Table 7. UC KEARNEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL 2001 YIELDS. TRIAL PLANTED 9/16/99                              
Note: SINGLE YEAR DATA SHOULD NOT BE USED TO CHOOSE OR EVALUATE ALFALFA CULTIVARS. 
Cut 1 Cut 2 Cut 3 Cut 4 Cut 5 Cut 6 Cut 7 Cut 8 YEAR % OF
ENTRY   4/5 5/8 5/31 6/27 7/26 8/22 9/19 10/25 TOTAL                         CUF 101
Released Varieties Dry Tons/acre %
WL 625 HQ 1.63 (16) 1.93 (05) 1.75 (04) 1.83 (08) 2.10 (07) 1.84 (01) 1.51 (02) 1.47 (01) 14.06 (03) A B                         116.2
Dura 843 1.62 (17) 1.88 (13) 1.78 (02) 1.85 (06) 2.16 (01) 1.73 (07) 1.37 (07) 1.18 (28) 13.59 (07) A B C D E F                 112.3
Mecca II 1.62 (18) 1.89 (11) 1.72 (06) 1.67 (25) 2.02 (09) 1.67 (12) 1.38 (06) 1.29 (14) 13.26 (08) A B C D E F G               109.6
DynaGro AL999 1.49 (37) 1.77 (29) 1.64 (16) 1.83 (07) 1.97 (13) 1.68 (10) 1.28 (15) 1.30 (13) 12.95 (12)     C D E F G H I           107.1
ADF 99-801 1.72 (05) 1.87 (14) 1.69 (10) 1.55 (39) 1.99 (11) 1.60 (20) 1.25 (18) 1.04 (41) 12.73 (16)         E F G H I J K       105.2
SW 9500 1.52 (34) 1.74 (35) 1.62 (21) 1.71 (16) 1.88 (21) 1.61 (18) 1.31 (12) 1.32 (10) 12.72 (17)         E F G H I J K       105.1
El Tigre Verde 1.70 (09) 1.99 (02) 1.63 (18) 1.65 (26) 1.80 (34) 1.49 (37) 1.20 (31) 1.17 (30) 12.63 (21)           F G H I J K L     104.4
Magna 901 1.45 (41) 1.74 (36) 1.61 (22) 1.62 (31) 1.88 (19) 1.64 (14) 1.29 (14) 1.31 (12) 12.54 (23)             G H I J K L     103.7
Pershing 1.65 (11) 1.83 (20) 1.60 (24) 1.71 (17) 1.80 (35) 1.50 (36) 1.18 (33) 1.25 (18) 12.52 (24)             G H I J K L     103.5
Yolo 1.58 (25) 1.90 (09) 1.57 (27) 1.59 (33) 1.92 (14) 1.58 (23) 1.22 (28) 1.13 (34) 12.50 (25)             G H I J K L     103.3
WestStar 1.72 (06) 1.81 (24) 1.52 (34) 1.65 (27) 1.81 (32) 1.59 (21) 1.23 (23) 1.14 (33) 12.47 (26)             G H I J K L     103.1
57Q77 1.57 (27) 1.82 (23) 1.53 (33) 1.78 (11) 1.77 (37) 1.56 (26) 1.22 (29) 1.19 (25) 12.43 (27)             G H I J K L     102.8
Highline 1.44 (43) 1.43 (45) 1.52 (35) 1.70 (22) 1.92 (16) 1.67 (13) 1.33 (11) 1.36 (07) 12.36 (30)             G H I J K L M   102.1
Magna 8 1.54 (31) 1.76 (33) 1.54 (32) 1.70 (19) 1.84 (25) 1.54 (30) 1.14 (35) 1.22 (21) 12.29 (31)             G H I J K L M   101.6
58N57 1.52 (33) 1.79 (26) 1.64 (17) 1.68 (24) 1.68 (42) 1.51 (33) 1.11 (37) 1.18 (29) 12.10 (34)               H I J K L M N 100.0
CUF 101 1.47 (38) 1.77 (28) 1.49 (39) 1.59 (34) 1.84 (24) 1.51 (35) 1.23 (24) 1.19 (24) 12.10 (35)               H I J K L M N 100.0
Falcon 1.64 (13) 1.77 (30) 1.52 (36) 1.62 (30) 1.80 (33) 1.51 (34) 1.11 (36) 1.12 (35) 12.09 (36)               H I J K L M N 99.9
Achiever 1.76 (03) 1.81 (25) 1.42 (42) 1.52 (43) 1.83 (28) 1.42 (40) 1.09 (39) 1.11 (36) 11.96 (38)                 I J K L M N 98.9
SW 9301 1.45 (40) 1.69 (43) 1.49 (38) 1.57 (35) 1.70 (41) 1.56 (26) 1.24 (20) 1.19 (26) 11.90 (40)                   J K L M N 98.4
ADF 98-801 1.53 (32) 1.87 (15) 1.45 (41) 1.53 (41) 1.79 (36) 1.47 (38) 1.06 (42) 0.96 (45) 11.66 (42)                       L M N 96.4
Tulare 1.76 (04) 1.62 (44) 1.39 (43) 1.43 (44) 1.68 (43) 1.40 (41) 1.06 (43) 1.07 (37) 11.41 (43)                         M N 94.3
Dura 765 1.56 (29) 1.72 (41) 1.37 (44) 1.52 (42) 1.67 (45) 1.34 (44) 1.01 (44) 0.96 (44) 11.14 (44)                           N 92.1
