• National Dry Bean Nursery Trials in Bonita, 1999

      Clark, Lee J.; Carpenter, E. W.; Ottman, Michael (College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2000-10)
      This report contains the results of the 1999 National Cooperative Dry Bean Nursery Trials. This replicated, small plot trial contains thirty nine varieties of ten different classes of beans. Buster, a pinto variety was the highest yielding variety in the study with a yield over 3700 pounds per acre. Yields, percent moisture, aerial biomass, harvest index, seeds per pound, and plant populations are reported for this study.
    • New Alfalfa Variety Trial in Graham County, Arizona, 1999

      Clark, Lee J.; Carpenter, E. W.; Ottman, Michael (College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2000-10)
      Twenty six alfalfa varieties with fall dormancy ratings of 8 or 9 were tested in a replicated small plot trial on a sandy clay loam soil on the Safford Agricultural Center. This was the first year of the study. Mecca III was the highest yielding variety in 1999 with Coronado following closely behind. Both varieties produced a yield close to 9.5 tons per acre.