The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia

Research Report Number 658
February 1999


SOYBEAN
Calhoun, Georgia:
Early-Planted Soybean Variety Performance, 1998, Nonirrigated

Company or
Brand Name
Variety Yield1 Bloom Maturity Plant
Height
Lodging2 Weight of
100 Seed
Seed
Quality3
Shattering4

    bu/acre date date in rating gm rating rating
Maturity Group V  
 
Public Variety R93-171 40.0 . 09/20 34 1.0 12.4 2.0 1.0
Public Variety Delsoy 5500 37.6 . 09/26 32 1.0 13.6 1.2 1.0
Public Variety Clifford 37.1 . 09/24 34 1.0 13.3 2.0 1.0
UF F91-3076 35.8 . 09/15 35 1.0 11.2 2.0 1.0
Dyna-Gro 3463 RR 35.0 . 09/15 39 1.0 12.2 2.2 1.0
 
Public Variety Hutcheson 34.5 . 09/24 34 1.0 11.6 1.2 1.0
Dyna-Gro 3576 34.0 . 09/26 31 1.0 10.0 1.2 1.0
Public Variety Graham 33.1 . 09/19 33 1.0 12.0 2.0 1.0
UF F94-1141 31.6 . 09/26 29 1.0 11.2 1.3 1.0
Pioneer 9594 29.8 . 09/28 37 1.0 13.6 1.3 1.0
 
Dyna-Gro 3495 28.6 . 09/19 46 1.0 13.3 1.3 1.0
HyPerformer HY 574 27.6 . 09/28 37 1.0 12.2 1.8 1.0
Public Variety UARK5896 25.4 . 09/28 37 1.0 12.2 1.7 1.0
Dyna-Gro UAPX0038 RR 25.1 09/28 37 1.0 11.6 1.5 1.0
 
Average 32.55 . 09/23 35 1.0 12.2 1.6 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 5.2   03 4 - - 0.5 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 2.1   01 2 - - 0.2 -
 
Maturity Group VI  
 
SGA Boggs 20.8 . 10/07 38 1.0 11.8 1.8 1.0
Pioneer 9692 20.1 . 10/13 41 1.0 12.4 2.2 1.0
Univ of Ga G92-1110 19.0 . 10/16 43 1.0 14.0 2.3 1.0
Dyna-Gro 3682 17.4 . 10/16 42 1.0 16.2 3.0 1.0
Public Variety TN 6-90 16.8 . 10/06 40 1.0 12.1 3.0 1.0
 
Public Variety Dillon 15.6 . 10/13 39 1.0 13.8 2.7 1.0
 
Average 18.36 . 10/12 41 1.0 13.4 2.5 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 2.8   N.S.7 N.S. - - 0.4 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.1   04 2 - - 0.2 -
 
Maturity Groups VII & VIII  
 
Univ of Ga G91-151 25.8 . 10/16 41 2.8 13.3 1.2 1.0
SGA Benning 24.3 . 10/18 43 1.7 14.3 1.5 1.0
Public Variety Bryan 24.2 . 10/10 42 2.8 11.5 1.8 1.0
Univ of Ga G92-2381 23.5 . 10/14 40 2.2 10.4 1.0 1.0
Public Variety Stonewall 23.4 . 10/12 43 2.2 13.0 2.5 1.0
 
Public Variety Carver 20.8 . 10/06 40 2.2 10.6 2.0 1.0
UF F94-1604 19.0 . 10/08 41 3.5 10.9 2.7 1.0
SGA Haskell 18.2 . 10/18 44 2.5 14.1 1.8 1.0
UF F94-2119 17.9 . 10/08 44 2.7 12.1 2.5 1.0
UF F91-2161 17.2 . 10/13 42 2.2 12.2 2.3 1.0
 
UF F94-2290 12.7 . 10/05 36 3.5 11.2 3.2 1.0
 
Average 20.68 . 10/11 41 2.6 12.1 2.0 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 3.7   05 4 N.S. - 0.5 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.5   01 2 0.6 - 0.2 -

1. Yields calculated at 13% moisture.
2. Lodging rating: Rated 1 (all plants erect) to 5 (over 80% of plants down).
3. Seed quality rating: Rated 1 (very good) to 5 (very poor).
4. Shattering rating: Rated 1 (no shattering) to 5 (>50% pods shattered).
5. CV = 11.4% and df for EMS = 26.
6. CV = 10.4% and df for EMS = 10.
7. The F-test indicated no statistical differences at the alpha = .10 probability level; therefore, an LSD value
    was not calculated.
8. CV = 12.7% and df for EMS = 20.
Bolding within each tests denotes entries with yields equal to the highest yielding entry based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: May 19, 1998.
Harvested: Maturity Group V - October 20, 1998.
  Maturity Group VI - November 12, 1998.
  Maturity Groups VII & VIII - November 12, 1998.
Seeding Rate: Eight viable seeds per foot in 30" rows.
Soil Type: Waynesboro loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.3.
Fertilization: 30 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, and 90 lb K2O/acre.
Previous Crop: Corn.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled; Treflan, Pursuit and one cultivation used for weed control.
 
