2000 Perennial Ryegrass Trial1
Pendray Farms Ltd., Sidney
|2001 Dry Matter Yield (kg/ha)|
|Cultivar or Strain||Cut 1 3-May||Cut 2 7-Jun||Cut 3 10-Jul||Cut 4 14-Aug||Cut 5 19-Sep||Total|
1 Cultivars are not separated into maturity groups. When a second year (2002) of heading date information is recorded, this will be done and varieties can be compared to the appropriate check.
Michael Betts, BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
Bldg. 20, 8801 East Saanich Rd. Sidney, BC V8L 1H3
Tel: 250 655-5653
Fax: 250 655-5657
Site Information: The trial is located at Pendray Farms, near Victoria International Airport, about 20 km north of Victoria. The site is on level ground at approximately 15 m above sea level and soils are sandy clay loam over marine deposits. Soils are tile drained at 12 m centres.
Design: Randomized complete block with 4 reps
Plot Size and Harvest Area: 1.2 m by 6 m and 0.6 by 5.5 respectively
Fertilizer: March 30 18-18-18 @ 75 kg/ha of nitrogen
May 7 34.5-0-0 @ 52 kg/ha of nitrogen
June 13 34.5-0-0 @ 52 kg/ha of nitrogen
July 11 34.5-0-0 @ 80 kg/ha of nitrogen
August 17 34.5-0-0 @ 80 kg/ha of nitrogen
Weed Control: October 2001 – Sprayed trial with Mecoprop at 7 litres/hectare of product for control of clover.
Irrigation: Site was irrigated as required.