Table 5. UC SCOTT VALLEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL 2000 YIELDS. TRIAL PLANTED 4/22/99
Cut 1 Cut 2 Cut 3 Cut 4 Year % of
5/27 7/12 8/18 9/27 Total Vernal
Dry Tons/Acre
Released Cultivars
Dura 512 3.18 (02) 2.42 (01) 1.59 (01) 0.88 (04) 8.08 (01) A                     111.5
Sentry 3.15 (04) 2.28 (07) 1.56 (03) 0.82 (11) 7.82 (02) A B                   108.0
Select 3.15 (05) 2.26 (10) 1.54 (08) 0.83 (09) 7.79 (03) A B C                 107.6
Blazer XL 3.19 (01) 2.29 (06) 1.54 (09) 0.75 (27) 7.76 (04) A B C D               107.2
Plumas (3L102) 3.16 (03) 2.29 (04) 1.51 (13) 0.79 (16) 7.75 (05) A B C D               107.1
Gold Plus 3.12 (07) 2.29 (05) 1.52 (10) 0.80 (13) 7.73 (06) A B C D               106.8
Forecast 3001 3.03 (12) 2.21 (17) 1.55 (04) 0.93 (01) 7.72 (07) A B C D E             106.6
Reno 3.05 (09) 2.27 (09) 1.58 (02) 0.77 (21) 7.67 (08) A B C D E F           105.9
329 3.04 (10) 2.29 (03) 1.50 (14) 0.75 (28) 7.58 (09)   B C D E F G         104.7
53V08 2.91 (24) 2.22 (13) 1.54 (07) 0.90 (02) 7.57 (10)   B C D E F G         104.6
WL 327 2.99 (15) 2.28 (08) 1.48 (22) 0.81 (12) 7.56 (11)   B C D E F G         104.4
DK 142 3.07 (08) 2.21 (15) 1.51 (12) 0.76 (25) 7.55 (13)   B C D E F G H       104.2
WL 325 HQ 3.01 (13) 2.17 (21) 1.50 (15) 0.85 (06) 7.53 (14)   B C D E F G H       104.0
Dura 400 2.97 (16) 2.21 (16) 1.55 (05) 0.79 (19) 7.51 (15)   B C D E F G H I     103.8
Key 2 2.95 (18) 2.30 (02) 1.45 (28) 0.79 (17) 7.49 (16)   B C D E F G H I J   103.5
330 2.92 (21) 2.26 (11) 1.49 (17) 0.79 (15) 7.47 (17)   B C D E F G H I J   103.2
Leaf Master 3.13 (06) 2.22 (14) 1.42 (31) 0.70 (32) 7.47 (18)   B C D E F G H I J   103.1
Spirit 3.04 (11) 2.10 (26) 1.45 (27) 0.79 (18) 7.38 (19)     C D E F G H I J   101.9
AlfaStar 2.94 (19) 2.19 (19) 1.48 (20) 0.77 (23) 7.38 (20)     C D E F G H I J   101.9
TriStar 2.92 (22) 2.17 (20) 1.49 (18) 0.78 (20) 7.36 (21)     C D E F G H I J   101.7
Innovator+Z 2.97 (17) 2.21 (18) 1.47 (23) 0.71 (30) 7.36 (22)     C D E F G H I J   101.7
Fortress 2.92 (20) 2.15 (23) 1.51 (11) 0.77 (22) 7.35 (23)       D E F G H I J   101.5
Affinity+Z 3.01 (14) 2.10 (27) 1.48 (21) 0.70 (31) 7.29 (24)         E F G H I J K 100.7
Forecast 1001 2.87 (28) 2.10 (29) 1.47 (24) 0.85 (07) 7.28 (25)           F G H I J K 100.6
Amerigraze 401+Z 2.91 (23) 2.15 (22) 1.45 (26) 0.73 (29) 7.24 (26)           F G H I J K 100.0
Vernal 2.91 (25) 2.10 (28) 1.49 (19) 0.75 (26) 7.24 (27)           F G H I J K 100.0
WL 334 RK 2.88 (27) 2.12 (24) 1.45 (25) 0.77 (24) 7.22 (28)             G H I J K 99.8
Magnum V 2.82 (29) 2.07 (30) 1.40 (32) 0.79 (14) 7.09 (30)                 I J K 97.9
Archer II 2.62 (32) 2.03 (32) 1.42 (30) 0.84 (08) 6.91 (32)                     K 95.4
Experimental Cultivars
ZX 9853 2.91 (26) 2.23 (12) 1.54 (06) 0.87 (05) 7.55 (12)   B C D E F G H       104.3
ZX 9451 2.76 (30) 2.11 (25) 1.44 (29) 0.83 (10) 7.13 (29)               H I J K 98.4
ZG 9650A 2.63 (31) 2.04 (31) 1.50 (16) 0.90 (03) 7.06 (31)                   J K 97.5
 
MEAN 2.97 2.20 1.50 0.80 7.47
 
CV 5.60 4.70 6.60 8.70 4.60
LSD (.05) 0.21 0.13 NS 0.09 0.43
 
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.