Table 11.  UC IMPERIAL ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL 2000 YIELDS. TRIAL PLANTED 10/15/97
Cut 1 Cut 2 Cut 3 Cut 4 Cut 5 Cut 6 Cut 7 Cut 8 Cut 9 YEAR % of
1/20 3/1 4/10 5/16 6/14 7/13 8/10 9/13 10/19 TOTAL CUF 101
Dry Tons/Acre
Released Cultivars
SW 9628 0.69 (03) 0.75 (07) 1.15 (07) 1.87 (04) 1.46 (02) 1.30 (02) 0.82 (04) 0.54 (04) 0.59 (05) 9.17 (02) A B                         119.1
Highline 0.63 (07) 0.71 (17) 1.24 (03) 1.74 (10) 1.38 (03) 1.16 (07) 0.78 (08) 0.55 (03) 0.62 (01) 8.82 (03) A B C                       114.7
DK 191 0.53 (16) 0.71 (16) 1.27 (01) 1.89 (02) 1.25 (12) 1.13 (11) 0.73 (13) 0.47 (18) 0.51 (23) 8.49 (07) A B C D E F                 110.3
Beacon 0.52 (17) 0.74 (09) 1.13 (13) 1.74 (11) 1.27 (08) 1.16 (08) 0.72 (18) 0.52 (07) 0.56 (09) 8.36 (11) A B C D E F G               108.7
SW 9720 0.47 (25) 0.72 (14) 1.12 (14) 1.75 (09) 1.18 (23) 1.10 (15) 0.71 (20) 0.51 (09) 0.53 (16) 8.09 (15)   B C D E F G H I           105.2
UC Cibola 0.49 (22) 0.68 (26) 1.09 (22) 1.74 (13) 1.23 (14) 1.09 (17) 0.72 (15) 0.46 (26) 0.51 (20) 8.03 (19)   B C D E F G H I J         104.3
WL 525 HQ 0.43 (34) 0.59 (43) 1.12 (15) 1.74 (14) 1.26 (10) 1.07 (24) 0.66 (30) 0.44 (30) 0.49 (28) 7.79 (25)     C D E F G H I J         101.3
57Q77 0.35 (45) 0.71 (15) 1.18 (04) 1.72 (16) 1.15 (30) 1.07 (26) 0.65 (35) 0.44 (31) 0.49 (25) 7.75 (27)     C D E F G H I J         100.8
CUF 101 0.49 (21) 0.62 (35) 1.05 (35) 1.69 (23) 1.18 (25) 0.94 (43) 0.70 (22) 0.48 (17) 0.55 (12) 7.69 (29)     C D E F G H I J K       100.0
El Tigre Verde 0.44 (29) 0.62 (36) 1.04 (36) 1.71 (17) 1.15 (29) 1.06 (29) 0.65 (32) 0.43 (35) 0.51 (22) 7.62 (32)     C D E F G H I J K       99.0
58N57 0.38 (39) 0.66 (30) 1.09 (23) 1.70 (22) 1.14 (32) 0.99 (36) 0.62 (38) 0.43 (37) 0.48 (33) 7.48 (36)     C D E F G H I J K L     97.2
Coronado 0.47 (24) 0.73 (12) 1.03 (43) 1.59 (41) 1.15 (28) 0.99 (37) 0.59 (43) 0.41 (41) 0.48 (30) 7.43 (37)       D E F G H I J K L     96.6
WL 612 0.37 (41) 0.61 (41) 0.90 (50) 1.44 (48) 0.97 (47) 0.92 (45) 0.50 (48) 0.31 (50) 0.33 (50) 6.35 (47)                     K L M N 82.6
Alto 0.28 (47) 0.61 (39) 0.95 (48) 1.43 (49) 0.83 (50) 0.74 (50) 0.47 (50) 0.33 (49) 0.36 (49) 6.00 (49)                         M N 78.0
Experimental Cultivars
WL C290 0.77 (01) 0.90 (01) 1.13 (10) 1.78 (07) 1.48 (01) 1.37 (01) 0.93 (01) 0.58 (01) 0.55 (11) 9.49 (01) A                           123.3
XS 960 0.69 (02) 0.81 (02) 1.27 (02) 1.89 (01) 1.17 (26) 1.07 (27) 0.72 (14) 0.50 (11) 0.60 (03) 8.73 (04) A B C D                     113.4
