Blythe Stands '96-'97


Table 14. UC Blythe Alfalfa Cultivar Trial 1996-97 Stem Counts and Cover Ratings. Trial planted 10/25/95
  Stems/.1m2 COVER1 COVER COVER Stems/.1m2
ENTRY 04/96 05/96 10/96 04/97 04/97
    % % %    
Released Cultivars  
WL 525 HQ 97.1 ( 4) 78.8 (21) 62.5 (13) 73.8 ( 2) 72.4 ( 2)
Mecca II 89.0 (16) 87.5 ( 2) 60.0 (16) 63.8 (20) 53.8 (29)
SW 9301 92.8 (10) 81.3 (13) 63.8 (11) 67.5 ( 9) 68.1 ( 5)
Moapa 69 90.5 (13) 80.0 (18) 66.3 ( 6) 71.3 ( 5) 58.8 (19)
5939 88.1 (18) 83.8 ( 8) 71.3 ( 3) 63.8 (20) 55.4 (21)
SW 14 91.9 (12) 85.0 ( 5) 58.8 (17) 63.8 (20) 54.6 (25)
Mesa 87.6 (21) 80.0 (18) 40.0 (33) 60.0 (27) 51.4 (33)
Coronado 81.5 (31) 82.5 ( 9) 65.0 ( 8) 68.8 ( 7) 63.4 (10)
Sceptre 80.8 (33) 67.5 (36) 51.3 (23) 61.3 (26) 62.3 (13)
UC Cibola 99.9 ( 3) 78.8 (22) 45.0 (30) 65.0 (17) 59.6 (16)
WL 612 92.5 (11) 73.8 (32) 56.3 (19) 66.3 (11) 52.0 (32)
Highline (UC 340) 87.8 (20) 81.3 (14) 53.8 (22) 58.8 (29) 49.6 (34)
CUF 101 83.8 (27) 76.3 (29) 36.3 (35) 53.8 (34) 45.6 (38)
Eureka 100.3 ( 2) 67.5 (36) 36.3 (37) 52.5 (36) 53.8 (28)
Experimental Cultivars              
DS 591 93.5 ( 7) 86.3 ( 3) 76.3 ( 1) 75.0 ( 1) 62.4 (11)
ZX 9393 81.1 (32) 85.0 ( 5) 72.5 ( 2) 70.0 ( 6) 47.5 (37)
PGI 8621C 103.5 ( 1) 76.3 (29) 62.5 (13) 66.3 (11) 62.1 (14)
DS 491 88.3 (17) 71.3 (34) 47.5 (26) 63.8 (20) 64.3 ( 8)
YS 9T 78 88.0 (19) 80.0 (18) 70.0 ( 5) 72.5 ( 3) 55.3 (23)
UN9L 301 93.3 ( 8) 82.5 ( 9) 43.8 (31) 68.8 ( 7) 56.5 (20)
PGI 91112 85.3 (24) 81.3 (14) 55.0 (20) 61.3 (25) 54.1 (27)
YS 8T 1094 83.8 (27) 81.3 (14) 45.0 (29) 65.0 (17) 53.6 (30)
4956 76.9 (37) 85.0 ( 5) 65.0 ( 7) 66.3 (11) 59.6 (17)
UC 357 82.0 (30) 82.5 ( 9) 61.3 (15) 60.0 (28) 75.1 ( 1)
4958 89.9 (14) 77.5 (26) 65.0 ( 8) 63.8 (20) 48.4 (36)
49100 85.3 (24) 88.8 ( 1) 48.8 (24) 66.3 (11) 64.1 ( 9)
SW 9504 93.8 ( 6) 86.3 ( 4) 71.3 ( 3) 72.5 ( 3) 66.5 ( 6)
WL 91-224 93.1 ( 9) 77.5 (25) 48.8 (25) 65.0 (19) 66.0 ( 7)
SW 8406 87.6 (21) 78.8 (22) 65.0 ( 8) 66.3 (11) 70.5 ( 3)
ZX 9499 85.1 (26) 71.3 (34) 46.3 (28) 53.8 (35) 55.4 (22)
SW 9412 79.6 (36) 78.8 (22) 57.5 (18) 66.3 (11) 54.3 (26)
4978 82.6 (29) 82.5 ( 9) 47.5 (26) 57.5 (31) 52.8 (31)
ZX 9395 95.0 ( 5) 75.0 (31) 38.8 (34) 58.8 (30) 61.5 (15)
9396 APH 80.4 (34) 65.0 (38) 33.8 (38) 51.3 (38) 59.6 (17)
PSC 346 89.1 (15) 81.3 (14) 43.8 (31) 56.3 (32) 49.5 (35)
UC 339 79.9 (35) 77.5 (26) 55.0 (20) 52.5 (36) 54.9 (24)
9390 APH 87.1 (23) 77.5 (26) 36.3 (36) 55.0 (33) 62.4 (11)
SW 9523 70.9 (38) 72.5 (33) 63.8 (11) 67.5 ( 9) 68.8 ( 4)
                     
Mean 87.8   79.1   54.9   63.5   58.6  
CV 14.7   8.2   22.9   13.3   21.6  
LSD (.05)     9.1   17.6   11.8      
                     
Visual estimate of percent of ground covered by living alfalfa. Based on subjective rating on a 1 to 10 scale.
Seeded at 30lbs/acre on Ripley Silty Clay Soil at Blythe CA.


Last Updated on 11/14/98
By Jerry Schmierer