November 24, 2017

2016 Strawberry Yield Trial Results

 

2016 Strawberry yield trial results at West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris, MN. Planting established in Spring 2014.
Cultivar Lbs/Acre Berry Wt Earliness1 Vigor2 Plant Stand3 Stand Change

Oct15-Jun164

Stand Change

Oct14-Jun165

Annapolis 3439 6.1 63 8.7 87% 19% -17%
Cavendish 6985 10.3 44 7.3 60% 7% -24%
Daroyal 9454 9.2 63 9.0 87% 0% -7%
Darselect 14342 11.4 21 8.0 93% 4% -8%
Flavorfest 7864 11.7 44 8.0 87% 0% -13%
Galletta 10784 13.4 57 6.7 87% -4% -10%
Honeoye 11282 9.9 47 8.3 87% -4% -15%
Itasca 11649 9.7 49 7.0 60% 0% -24%
Jewel 11282 10.5 15 8.7 90% 17% -24%
Kent 6417 9.0 43 7.0 33% 0% -55%
L’Amour 7720 9.9 24 7.3 90% 4% -8%
Malwina 1804 12.4 5 8.7 50% 6% -46%
Mayflower 6811 11.0 5 8.0 60% -11% -41%
Mesabi 9934 7.4 32 6.0 57% 1% -38%
Record 14291 19.6 1 8.3 77% -13% -37%
Rubicon 7093 10.4 36 7.7 60% 3% -47%
Sonata 16861 11.0 18 8.0 80% 6% -20%
Valley Sun 8298 17.1 2 8.7 95% -4% -20%
Wendy 9364 9.8 68 7.7 97% 4% -7%
Winona 5581 9.9 11 6.0 50% -3% -58%
LSD (0.05) 3802 2.6 15 1.5 21% 24% 22%
1 = % of total crop harvested in first 3 of 10 pickings.
2 = Vigor rated from 0=dead to 9=very vigorous.
3 = % plant stand in June 2016.
4 = % stand change from Oct 2015 to June 2016 (overwinter change.)
5 = % stand change from establishment year in Oct 2014 to June 2016.

 


This is an image of the table above, color coded for easy interpretation.