Table 2. 1985 Commercial Burley Variety Test Results

  Yield
Tobacco Experiment Station
Variety HRES1 TES2 Days to
Blooming
Days to
Topping
Days to
Harvest
Black Shank
Survival
3

Early maturity ----lb/A----       %
MS KY 14 x L8 4049 3334 65 65 98 100*
MS BU 21 x L8 3795 3419 65 65 98 100*
MS BU 37 x L8 3614 3213 65 65 98 100*
             
Medium maturity            
CO-OP 313 3960 3704 68 70 102 41
R 7-11 4158 4024 69 70 102 16
KY 14 3820 3488 70 70 102 0
KY 17 3431 3404 69 70 102 97
CO-OP 543 3713 3413 71 70 102 99
CLAY 501 3487 3284 67 70 102 100
MS BU 21 X KY 10 4012 3816 67 70 102 0
             
Late maturity            
VA 509 3638 4034 71 74 107 96
BU 64 3292 3821 85 74 107 99
N 77 3688 3890 73 74 107 100
TN 86 3939 4107 72 74 107 97
1 HRES = Highland Rim Experiment Station. All varieties were topped and harvested on the same
dates at HRES.
2 TES = Tobacco Experiment Station. Varieties were topped and harvested by maturity group at TES.
3 Average survival of four replications in a field having a high level of Race 0 black shank. Yield
data and black shank survival data were obtained in separate tests. *L8 hybrids have high resistance
to Race 0 black shank only; THEY HAVE NO RESISTANCE TO RACE 1 BLACK SHANK.