SRIEG-33 CROP VARIETY TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS

2-6-98

  1. APPLICATIONS

    1. DEADLINES

      Crop Application
      Received
      Seed
      Received
      Data
      Returned
      Soybean March 5 March 15 January 15
      Corn February 1 February 7 November 1
      Sorghum February 20 March 1 December 1
      Small Grain September 1 September 10 August 1
      Winter Forage August 15 August 15 August 1

    2. APPLICATION TEMPLATE

      (Firm)_______________________wishes to enter the following in the (Year)____________ (Crop)_____________Variety Trials. Application is due ______________________. Seed is due_________________.

      Send Application to: Send Seed to:
      ___________________________ ___________________________
      ___________________________ ___________________________
      ___________________________ ___________________________

      Entry Status Maturity Test
      Sites
      Columns for
      Agronomic Traits
      Released Experimental+
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
      +If tested previously as experimental please enter previous exp. number
      _________________________
      Signature
      _________________________
      Name
      __________________________
      Company
      __________________________
       
      __________________________
      Address
      __________________________
      Phone number
      __________________________
      # of Copies of Final Report

    3. APPLICATION INSTRUCTION SHEET

      University or Experiment Station

      Crop________________________

      Application deadline_________________________Seed deadline______________________

      Seed requirements (incluce amount, size (corn), seed treatments, etc.)

      Shipping Instructions (address, cloth or paper bag, other)

      Maturity groups accepted along with typical varieties in each group

      Location selections

      Fee - if applicable

      Number of copies of final report ______________. Send copies to one person in organization paying the fees. That person will distribute said copies.

  2. STATISTICAL MEASURES
    1. Alpha level
      The 0.10 alpha level was chosen for calculating significant 'F' values and LSD.

    2. Report
      Mean, standard error of the mean, C.V., d.f. for error mean square, 10% LSD.

  3. DATA REPORTED
    1. List varieties by descending order of yield in performance publications.
    2. Report yield in tenths of bushel.
    3. Two and three-year means preferred.
    4. Plant height, heading date, and test weight should also be reported.

  4. CHECK VARIETIES
    1. Soybean

      MG IV early - TN4-86 late RA 452
      MG V early Hutcheson late Hyperformer HSC 591
      MG VI early Dillon late Pioneer 9692
      MG VII Haskell  
      MG VIII Cook  

    2. Corn

      Early - Pioneer 3245 and AgraTech AT 787
      Medium - Pioneer 3163 and DeKalb 683
      Late - Pioneer 3082 and NK N8811

  5. TEST DIMENSIONS

    Soybean
    Plot lengths less than 20 feet should be end trimmed after pod set and prior to harvest

  6. DATA FORMAT FOR REPORTING

    Formats devised for the electronic transfer of variety test data can be found at the SRIEG-33 web page located at:

    http://cropweb.clemson.edu


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