Table 5. Yield and Quality Data from the Regional Burley Small Plot Tests

  State
   
Entry KY TN VA NC OH Avg. Rank1

1984 Yield (lb/A)
VA 509 2952 2934 2997 2095 3130 2822 15
TN 86 3280 3491 3171 2714 3619 3255 1
KY 14 3233 3574 3011 2301 3305 3085 2
1985 Yield (lb/A)
VA 509 3079 4325 3222 3037 2788 3290 10
TN 86 3211 4574 3699 3455 2873 3562 2
KY 14 3418 4248 3402 3412 3004 3497 3
1985 Leaf Color2
VA 509 2.07 1.95 1.80 1.47 1.73 1.80 3
TN 86 1.60 2.25 1.95 1.40 1.60 1.76 1
KY 14 1.33 2.25 2.20 3.53 2.20 2.30 15
1985 Leaf Quality3
VA 509 2.87 3.05 3.10 2.33 2.40 2.75 2
TN 86 2.67 3.00 3.10 2.47 2.20 2.69 1
KY 14 2.80 3.90 3.15 4.73 3.13 3.54 17
1985 Percent Usable Leaf4
VA 509 46 31 30 55 58 44 2
TN 86 52 33 33 51 67 47 1
KY 14 49 15 22 0 44 26 14
1 Rank among the total number of entries in the regional Small Plot Tests. Twenty-two
entries were in the 1984 test and 19 were in the 1985 tests.
2 Leaf color: 1=Tan or Buff; 2=Red; 3=Variegated; 4=Greenish, Piebald, or Motley.
3 Leaf quality: 1=Good; 2=Fair; 3=Poor; 4=Very Poor.
4 Percent usability: Average overall industry usability as judged by the six tobacco
companies participating in warehouse evaluations.