2005 Tall Fescue Harvest – Chilliwack (Doug Rutley Farm)
|Dry Matter Yield (tonnes/ha)|
CV= Coefficient of variation
LSD=Least significant difference
Barcel was used as check cultivar
*NSD=F tests indicate no significant differences between yields at alpha = 0.05
Site Information: The site is located in East Chilliwack. The site has a Matsqui series soil, described as an eluviated brunisol, well drained and derived from medium textured, stone-free, Fraser Valley floodplain deposits. The surface texture is silt loam or loam. Sand is often present in the sub-soil.
Plot Size: 4′ by 20′
Harvest Area: 2′ by 20′
Seeding: Broadcast seeded
Fertilizer: 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 was applied to the plots in July.
Irrigation: The plots received no irrigation.