2010 YIELDS,  WSREC ALFALFA SALINITY TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 10/27/09
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   Cut 4   YEAR     % of
25-May 29-Jun 3-Aug 2-Sep TOTAL CUF101
  FD   Dry t/a     %
Released Varieties
Hybriforce 800 8 3.0   (   4) 3.2   (   2) 3.0   (   1) 1.8   (   2) 11.0   (   2) 112.9
CW 485 8 2.9   (   9) 3.1   (   4) 3.0   (   4) 1.8   (   1) 10.8   (   3) 111.2
Ameristand 901STQ 9 2.9   ( 13) 3.2   (   3) 3.0   (   3) 1.7   (   4) 10.7   (   4) 110.2
CW 95 9 3.0   (   5) 3.0   (   6) 2.8   (   9) 1.6   (   5) 10.4   (   5) 106.4
Highline 9 3.1   (   2) 2.7   ( 13) 2.9   (   6) 1.6   (   8) 10.2   (   6) 105.1
CW 8028 8 2.8   ( 17) 3.0   (   5) 2.7   ( 11) 1.6   (   7) 10.1   (   8) 104.1
SW9803 9 2.9   ( 15) 2.9   (   7) 2.7   ( 12) 1.5   ( 10) 10.0   (   9) 102.5
Medina 8.5 2.8   ( 19) 2.7   ( 20) 2.8   (   8) 1.5   ( 11) 9.8   ( 11) 100.1
CUF101 9 2.7   ( 22) 2.7   ( 14) 2.8   (   7) 1.5   ( 13) 9.7   ( 12) 100.0
WL 656HQ 9 3.0   (   7) 2.8   (   9) 2.5   ( 15) 1.4   ( 17) 9.7   ( 13) 99.8
SW 9215 9 2.7   ( 24) 2.7   ( 18) 2.7   ( 13) 1.6   (   9) 9.6   ( 15) 98.2
Magna 995 9 2.8   ( 18) 2.7   ( 17) 2.5   ( 17) 1.5   ( 14) 9.5   ( 16) 97.3
CW 585 8 2.9   ( 14) 2.7   ( 16) 2.5   ( 18) 1.3   ( 19) 9.4   ( 18) 96.4
BAR 9242 8.5 2.9   ( 12) 2.7   ( 15) 2.5   ( 19) 1.2   ( 23) 9.3   ( 19) 95.3
Integra 8900 9 3.0   (   8) 2.6   ( 23) 2.4   ( 22) 1.3   ( 21) 9.2   ( 20) 94.7
GrandSlam 8 2.8   ( 16) 2.6   ( 24) 2.4   ( 21) 1.2   ( 24) 9.1   ( 24) 92.9
AmeriStand 803 8 3.0   (   3) 2.5   ( 25) 2.1   ( 25) 1.2   ( 25) 8.9   ( 25) 91.4
Experimental Varieties
UC 452 9 3.2   (   1) 3.5   (   1) 3.0   (   5) 1.8   (   3) 11.4   (   1) 117.4
FG 94T02 9 2.7   ( 23) 2.8   (   8) 3.0   (   2) 1.6   (   6) 10.2   (   7) 104.2
SW9812 9 2.9   ( 11) 2.8   ( 10) 2.7   ( 10) 1.5   ( 12) 9.9   ( 10) 102.0
DS593 9 2.9   ( 10) 2.7   ( 12) 2.5   ( 16) 1.5   ( 16) 9.6   ( 14) 98.8
DS067092 8 3.0   (   6) 2.7   ( 19) 2.6   ( 14) 1.3   ( 22) 9.5   ( 17) 97.3
FG 96T707 9 2.7   ( 21) 2.6   ( 22) 2.4   ( 20) 1.4   ( 18) 9.2   ( 21) 94.1
DS077661 8 2.7   ( 20) 2.7   ( 11) 2.4   ( 23) 1.3   ( 20) 9.2   ( 22) 94.1
FG 96T706 9 2.6   ( 25) 2.7   ( 21) 2.3   ( 24) 1.5   ( 15) 9.1   ( 23) 93.2
MEAN 2.87 2.81 2.66 1.48 9.82
CV 13.1 21.2 24.0 33.7 17.1
LSD (0.1) NS NS NS NS NS
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed at WSREC, Five Points, 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.