Table 3.  2008 YIELDS, UC SCOTT VALLEY ALFALFA CUTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 5/04/2006
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   YEAR                           % of
17-Jun 21-Jul 6-Sep TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                            
Integra 8400 4 4.3   (  2) 2.6   (  4) 1.9   (  5) 8.8   (  1) A 141.2
PGI 459 4 4.2   (  4) 2.6   (  2) 1.9   (  2) 8.7   (  2) A B 140.4
Dura 512 5 4.3   (  1) 2.5   (  5) 1.9   (  6) 8.7   (  3) A B C 139.8
Rebound 5.0 4 4.2   (  3) 2.6   (  3) 1.8   (  9) 8.7   (  4) A B C 139.5
GrandStand 4 4.0   (  7) 2.6   (  1) 1.9   (  1) 8.6   (  5) A B C D 138.3
Masterpiece 4 4.0   (  9) 2.4   (  9) 1.9   (  4) 8.3   (  6) A B C D E 133.7
FSG 505 5 3.9   (13) 2.5   (  6) 1.9   (  7) 8.3   (  7) A B C D E F 133.4
AmeriStand 407TQ 4 3.9   (12) 2.5   (  7) 1.8   (12) 8.2   (  8) A B C D E F 132.1
WL 319HQ 3 4.1   (  5) 2.4   (20) 1.7   (17) 8.2   (  9) B C D E F 131.7
RRALF 4R200 4 3.9   (15) 2.4   (  8) 1.8   (11) 8.1   (10) C D E F 131.0
WL 325HQ 4 4.1   (  6) 2.4   (18) 1.7   (24) 8.1   (11) C D E F 131.0
CW 500 5 3.9   (11) 2.4   (19) 1.8   (13) 8.1   (12) D E F G 130.0
Xtra-3 4 3.8   (20) 2.4   (13) 1.8   (  8) 8.0   (13) D E F G 129.4
MasterPiece 4 3.9   (14) 2.3   (24) 1.8   (10) 8.0   (14) D E F G 129.2
DKA50-18 5 3.9   (17) 2.4   (11) 1.7   (21) 8.0   (15) D E F G 129.0
Mountaineer 2.0 5 3.8   (19) 2.4   (10) 1.7   (16) 8.0   (16) E F G 128.7
DS417 4 4.0   (10) 2.3   (23) 1.7   (23) 8.0   (17) E F G 128.6
Expedition 5 3.9   (16) 2.4   (16) 1.7   (22) 8.0   (18) E F G 128.6
Power 4.2 (PI + Alleg) 4 4.0   (  8) 2.4   (14) 1.6   (29) 8.0   (19) E F G 128.5
Boulder 5 3.8   (21) 2.4   (12) 1.8   (14) 7.9   (20) E F G 127.7
Whitney 4 3.7   (24) 2.3   (21) 1.9   (  3) 7.9   (21) E F G 127.6
WL 343HQ 4 3.7   (23) 2.4   (17) 1.8   (15) 7.8   (22) E F G 126.4
Power 4.2 (Coated) 4 3.9   (18) 2.3   (27) 1.7   (20) 7.8   (23) E F G 126.4
WL 357HQ 5 3.7   (22) 2.4   (15) 1.7   (18) 7.8   (24) E F G 126.2
DKA41-18RR 4 3.6   (25) 2.3   (22) 1.7   (19) 7.7   (25) F G H 124.2
HybriForce620 6 3.6   (27) 2.3   (26) 1.7   (26) 7.5   (26) G H 121.6
WL 355RR 4 3.6   (28) 2.3   (25) 1.7   (27) 7.5   (27) G H 121.1
PGI 424 4 3.6   (26) 2.2   (28) 1.7   (25) 7.5   (28) G H 121.0
Mariner III 4 3.4   (29) 2.1   (29) 1.6   (28) 7.2   (29) H I 115.9
FSG 408DP 4 3.4   (30) 2.0   (31) 1.4   (30) 6.8   (30) I J 109.9
HybriForce420/wet 4 3.1   (32) 2.1   (30) 1.3   (31) 6.5   (31) J K 105.2
Vernal 2 3.1   (31) 1.9   (32) 1.2   (32) 6.2   (32) K 100.0
MEAN 3.82 2.36 1.73 7.91
CV 7.6 7.5 7.9 6.1
LSD (0.1) 0.35 0.21 0.16 0.58
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.