Fiesta (8G519) 1.70 (08) 1.73 (39) 1.31 (45) 1.29 (45) 1.67 (44) 1.34 (44) 0.99 (45) 1.01 (43) 11.05 (45)                             91.4
Experimental Varieties
SW 8718 1.49 (36) 2.04 (01) 1.83 (01) 1.99 (01) 2.15 (02) 1.76 (05) 1.53 (01) 1.40 (04) 14.19 (01) A                           117.3
UC-2212 1.58 (24) 1.98 (03) 1.78 (03) 1.95 (03) 2.10 (06) 1.78 (04) 1.45 (04) 1.46 (02) 14.07 (02) A B                         116.3
92-296 1.68 (10) 1.93 (04) 1.70 (08) 1.88 (04) 2.14 (04) 1.81 (02) 1.39 (05) 1.39 (05) 13.91 (04) A B C                       115.0
DS 991 1.50 (35) 1.83 (21) 1.72 (07) 1.95 (02) 2.12 (05) 1.76 (05) 1.47 (03) 1.44 (03) 13.79 (05) A B C D                     113.9
C 252 1.64 (14) 1.93 (06) 1.73 (05) 1.87 (05) 2.15 (03) 1.63 (17) 1.36 (08) 1.37 (06) 13.66 (06) A B C D E                   112.9
PGI 481 1.61 (19) 1.78 (27) 1.66 (15) 1.79 (09) 2.02 (10) 1.72 (08) 1.35 (09) 1.33 (09) 13.26 (09) A B C D E F G               109.6
CW 68081 1.61 (20) 1.89 (10) 1.62 (20) 1.60 (32) 1.98 (12) 1.78 (03) 1.34 (10) 1.34 (08) 13.16 (10)   B C D E F G               108.8
CW 78101 1.60 (23) 1.85 (17) 1.68 (11) 1.64 (28) 2.04 (08) 1.70 (09) 1.29 (13) 1.22 (23) 13.02 (11)     C D E F G H             107.6
C 345 1.60 (22) 1.92 (07) 1.55 (29) 1.70 (21) 1.91 (17) 1.64 (14) 1.28 (16) 1.22 (22) 12.83 (13)       D E F G H I J         106.0
ZX9889B 1.64 (15) 1.88 (12) 1.68 (12) 1.77 (12) 1.76 (38) 1.61 (19) 1.25 (19) 1.24 (19) 12.82 (14)       D E F G H I J         106.0
ZX9888 1.57 (28) 1.92 (08) 1.66 (14) 1.76 (13) 1.88 (20) 1.56 (28) 1.23 (25) 1.19 (27) 12.77 (15)         E F G H I J         105.5
FG 615 1.61 (21) 1.85 (18) 1.70 (09) 1.74 (14) 1.82 (31) 1.57 (24) 1.22 (27) 1.16 (31) 12.66 (18)         E F G H I J K L     104.7
UC-402 1.54 (30) 1.74 (38) 1.57 (28) 1.79 (10) 1.83 (27) 1.63 (16) 1.27 (17) 1.27 (16) 12.63 (19)           F G H I J K L     104.4
ZX9886 1.44 (42) 1.84 (19) 1.67 (13) 1.64 (29) 1.92 (15) 1.68 (11) 1.23 (26) 1.22 (20) 12.63 (20)           F G H I J K L     104.4
CW 68092 1.65 (12) 1.86 (16) 1.63 (19) 1.56 (36) 1.86 (23) 1.56 (25) 1.19 (32) 1.25 (17) 12.56 (22)             G H I J K L     103.9
SW 8829 1.43 (44) 1.76 (32) 1.60 (23) 1.69 (23) 1.84 (26) 1.59 (22) 1.23 (22) 1.27 (15) 12.41 (28)             G H I J K L M   102.6
ZL9889A 1.81 (01) 1.82 (22) 1.54 (30) 1.71 (18) 1.87 (22) 1.47 (39) 1.07 (41) 1.06 (39) 12.36 (29)             G H I J K L M   102.1
UC-400 1.42 (45) 1.71 (42) 1.54 (31) 1.70 (20) 1.82 (30) 1.52 (32) 1.24 (21) 1.31 (11) 12.26 (32)             G H I J K L M   101.4
UC-401 1.47 (39) 1.74 (37) 1.59 (26) 1.73 (15) 1.83 (29) 1.53 (31) 1.21 (30) 1.15 (32) 12.26 (33)             G H I J K L M   101.3
CW 78100 1.57 (26) 1.77 (31) 1.59 (25) 1.55 (40) 1.90 (18) 1.54 (29) 1.09 (40) 1.06 (38) 12.07 (37)               H I J K L M N 99.7
FG 206 1.77 (02) 1.75 (34) 1.49 (40) 1.56 (37) 1.75 (39) 1.38 (43) 1.18 (34) 1.05 (40) 11.92 (39)                   J K L M N 98.5
SW 8730 1.70 (07) 1.72 (40) 1.50 (37) 1.55 (38) 1.72 (40) 1.39 (42) 1.09 (38) 1.04 (42) 11.72 (41)                     K L M N 96.9
 
MEAN 1.59   1.82 1.60   1.68 1.89   1.59 1.24   1.21 12.61
 
CV 9.1    8.8 7.7   11.2 8.6    7.3 8.1   12.3 5.7
LSD (.05)   0.20     0.22   0.17     0.26   0.23     0.16   0.14     0.21   1.01                                
 
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.
NOTE: Stand ratings taken September shown excellent stands (ratings from 6.5-8.5), and no correlation with yield)