Off. No. 252
Seed was received in April '09, froi Waslhilngton, D.C. S ed was
sown on April 12th and good stand was obtained. By July plants
were about 3 ft. high. Bunches were well developed 1 by August.
Itr seeded heavily during Septeirber. "..I killed to the ground by
17 deg. during December. Began to sprout in T9ircn 1910. Was
cut for hay in July, 1,910, then 4 ft. high. Hay was excellent.
Second cutting was made in September, about 3 ft. high, and: in
liov. it was in blooi a:.:ain. Was ki led to the ground during the
winner of .910-31. Was 4 ft. hig' in June, 1911, and was cut
for hay in July. Another cutting was made in October. It was
killed during the winter of 1931-12. Young growth was killed
back by 33 deg. in March 1914. Was cut for hay ii June, 19]341
the foilowTi.g summer (1915) two cuttings were made but thle h'y was
inferior. Plants began to die and were discarded in fall of 1935.
Off. No. 1622_ S.P. T. ]3 896
Seed .vas received in April, .196, and sown on April 26th.
Fair stand was obtained; it was in bloom inj July, andl cut for hay;
another cutting was made in September. Tops were killed by 26
de. ,in Dece.ber and plants ,Tere killed to the ground by 37 deg.
Feb. 3 aind 4, 2917, buat roots were not injured. ,e'-i to sprout
in March ( 1917).
A second sowing was ii~-ie from this seed in July, 3936, but
stand was poor.
Seed of NQ.252 collected on grounds was sown in 933 91 4,
and 3935. In 3933 and 393 4 sowings seed did not germinate prob-
ably due to drought. The 3915 sowing wi-s successful and a good
stand owas obtained.
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Seed received from Crenshaw Bros. Seed.?Co./in 934. failed