Table 8. UC Kearney Alfalfa Cultivar Trial 2000-2001 Yields. Trial planted 9/16/99                
Note: In this trial, there are varieties with varying Fall Dormancy (FD) scores, which may affect quality, persistence, as well as yield.  
These FD scores were provided by the companies.  Also see FD scores from experimental data in this report.
FD   % OF
ENTRY Score 2000 2001 AVERAGE                             CUF 101
Dry Ton/acre %
Released Varieties
WL 625 HQ (C349) 9 11.12 (01) 14.08 (03) 12.60 (02) A                           115.8
Mecca II 9 10.58 (10) 13.28 (08) 11.93 (08) A B C D E F                 109.7
DynaGro AL999 9 10.58 (07) 12.98 (12) 11.78 (10) A B C D E F G               108.3
PGI 481 8 10.28 (22) 13.27 (09) 11.78 (11) A B C D E F G               108.3
Dura 843 8 9.83 (35) 13.60 (07) 11.71 (13)   B C D E F G H             107.7
ADF 99-801 9 10.53 (12) 12.73 (16) 11.63 (15)   B C D E F G H I           106.9
Pershing 8 10.58 (08) 12.53 (24) 11.55 (18)   B C D E F G H I           106.2
SW 9500 9 10.35 (19) 12.73 (17) 11.54 (19)   B C D E F G H I           106.1
Magna 901 9 10.32 (20) 12.55 (23) 11.43 (23)     C D E F G H I J         105.1
WestStar 9 10.16 (25) 12.49 (26) 11.33 (24)     C D E F G H I J         104.1
57Q77 7 10.14 (27) 12.44 (27) 11.29 (25)       D E F G H I J         103.8
Highline 9 10.21 (23) 12.37 (29) 11.29 (26)       D E F G H I J         103.8
Achiever 7 10.17 (24) 11.97 (38) 11.07 (31)           F G H I J K L M   101.8
58N57 8 9.92 (32) 12.12 (34) 11.02 (33)             G H I J K L M   101.3
El Tigre Verde 8 9.40 (41) 12.64 (21) 11.02 (34)             G H I J K L M   101.3
Yolo 8 9.42 (40) 12.51 (25) 10.96 (35)             G H I J K L M   100.8
Magna 8 8 9.60 (39) 12.30 (31) 10.95 (36)             G H I J K L M N 100.7
CUF 101 9 9.64 (37) 12.12 (35) 10.88 (37)               H I J K L M N 100.0
Falcon 8 9.61 (38) 12.11 (36) 10.86 (39)               H I J K L M N 99.9
Dura 765 7 10.04 (30) 11.15 (44) 10.60 (41)                   J K L M N 97.4
SW 9301 9 8.87 (45) 11.92 (40) 10.39 (42)                     K L M N 95.6
ADF 98-801 7 9.04 (44) 11.67 (42) 10.36 (43)                       L M N 95.2
Tulare 8 9.15 (42) 11.43 (43) 10.29 (44)                         M N 94.6
Fiesta (8G519) 8 9.13 (43) 11.07 (45) 10.10 (45)                           N 92.8
Experimental Varieties
SW 8718 8 11.00 (02) 14.20 (01) 12.60 (01) A                           115.8
92-296 9 10.76 (05) 13.93 (04) 12.34 (03) A B                         113.5
C 252 9 10.63 (06) 13.68 (06) 12.15 (04) A B C                       111.8
DS 991 9 10.42 (16) 13.81 (05) 12.11 (05) A B C D                     111.4
UC-2212 10.11 (28) 14.09 (02) 12.10 (06) A B C D                     111.3
CW 68081 8 10.80 (04) 13.18 (10) 11.99 (07) A B C D E                   110.2
ZX9889B 8 10.98 (03) 12.83 (14) 11.91 (09) A B C D E F                 109.5
C 345 9 10.58 (09) 12.84 (13) 11.71 (12)   B C D E F G H             107.7
CW 78101 8 10.28 (21) 13.03 (11) 11.65 (14)   B C D E F G H I           107.2
ZX9888 8 10.44 (15) 12.78 (15) 11.61 (16)   B C D E F G H I           106.8
ZX9886 8 10.48 (13) 12.64 (20) 11.56 (17)   B C D E F G H I           106.3
FG 615 8 10.36 (18) 12.68 (18) 11.52 (20)   B C D E F G H I           105.9
CW 68092 8 10.40 (17) 12.57 (22) 11.49 (21)   B C D E F G H I           105.6
SW 8829 8 10.53 (11) 12.42 (28) 11.47 (22)     C D E F G H I           105.5
CW 78100 8 10.47 (14) 12.08 (37) 11.28 (27)       D E F G H I J         103.7
UC-402 9.90 (33) 12.65 (19) 11.27 (28)       D E F G H I J         103.7
ZL9889A 8 10.09 (29) 12.36 (30) 11.23 (29)         E F G H I J K       103.2
UC-400 10.14 (26) 12.27 (32) 11.21 (30)         E F G H I J K L     103.0
UC-401 9.88 (34) 12.26 (33) 11.07 (32)           F G H I J K L M   101.8
SW 8730 8 10.00 (31) 11.74 (41) 10.87 (38)               H I J K L M N 99.9
FG 206 8 9.75 (36) 11.93 (39) 10.84 (40)                 I J K L M N 99.7
 
MEAN 10.15  12.62 11.39
 
CV 6.9    5.7 5.2
LSD (.05)   0.98     1.01   0.86                                
 
Variety X Year interaction is significant
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Hanford fine sandy loam soil at the Univ. of Calif. Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, CA.
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 5% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.