Agassiz Site Information

Site Information
The site is located at the Pacific Agricultural Research Centre in Agassiz. The site has a Monroe series soil, described as an Eutric Eluviated Brunisol, moderately well to well-drained and derived from medium-textured stone-free Fraser River deposits.

Randomized complete block design with four replicates.

Plot Size
5′ by 20′

Harvest Area
5′ by 20′

Broadcast seeded.

Fertilizer was applied to plots prior to cuts 1,2,3,4 and 5 at 100, 75, 70, 50 and 50 kg N ha-1 respectively.

Weed Control
Banvel applied in April; spot spraying with backpack sprayer using Banvel or Dyvel was done throughout the growing season.

Sprinklers irrigated the plots for a couple of hours each day during the summer dry periods.