TABLE 6.  2006-2009 YIELDS, UC SCOTT VALLEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL. TRIAL PLANTED 5/04/06
      2006   2007   2008   2009                                         % of
      Yield   Yield   Yield   Yield   Average                                     Vernal
FD Dry t/a %
Integra 8400 4   4.6   (21) 9.1   (  1) 8.8   (  1) 8.9   (  1) 7.8   (  1) A 127.0
Xtra-3 4   5.5   (  1) 8.7   (  2) 8.0   (13) 8.4   (  4) 7.7   (  2) A B 124.1
PGI 459 4   4.7   (15) 8.4   (  6) 8.7   (  2) 8.5   (  3) 7.6   (  3) A B C 123.1
Rebound 5.0 4   4.8   (12) 8.4   (  7) 8.7   (  4) 8.4   (  5) 7.6   (  4) A B C D 122.4
GrandStand 4   4.2   (30) 8.4   (  9) 8.6   (  5) 8.8   (  2) 7.5   (  5) A B C D E 121.6
Dura 512 5   4.9   (  6) 8.4   (11) 8.7   (  3) 7.7   (17) 7.4   (  6) B C D E F 120.3
FSG 505 5   4.6   (19) 8.6   (  3) 8.3   (  7) 8.1   (  7) 7.4   (  7) B C D E F G 120.1
DS417 4   5.3   (  2) 8.4   (  8) 8.0   (17) 7.9   (  9) 7.4   (  8) B C D E F G 120.0
MasterPiece 4   4.8   (11) 8.6   (  4) 8.0   (14) 7.8   (13) 7.3   (  9) C D E F G H 118.5
Masterpiece 4   4.7   (17) 8.3   (14) 8.3   (  6) 7.9   (10) 7.3   (10) C D E F G H 118.2
Boulder 5   4.6   (22) 8.4   (13) 7.9   (20) 8.2   (  6) 7.3   (11) C D E F G H I 117.8
WL 357HQ 5   4.9   (  5) 8.2   (21) 7.8   (24) 7.9   (  8) 7.2   (12) D E F G H I J 117.0
AmeriStand 407TQ 4   4.4   (27) 8.3   (17) 8.2   (  8) 7.9   (11) 7.2   (13) E F G H I J K 116.3
Mountaineer 2.0 5   4.8   (10) 8.4   (12) 8.0   (16) 7.5   (21) 7.2   (14) E F G H I J K 116.3
Power 4.2 (PI + Alleg) 4   4.6   (23) 8.6   (  5) 8.0   (19) 7.5   (22) 7.2   (15) F G H I J K L 115.9
DKA50-18 5   4.5   (25) 8.3   (16) 8.0   (15) 7.8   (15) 7.1   (16) F G H I J K L 115.5
WL 319HQ 3   4.5   (26) 8.1   (25) 8.2   (  9) 7.7   (18) 7.1   (17) F G H I J K L 115.1
Whitney 4   4.6   (18) 8.3   (18) 7.9   (21) 7.6   (19) 7.1   (18) F G H I J K L M 115.0
Power 4.2 (Coated) 4   4.7   (16) 8.3   (15) 7.8   (23) 7.5   (23) 7.1   (19) G H I J K L M 114.7
WL 325HQ 4   4.6   (20) 8.3   (19) 8.1   (11) 7.3   (26) 7.1   (20) G H I J K L M 114.7
Expedition 5   4.5   (24) 8.1   (26) 8.0   (18) 7.7   (16) 7.1   (21) H I J K L M 114.4
CW 500 5   4.8   (  8) 8.2   (23) 8.1   (12) 7.1   (28) 7.1   (22) H I J K L M 114.2
PGI 424 4   4.9   (  7) 8.4   (10) 7.5   (28) 7.3   (25) 7.0   (23) H I J K L M N 113.8
HybriForce620 6   5.1   (  4) 8.2   (22) 7.5   (26) 7.2   (27) 7.0   (24) H I J K L M N 113.7
RRALF 4R200 4   4.0   (32) 7.8   (28) 8.1   (10) 7.8   (12) 7.0   (25) I J K L M N 112.5
WL 343HQ 4   4.1   (31) 7.9   (27) 7.8   (22) 7.8   (14) 6.9   (26) J K L M N 112.1
WL 355RR 4   4.8   (13) 7.8   (29) 7.5   (27) 7.4   (24) 6.9   (27) K L M N 111.4
Mariner III 4   4.8   (  9) 8.2   (20) 7.2   (29) 7.0   (29) 6.8   (28) L M N 110.4
DKA41-18RR 4   4.3   (29) 7.5   (31) 7.7   (25) 7.6   (20) 6.8   (29) M N 109.6
HybriForce420/wet 4   5.2   (  3) 8.1   (24) 6.5   (31) 7.0   (30) 6.7   (30) N O 108.4
FSG 408DP 4   4.7   (14) 7.8   (30) 6.8   (30) 6.2   (32) 6.4   (31) O P 103.3
Vernal 2   4.4   (28) 7.5   (32) 6.2   (32) 6.6   (31) 6.2   (32) P 100.0
MEAN 4.69 8.26 7.91 7.69 7.14
CV 8.5 4.0 6.1 7.4 4.0
LSD (0.1) 0.48 0.40 0.58 0.69 0.34
                                                                       
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.