Yield: High Potential
Type: Small Green
About ND Eagle
ND Eagle lentil was released in 2016. Since then, North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association has rights to production and distribution of seed.
This seed variety is an Eston-type small green lentil and has excellent agronomic performance. The ND Eagle has high yield potential in North Dakota environments based on data collected during a seven-year (2011-2017) trial conducted by North Dakota State University (NDSU).
It has a semi-erect plant habit with average plant height, flowers and matures one to two days earlier than check varieties.ND Eagle has high seed quality with no observations of speckled variants. Seed size for ND Eagle is within the acceptable range of the small green lentil market class.
To help ensure genetic purity, this variety is protected under Plant Variety Protection Title V and must be sold as a class of certified seed.
NE Eagle Strengths
• Excellent agronomic performance
• High seed quality
Agronomic comparison of ND Eagle and CDC Viceroy, 2011-2017.
|Trait||ND Eagle||CDC Viceroy||% of Viceroy|
|Seed Yield (lb/a)||1746||1735||101|
|Days to First Flower||54||56||96|
|Days to Maturity||89||91||98|
|Plant Height (cm)||26||27||95|
|1000 Seed Weight (g)||36||32||113|
North Dakota lentil variety trials, 2016-2017.
|Variety||Market Class*||First Flower (days)||Seed Yield (lb/acre)|
|CDC Red Rider||SR||54||1366|
SG = small green, SR = small red, MG = medium green, LG = large green.
Data and information extracted from variety release documents and unpublished experimental data.