National and Regional Canola Trials

Calhoun, Georgia: Advanced Winter Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Test Plant Variety Yield1 Oil Wt. Bloom Maturity Ht. Lodg.2 Shatter Survival _____________________________________________________________________________________________ lb/A % lb/bu date date in rating % % Jetton 2045 45.0 48.9 03/23 05/31 49 1.0 0 88 W4689E 2028 42.9 49.8 03/29 06/06 52 1.0 0 98 ST 9/94 2016 46.5 49.3 03/29 06/04 52 1.0 0 100 Casino 1984 43.5 49.7 03/30 06/08 57 1.0 0 100 Ceres 1964 44.6 50.1 03/29 06/03 52 1.0 0 100 Falcon 1903 44.4 48.6 03/28 05/31 51 1.0 0 86 MO-503-1 1875 44.1 48.9 03/27 06/04 57 1.0 0 100 KS3505 1784 43.6 49.0 03/30 06/04 64 1.0 0 85 KS3580 1782 44.7 49.2 03/29 06/04 44 1.0 0 100 KS3203 1645 44.1 49.5 03/28 06/05 53 1.0 0 95 MO-513-9 1637 44.1 49.3 03/26 06/05 59 1.0 0 85 Bor 1626 44.4 48.7 03/31 06/10 64 1.0 0 73 KayStar 11 1571 46.1 49.1 03/29 06/03 55 1.0 0 98 PI535849 1569 46.4 48.9 03/30 06/07 58 1.0 0 68 KS1701 1559 44.1 49.0 03/30 06/09 54 1.0 0 80 Winfield 1474 46.5 47.2 03/25 05/25 51 1.0 0 85 Polo 1460 43.8 48.9 03/30 06/08 52 1.0 0 100 Leo 1443 45.7 48.7 03/26 05/28 47 1.0 0 78 Selkirk 1443 44.1 48.0 03/30 06/09 59 1.0 0 100 Ericka 1257 42.7 48.6 03/29 06/04 43 1.0 0 100 KS3579 1250 43.6 48.9 03/23 05/28 40 1.0 0 88 Bridger* 1233 45.4 47.3 03/21 05/28 48 1.0 0 100 Aspen 1015 42.7 48.4 03/21 05/24 46 1.0 0 78 Debut 47 40.4 . 03/27 05/24 46 2.3 0 38 Average 15673 44.3 48.9 03/28 06/03 52 1.1 0 88 LSD at 10% Level 343 0.7 0.7 02 03 6 0.4 - 19 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 134 0.3 0.3 01 01 2 0.2 - 8 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 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. C.V. = 16.9%, and df for EMS = 58. * High erucic acid line developed for industrial uses. Does not meet canola quality standards. Planted: September 26, 1996. Harvested: June 24, 1997. Seeding Rate: 5 lb/acre in 7" rows. Soil Type: Waynesboro loam. Soil Test: P = Very High, K = High, and pH = 5.5. Fertilization: Preplant: 50 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, and 90 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 130 lb N/acre. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled; Treflan used for weed control. Previous Crop: Corn. Test conducted by J. L. Day and T. Petty.



Griffin, Georgia:
Advanced Winter Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97
___________________________________________________________________________________________

                                       Test                   Plant        
Variety                 Yield1  Oil     Wt.   Bloom  Maturity  Ht.  Lodg.2 Shatter Survival
___________________________________________________________________________________________
                         lb/A    %    lb/bu   date    date     in   rating    %       %

Jetton                   3556   41.2   50.7   03/24   05/26    55    1.0      0      100
Ceres                    3167   39.0   52.4   03/31   06/05    61    1.0      0      100
KayStar 11               3106   41.1   51.2   03/31   06/07    64    1.0      0      100
MO-503-1                 2960   40.1   50.9   03/27   06/05    65    1.0      0       93
KS3580                   2950   40.0   51.0   03/28   06/02    62    1.0      0      100

Winfield                 2935   43.0   50.1   03/25   05/30    60    1.3      0      100
Falcon                   2837   40.0   52.5   03/30   06/03    61    1.0      0      100
Ericka                   2751   39.5   51.5   03/25   06/05    59    1.0      0      100
Leo                      2665   41.9   51.1   03/27   06/03    61    1.0      0       96
KS3579                   2623   40.7   51.4   03/21   06/03    59    1.0      0      100