SW 9601 0.52 (19) 0.79 (05) 1.13 (11) 1.76 (08) 1.27 (07) 1.22 (05) 0.82 (05) 0.57 (02) 0.59 (04) 8.67 (05) A B C D E                   112.7
WL 91-213 0.57 (13) 0.71 (18) 1.09 (24) 1.70 (19) 1.36 (04) 1.25 (03) 0.83 (02) 0.50 (12) 0.55 (13) 8.55 (06) A B C D E F                 111.1
ZX 9495 0.47 (26) 0.76 (06) 1.15 (08) 1.80 (06) 1.34 (05) 1.22 (06) 0.79 (07) 0.49 (16) 0.45 (37) 8.47 (08) A B C D E F                 110.1
UC 2452 0.66 (06) 0.80 (03) 1.10 (21) 1.65 (33) 1.22 (16) 1.12 (12) 0.77 (09) 0.53 (05) 0.56 (08) 8.41 (09) A B C D E F                 109.4
WL C143 0.55 (15) 0.70 (21) 1.11 (18) 1.70 (18) 1.24 (13) 1.22 (04) 0.82 (03) 0.51 (10) 0.55 (10) 8.40 (10) A B C D E F                 109.2
UC 358 0.58 (11) 0.69 (24) 1.15 (06) 1.87 (03) 1.26 (09) 1.11 (14) 0.71 (19) 0.44 (32) 0.49 (27) 8.31 (12) A B C D E F G H             107.9
Sal-T-96 0.63 (08) 0.61 (38) 1.16 (05) 1.86 (05) 1.22 (17) 1.08 (23) 0.66 (29) 0.46 (24) 0.47 (34) 8.16 (13) A B C D E F G H I           106.1
XI 940 0.68 (04) 0.80 (04) 1.07 (29) 1.68 (26) 1.25 (11) 1.05 (30) 0.66 (28) 0.46 (27) 0.49 (24) 8.15 (14) A B C D E F G H I           105.9
UC 2461 0.67 (05) 0.70 (20) 1.07 (32) 1.64 (34) 1.13 (33) 1.07 (25) 0.71 (21) 0.51 (08) 0.58 (06) 8.07 (16)   B C D E F G H I J         104.9
SW 8718 0.52 (18) 0.69 (22) 1.07 (31) 1.67 (28) 1.23 (15) 1.10 (16) 0.80 (06) 0.49 (15) 0.48 (32) 8.05 (17)   B C D E F G H I J         104.6
CW 59128 0.58 (12) 0.73 (11) 1.07 (34) 1.70 (21) 1.11 (35) 1.12 (13) 0.72 (16) 0.50 (13) 0.53 (17) 8.05 (18)   B C D E F G H I J         104.6
WL C245 0.47 (27) 0.66 (31) 1.13 (12) 1.69 (24) 1.20 (19) 1.15 (09) 0.76 (11) 0.46 (23) 0.46 (36) 7.98 (20)   B C D E F G H I J         103.7
CW 5965 0.48 (23) 0.61 (40) 1.12 (16) 1.61 (40) 1.18 (24) 1.14 (10) 0.75 (12) 0.47 (20) 0.56 (07) 7.92 (21)   B C D E F G H I J         102.9
ZS 9592 0.56 (14) 0.74 (10) 1.09 (25) 1.74 (12) 1.08 (37) 1.08 (20) 0.66 (31) 0.42 (39) 0.52 (19) 7.88 (22)   B C D E F G H I J         102.4
ZX 9382 0.44 (31) 0.57 (46) 1.04 (38) 1.70 (20) 1.19 (21) 1.09 (18) 0.76 (10) 0.47 (19) 0.60 (02) 7.87 (23)   B C D E F G H I J         102.3
CW 5991 0.44 (30) 0.64 (33) 1.15 (09) 1.69 (25) 1.19 (20) 1.08 (22) 0.72 (17) 0.46 (25) 0.48 (31) 7.85 (24)   B C D E F G H I J         102.1
DS 784 0.41 (37) 0.67 (28) 1.07 (33) 1.67 (27) 1.19 (22) 1.06 (28) 0.68 (25) 0.46 (28) 0.54 (14) 7.75 (26)     C D E F G H I J         100.8
SW 8605 0.41 (36) 0.68 (25) 1.10 (20) 1.73 (15) 1.05 (40) 1.02 (32) 0.65 (33) 0.52 (06) 0.53 (15) 7.71 (28)     C D E F G H I J K       100.2
UC 2486 0.59 (10) 0.73 (13) 1.03 (42) 1.58 (43) 1.12 (34) 1.00 (35) 0.67 (26) 0.45 (29) 0.52 (18) 7.69 (30)     C D E F G H I J K       99.9