Test conducted by J. L. Day, G. Rawls, and J. Stubbs.


Calhoun, Georgia:
Three-Year Summary of Early-Planted Soybean Performance, 1996-1998, Nonirrigated

                     Yield1                    
Company or
Brand Name
Variety 3-Year
Average
1998 1997 1996 Maturity Plant
Ht.
Lodg.2 Weight of
100 Seed
Seed
Quality3

    --------------- bu/acre --------------- mo/day in rating gm rating
Maturity Group V  
 
Public Variety Graham 51.1 33.1 63.4 56.8 09/27 33 1.3 14.5 1.4
Public Variety Hutcheson 49.7 34.5 58.3 56.2 09/27 32 1.0 13.6 1.1
Public Variety Clifford 47.6 37.1 59.5 46.1 09/25 33 1.1 16.0 1.9
Dyna-Gro 3576 45.6 34.0 52.0 50.6 10/01 30 1.6 11.8 1.3
Public Variety UARK5896 45.1 25.4 59.7 50.4 10/02 37 1.7 14.0 1.5
 
HyPerformer HY 574 44.9 27.6 52.8 54.2 10/01 37 2.0 14.2 1.6
 
Average 47.34 32.0 57.6 52.4 09/28 34 1.5 14.0 1.5
LSD at 10% Level N.S.5 5.2 5.2 5.6          
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.1 2.1 2.1 2.2          
 
Maturity Group VI  
 
Pioneer 9692 49.0 20.1 63.7 63.3 10/14 40 1.4 14.7 1.9
SGA Boggs 44.6 20.8 60.1 52.8 10/12 36 1.7 14.0 1.5
Public Variety TN 6-90 43.8 16.8 61.7 52.8 10/10 40 1.2 14.1 2.1
Public Variety Dillon 43.5 15.6 55.4 59.6 10/12 42 1.3 15.4 1.8
 
Average 45.26 18.3 60.2 57.1 10/12 39 1.4 14.6 1.8
LSD at 10% Level N.S. 2.8 N.S. 5.4          
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.5 1.1 3.6 2.2          
 
Maturity Groups VII & VIII  
 
SGA Benning 47.7 24.3 55.8 62.9 10/18 41 1.8 16.0 1.7
Public Variety Stonewall 44.9 23.4 58.9 52.3 10/14 39 1.8 16.9 1.9
Public Variety Carver 44.4 20.8 63.8 48.5 10/11 39 1.7 14.3 1.6
Public Variety Bryan 42.3 24.2 47.5 55.2 10/16 38 1.7 13.6 1.8
SGA Haskell 41.1 18.2 60.4 44.6 10/18 43 2.9 16.4 1.9
 
Average 44.07 22.2 57.3 52.7 10/15 40 2.0 15.4 1.8
LSD at 10% Level N.S. 3.7 5.9 6.7          
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.3 1.5 3.5 2.2          

1. Yields calculated at 13% moisture.
2. Lodging rating: Rated 1 (all plants erect) to 5 (over 80% of plants down).
3. Seed quality rating: Rated 1 (very good) to 5 (very poor).
4. CV = 7.1% and df for EMS = 30.
5. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = .10 probability level; therefore, an LSD value
    was not calculated.
6. CV = 9.9% and df for EMS = 18.
7. CV = 8.8% and df for EMS = 24.
Bolding within each test denotes entries with yields equal to the highest yielding entry based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
 
Planting dates: 5/15/96, 5/21/97, and 5/19/98.


