2014 Kansas Performance Tests with Sunflower Hybrids


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Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service


Sunflower performance tests were conducted in 2014 by the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station to provide farmers, extension workers, and private industry with unbiased agronomic information on many of the sunflower hybrids marketed in the state. Environmental factors affecting test results and cultural practices are presented for each individual test site. Contributors Patrick Evans, Research Technologist (Senior Author), Colby Jane Lingenfelser, Assistant Agronomist, Manhattan Mary Knapp, Kansas State Climatologist, Manhattan Alan Schlegel, Agronomist, Tribune Kelly Kusel, Agronomist, Parsons Gary Cramer, Agronomist, Hutchinson Wayne Aschwege, Technician, Hays



Sunflower hybrids, Yield, Oil percentage, Statistical analysis, Seed size