Table 9. Mean yields † and feed quality characteristics of four corn hybrids evaluated for silage at four REC locations in Tennessee across two years (2016-2017).
|Hybrid †||Trait Package ‡||Dry Weight Avg. Yield |
|±||Std Err.||Moisture at Harvest|
|30h IV NDFD |
(% of NDF)
|A||Croplan 5900||RR, VT2P||8.92||±||0.58||66||7.57||53.8||56.2||19.4||31.4||69.1||0.66||2993||27456|
|A||Augusta 7768||GT, LL, VIP3110||8.57||±||0.58||65||7.19||51.5||56.3||22.4||29.5||70||0.68||3089||26394|
|A||Terral REV 25BHR26||RR2, LL, YGCB, HX1||8.5||±||0.58||65||7.83||48||57.6||26.5||26.9||72.3||0.7||3223||25894|
|A||Terral REV 23BHR55||RR2, LL, YGCB, HX1||8.15||±||0.58||67||7.63||50.9||56.8||23.8||29.5||71||0.68||3163||25910|
† Hybrids that have any MS letter in common are not significantly different at the 5% level of probability.
‡ For a full description of abbreviated biotech traits, see table 13.
NDF = Neutral Detergent Fiber
30h IV NDFD = Neutral Detergent Filber Digestibility
ADF = Acid Detergent Fiber
TDN = Total Digestable Nutrients
NEL = Net Energy for Lactation
- based on University of Wisconsin Milk2006 software program. .
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