Chilliwack Site Information

Site Information
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.

Plot Size
4′ by 20′

Harvest Area
2′ by 20′

Broadcast seeded.

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

Weed Control
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.