Forage production from selection WW-B. Dahl on the Texas Tech Experimental Ranch near Justiceburg, Texas, has been higher than that from other Old World bluestems tested.

 

Table 1. Dry forage production from selection WW-B. Dahl compared to Plains, WW-Spar and WW-Iron Master in 1988 and the average of other Old World bluestems in 1990 and 1991. Trials were under dry land conditions, seeded in a Sagerton clay loam, pH 7.1-7.6 in May, 1986.

 

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Test Old World Bluestems

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Years Test WW-B. Dahl Plains WW-Spar WW-Iron Master

 

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1988 1 8340 3906 3471 3298

 

2 4845 3563 2138 2844

 

1988 mean 6593 3735 2805 3071

 

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WW-B. Dahl Old World Bluestems

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1990 3630 1759

 

1991 9523 3641

 

3 year mean 6580 2867

 

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Texas Tech Research Highlights, 1988, 1991 and 1992.

For more information you can visit Texas Tech Web Site at

www.orgs.ttu.edu/forageresearch/

 

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Email: silvercreekfarm@nts-online.net

 

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