August 18, 2017

Variety Trials

Performance of Raspberry Cultivars in Minnesota

North Central Research and Outreach Center, Grand Rapids: S. Yao, K. Mann, P. Johnson,  D. Wildung
Department of Horticultural Science, St. Paul: J. Luby, E. Hoover
Horticultural Research Center, Excelsior: D. Bedford, P. Hemstad, J. Elskamp, L. Miroslawski
West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris: S. Poppe

Raspberry Trials – North Central Research and Outreach Center, Grand Rapids, MN.
  Cumulative Yield(Lbs/15 Feet) Cumulative Yield (Lbs/Acre) Fruit Size(Grams/Fruit) % Early Harvest
Cultivar 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Mean 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Mean 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Mean  
  Summer Crop by 8/4
Nova a 6.94 18.09 1.38 13.76 10.04 a 2906 7581 577 5765 4207 a 2.5 2.7 2.2 2.4 2.5 89%
Killarney a 2.71 17.83 0.00 2.35 5.72 a 1134 7471 0 985 2397 a 2.4 2.5 2.1 2.4 68%
Latham b b 0.48 1.80 7.11 3.13 b b 202 756 2981 1313 b b 2.1 2.1 1.8 2.0 57%
Encore 0.22 3.66 3.94 0.08 0.65 1.71 118 1534 1651 32 271 721 2.3 3.0 3.3 3.9 3.1 3.1 72%
Boyne 0.68 1.03 4.29 0.33 d 1.58 372 430 1797 138 d 684 2.0 2.9 2.6 2.1 d 2.4 d
Lauren 0.18 0.71 0.27 0.55 0.00 0.34 99 298 114 230 0 148 3.1 3.1 3.6 2.2 3.0 0%
K-81-6 b b 0.83 0.09 0.46 0.46 b b 350 37 191 193 b b 3.8 1.8 3.1 2.9 10%
  Fall Crop by 8/28
Autumn Bliss 2.34 12.75 8.19 1.70 0.00 4.99 1277 5341 3431 712 0 2152 2.6 2.9 2.2 2.3 0.0 2.0 0%
Caroline 0.02 10.05 9.39 2.58 0.78 4.57 12 4212 3934 1082 329 1914 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.1 6%
Double Delight 1.61 3.25 4.26 3.31 6.33 3.75 879 1361 1786 1388 2652 1613 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.1 2.6 2.3 7%
Autumn Britten a 4.11 5.38 1.33 c 3.61 a 1724 2256 559 c 1513 a 3.5 2.5 3.0 3.0
Polana b b 1.93 0.80 3.44 2.06 b b 810 336 1443 863 b b 2.4 2.8 2.3 2.5 0%
Dinkum 0.48 5.41 3.14 0.48 0.17 1.94 261 2268 1317 202 69 823 2.3 2.8 2.3 3.2 3.3 2.8 28%
Josephine 0.00 0.71 2.71 0.24 0.39 0.81 0 297 1137 99 162 339 0.0 4.8 3.8 3.3 4.4 3.3 34%
Prelude 0.04 0.50 1.72 0.10 0.89 0.65 21 210 719 41 371 272 3.8 3.3 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.1 49%
MBT-F1 0.36 3.37 3.93 0.25 0.09 1.60 198 1414 1646 105 36 680 3.5 3.3 2.6 2.5 4.9 3.4 0%
NO-1 0.00 0.22 0.98 0.00 0.00 0.24 0 93 412 0 0 101 3.7 2.1 2.9
Red River 1.06 2.13 3.70 4.74   2.91 579 892 1552 1986   1252 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.8   1.6
Red Wing 0.64 0.78 2.14 0.64   1.05 346 326 896 269   459 1.8 2.1 1.7 1.8   1.9
a = planted in 1999
b = planted in 2000
    Summer Total season = 7/23/2003 to 8/28/2003, 11 harvests
Summer Early season = 7/23/2003 to 8/4/2003, 5 harvests

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