Table 6. Yield and Quality Data from the 1985 Regional Burley Farm Test

  State
   
Entry KY TN VA NC OH Avg. Rank1

Yield (lb/A)
VA 509 2953 3308 3081 2834 2850 3054 3
TN 86 3048 3511 3496 3316 2870 3274 2
KY 14 3080 3482 3187 3508 3160 3277 1
GR 131 2947 3046 3226 3270 2784 3044 4
NC 127 2858 2924 2942 3382 2888 2957 5
Leaf Color2
VA 509 2.09 2.26 1.81 1.74 1.96 2.02 1
TN 86 1.93 2.36 2.08 1.60 2.04 2.04 2
KY 14 1.83 2.26 2.37 2.66 2.70 2.25 5
GR 131 1.89 2.43 2.38 1.60 2.46 2.15 4
NC 127 1.95 2.45 2.01 2.00 2.20 2.12 3
Leaf Quality3
VA 509 3.33 3.30 3.17 2.63 2.86 3.15 2
TN 86 3.08 3.46 3.19 2.70 2.74 3.11 1
KY 14 3.12 3.54 3.31 3.93 3.53 3.41 5
GR 131 3.16 3.60 3.54 2.90 3.30 3.33 4
NC 127 3.13 3.53 3.24 3.14 3.06 3.24 3
Percent Usable Leaf4
VA 509 34 25 30 45 47 34 2
TN 86 40 21 29 43 50 35 1
KY 14 40 19 24 14 26 27 5
GR 131 41 18 19 37 36 30 4
NC 127 40 18 27 30 40 31 3
1 Rank among the total number of entries in the regional Small Plot 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.