Table 4. UC Scott Valley Alfalfa Cultivar Trial 1999 yields. Trial planted 4/22/99
NOTE: ONE-YEAR DATA SHOULD NOT BE USED TO CHOOSE OR EVALUATE ALFALFA CULTIVARS. USING THIS DATA FOR EVALUATION OR ADVERTISING PURPOSES IS A MIS-USE OF UNIVERSITY TRIAL DATA.
  Cut 1 Cut 2 YEAR                         % OF    
ENTRY 7/7 8/31 TOTAL                         Vernal    
  Dry Tons/Acre                              
Released Cultivars    
WL 327 1.79 (1) 2.46 (13) 4.26 (1) A   120.1    
Dura 512 1.63 (6) 2.57 (3) 4.20 (2) A B   118.5    
Leaf Master 1.64 (5) 2.56 (4) 4.20 (3) A B C   118.3    
Reno 1.55 (13) 2.61 (1) 4.16 (4) A B C   117.2    
Select 1.68 (2) 2.47 (11) 4.15 (5) A B C   117.0    
DK 142 1.60 (9) 2.52 (6) 4.12 (6) A B C D   116.3    
Blazer XL 1.55 (12) 2.56 (5) 4.11 (7) A B C D   115.9    
Gold Plus 1.63 (7) 2.47 (10) 4.08 (8) A B C D   114.9    
Sentry 1.61 (8) 2.46 (12) 4.07 (9) A B C D   114.6    
Key 2 1.58 (11) 2.48 (9) 4.06 (10) A B C D   114.4    
Plumas (3L102) 1.45 (20) 2.58 (2) 4.03 (11) A B C D E   113.7    
Innovator+Z 1.66 (3) 2.37 (16) 4.03 (12) A B C D E   113.6    
Dura 400 1.65 (4) 2.38 (15) 4.02 (13) B C D E F   113.4    
330 1.52 (14) 2.49 (7) 4.01 (14) B C D E F   113.0    
329 1.48 (18) 2.49 (8) 3.97 (15) C D E F   111.9    
AlfaStar 1.48 (19) 2.42 (14) 3.90 (16) D E F G   110.0    
Amerigraze 401+Z 1.52 (15) 2.28 (21) 3.80 (18) E F G H I   107.2    
WL 325 HQ 1.59 (10) 2.21 (27) 3.80 (19) F G H I   107.0    
Spirit 1.50 (17) 2.31 (19) 3.80 (20) F G H I   107.0    
Fortress 1.38 (23) 2.34 (18) 3.72 (21) G H I J   105.0    
TriStar 1.38 (24) 2.27 (23) 3.65 (23) H I J K   102.8    
Affinity+Z 1.39 (22) 2.21 (26) 3.60 (24) H I J K   101.5    
Forecast 3001 1.41 (21) 2.17 (30) 3.58 (25) I J K   100.9    
Magnum V 1.28 (31) 2.29 (20) 3.58 (26) I J K   100.8    
Vernal 1.38 (26) 2.17 (29) 3.55 (27) J K   100.0    
53V08 1.30 (30) 2.21 (25) 3.51 (28) J K   99.0    
Forecast 1001 1.32 (28) 2.18 (28) 3.51 (29) J K   98.9    
Archer II 1.38 (25) 2.10 (32) 3.48 (30) K   98.0    
WL 334 RK 1.24 (32) 2.23 (24) 3.47 (32) K   97.7    
Experimental Cultivars    
ZX 9853 1.51 (16) 2.28 (22) 3.82 (17) E F G H   107.7    
ZX 9451 1.33 (27) 2.34 (17) 3.66 (22) H I J K   103.2    
ZG 9650A 1.32 (29) 2.15 (31) 3.47 (31) K   97.9    
                                         
MEAN 1.49   2.36   3.85                                
                                         
CV 7.80   4.80   4.80                                
LSD (.05) 0.15   0.14   0.23                                
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed at Scott Valley,CA.
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 5% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.

Last Updated on 12/21/1999