MO-513-9                 2601   39.8   51.1   03/27   06/07    66    1.0      0      100
KS3203                   2496   39.4   50.9   03/30   06/07    64    1.0      0       95
Selkirk                  2444   38.6   51.1   04/03   06/09    63    1.0      0       95
Casino                   2418   38.1   51.4   04/02   06/08    62    1.0      0      100
W4689E                   2405   36.9   52.3   04/03   06/06    62    1.0      0       95

ST 9/94                  2338   41.4   51.8   03/31   06/06    58    1.0      0      100
KS3505                   2234   39.3   50.9   04/01   06/09    66    1.0      0       88
Aspen                    2227   40.2   51.1   03/19   05/26    55    1.0      0      100
KS1701                   2207   39.0   51.2   03/29   06/08    60    1.0      0      100
Polo                     2077   38.8   50.7   04/02   06/09    62    1.0      0       75

Bridger*                 1924   42.4   50.0   03/20   05/28    57    1.0      0       93
Bor                      1728   40.2   50.7   04/01   06/09    65    1.0      0       70
PI535849                 1377   40.2   50.3   04/02   06/09    64    1.0      0       70
Debut                     258   36.6   49.4   03/24   05/21    49    2.0      0       58

Average                  24283  39.9   51.1   03/29   06/04    61     1.1      0       93
LSD at 10% Level          339    0.9    0.4     02      03      4     0.1      -       17
Std. Err. of Entry Mean   137    0.4    0.2     01      01      2     0.1      -        7
___________________________________________________________________________________________

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.  C.V. = 11.2%, and df for EMS = 62.
*   High erucic acid line developed for industrial uses.  Does not meet canola 
    quality standards.
Planted: October 11, 1996.
Harvested:      June 12, 1997.
Seeding Rate:   5 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type:      Cecil sandy clay loam.
Soil Test:      P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.1.
Fertilization:  Preplant:  35 lb N, 70 lb P2O5, and 105 lb K2O/acre.
                Topdress:  150 lb N/acre.
Management:     Moldboard plowed and rototilled.
Previous Crop:  Soybean.

Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Plains, Georgia:
Southeastern Regional Uniform Spring Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97
______________________________________________________________________________________

Company or                                Test                   Plant         
Brand Name      Variety    Yield1  Oil     Wt.   Bloom  Maturity  Ht.  Lodg.2 Shatter3
______________________________________________________________________________________
                            lb/A    %    lb/bu   date    date     in   rating    %

UGA             RPX04-2-7   2495   43.6   50.1   03/04   05/03    52    1.1      0
Interstate      Crusher     2333   44.4   49.5   03/08   05/04    52    1.0      0
Calgene         Oscar       2276   42.0   51.1   02/26   04/27    45    1.0      0
Interstate      Brigade     2267   43.6   49.9   03/02   05/01    54    1.0      1
Calgene         Cyclone     2232   43.9   49.2   03/02   04/29    53    1.9      1

Limagrain       Magnum      2197   43.3   48.7   02/28   04/29    55    1.3      1
UGA             RPX06-5-1   2128   41.7   49.8   03/05   05/03    58    3.6      0
Svalof          Legacy      2126   43.6   52.8   02/28   04/28    52    1.3      0
Svalof          Norseman    2117   44.2   50.2   03/01   04/30    54    1.3      0
Hungnong Seed   HN 9466     2074   44.6   48.4   02/28   04/29    51    1.8      0

Limagrain       Jewel       2045   45.4   50.0   02/26   04/27    47    1.3      0
Interstate      IP3589      1993   45.5   49.8   02/28   04/29    52    2.0      3
Interstate      Hyola 401   1985   43.8   48.9   02/06   04/25    44    1.5      1
Limagrain       Ebony       1954   44.9   48.4   03/04   05/02    50    2.1      1
Interstate      Hyola 420   1951   44.7   48.5   02/09   05/04    49    1.3      0

Interstate      Impulse     1875   43.7   50.6   03/03   05/02    48    2.1      0
Svalof          Legend      1848   44.0   48.9   02/27   04/27    51    1.0      1
UGA             CL106-6     1832   44.2   50.2   03/01   04/29    48    1.0      0
UGA             CL100       1797   43.7   50.5   02/28   04/27    48    1.1      1
Limagrain       LG 3310     1796   44.8   49.3   03/01   04/29    49    1.0      0

