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Group Title: NFREC research report - University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ; 90-11
Title: Onion variety evaluation, 1986-1989
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Title: Onion variety evaluation, 1986-1989
Series Title: NFREC research report
Physical Description: 4 p. : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Olson, Stephen Michael
Snell, J. M
North Florida Research and Education Center (Quincy, Fla.)
Publisher: North Florida Research and Education Center
Place of Publication: Quincy Fla
Publication Date: 1990
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Subject: Onions -- Varieties -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Onions -- Yields -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
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Statement of Responsibility: S.M. Olson and J.M. Snell.
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Funding: Research report (North Florida Research and Education Center (Quincy, Fla.)) ;
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Bibliographic ID: UF00074345
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 85763726

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HISTORIC NOTE


The publications in this collection do
not reflect current scientific knowledge
or recommendations. These texts
represent the historic publishing
record of the Institute for Food and
Agricultural Sciences and should be
used only to trace the historic work of
the Institute and its staff. Current IFAS
research may be found on the
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site maintained by the Florida
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ONION



VARIETY EVALUATION


1986


- 1989


S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Associate Professor and Biological Scientist III
North Florida Research and Education Center
Route. 3 Box 4370
Quincy, Florida 32351
Telephone 904/627-9236


Central Science
Library

FrB 13 1990
University of Florida


NFREC Research Report Number 90-11




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TABLE 1

ONION
Variety Trial Results Quincy


Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: First planting transplanted 1/29/86, second planting transplanted
2/18/86
Harvested: May 10 May 23, 1986
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand



Yield first planting Yield second plantingy
(50 lb bags/A ) (50 lb bags/A)
Variety Source <3 in. 2-3 in. <3 in. 2-3 in. >2 in.

Texas Grano 1015Y Asgrow 1119 ax 186 bc 286 b 349 a 79 b

Texas Grano 502 PRR Asgrow 1119 a 238 bc 350 b 340 a 78 b

Colossal Abbott 1009 a 168 c 62 c 283 a 207 a
& Cobb

Yellow Granex Abbott 964 a 157 c -- -- --
& Cobb

Texas Grano 1105Yw Asgrow 912 ab 265 bc 588 a 282 a 30 b

Texas Grano 1030Yw Asgrow 714 bc 325 ab 519 a 256 a 42 b

Texas Grano 1025Y Asgrow 546 c 456 a 314 b 326 a 68 b

ZFirst planting trickle irrigation, double rows on 3 ft beds, 14 in. between
rows and 4 in. in-row.

YSecond planting overhead irrigation, 4 in. in-row and 18 in. between rows.
XMean separation by Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.

"TG 1030Y and TG 1105Y were harvested about 1 week later than rest.









TABLE 2


ONION
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS QUINCY

Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: Seeded October 14, 1986, transplanted March 3, 1987
Harvested: May 20 May 26, 1987
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand


Bulbs Plants
Bulb Yields % Bolted
Cultivar Source Type (sacks/A) <2 in. 2 to 3 in. >3 in. (%)

*Texas Grano 1015Y Asgrow Globe 491 aZ 7 b 50 bc 43 c 2 de
Granex 429 Asgrow Flat Globe 455 ab 2 b 54 bc 44 c 3 c-e
*Granex 33 Asgrow Flat Globe 435 ab 2 b 31 e 67 a 3 c-e
Colossal Abbott & Cobb Spindle 398 bc 30 a 63 ab 7 d 1 e
Henry Special Abbott & Cobb Globe 367 cd 9 b 68 a 23 d 7 cd

Texas Grano 502 PRR Asgrow Flat Globe 353 cd 28 a 57 a-c 15 d 0 e
Special 38 Abbott & Cobb Spindle 340 c-e 21 a 68 a 11 d 8 bc
Ringer Grano PRR Abbott & Cobb Spindle. 315 de 26 a 60 a-c 14 d 5 c-e
Tex Star 80 Abbott & Cobb Thick Flat 314 de 5 b 47 cd 48 bc 13 b
Yellow Granex Abbott & Cobb Thick Flat 291 e 5 b 37 de 59 ab 24 a


ZMean separation by Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.


Comments: Plant spacing 4 in. x 24 in. Overhead
N-P205-K2 0.


irrigation.


Fertilizer applied 175-108-295 lb/A









TABLE 3


ONION
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS-QUINCY

Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: Seeded October 5, 1987, transplanted February 15, 1988
Harvested: May 23-24, 1988
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand


Plants
Bulb Yield (sacks/A) Bolted
Cultivar Source Type <2 in. 2 to 3 in. >3 in. (%)


*Yellow Granex Asgrow Flat Globe 2.1 az 117.4 c 619.0 a 5.0 a
Granex 429 Abbott & Cobb Thick Flat 134.4 a 167.3 b 591.8 ab 0.3 b
Tex Star 80 Abbott & Cobb Thick Flat 7.5 a 127.7 c 548.3 a-c 4.0 a
Granex 33 Asgrow Flat Globe 19.7 a 162.4 b 514.1 bc 0.6 b
Texas Grano 1015Y Asgrow Globe 16.0 a 194.9 b 493.8 c 0.1 b

Colossal Abbott & Cobb Spindle 123.4 a 368.2 a 169.9 d 0.1 b


ZMean separation by Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.


Comments: Overhead irrigation. Fertilizer applied 175-108-295 lb/A N-P2 0-K 0.







SEED SOURCES


Abbott & Cobb, Inc.
P. O. Box 307
Feasterville, PA 19047


Asgrow Seed Co.
7000 Portage Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001


Petoseed Company, Inc.
P. O. Box 4206
Saticoy, CA 93004




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