Table 13. Results of Chemical Analyses from 1985 Regional Small Plot Tests

    State
 
Entry Year KY TN VA NC OH Avg.

Percent Total Alkaloids
VA 509 1984 4.46 4.03 4.63 4.32 5.70 4.64
TN 86 1984 4.10 3.47 4.25 3.39 5.47 4.14
KY 14 1984 3.43 3.57 4.06 3.74 4.24 3.85
VA 509 1985 4.72 5.61 4.05 4.95 7.06 5.28
TN 86 1985 4.40 5.62 4.06 4.32 6.22 4.92
KY 14 1985 3.54 4.59 3.40 3.44 5.70 4.13
               
Percent Total Nicotine
VA 509 1984 3.85 3.77 4.19 4.01 5.21 4.21
TN 86 1984 3.84 3.37 4.03 3.24 5.03 3.90
KY 14 1984 3.16 3.43 3.81 3.60 3.95 3.59
VA 509 1985 4.34 4.89 3.56 4.48 6.29 4.71
TN 86 1985 3.92 4.94 3.55 3.84 5.65 4.38
KY 14 1985 3.24 4.08 3.00 2.94 5.20 3.69
1984 average of controls = 3.90; acceptable range (15%) =3.32-4.48.
1985 average of controls = 4.08; acceptable range (15%) = 3.57-4.83.
               
Percent Total Secondary Alkaloids
VA 509 1984 0.61 0.27 0.44 0.31 0.49 0.43
TN 86 1984 0.26 0.11 0.22 0.15 0.43 0.24
KY 14 1984 0.27 0.14 0.25 0.14 0.29 0.26
VA 509 1985 0.38 0.72 0.50 0.47 0.77 0.57
TN 86 1985 0.49 0.68 0.51 0.48 0.57 0.55
KY 14 1985 0.30 0.50 0.41 0.51 0.50 0.44
               
Ratio of Secondary to Total Alkaloids
VA 509 1984 0.14 0.07 0.10 0.07 0.09 0.09
TN 86 1984 0.06 0.03 0.05 0.04 0.08 0.06
KY 14 1984 0.08 0.04 0.06 0.04 0.07 0.07
VA 509 1985 0.08 0.13 0.12 0.09 0.11 0.11
TN 86 1985 0.11 0.12 0.13 0.11 0.09 0.11
KY 14 1985 0.08 0.11 0.12 0.15 0.09 0.11
Total secondary alkaloids may not exceed 20% of the total alkaloid fraction.
               
Percent Total Nitrogen
VA 509 1984 4.76 3.40 4.81 4.65 4.28 4.38
TN 86 1984 4.22 3.27 4.77 4.21 4.10 4.12
KY 14 1984 4.46 3.24 4.64 4.39 4.20 4.19
VA 509 1985 4.94 4.73 4.75 4.92 5.53 4.97
TN 86 1985 5.00 4.89 4.97 4.49 4.85 4.84
KY 14 1985 5.09 4.77 4.90 4.42 5.04 4.84
1984 average of controls = 4.28; accptable range (10%) = 3.35-4.71.
1985 average of controls = 4.90; acceptable range (10%) = 4.41-5.40.