Calhoun, Georgia:
Late-Planted Soybean Variety Performance, 1998, Nonirrigated

Company or
Brand Name
Variety Yield1 Bloom Maturity Plant
Height
Lodging2 Weight of
100 Seed
Seed
Quality3
Shattering4

    bu/acre date date in rating gm rating rating
Maturity Groups VI, VII, & VIII  
 
SGA Boggs 25.5 . 10/15 32 1.0 13.3 1.5 1.0
SGA Benning 24.9 . 10/19 36 1.0 15.4 1.3 1.0
Public Variety Dillon 24.7 . 10/16 37 1.0 13.7 1.3 1.0
Public Variety Brim 23.9 . 10/16 34 1.0 11.3 1.8 1.0
Univ of Ga G91-151 23.5 . 10/22 35 1.0 14.1 1.2 1.0
 
Public Variety Stonewall 23.1 . 10/20 37 1.0 16.7 2.0 1.0
Univ of Ga G92-1110 22.9 . 10/19 38 1.0 14.5 1.8 1.0
Public Variety TN 6-90 22.8 . 10/17 33 1.0 12.6 1.3 1.0
Univ of Ga G92-2381 21.9 . 10/22 34 1.0 14.4 1.3 1.0
SGA Haskell 21.6 . 10/23 39 1.0 16.6 1.8 1.0
 
UF F94-1604 20.2 . 11/09 38 1.7 15.1 2.7 1.0
UF F91-3076 19.4 . 10/14 28 1.0 12.2 2.2 1.0
Public Variety Carver 19.1 . 10/16 33 1.0 13.0 1.3 1.0
UF F91-2161 17.7 . 11/09 34 1.0 19.0 2.7 1.0
UF F94-2290 16.0 . 10/31 32 1.0 16.1 2.3 1.0
 
UF F94-2119 12.0 . 11/09 41 4.2 19.3 3.3 1.0
 
Average 21.25 . 10/23 35 1.2 14.8 1.9 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 3.6   03 3 0.2 - 0.7 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.5   01 1 0.1 - 0.3 -

1. Yields calculated at 13% moisture.
2. Lodging rating: Rated 1 (all plants erect) to 5 (over 80% of plants down).
3. Seed quality rating: Rated 1 (very good) to 5 (very poor).
4. Shattering rating: Rated 1 (no shattering) to 5 (>50% pods shattered).
5. CV = 12.4% and df for EMS = 30.
Bolding within each tests denotes entries with yields equal to the highest yielding entry based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: June 24, 1998.
Harvested: November 12, 1998.
Seeding Rate: Eight viable seeds per foot in 30" rows.
Soil Type: Waynesboro loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.3.
Fertilization: 30 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, and 90 lb K2O/acre.
Previous Crop: Corn.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled; Treflan, Pursuit and one cultivation used for weed control.
 
Test conducted by J. L. Day, G. Rawls, and J. Stubbs.


Calhoun, Georgia:
Three-Year Summary of Late-Planted Soybean Performance, 1996-1998, Nonirrigated

                     Yield1                    
Company or
Brand Name
Variety 3-Year
Average
1998 1997 1996 Maturity Plant
Ht.
Lodg.2 Weight of
100 Seed
Seed
Quality3

    --------------- bu/acre --------------- mo/day in rating gm rating
Maturity Groups VI, VII & VIII  
 
SGA Boggs 43.2 25.5 55.6 48.6 10/24 30 1.9 14.6 1.6
Public Variety Carver 40.5 19.1 48.5 54.0 10/21 32 1.4 16.0 1.2
Public Variety Dillon 39.7 24.7 43.9 50.5 10/22 36 1.4 16.1 1.4
Public Variety Stonewall 36.2 23.1 37.6 48.0 10/23 33 1.8 18.2 1.6
Public Variety Brim 36.1 23.9 38.6 45.9 10/21 33 1.6 12.9 1.7
 
Public Variety TN 6-90 33.1 22.8 45.9 30.7 10/24 32 1.4 14.9 1.4
SGA Haskell 31.1 21.6 42.6 29.1 10/24 34 2.0 17.5 1.7
 
Average 37.14 22.9 44.7 43.8 10/22 33 1.7 15.7 1.5
LSD at 10% Level N.S.5 3.6 4.4 10.4          
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 1.0 1.5 1.7 3.6          

1. Yields calculated at 13% moisture.
2. Lodging rating: Rated 1 (all plants erect) to 5 (over 80% of plants down).
3. Seed quality rating: Rated 1 (very good) to 5 (very poor).
4. CV = 8.4% and df for EMS = 36.
5. The F-test indicated no statistical differences at the alpha = 0.10 probability level; therefore an LSD value
    was not calculated.
Bolding within each test denotes entries with yields equal to the highest yielding entry based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
 
Planting dates: 6/26/96, 6/26/97, and 6/24/98.


