Table 12.  UC IMPERIAL ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL 1998-2000 YIELDS. TRIAL PLANTED 10/15/97
1998 1999 2000 Average % of
Dry Tons/Acre CUF 101
Released Cultivars
SW 9628 13.24 (12) 11.14 (03) 9.17 (02) 11.18 (03) A B C                     112.2
Highline 13.09 (16) 11.05 (04) 8.82 (03) 10.99 (04) A B C D                   110.2
DK 191 13.32 (09) 10.55 (05) 8.49 (07) 10.78 (06) A B C D E                 108.2
Beacon 13.27 (10) 10.47 (10) 8.36 (11) 10.70 (08) A B C D E F               107.3
UC Cibola 13.33 (08) 10.55 (06) 8.03 (19) 10.64 (09) A B C D E F G             106.7
SW 9720 13.03 (17) 10.28 (14) 8.09 (15) 10.47 (14) A B C D E F G H           105.0
El Tigre Verde 13.38 (04) 10.09 (18) 7.62 (32) 10.36 (18) A B C D E F G H I         103.9
58N57 13.40 (03) 9.45 (36) 7.48 (36) 10.11 (24)   B C D E F G H I J       101.4
WL 525 HQ 12.63 (27) 9.67 (32) 7.79 (25) 10.03 (31)     C D E F G H I J       100.6
CUF 101 12.62 (28) 9.59 (35) 7.69 (29) 9.97 (34)     C D E F G H I J       100.0
57Q77 12.36 (38) 9.66 (33) 7.75 (27) 9.93 (35)     C D E F G H I J K     99.6
Coronado 12.20 (41) 9.01 (41) 7.43 (37) 9.55 (39)         E F G H I J K L M 95.8
WL 612 11.87 (46) 8.76 (46) 6.35 (47) 8.99 (47)                   J K L M 90.2
Alto 11.85 (47) 8.06 (48) 6.00 (49) 8.63 (48)                     K L M 86.6
Experimental Cultivars
WL C290 13.34 (07) 11.88 (01) 9.49 (01) 11.57 (01) A                         116.1
XS 960 14.06 (01) 11.32 (02) 8.73 (04) 11.37 (02) A B                       114.0
WL 91-213 13.36 (05) 10.48 (09) 8.55 (06) 10.79 (05) A B C D E                 108.3
UC 358 13.43 (02) 10.51 (08) 8.31 (12) 10.75 (07) A B C D E F               107.8
XI 940 13.23 (13) 10.52 (07) 8.15 (14) 10.63 (10) A B C D E F G             106.7
SW 9601 12.51 (32) 10.45 (11) 8.67 (05) 10.54 (11) A B C D E F G H           105.8
ZX 9495 12.77 (22) 10.21 (17) 8.47 (08) 10.48 (12) A B C D E F G H           105.2
WL C245 13.14 (15) 10.32 (13) 7.98 (20) 10.48 (13) A B C D E F G H           105.1
UC 2452 12.73 (23) 10.22 (15) 8.41 (09) 10.45 (15) A B C D E F G H I         104.9
Sal-T-96 12.91 (19) 10.22 (16) 8.16 (13) 10.43 (16) A B C D E F G H I         104.6
WL C143 12.33 (40) 10.41 (12) 8.40 (10) 10.38 (17) A B C D E F G H I         104.1
ZS 9592 13.18 (14) 10.00 (21) 7.88 (22) 10.35 (19) A B C D E F G H I         103.9
CW 5991 12.84 (21) 10.02 (20) 7.85 (24) 10.24 (20)   B C D E F G H I J       102.7
CW 59125 13.35 (06) 9.73 (27) 7.57 (33) 10.22 (21)   B C D E F G H I J       102.5
CW 5965 12.70 (26) 9.97 (22) 7.92 (21) 10.19 (22)   B C D E F G H I J       102.3
CW 59128 12.48 (33) 9.83 (25) 8.05 (18) 10.12 (23)   B C D E F G H I J       101.5
ABI 9283 13.27 (11) 9.70 (29) 7.36 (39) 10.11 (25)   B C D E F G H I J       101.4
Sima 372 12.52 (31) 10.06 (19) 7.65 (31) 10.08 (26)   B C D E F G H I J       101.1
SW 8718 12.41 (37) 9.77 (26) 8.05 (17) 10.08 (27)   B C D E F G H I J       101.1
CW 69120 12.91 (20) 9.71 (28) 7.56 (34) 10.06 (28)     C D E F G H I J       100.9
ZX 9382 12.47 (34) 9.83 (24) 7.87 (23) 10.06 (29)     C D E F G H I J       100.9
UC 2461 12.16 (43) 9.92 (23) 8.07 (16) 10.05 (30)     C D E F G H I J       100.8
UC 2486 12.71 (24) 9.68 (30) 7.69 (30) 10.03 (32)     C D E F G H I J       100.6
DS 784 12.70 (25) 9.60 (34) 7.75 (26) 10.02 (33)     C D E F G H I J       100.5
ABI 9293 12.16 (42) 9.67 (31) 7.55 (35) 9.80 (36)       D E F G H I J K L   98.3
SW 8605 12.45 (35) 9.17 (38) 7.71 (28) 9.78 (37)       D E F G H I J K L   98.1
ZX 9392 12.53 (30) 9.33 (37) 7.33 (40) 9.73 (38)       D E F G H I J K L   97.6
DS 782 12.59 (29) 9.09 (39) 6.94 (43) 9.54 (40)         E F G H I J K L M 95.7
DS 791 12.94 (18) 8.92 (44) 6.72 (46) 9.53 (41)         E F G H I J K L M 95.6
DS 792 12.45 (36) 8.98 (42) 7.03 (42) 9.49 (42)           F G H I J K L M 95.2
SW 8730 12.34 (39) 8.96 (43) 6.87 (45) 9.39 (43)             G H I J K L M 94.2
ZX 9499A 11.68 (49) 9.02 (40) 7.24 (41) 9.31 (44)               H I J K L M 93.4
ZX 9393 11.70 (48) 8.86 (45) 7.36 (38) 9.31 (45)               H I J K L M 93.4
ZX 9383 11.96 (44) 8.65 (47) 6.92 (44) 9.17 (46)                 I J K L M 92.0
DS 783 11.92 (45) 7.74 (50) 6.21 (48) 8.62 (49)                       L M 86.5
DS 781 11.07 (50) 7.88 (49) 5.97 (50) 8.31 (50)                         M 83.4
 
MEAN 12.70 9.78 7.75 10.08
 
CV 7.20 10.90 12.60 5.50
LSD (.05) 1.27 1.49 1.37 1.29
 
VARIETY X YEAR INTERACTION IS SIGNIFICANT
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.