TABLE 4.  2006-2007 YIELDS, UC SCOTT VALLEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL. TRIAL PLANTED 5/04/06
      2006   2007                                   % of
      Yield   Yield   Average                               Vernal
FD Dry t/a %
Xtra-3 4   5.5   (  1) 8.7   (  2) 7.1   (  1) A 119.3
DS417 4   5.3   (  2) 8.4   (  8) 6.9   (  2) A B 115.4
Integra 8400 4   4.6   (21) 9.1   (  1) 6.8   (  3) A B C 114.8
MasterPiece 4   4.8   (11) 8.6   (  4) 6.7   (  4) B C D 112.6
Dura 512 5   4.9   (  6) 8.4   (11) 6.7   (  5) B C D E 111.7
HybriForce620 6   5.1   (  4) 8.2   (22) 6.7   (  6) B C D E 111.6
HybriForce420/wet 4   5.2   (  3) 8.1   (24) 6.6   (  7) B C D E F 111.4
PGI 424 4   4.9   (  7) 8.4   (10) 6.6   (  8) B C D E F 111.4
FSG 505 5   4.6   (19) 8.6   (  3) 6.6   (  9) B C D E F 111.3
Mountaineer 2.0 5   4.8   (10) 8.4   (12) 6.6   (10) B C D E F G 110.9
Rebound 5.0 4   4.8   (12) 8.4   (  7) 6.6   (11) B C D E F G H 110.8
PGI 459 4   4.7   (15) 8.4   (  6) 6.6   (12) B C D E F G H I 110.5
Power 4.2 (PI + Alleg) 4   4.6   (23) 8.6   (  5) 6.6   (13) B C D E F G H I 110.4
WL 357HQ 5   4.9   (  5) 8.2   (21) 6.6   (14) B C D E F G H I 110.4
Mariner III 4   4.8   (  9) 8.2   (20) 6.5   (15) C D E F G H I J 109.6
Power 4.2 (Coated) 4   4.7   (16) 8.3   (15) 6.5   (16) C D E F G H I J 109.4
Masterpiece 4   4.7   (17) 8.3   (14) 6.5   (17) D E F G H I J 109.1
CW 500 5   4.8   (  8) 8.2   (23) 6.5   (18) D E F G H I J 109.0
Boulder 5   4.6   (22) 8.4   (13) 6.5   (19) D E F G H I J 108.5
Whitney 4   4.6   (18) 8.3   (18) 6.5   (20) D E F G H I J 108.2
WL 325HQ 4   4.6   (20) 8.3   (19) 6.4   (21) D E F G H I J 108.0
DKA50-18 5   4.5   (25) 8.3   (16) 6.4   (22) E F G H I J 107.0
AmeriStand 407TQ 4   4.4   (27) 8.3   (17) 6.3   (23) E F G H I J 106.4
GrandStand 4   4.2   (30) 8.4   (  9) 6.3   (24) F G H I J K 105.9
WL 319HQ 3   4.5   (26) 8.1   (25) 6.3   (25) G H I J K 105.5
WL 355RR 4   4.8   (13) 7.8   (29) 6.3   (26) H I J K L 105.4
Expedition 5   4.5   (24) 8.1   (26) 6.3   (27) I J K L 105.2
FSG 408DP 4   4.7   (14) 7.8   (30) 6.2   (28) J K L 104.8
WL 343HQ 4   4.1   (31) 7.9   (27) 6.0   (29) K L M 100.8
Vernal 2   4.4   (28) 7.5   (32) 6.0   (30) L M 100.0
RRALF 4R200 4   4.0   (32) 7.8   (28) 5.9   (31) M 99.1
DKA41-18RR 4   4.3   (29) 7.5   (31) 5.9   (32) M 99.0
MEAN 4.69 8.26 6.47
CV 8.5 4.0 4.2
LSD (0.1) 0.48 0.40 0.33
                                                     
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed at Scott Valley, CA.
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% probability level according to Fisher's (protected) LSD.
FD = Fall Dormancy reported by seed companies.