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
Tifton, Georgia:
Spring Canola Variety Trial, 2002-2003
Yield1
Company or
Brand Name
  Variety 2003 2-Yr
Avg
3-Yr
Avg
  Oil Bloom Maturity Plant
Ht.
Lodg.2 Winter
Survival
Shatter3
------------ lb/A ------------ % date date in rating % rating
UGA G02103 2086 . . 37.2 03/11 05/08 55 3.0 100 1.0
UGA G01078 1961 1600 . 39.1 03/12 05/11 57 3.0 100 1.0
UGA G00092 1823 1968 . 39.6 03/11 05/08 54 2.0 100 1.0
Plantation Seeds Flint 1732 1752 2075 39.4 03/13 05/13 56 2.3 100 1.0
UGA G01123 1704 1386 1873 35.6 03/10 05/12 59 3.3 100 1.0
UGA G01123D 1637 1465 . 39.0 03/09 05/07 57 3.3 100 1.0
UGA G02098 1623 . . 38.3 03/10 05/09 58 3.0 100 1.0
UGA G00126 1617 . . 38.6 03/10 05/13 58 3.8 100 1.0
Croplan Genetics Oscar 1590 1523 1758 38.1 03/09 05/05 53 2.0 100 1.0
UGA G00142 1586 . . 39.5 03/10 05/10 59 3.3 100 1.0
UGA G01062 1585 1501 . 37.2 03/10 05/06 54 2.5 100 1.0
UGA G01094 1571 1590 . 40.6 03/10 05/12 57 3.0 100 1.0
UGA G00124E 1434 . . 38.5 03/10 05/07 57 2.8 100 1.0
UI Sunrise 1363 1214 1639 37.6 03/10 05/06 57 3.8 100 1.0
UGA G98122 1358 . . 38.9 03/11 05/10 58 3.5 100 1.0
Monsanto Ag Emblem 1060 . . 37.6 03/06 05/02 53 2.8 100 1.0
AG-Seed Research Rainbow   971 1402 1786 38.0 03/07 05/03 54 2.8 100 1.0
AG-Seed Research Mystic   878   883 1396 39.5 03/01 04/29 46 3.8 100 1.0
Monsanto ATR-Hyden   806 . . 36.9 03/09 05/05 52 3.5 100 1.0
AG-Seed Research Charlton   762   850 1264 40.2 03/09 05/05 52 4.0 100 1.0
Average  14574 1428 1684 38.4 03/09 05/07 55 3.1 100 1.0
LSD at 10% Level 310 198 147 1.9 02 04 3 0.8 - -
Std. Err. of Entry Mean 131 84 62   0.8 01 02 1 0.3 - -
                       
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 = no shattering to 5 = over 80% shattered.
4.  C.V. = 17.9%, and df for EMS = 57.
Bolding indicates entries yielding equal to highest yielding entry within a column based on Fisher's protected LSD
(P = 0.10).
Planted: November 23, 2002.
Harvested: May 24, 2003.
Seeding Rate: 5 lb/acre in 7" rows.
Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand.
Soil Test: P = Medium, K = Medium, and pH = 5.8.
Fertilization: Preplant:  54 lb N, 40 lb P2O5, and 60 lb K2O/acre.
Topdress:  100 lb N/acre.
Management: Paratilled and rototilled; Treflan used for weed control.
Previous Crop: Soybeans.
Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. D. Pippin, R. Burton, and R. D. Brooke.