Calhoun, Georgia:
Roundup Ready Soybean Variety Performance, 1998, Nonirrigated

Company or
Brand Name
Variety Yield1 Bloom Maturity Plant
Height
Lodging2 Weight of
100 Seed
Seed
Quality3
Shattering4

    bu/acre date date in rating gm rating rating
Maturity Group IV  
 
Hartz H4994RR 50.7 . 09/24 26 1.0 14.1 2.0 1.0
Deltapine DP 4750 RR 50.4 . 09/22 39 1.0 14.3 1.8 1.0
Sure-Grow SG 468 RR 48.7 . 09/21 45 1.0 16.0 2.0 1.0
Sure-Grow SG 498 RR 46.9 . 09/24 34 1.0 14.3 2.0 1.0
Dyna-Gro 3463 RR 44.3 . 09/16 37 1.0 12.5 1.7 1.0
 
Pioneer 9492* 39.7 . 09/20 33 1.0 16.0 2.0 1.0
Deltapine DP 4969 RR 38.2 . 09/21 46 1.0 12.1 1.2 1.0
 
Average 45.65 . 09/21 37 1.0 14.2 1.8 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 6.4   02 4 - - 0.3 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 2.5   01 2 - - 0.1 -
 
* This variety treated with Basagran, Select and Pursuit herbicides.
 
Maturity Groups V & VI  
 
DeKalb DG858RR 52.5 . 09/30 35 1.0 13.4 1.3 1.0
DeKalb DG531RR 50.3 . 09/25 34 1.0 14.2 1.2 1.0
Delta King 5961RR 47.6 . 10/06 38 1.0 14.7 1.0 1.0
Hartz H5350RR 47.3 . 09/28 31 1.0 11.2 1.3 1.0
DeKalb DGC550RR 46.2 . 09/28 32 1.0 12.2 1.0 1.0
 
Terral TV 5466 RR 45.4 . 09/25 30 1.0 13.1 1.2 1.0
Pioneer 95B41 45.3 . 09/23 31 1.0 12.5 1.7 1.0
Hartz H5855RR 43.6 . 09/28 31 1.0 10.7 1.2 1.0
Terral TV 5866 RR 43.0 . 10/05 35 1.0 13.3 1.7 1.0
AgriPro AP588RR 42.9 . 09/28 34 1.0 12.8 1.0 1.0
 
Delta King 5664RR 42.6 . 09/28 33 1.0 14.0 1.0 1.0
Pioneer 95B71 42.5 . 09/28 32 1.0 10.9 1.7 1.0
Terral TV 5666 RR 42.3 . 09/26 35 1.0 14.9 1.3 1.0
Hartz H5545RR 40.9 . 09/29 34 1.0 11.1 1.5 1.0
Sure-Grow SG 597 RR 40.7 . 09/29 44 1.0 14.1 1.8 1.0
 
Hartz H6255RR 39.0 . 10/12 33 1.0 12.8 1.8 1.0
Pioneer 96B01 37.9 . 10/03 36 1.0 12.2 1.2 1.0
Sure-Grow SG 567 RR 37.7 . 09/28 39 1.0 13.3 1.0 1.0
Dyna-Gro UAPX0038 RR 37.2 . 09/30 36 1.0 11.5 1.0 1.0
Hartz H5181RR 35.7 . 10/07 38 1.0 13.3 1.2 1.0
 
Public Variety Dillon** 32.3 . 10/08 36 1.0 14.0 1.3 1.0
Public Variety Hutcheson** 32.0 . 09/28 27 1.0 15.1 1.0 1.0
 
Average 42.06 . 09/30 34 1.0 13.0 1.3 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 6.3   03 3 - - 0.4 -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 2.6   01 1 - - 0.2 -

**  Non-Roundup Ready Technology Varieties
1. Yields calculated at 13% moisture.
2. Lodging rating: Rated 1 (all plants erect) to 5 (over 80% of plants down).
3. Seed quality rating: Rated 1 (very good) to 5 (very poor).
4. Shattering rating: Rated 1 (no shattering) to 5 (>50% pods shattered).
5. CV = 9.7% and df for EMS = 12.
6. CV = 10.9% and df for EMS = 42.
Bolding within each tests denotes entries with yields equal to the highest yielding entry based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: May 19, 1998.
Harvested: Maturity Group IV - October 20, 1998.
  Maturity Groups V & VI - October 20, 1998.
Seeding Rate: Eight viable seeds per foot in 30" rows.
Soil Type: Waynesboro loam.
Soil Test: P = High, K = Medium, and pH = 6.3.
Fertilization: 30 lb N, 60 lb P2O5, and 90 lb K2O/acre.
Previous Crop: Corn.
Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled; Herbicide: RR plots received 48 and 24 oz/A Roundup Ultra 36 and 57 days after planting, respectively; Non-RR plots were treated with Basagran, Select, and Pursuit.
 
Test conducted by J. L. Day, G. Rawls, and J. Stubbs.

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