The site is located in East Chillwack. The site has a Fairfield series soil, described as gleyed eluviated melanic brunisol, imperfectly drained and derived from medium and some moderately fine-textured, stone-free, Fraser Valley floodplain deposits.
Randomized complete block design with four replicates.
4′ by 20′
2′ by 20′
Fertilizer was applied to plots prior to cuts 1,2,3 and 4 at 100, 75, 50 and 50 kg N ha-1 respectively
Dyvel applied to plots in the fourth week of March at 3.75 L/ha, spot spraying with backpack sprayer using Banvel or Dyvel was done throughout the growing season.
The plots received no irrigation, hence only four cuts were taken.