State Laurate Canola Variety Trials

Midville, Georgia: Laurate Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97 ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Company or Test Plant Brand Name Variety Yield1 Oil Wt. Bloom Maturity Ht. Lodg.2 Shatter3 Survival ____________________________________________________________________________________________ lb/A % lb/bu date date in rating % % UGA RPX04-2-7C 3068 40.1 49.6 03/02 05/03 60 1.8 1 100 UGA RPX06-5-1C 2615 38.7 49.3 03/03 05/04 66 3.9 1 100 Calgene OscarC 2599 39.6 50.0 02/24 04/27 50 1.1 2 100 Calgene CycloneC 2564 41.9 48.4 03/01 04/30 62 3.4 4 100 Calgene LA 161 2464 39.4 50.0 03/06 05/06 64 1.9 2 100 Calgene LA 128 2253 41.0 48.4 03/02 05/02 57 3.1 2 100 Calgene LA 305 2252 39.3 48.9 03/06 05/08 63 1.6 1 100 Calgene LA 268 2085 40.6 51.1 03/06 05/05 55 1.5 2 100 Calgene LA 270 2035 40.6 51.3 03/04 05/04 56 1.4 2 100 Calgene LA 269 1984 40.7 49.0 02/26 04/30 53 4.3 4 100 Average 23924 40.2 49.6 03/03 05/03 58 2.4 2 100 LSD at 10% Level 328 0.9 0.4 03 01 3 1.0 1 - Std. Err. of Entry Mean 136 1.3 0.4 01 01 1 0.4 1 - ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Yields calculated as 50 lb/bu at 8.5% moisture. 2. Lodging rating: 1.0 = no lodging to 5.0 = all plants down. 3. Shattering %: Estimated yield lost to shattering. 4. C.V. = 11.4%, and df for EMS = 27. C = Commodity canola included for comparison. Planted: October 23, 1996. Harvested: May 29, 1997. Seeding Rate: 5 lb/acre. Soil Type: Dothan sandy loam. Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.1. Fertilization: Preplant: 51 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, 90 lb K2O, and 24 lb S/acre. Topdress: 60 lb N and 28 lb S/acre on January 15, 1997 and 40 lb N and 12 lb S/acre on February 2, 1997. Management: Subsoiled and rototilled. Previous Crop: Small grains. Test conducted by A. E. Coy and R. D. McNeill IV.



Plains, Georgia:
Laurate Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97
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Company or                             Test                   Plant        
Brand Name  Variety     Yield1  Oil     Wt.   Bloom  Maturity  Ht.  Lodg.2 Shatter3 Survival
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                         lb/A    %    lb/bu   date    date     in   rating    %        %

UGA         RPX04-2-7C   2599   43.2   48.8   03/03   05/03    51    2.5      0       100
Calgene     LA 161       2502   40.9   50.1   03/09   05/04    57    1.5      1       100
Calgene     OscarC       2312   42.3   50.1   02/26   04/22    46    1.1      0       100
Calgene     CycloneC     2289   43.0   48.6   03/01   04/28    56    1.9      1       100
Calgene     LA 128       2208   41.9   47.7   03/04   05/01    48    2.0      0       100

UGA         RPX06-5-1C   2044   40.9   48.6   03/04   05/04    56    3.4      0       100
Calgene     LA 305       1966   41.3   47.7   03/13   05/06    54    1.4      0       100
Calgene     LA 269       1917   42.6   49.2   02/27   04/29    45    3.3      1       100
Calgene     LA 270       1739   41.5   49.8   03/07   05/05    49    1.0      0       100
Calgene     LA 268       1521   41.9   50.8   03/08   05/05    48    1.0      0       100

Average                  21104  42.0   49.1   03/05   05/02    51    1.9      0       100
LSD at 10% Level          187    0.8    0.6     01      02      2    0.9    N.S.5      -  
Std. Err. of Entry Mean    76    0.3    0.2     01      01      1    0.4      1        -  
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1.  Yields calculated as 50 lb/bu at 8.5% moisture.
2.  Lodging rating:  1.0 = no lodging to 5.0 = all plants down.
3.  Shattering %:  Estimated yield lost to shattering.
4.  C.V. = 7.2%, and df for EMS = 26.
5.  The F-test indicated no statistical differences at the alpha = .10 probability 
    level; therefore an LSD value was not calculated.
C = Commodity canola included for comparison.
Planted:        October 24, 1996.
Harvested:      May 21, 1997.
Seeding Rate:   5 lb/acre.
Soil Type:      Faceville sandy loam.
Soil Test:      P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1.
Fertilization:  Preplant:  59 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, and 27 lb K2O/acre.
                Topdress:  50 lb N/acre on January 14, 1997 and 50 lb N/acre on 
                           February 2, 1997.
Management:     Subsoiled and rototilled.
Previous Crop:  Corn.

Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Tifton, Georgia:
Laurate Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97
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Company or                             Test                   Plant        
Brand Name  Variety     Yield1  Oil     Wt.   Bloom  Maturity  Ht.  Lodg.2 Shatter3 Survival
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                         lb/A    %    lb/bu   date    date     in   rating    %        %

Calgene     LA 161       2518   39.9   49.9   03/04   04/30    62    2.1      1       100
Calgene     CycloneC     2272   42.2   48.4   02/28   04/24    64    4.6      1       100
Calgene     LA 128       2149   40.7   49.0   03/03   04/27    55    4.3      1       100
UGA         RPX04-2-7C   2142   40.6   48.8   03/02   05/02    62    1.3      1       100
Calgene     LA 269       2036   41.4   50.7   02/26   04/22    53    5.0      1       100

UGA         RPX06-5-1C   1990   39.2   48.0   03/05   05/04    66    3.4      1       100
Calgene     OscarC       1916   38.9   49.9   02/22   04/21    54    4.5      1       100
Calgene     LA 305       1672   39.4   46.1   03/07   05/03    63    1.1      1       100
Calgene     LA 270       1217   39.5   49.7   03/06   04/30    58    1.3     23       100
Calgene     LA 268       1085   39.4   50.4   03/07   04/28    56    1.4      8       100

Average                  19004  40.1   49.1   03/03   04/28    59    2.9      4       100
LSD at 10% Level          212    0.9    0.8     01      01      2    0.6      9        -  
Std. Err. of Entry Mean    88    0.4    0.3     01      01      1    0.3      2        -  
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1.  Yields calculated as 50 lb/bu at 8.5% moisture.
2.  Lodging rating:  1.0 = no lodging to 5.0 = all plants down.
3.  Shattering %:  Estimated yield lost to shattering.
4.  C.V. = 9.3%, and df for EMS = 27.
C = Commodity canola included for comparison.
Planted:        October 23, 1996.
Harvested:      May 9, 1997.
Seeding Rate:   5 lb/acre.
Soil Type:      Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test:      P = High, K = Low, and pH = 6.3.
Fertilization:  Preplant:  60 lb N, 0 lb P2O5, and 100 lb K2O/acre.
                Topdress:  60 lb N/acre on January 15, 1997 and 60 lb N/acre on 
                           February 6, 1997.
Management:     Moldboard plowed and rototilled; Treflan was used for weed control.
Previous Crop:  Corn.

Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.