Table 3.  2010 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
22-Jun 30-Jul 24-Sep TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                             %
Integra 8400 4 3.7   (  2) 2.8   (  2) 1.9   (  1) 8.5   (  1) A 150.5
GrandStand 4 3.8   (  1) 2.8   (  3) 1.9   (  2) 8.5   (  2) A B 149.7
PGI 459 4 3.7   (  4) 2.9   (  1) 1.8   (  8) 8.4   (  3) A B C 148.4
WL 343HQ 4 3.7   (  3) 2.8   (  4) 1.7   (11) 8.2   (  4) A B C D 145.5
Xtra-3 4 3.5   (  6) 2.6   (  6) 1.8   (  9) 7.8   (  5) A B C D E 138.8
Rebound 5.0 4 3.5   (  5) 2.5   (  8) 1.7   (12) 7.8   (  6) B C D E 137.6
Masterpiece 4 3.4   (  9) 2.5   (11) 1.8   (  5) 7.7   (  7) C D E 136.7
Dura 512 5 3.5   (  7) 2.5   (16) 1.8   (  7) 7.7   (  8) C D E F 136.6
Boulder 5 3.4   (11) 2.5   (10) 1.8   (  6) 7.7   (  9) C D E F 135.9
AmeriStand 407TQ 4 3.4   (12) 2.6   (  5) 1.7   (16) 7.7   (10) D E F 135.5
RRALF 4R200 4 3.4   (10) 2.6   (  7) 1.7   (15) 7.7   (11) D E F 135.5
MasterPiece 4 3.3   (14) 2.5   (  9) 1.7   (13) 7.6   (12) D E F 134.5
DS417 4 3.3   (17) 2.5   (12) 1.8   (10) 7.6   (13) D E F G 133.8
DKA41-18RR 4 3.3   (16) 2.5   (14) 1.7   (18) 7.5   (14) E F G H 132.7
WL 319HQ 3 3.4   (  8) 2.5   (17) 1.6   (22) 7.5   (15) E F G H 132.3
WL 357HQ 5 3.2   (18) 2.5   (13) 1.7   (14) 7.5   (16) E F G H 132.2
FSG 505 5 3.1   (24) 2.5   (15) 1.8   (  3) 7.4   (17) E F G H 131.2
Mountaineer 2.0 5 3.2   (20) 2.4   (24) 1.8   (  4) 7.4   (18) E F G H 131.1
Power 4.2 (PI + Alleg) 4 3.3   (15) 2.4   (18) 1.6   (24) 7.3   (19) E F G H 130.0
WL 325HQ 4 3.4   (13) 2.4   (22) 1.6   (23) 7.3   (20) E F G H 130.0
PGI 424 4 3.2   (19) 2.4   (23) 1.7   (17) 7.3   (21) E F G H 129.2
DKA50-18 5 3.2   (23) 2.4   (19) 1.6   (19) 7.2   (22) E F G H I 127.9
Power 4.2 (Coated) 4 3.2   (21) 2.4   (21) 1.6   (25) 7.2   (23) E F G H I 127.2
Expedition 5 3.2   (22) 2.4   (20) 1.6   (25) 7.2   (24) E F G H I 127.0
WL 355RR 4 3.1   (25) 2.4   (25) 1.6   (27) 7.0   (25) F G H I 124.1
HybriForce620 6 3.0   (27) 2.2   (27) 1.6   (21) 6.9   (26) G H I 121.4
Whitney 4 2.8   (28) 2.4   (26) 1.6   (20) 6.8   (27) H I 121.1
Mariner III 4 3.1   (26) 2.2   (28) 1.5   (29) 6.8   (28) H I 120.2
CW 500 5 2.8   (29) 2.2   (29) 1.5   (28) 6.6   (29) I J 116.2
FSG 408DP 4 2.8   (30) 1.9   (30) 1.4   (30) 6.1   (30) J K 107.7
Vernal 2 2.6   (31) 1.8   (31) 1.3   (31) 5.6   (31) K L 100.0
HybriForce420/wet 4 2.3   (32) 1.8   (32) 1.2   (32) 5.2   (32) L 92.8
MEAN 3.24 2.43 1.66 7.33
CV 9.3 8.1 8.7 8.1
LSD (0.1) 0.36 0.24 0.17 0.71
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.