Sima 372 0.43 (33) 0.59 (44) 1.11 (17) 1.66 (30) 1.29 (06) 1.09 (19) 0.68 (24) 0.43 (36) 0.37 (48) 7.65 (31)     C D E F G H I J K       99.5
CW 59125 0.43 (35) 0.67 (27) 1.02 (44) 1.67 (29) 1.21 (18) 1.04 (31) 0.70 (23) 0.42 (40) 0.41 (41) 7.57 (33)     C D E F G H I J K L     98.3
CW 69120 0.35 (43) 0.60 (42) 1.07 (30) 1.66 (31) 1.16 (27) 1.08 (21) 0.66 (27) 0.47 (22) 0.51 (21) 7.56 (34)     C D E F G H I J K L     98.2
ABI 9293 0.51 (20) 0.75 (08) 1.04 (37) 1.62 (37) 1.01 (43) 1.02 (33) 0.64 (36) 0.47 (21) 0.48 (29) 7.55 (35)     C D E F G H I J K L     98.1
ZX 9393 0.60 (09) 0.70 (19) 1.03 (40) 1.62 (39) 1.06 (39) 0.95 (42) 0.61 (40) 0.40 (42) 0.40 (45) 7.36 (38)       D E F G H I J K L M   95.7
ABI 9283 0.39 (38) 0.63 (34) 1.08 (26) 1.66 (32) 1.14 (31) 0.98 (38) 0.62 (39) 0.43 (34) 0.42 (40) 7.36 (39)       D E F G H I J K L M   95.6
ZX 9392 0.43 (32) 0.61 (37) 1.08 (28) 1.58 (42) 1.09 (36) 0.95 (41) 0.60 (41) 0.49 (14) 0.49 (26) 7.33 (40)         E F G H I J K L M N 95.3
ZX 9499A 0.46 (28) 0.65 (32) 1.11 (19) 1.52 (45) 0.99 (45) 0.96 (39) 0.65 (34) 0.43 (33) 0.47 (35) 7.24 (41)           F G H I J K L M N 94.1
DS 792 0.35 (44) 0.56 (48) 1.08 (27) 1.62 (38) 1.04 (42) 0.93 (44) 0.64 (37) 0.40 (43) 0.40 (44) 7.03 (42)             G H I J K L M N 91.4
DS 782 0.24 (50) 0.58 (45) 1.01 (45) 1.64 (35) 1.07 (38) 1.00 (34) 0.59 (44) 0.39 (44) 0.43 (39) 6.94 (43)               H I J K L M N 90.3
ZX 9383 0.37 (42) 0.67 (29) 1.00 (46) 1.52 (46) 0.98 (46) 0.95 (40) 0.60 (42) 0.43 (38) 0.41 (42) 6.92 (44)                 I J K L M N 89.9
SW 8730 0.37 (40) 0.69 (23) 1.03 (41) 1.62 (36) 1.00 (44) 0.87 (47) 0.50 (46) 0.39 (46) 0.40 (46) 6.87 (45)                 I J K L M N 89.3
DS 791 0.32 (46) 0.57 (47) 1.04 (39) 1.57 (44) 1.05 (41) 0.91 (46) 0.53 (45) 0.35 (48) 0.39 (47) 6.72 (46)                   J K L M N 87.4
DS 783 0.28 (48) 0.53 (50) 0.97 (47) 1.46 (47) 0.86 (49) 0.79 (49) 0.50 (47) 0.39 (45) 0.44 (38) 6.21 (48)                       L M N 80.7
DS 781 0.24 (49) 0.54 (49) 0.93 (49) 1.33 (50) 0.88 (48) 0.82 (48) 0.47 (49) 0.36 (47) 0.41 (43) 5.97 (50)                           N 77.6
MEAN 0.48   0.68 1.09   1.67 1.16   1.05 0.68   0.46 0.49   7.75
 
CV 24.80 14.80 11.80 11.60 #### 15.40 19.90 20.90 21.80 12.60
LSD (.05) 0.17   0.14       NS       NS 0.28   0.23 0.19   0.13 0.15   1.37
 
Trial planted at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Imperial clay loam soil at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center, Holtville, CA.
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 5% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.