Wheat, Barley, Durum and Advanced Strains Test, Gila Bend, AZ, 1995
KeywordsAgriculture -- Arizona
Grain -- Arizona
Forage plants -- Arizona
Barley -- Arizona
Wheat -- Arizona
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AbstractAdvanced cultivars of small grains were compared with commercially available hybrids in on farm trials. Twenty three, 18 and 29 varieties of wheat, barley and durum were tested in a random complete block layout. All had at least one hybrid that yielded 6000 lb./ac or better. Wheat and barley had one hybrid each (Brooks, 6395 lb./ac; Max, 6356 lb./ac respectively) that had yields in excess of 6000 lb. /ac. Durum, had many superior hybrids that gave excellent yields (hybrids: Aconchi, 6772 lb./ac, V8001(WPB) 6320 lb./ac, V8013 (WPB) 6035 lb./ac, D1268 (FMC) 6023 lb./ac, V8010 (WPB), 5952 lb./ac, D8869, 5881 lb./ac). These yields were obtained with 42 water and 260 lb./ac NH₃ applied.
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