Table 10a. Mean yield, agronomic traits, and quality of 35 Maturity Group IV Early (4.0 – 4.4) soybean varieties evaluated in small plot replicated trials at eight REC locations in Tennessee during 2020. Analysis included variety performance over a 1 yr (2020), 2 yr (20192020), and 3 yr (20182020) period.
Variety  Herbicide Pkg  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac)  Moisture at Harvest (%)  Plant Height (in.)  Lodging? (15)  

1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  
Hybrid  Herbicide Pkg  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac) 1 yr  MS Avg. Yield§ 1 yr  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac) 2 yr  MS Avg. Yield§ 2 yr  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac) 3 yr  MS Avg. Yield§ 3 yr  Moisture (%) 1 yr  MS Moisture 1 yr  Moisture (%) 2 yr  MS Moisture 2 yr  Moisture (%) 3 yr  MS Moisture 3 yr  Plant Height (in.) 1 yr  MS Plant Height 1 yr  Plant Height (in.) 2 yr  MS Plant Height 2 yr  Plant Height (in.) 3 yr  MS Plant Height 3 yr  Lodging¶ (%) 1 yr  MS Lodging¶ 1 yr  Lodging¶ (%) 2 yr  MS Lodging¶ 2 yr  Lodging¶ (%) 3 yr  MS Lodging¶ 3 yr 

Local Seed Co. LS4565XS**  R2X, STS  S18033  67.3  A  62.8  AB  61.6  AB  13.6  AF  13.2  BC  13.1  AB  42  AC  42  A  42  A  1.8  AC  2.0  AB  2.1  A 
AgriGold G4190RX**  R2X  S18091  66.0  AB  64.1  A  61.9  AB  13.5  BH  13.4  AB  13.3  AB  40  HK  39  CD  39  B  1.3  IK  1.3  D  1.4  B 
DynaGro S45ES10  E3  S20054  65.4  AC  13.4  BI  41  CG  1.3  HK  
DynaGro S41XS98***  R2X, STS  S17036  65.2  AD  62.2  AC  62.2  A  13.7  AD  13.5  A  13.4  A  40  HK  39  CD  39  B  1.4  FJ  1.6  C  1.6  B 
LG Seeds LGS4227RX  R2X, STS  S17053  64.9  AD  62.2  AC  13.6  AF  13.3  AC  39  IL  39  BD  1.3  IK  1.4  CD  
Progeny P4505RXS  R2X, STS  S20066  64.5  AE  13.8  AC  41  BE  1.7  BD  
Croplan CP4150XS  R2X  S20062  64.4  AE  13.5  BH  40  GJ  1.4  GJ  
USG 7447XTS**  R2X, STS  S18081  63.4  AF  13.5  BH  41  BF  1.7  BE  
AgriGold G4255RX  R2X  S19011  63.1  BG  60.4  BD  13.6  AF  13.4  AB  41  DH  39  BC  1.5  DJ  1.4  CD  
Croplan CP4520XS  R2X  S20063  62.6  BH  13.7  AD  41  CG  1.6  CG  
Asgrow AG43X0  R2X  S20037  62.4  BI  13.8  AB  41  DH  1.4  FJ  
Mission Seed A4448X  R2X, STS  S20002  61.9  CI  13.5  BH  38  KM  1.7  BF  
DynaGro S45XS37  R2X, STS  S17038  61.8  CI  60.5  BD  59.9  B  13.5  BI  13.0  C  13.1  B  43  A  42  A  43  A  1.7  BF  2.0  B  2.1  A 
AgriGold G4318RX  R2X  S20082  61.7  CI  13.2  HJ  40  DH  1.7  BF  
DONMARIO Seeds DM 45X61  R2X  S20078  61.7  CI  13.9  A  43  AB  1.8  AC  
