TABLE 4.  2006-2008 YIELDS, UC SCOTT VALLEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL. TRIAL PLANTED 5/04/06
      2006   2007   2008                                 % of
      Yield   Yield   Yield   Average                             Vernal
FD Dry t/a %
Integra 8400 4   4.6   (21) 9.1   (  1) 8.8   (  1) 7.5   (  1) A 123.8
Xtra-3 4   5.5   (  1) 8.7   (  2) 8.0   (13) 7.4   (  2) A B 122.8
Dura 512 5   4.9   (  6) 8.4   (11) 8.7   (  3) 7.3   (  3) A B C 121.3
PGI 459 4   4.7   (15) 8.4   (  6) 8.7   (  2) 7.3   (  4) A B C D 120.7
Rebound 5.0 4   4.8   (12) 8.4   (  7) 8.7   (  4) 7.3   (  5) A B C D E 120.6
DS417 4   5.3   (  2) 8.4   (  8) 8.0   (17) 7.2   (  6) A B C D E F 119.9
FSG 505 5   4.6   (19) 8.6   (  3) 8.3   (  7) 7.2   (  7) A B C D E F 118.9
MasterPiece 4   4.8   (11) 8.6   (  4) 8.0   (14) 7.1   (  8) B C D E F G 118.2
Masterpiece 4   4.7   (17) 8.3   (14) 8.3   (  6) 7.1   (  9) B C D E F G 117.5
GrandStand 4   4.2   (30) 8.4   (  9) 8.6   (  5) 7.1   (10) C D E F G H 117.0
Mountaineer 2.0 5   4.8   (10) 8.4   (12) 8.0   (16) 7.1   (11) C D E F G H 117.0
Power 4.2 (PI + Alleg) 4   4.6   (23) 8.6   (  5) 8.0   (19) 7.0   (12) C D E F G H 116.6
CW 500 5   4.8   (  8) 8.2   (23) 8.1   (12) 7.0   (13) C D E F G H I 116.2
WL 325HQ 4   4.6   (20) 8.3   (19) 8.1   (11) 7.0   (14) C D E F G H I 115.9
WL 357HQ 5   4.9   (  5) 8.2   (21) 7.8   (24) 7.0   (15) C D E F G H I 115.8
Power 4.2 (Coated) 4   4.7   (16) 8.3   (15) 7.8   (23) 7.0   (16) D E F G H I J 115.2
AmeriStand 407TQ 4   4.4   (27) 8.3   (17) 8.2   (  8) 7.0   (17) D E F G H I J 115.2
Boulder 5   4.6   (22) 8.4   (13) 7.9   (20) 7.0   (18) E F G H I J 115.1
HybriForce620 6   5.1   (  4) 8.2   (22) 7.5   (26) 7.0   (19) F G H I J K 115.0
Whitney 4   4.6   (18) 8.3   (18) 7.9   (21) 6.9   (20) F G H I J K 114.8
PGI 424 4   4.9   (  7) 8.4   (10) 7.5   (28) 6.9   (21) F G H I J K L 114.7
DKA50-18 5   4.5   (25) 8.3   (16) 8.0   (15) 6.9   (22) F G H I J K L 114.5
WL 319HQ 3   4.5   (26) 8.1   (25) 8.2   (  9) 6.9   (23) F G H I J K L 114.5
Expedition 5   4.5   (24) 8.1   (26) 8.0   (18) 6.8   (24) G H I J K L 113.2
Mariner III 4   4.8   (  9) 8.2   (20) 7.2   (29) 6.8   (25) H I J K L M 111.7
WL 355RR 4   4.8   (13) 7.8   (29) 7.5   (27) 6.7   (26) I J K L M 110.8
RRALF 4R200 4   4.0   (32) 7.8   (28) 8.1   (10) 6.7   (27) J K L M 110.0
WL 343HQ 4   4.1   (31) 7.9   (27) 7.8   (22) 6.6   (28) K L M 109.6
HybriForce420/wet 4   5.2   (  3) 8.1   (24) 6.5   (31) 6.6   (29) L M 109.3
DKA41-18RR 4   4.3   (29) 7.5   (31) 7.7   (25) 6.5   (30) M 107.7
FSG 408DP 4   4.7   (14) 7.8   (30) 6.8   (30) 6.4   (31) M 106.5
Vernal 2   4.4   (28) 7.5   (32) 6.2   (32) 6.04   (32) 100.0
MEAN 4.69 8.26 7.91 6.95
CV 8.5 4.0 6.1 4.0
LSD (0.1) 0.48 0.40 0.58 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.