M. Price1, A.O.M. Smith1 and J. McKinney2
Partner: New Brunswick Soil and Crop Improvement Association
Abstract: The New Brunswick Soil and Crop Improvement Association with funding from the Strategic Partnership Development Program in co-operation with the New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture conducted small grain cultivar evaluation trials in Hartland, New Brunswick in 2004. A Quaker oat trial, consisting of 10 lines, was established on the 10th day of May, 2004. Dry matter yield values ranged from 1.2 tons/acre to 1.86 tons/acre. The lowest and highest yielding lines were AC Alymer and Nova, respectively.
1 NB Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agriculture Development Branch, PO Box 6000, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1
2 NB Soil and Crop Improvement Association, 16 Gilks Road, Maugerville, NB, E3A 8N4