LG Seeds LGS4464RX  R2X, STS  S20038  61.5  CI  13.3  FI  40  HK  1.6  CH  
NK Seed S44C7X  R2X  S19066  61.3  DJ  59.3  DE  13.7  AE  13.3  AC  36  P  36  E  1.5  CI  1.5  CD  
DynaGro S43XS70  R2X, STS  S19072  61.3  DJ  58.0  DF  13.4  CI  13.4  AB  40  EH  39  CD  1.5  DJ  1.4  CD  
Progeny 4444RXS  R2X, STS  S17075  60.8  EK  13.5  BH  39  JL  1.8  AC  
Progeny P4265RXS  R2X, STS  S19001  59.9  FL  57.8  EF  13.6  BH  13.4  AB  41  DH  39  BC  1.5  EJ  1.4  CD  
USG 7431ET  E3, STS  S20057  59.9  FL  13.1  IJ  38  LO  1.6  BF  
Local Seed Co. LS4299XS  R2X, STS  S19051  59.7  FM  59.7  CE  13.6  BH  13.3  AC  42  AD  40  B  1.6  CG  1.5  CD  
DynaGro S43EN61  E3  S20053  59.1  GN  13.4  DI  37  NP  1.7  BF  
Credenz CZ 4410 GTLL  RR, LL  S20026  58.9  HN  13.6  BH  41  DH  1.7  BD  
AGS GS42X19S  R2X, STS  S20043  58.5  IN  13.6  AF  38  LN  1.7  BF  
Credenz CZ 4570 X  R2X  S20027  57.3  JN  13.6  AG  38  LN  1.9  AB  
Credenz CZ 4240 GTLL  RR, LL  S20024  57.1  KN  13.8  AC  36  P  1.1  K  
Armor A44D92  R2X  S19007  56.7  LN  55.5  F  13.4  BI  13.4  AB  40  FI  39  BD  1.5  DJ  1.4  CD  
Local Seed Co. LS4407X  R2X  S19052  55.9  LO  56.3  F  13.5  BH  13.2  BC  38  LN  38  D  2.0  A  2.3  A  
Progeny P4241E3  E3  S20069  55.7  MO  13.3  GJ  36  P  1.5  CI  
Credenz CZ 4280 X  R2X  S20025  55.4  NO  13.1  IJ  37  MP  1.6  CH  
GoSoy 43C17S  STS  S18022  52.2  OP  12.9  J  32  Q  1.3  JK  
Credenz CZ 4539 GTLL  RR, LL  S19046  51.3  P  52.2  G  13.4  EI  13.1  C  40  EI  40  B  1.5  DJ  1.6  C  
TN Exp TN174507R2  RR  S20012  50.8  P  13.4  CI  30  R  1.7  BD  
TN Exp TN184007  Conv.  S20014  48.6  P  13.5  BH  36  OP  1.6  CI  
Average  59.9  59.3  61.4  13.5  13.3  13.2  39  39  41  1.6  1.6  1.8  
Standard Error  4.8  4.8  4.5  0.7  0.8  0.5  3  3  3  0.3  0.3  0.3  
L.S.D..05  4.1  2.7  N.S.  0.4  0.3  N.S.  1  1  1  0.3  0.3  0.2  
C.V.  12  10  10  5  5  6  6  5  5  –  –  –  
Plots per entry (reps x locs x years.)  21  42  45  21  42  45  18  36  45  18  36  45 
† Hybrids that have any MS letter in common are not significantly different at the 5% level of probability.
* Hybrids marked with an asterisk were in the top performing “A” group for two (**) or three (***) years within the previous three year evaluation period.
‡ For a full description of abbreviated biotech traits, see table 31.
§ All yields are adjusted to 13% moisture.
‖ Lodging was evaluated on a a scale of 1 (no lodging) to 5 (complete lodging). C.V. is not reported for lodging since it was not measured using a ratio scale.
¶ Protein and oil on a dry weight basis.