Interstate      Defender    1726   44.5   49.9   02/27   04/28    49    1.4      1
Interstate      Hyola 3084  1636   42.2   45.8   01/23   04/19    36    1.0      0
Interstate      Hyola 3304  1562   44.0   47.3   01/27   04/19    41    1.0      1
Interstate      Hysyn 1104   908   42.1   48.0   01/05   04/09    36    3.0      1
Ag Canada       Tobin4       321   41.2   46.1   01/05   04/07    36    3.3      0

Interstate      Hysyn 1004   196   41.7      .   01/06   04/07    31    2.5      0

Average                     18335  43.7   49.3   02/19   04/27    48    1.6      0
LSD at 10% Level             323    0.8    1.5     01      09      3    0.7      1
Std. Err. of Entry Mean      136    0.4    0.6     01      03      2    0.3      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.  These entries have very little vernalization requirement and are likely to flower
    too early and suffer cold injury during flower.
5.  C.V. = 14.9%, and df for EMS = 74.
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:
Southeastern Regional Uniform Spring Canola Variety Trial, 1996-97
______________________________________________________________________________________

Company or                                Test                   Plant         
Brand Name     Variety     Yield1  Oil     Wt.   Bloom  Maturity  Ht.  Lodg.2 Shatter3
______________________________________________________________________________________
                            lb/A    %    lb/bu   date    date     in   rating    %

Interstate     IP3589       2383   43.5   48.6   02/27   04/25    62    4.8      0
UGA            RPX04-2-7    2333   40.7   47.2   03/02   05/01    62    1.1      0
Limagrain      Magnum       2328   42.6   47.1   02/28   04/26    65    3.8      0
Calgene        Oscar        2232   40.8   49.4   02/22   04/24    55    2.0      0
Calgene        Cyclone      2204   43.1   46.6   02/27   04/26    65    3.3      0

Interstate     Defender     2025   42.7   48.2   02/23   04/26    59    3.8      0
Svalof         Norseman     2013   42.7   47.7   02/27   04/26    64    3.3      0
Interstate     Brigade      2003   41.7   48.6   02/28   04/29    64    2.8      1
Interstate     Crusher      1932   41.6   48.5   03/06   04/29    62    2.8      1
Interstate     Impulse      1892   42.1   48.8   02/27   04/26    58    4.5      1

UGA            RPX06-5-1    1881   39.6   47.5   03/05   05/04    67    3.4      3
UGA            CL100        1858   41.8   47.9   02/27   04/27    57    2.3      3
UGA            CL106-6      1852   41.5   47.2   02/27   04/29    58    1.6      2
Svalof         Legend       1805   42.4   46.8   02/25   04/25    63    4.4      1
Interstate     Hyola 401    1775   41.9   47.9   01/29   04/15    50    1.0      1

Limagrain      Jewel        1764   42.6   47.5   02/24   04/25    61    4.1      1
Svalof         Legacy       1721   42.5   47.4   02/28   04/27    61    3.4      1
Limagrain      Ebony        1664   43.5   45.8   02/28   04/27    64    4.5      1
Interstate     Hyola 420    1577   42.3   46.6   02/03   04/15    58    3.0      2
Hungnong Seed  HN 9466      1466   42.8   45.8   02/27   04/26    61    4.3      3

Limagrain      LG 3310      1435   43.6   47.0   02/27   04/26    59    4.9      4
Interstate     Hyola 3304   1431   42.5   45.9   01/25   04/15    51    1.5      0
Interstate     Hyola 3084   1181   41.3   46.0   01/19   04/10    53     .       .
Interstate     Hysyn 1104    827   39.6   48.5   01/24   04/12    58     .       .
Interstate     Hysyn 1004    652   40.1   47.9   01/20   04/11    50     .       .

Ag Canada      Tobin4        472   39.4   48.8   01/26   04/08    51     .       .

Average                     17205  41.9   47.5   02/19   04/23    59    3.2      1
LSD at 10% Level             259    0.9    1.3     02      02      4    0.9      2
Std. Err. of Entry Mean      106    1.4    0.5     01      01      2    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.  These entries have very little vernalization requirement and are likely to flower 
    too early and suffer cold injury during flower.
5.   C.V. = 12.4%, and df for EMS = 69.
Planted:        October 23, 1996.
Harvested:      May 6, 1997.
Seeding Rate:   5 lb/acre.
Soil Type:      Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test:      P = High, K = Low, and pH = 6.3.
Fertilization:  Preplant:  100 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.