Table 3. '01 UC DAVIS ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL 2002-2004 YIELDS. TRIAL PLANTED 9/17/01              
2002 2003 2004 % OF
     ---------------------------Yield----------------------------- AVERAGE                         CUF 101
FD  ----------------------------Dry t/a-------------------------- Dry t/a %
Released Varieties
AL999Plus 9 11.6 ( 2) 12.7 ( 1) 11.4 ( 1) 11.9 ( 1) A 118.1
Magna801FQ(DS681FQ) 8 11.2 ( 8) 11.9 ( 5) 10.9 ( 3) 11.3 ( 2) A B 112.6
WL625HQ 9 11.2 (10) 12.0 ( 4) 10.7 ( 6) 11.3 ( 3) A B 112.2
59N49 9 11.5 ( 5) 11.5 ( 8) 10.1 (11) 11.0 ( 7) A B C D 109.5
SW7410 7 11.3 ( 6) 11.4 (10) 10.1 (10) 11.0 ( 9) A B C D 108.9
CW704(CW57104) 7 11.3 ( 7) 11.4 ( 9) 9.8 (17) 10.9 (10) A B C D 107.8
SW9720 9 10.9 (14) 10.8 (21) 10.4 ( 7) 10.7 (12) B C D E 106.4
WL711WF 10 11.2 ( 9) 11.7 ( 6) 9.2 (23) 10.7 (13) B C D E 106.1
Achiever 8 10.9 (13) 11.2 (14) 9.9 (12) 10.7 (14) B C D E 105.9
58N57 8 10.5 (21) 11.1 (17) 9.9 (16) 10.5 (17) B C D E F G 104.2
Sedona 10 10.5 (19) 11.1 (18) 9.9 (15) 10.5 (18) B C D E F G 104.2
Fiesta 8 11.1 (12) 10.8 (20) 9.5 (18) 10.5 (19) B C D E F G 103.8
El Tigre Verde 8 9.4 (33) 11.0 (19) 10.7 ( 5) 10.4 (20) B C D E F G H 102.8
C241 6 10.6 (18) 10.6 (24) 9.3 (21) 10.2 (21) C D E F G H I 100.8
CUF 101 9 10.3 (25) 11.3 (11) 8.6 (31) 10.1 (22) D E F G H I J 100.0
C316 4 10.5 (23) 10.6 (23) 9.1 (27) 10.0 (23) D E F G H I J 99.8
Dura765 7 10.6 (16) 9.9 (29) 9.5 (19) 10.0 (25) D E F G H I J 99.3
Tahoe 6 10.5 (22) 9.5 (31) 9.4 (20) 9.8 (26) E F G H I J K 97.2
Magna601 6 10.0 (28) 10.3 (27) 8.9 (29) 9.7 (27) E F G H I J K 96.4
Sutter 7 9.8 (29) 10.2 (28) 9.1 (24) 9.7 (28) E F G H I J K 96.4
54Q53 4 10.1 (27) 9.9 (30) 8.6 (32) 9.5 (30) G H I J K 94.4
Aspire 6 10.3 (26) 9.5 (32) 8.4 (33) 9.4 (31) H I J K 93.2
Tango 6 9.2 (35) 10.7 (22) 8.3 (35) 9.4 (32) H I J K 93.1
Dura 512 5 9.5 (31) 8.8 (34) 9.1 (26) 9.1 (33) I J K L 90.5
WL325HQ 3 9.6 (30) 9.1 (33) 8.3 (34) 9.0 (34) J K L 89.6
Archer II 5 9.2 (34) 8.6 (35) 8.7 (30) 8.8 (35) K L 87.7
Plumas 4 9.0 (36) 7.6 (36) 8.2 (36) 8.2 (36) L 81.9
Experimental Varieties
DS189 8 11.1 (11) 12.0 ( 3) 10.7 ( 4) 11.3 ( 4) A B 112.1
ADF 01-70 7 10.4 (24) 12.1 ( 2) 11.3 ( 2) 11.3 ( 5) A B 111.9
DS187 7 12.0 ( 1) 11.6 ( 7) 9.9 (13) 11.2 ( 6) A B C 111.0
CW76098 6 11.6 ( 3) 11.1 (15) 10.3 ( 8) 11.0 ( 8) A B C D 109.3
DS186 6 10.6 (15) 11.3 (12) 10.2 ( 9) 10.7 (11) B C D E 106.4
GP99AL2 8 11.6 ( 4) 11.1 (16) 9.3 (22) 10.7 (15) B C D E F 105.8
UN628 6 10.5 (20) 11.2 (13) 9.9 (14) 10.6 (16) B C D E F G 104.8
OK 49 6 10.6 (17) 10.5 (25) 9.1 (25) 10.0 (24) D E F G H I J 99.7
UN576 5 9.4 (32) 10.4 (26) 9.0 (28) 9.6 (29) F G H I J K 95.4
Mean 10.5 10.7 9.6 10.3
CV 7.5 10.5 6.6 8.2
LSD (.05)   1.28 1.83 1.03 1.06                          
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Yolo clay loam soil at the Univ. of California Agronomy Farms, Davis, CA.
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 5% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.