Table 10b. Mean yield, agronomic traits, and quality of 35 Maturity Group IV Early (4.0 – 4.4) soybean varieties evaluated in small plot replicated trials at eight REC locations in Tennessee during 2020. Analysis included variety performance over a 1 yr (2020), 2 yr (20192020), and 3 yr (20182020) period.
Variety  Herbicide Pkg  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac)  Maturity (DAP)  Protein¶ (%)  Oil¶ (%)  

1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  
Hybrid  Herbicide Pkg  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac) 1 yr  MS Avg. Yield§ 1 yr  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac) 2 yr  MS Avg. Yield§ 2 yr  Avg. Yield§ (bu/ac) 3 yr  MS Avg. Yield§ 3 yr  Maturity (DAP) 1 yr  MS Maturity 1 yr  Maturity (DAP) 2 yr  MS Maturity 2 yr  Maturity (DAP) 3 yr  MS Maturity 3 yr  Protein¶ (%) 1 yr  MS Protein¶ 1 yr  Protein¶ (%) 2 yr  MS Protein¶ 2 yr  Protein¶ (%) 3 yr  MS Protein¶ 3 yr  Oil¶ (%) 1 yr  MS Oil¶ 1 yr  Oil¶ (%) 2 yr  MS Oil¶ 2 yr  Oil¶ (%) 3 yr  MS Oil¶ 3 yr 

Local Seed Co. LS4565XS**  R2X, STS  S18033  67.3  A  62.8  AB  61.6  A  138  AB  133  AB  133  A  40.3  CG  39.6  AB  39.8  A  21.5  S  22.0  E  21.9  B 
AgriGold G4190RX**  R2X  S18091  66.0  AB  64.1  A  61.9  A  131  M  127  F  126  B  41.1  B  39.5  AB  39.9  A  22.3  NQ  22.9  CD  22.7  A 
DynaGro S45ES10  E3  S20054  65.4  AC  138  AB  38.5  NP  22.6  IN  
DynaGro S41XS98***  R2X, STS  S17036  65.2  AD  62.2  AC  62.2  A  131  LM  128  F  127  B  40.6  BD  39.5  AB  39.9  A  22.5  KP  22.9  CD  22.7  A 
LG Seeds LGS4227RX  R2X, STS  S17053  64.9  AD  62.2  AC  132  KM  128  F  40.9  BC  39.7  A  22.3  NQ  22.9  CD  
Progeny P4505RXS  R2X, STS  S20066  64.5  AE  137  BD  38.5  NP  23.0  DI  
Croplan CP4150XS  R2X  S20062  64.4  AE  134  FJ  40.3  BE  22.6  KP  
USG 7447XTS**  R2X, STS  S18081  63.4  AF  138  AB  40.1  DI  21.8  RS  
AgriGold G4255RX  R2X  S19011  63.1  BG  60.4  BD  134  EG  130  E  40.2  DH  39.2  AB  22.5  KP  23.1  BC  
Croplan CP4520XS  R2X  S20063  62.6  BH  139  A  39.3  JM  22.4  MQ  
Asgrow AG43X0  R2X  S20037  62.4  BI  137  AC  39.2  KN  22.6  KP  
Mission Seed A4448X  R2X, STS  S20002  61.9  CI  133  GK  39.4  IM  22.8  HM  
DynaGro S45XS37  R2X, STS  S17038  61.8  CI  60.5  BD  59.9  A  138  AB  133  A  133  A  39.8  EL  39.0  B  39.4  A  21.6  S  22.1  E  21.9  B 
AgriGold G4318RX  R2X  S20082  61.7  CI  133  HL  39.6  EL  22.6  JO  
DONMARIO Seeds DM 45X61  R2X  S20078  61.7  CI  138  AB  37.6  QR  23.3  BE  
LG Seeds LGS4464RX  R2X, STS  S20038  61.5  CI  132  IM  40.3  CF  22.6  KP  
NK Seed S44C7X  R2X  S19066  61.3  DJ  59.3  DE  138  AB  132  BC  38.3  OQ  37.2  C  23.6  AB  24.1  A  
