.429.7011023.218.50
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39A2624009925.244.9010322.534.90
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39D81250010823.643.909623.137.90
DEKALB Canada Inc.DK355265010523.34309721.937.70
UAP DYNA-GRO7108235010024.347.509924.4390
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39J26250010524.244.509224.142.50
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39R52240010022.846.809623.643.40
Mycogen Canada Inc.2076S23509822.637.91.59622.534.10
Mycogen Canada Inc.205124009321.850.8010022.8400
Novartis Seeds NK BrandNK N15-Z1255010223.944.709022.8390
UAP DYNA-GRO742724008221.130.4010722.521.90
Novartis Seeds NK BrandNK G4043260010121.23709021.1320
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39T68235010628.341.408426.549.50
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.39Y8524508824.544.609425.938.30
Mycogen Canada Inc.202524508924.246.909326.242.70
Advanta Seeds Inc.Garst 89721T26009222.439.508822.829.70
Advanta Seeds Inc.Garst 896024758820.946.609020.836.20
Novartis Seeds NK BrandNK N09-A424008225.540.409225.135.40
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.395726008023.249.409326.843.50

* Advanta Seeds Inc. - Garst Seeds Brand; DEKALB Canada Inc. - DEKALB Brand; Hyland Seeds - Hyland Brand; Pride Seeds - Pride Brand; Mycogen Canada Inc. - Mycogen Brand; Novartis Seeds Inc. - NK Brand; Pickseed Canada Inc. - Pickseed Brand; Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd. - Pioneer Brand; UAP DYNA-GRO - DYNA-GRO Brand.
** Hybrids were compared to the average of three standards 3957, NK G4066 and 3921. This average was assigned a value of 100. The average dry matter yield of the standards was 15.6 tonnes per hectare at Abbotsford and 18.1 tonnes per hectare at Saanich.