The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The University of Georgia
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2002-2003 Canola Performance Tests
Research Report Number 689
August 2003
Griffin, Georgia:
National Winter Canola Variety Trial, 2002-2003
Variety   Yield1 Oil Bloom Maturity Plant
Height
Lodging2 Winter
Survival
Shatter3
lb/A % date date in rating % rating
Banjo 2074 42.0 03/20 05/26 54 1.0 100 1.0
GT-3 2062 42.1 03/20 05/27 57 1.0 100 1.0
G96200E 1976 43.5 03/10 05/18 53 1.0 100 1.0
ARC91023-63-L5 1932 41.4 03/20 05/29 60 1.0 100 1.0
KS7436 1906 41.0 03/20 05/28 59 1.0 100 1.0
VSX-1 1895 42.1 03/20 05/27 51 1.0 100 1.0
Wichita 1841 41.9 03/21 05/28 55 1.0 100 1.0
Jetton 1831 41.4 03/20 05/27 49 1.0 100 1.0
ARC91022-59-L4 1808 41.2 03/20 05/28 58 1.0 100 1.0
KS-SU-W05 1807 41.5 03/19 05/26 55 1.0 100 1.0
G02002 1775 42.8 03/19 05/29 57 1.0 100 1.0
G02001 1763 42.2 03/20 05/29 59 1.0 100 1.0
G96202 1711 42.3 03/10 05/18 52 1.0 100 1.0
ARC90016-PR377 1702 41.5 03/18 05/29 62 1.0 100 1.0
ARC91016-41-L2 1688 41.3 03/21 05/27 58 1.0 100 1.0
GT-1 1669 41.1 03/21 05/27 56 1.0 100 1.0
KS8227 1652 41.7 03/22 05/30 58 1.0 100 1.0
G96038A.3 1630 42.0 03/19 05/27 60 1.0 100 1.0
Abilene 1628 40.0 03/20 05/27 63 1.0 100 1.0
KS9198 1608 41.2 03/19 05/28 57 1.0 100 1.0
KS8200 1606 42.6 03/21 05/30 59 1.0 100 1.0
Celsius 1590 40.7 03/22 05/30 54 1.0 100 1.0
Plainsman 1551 40.5 03/23 05/31 63 1.0 100 1.0
KS8073 1497 40.3 03/21 05/31 58 1.0 100 1.0
G00012.G2 1466 41.5 03/20 05/26 55 1.0 100 1.0
KS8367 1457 41.1 03/20 05/29 59 1.0 100 1.0
GT-2 1439 38.1 03/23 06/01 64 1.0 100 1.0
ARC91019-50-E2 1402 42.4 03/21 05/28 59 1.0 100 1.0
USI2002 1398 41.3 03/19 05/31 56 1.0 100 1.0
G96038A.10 1383 41.9 03/16 05/23 63 1.0 100 1.0
KS9012 1369 41.8 03/20 05/28 61 1.0 100 1.0
KS8285 1359 41.7 03/20 05/30 60 1.0 100 1.0
Casino 1290 40.6 03/21 05/31 58 1.0 100 1.0
Ceres 1242 41.5 03/22 05/28 60 1.0 100 1.0
Average  16474 41.5 03/20 05/28 58 1.0 100 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 286 1.4 02 01 5 - - -
Std. Err of Entry Mean 105 0.6 01 01 2 - - -
1.  Yields calculated as 50 lb/bu at 8.5% moisture.
2.  Lodging rating:  1.0 = all plants erect to 5.0 = over 80% of plants down.
3.  Rating: 1.0 = no shattering to 5.0 = over 80% of plants down.
4.  C.V. = 12.7%, and df for EMS = 66.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's
protected LSD (P = 0.10).
Planted: October 3, 2002.
Harvested: June 6, 2003.
Seeding Rate: 5 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Pacolet coarse sandy loam.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.2.
Fertilization: Preplant:   49 lb N, 98 lb P2O5, and 147 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress:  120 lb N/acre on January 30, 2003.
Management: Chisel plowed, disked, and rototilled; Treflan and Select used for weed control;
Capture used for insect control.
Previous Crop: Sorghum.
Test conducted by P. A. Rose.