DynaGro S43XS70  R2X, STS  S19072  61.3  DJ  58.0  DF  135  EG  131  DE  40.1  DI  39.2  AB  22.4  LP  23.1  C  
Progeny 4444RXS  R2X, STS  S17075  60.8  EK  135  DF  39.2  KN  22.8  GL  
Progeny P4265RXS  R2X, STS  S19001  59.9  FL  57.8  EF  134  FH  130  E  40.2  CG  39.3  AB  22.3  NQ  22.9  CD  
USG 7431ET  E3, STS  S20057  59.9  FL  135  EF  38.7  MO  23.4  BD  
Local Seed Co. LS4299XS  R2X, STS  S19051  59.7  FM  59.7  CE  134  FI  130  E  40.2  DH  39.5  AB  22.3  OQ  22.7  D  
DynaGro S43EN61  E3  S20053  59.1  GN  136  CE  37.8  PR  23.9  A  
Credenz CZ 4410 GTLL  RR, LL  S20026  58.9  HN  134  FH  37.5  R  23.2  BG  
AGS GS42X19S  R2X, STS  S20043  58.5  IN  134  FH  39.0  LO  23.2  BF  
Credenz CZ 4570 X  R2X  S20027  57.3  JN  138  AB  39.9  DJ  23.1  CH  
Credenz CZ 4240 GTLL  RR, LL  S20024  57.1  KN  134  FJ  40.1  DI  22.2  PQ  
Armor A44D92  R2X  S19007  56.7  LN  55.5  F  134  FI  130  E  39.4  HL  39.2  AB  22.6  KP  23.0  C  
Local Seed Co. LS4407X  R2X  S19052  55.9  LO  56.3  F  138  A  132  AC  39.8  EK  39.0  B  22.9  FK  23.3  B  
Progeny P4241E3  E3  S20069  55.7  MO  135  EG  39.5  GL  22.5  KP  
Credenz CZ 4280 X  R2X  S20025  55.4  NO  132  JM  38.5  NP  23.4  BC  
GoSoy 43C17S  STS  S18022  52.2  OP  129  N  39.1  KN  23.0  EJ  
Credenz CZ 4539 GTLL  RR, LL  S19046  51.3  P  52.2  G  138  AB  132  CD  40.1  DH  39.7  AB  22.7  IN  23.0  C  
TN Exp TN174507R2  RR  S20012  50.8  P  138  AB  39.6  FL  22.0  QR  
TN Exp TN184007  Conv.  S20014  48.6  P  134  EG  44.5  A  20.8  T  
Average  59.9  59.3  61.4  135  130  129  39.6  39.2  39.7  22.6  22.9  22.3  
Standard Error  4.8  4.8  4.5  3  5  4  0.3  0.9  0.7  0.1  0.5  0.3  
L.S.D..05  4.1  2.7  N.S.  2  1  1  0.7  0.7  N.S.  0.4  0.3  0.2  
C.V.  12  10  10  2  2  2  1  2  2  1  1  1  
Plots per entry (reps x locs x years.)  21  42  45  18  36  45  3  6  9  3  6  9 
† Hybrids that have any MS letter in common are not significantly different at the 5% level of probability.
* Hybrids marked with an asterisk were in the top performing “A” group for two (**) or three (***) years within the previous three year evaluation period.
‡ For a full description of abbreviated biotech traits, see table 31.
 All yields are adjusted to 13% moisture.
‖ Lodging was evaluated on a a scale of 1 (no lodging) to 5 (complete lodging). C.V. is not reported for lodging since it was not measured using a ratio scale.
¶ Protein and oil on a dry weight basis.
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 Table A32. Characteristics of soybean varieties evaluated in Tennessee during 2020  December 27, 2020
 Table A31. Mean yields and agronomic data from Memphis, TN, MG5  December 27, 2020
 Table A30. Mean yields and agronomic data from Memphis, TN, MG4L  December 27, 2020