2011 YIELDS,  TULELAKE ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 7/27/07
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
27-Jun 27-Jul 8-Sep 15-Oct TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                                       %
Released Varieties
Archer III 5 3.9   (  2) 2.6   (  2) 2.2   (  8) 1.0   (13) 9.8   (  1) A 134.2
MilkMaker ML 5 3.5   (28) 2.3   (25) 2.3   (  2) 1.3   (  1) 9.4   (  4) A B C D 128.4
GrandStand 4 3.9   (  3) 2.5   (  6) 2.0   (37) 0.9   (27) 9.3   (  5) A B C D 128.2
AmeriStand407TQ 4 3.7   (10) 2.4   (12) 2.2   (11) 1.0   (14) 9.3   (  8) A B C D E F 127.6
 PGI 459 4 3.8   (  9) 2.2   (28) 2.4   (  1) 0.9   (22) 9.3   (  9) A B C D E F 127.4
DKA50-18 5 3.6   (21) 2.6   (  5) 2.1   (17) 0.9   (20) 9.3   (10) A B C D E F G 127.0
AmeriStand444NT 4 3.8   (  6) 2.3   (27) 2.1   (15) 1.0   (16) 9.2   (11) A B C D E F G H 126.4
WL 357HQ 5 3.7   (12) 2.5   (  7) 2.0   (41) 1.0   (18) 9.2   (12) A B C D E F G H 126.2
Legendairy 3 3.7   (14) 2.4   (11) 2.1   (24) 0.9   (24) 9.1   (13) A B C D E F G H I 125.1
Integra 8300 3 3.7   (16) 2.3   (26) 2.2   (  4) 0.9   (29) 9.1   (14) A B C D E F G H I 125.1
CW 500 5 3.4   (39) 2.6   (  4) 2.1   (18) 1.0   (11) 9.1   (15) A B C D E F G H I 124.8
Genoa 4 3.4   (32) 2.6   (  1) 2.1   (21) 0.9   (21) 9.1   (16) A B C D E F G H I 124.7
PGI 424 4 3.6   (23) 2.4   (14) 2.1   (34) 0.9   (31) 8.9   (20) B C D E F G H I J K L 122.4
FSG 528SF  5 3.9   (  4) 2.1   (45) 2.0   (39) 0.9   (26) 8.9   (21) B C D E F G H I J K L 122.3
Integra 8400  4 3.4   (38) 2.5   (  9) 2.2   (10) 0.9   (30) 8.9   (22) B C D E F G H I J K L M 122.3
Whitney 4 3.6   (22) 2.4   (15) 2.0   (47) 0.8   (45) 8.8   (26) B C D E F G H I J K L M N O 120.3
FSG 505 5 3.4   (35) 2.3   (19) 2.0   (36) 0.9   (32) 8.7   (29) B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P 118.9
Magnum VI 4 3.7   (19) 2.2   (31) 2.0   (38) 0.7   (49) 8.7   (30) B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P 118.9
Xtra-3 4 3.6   (20) 2.1   (46) 2.1   (28) 0.8   (39) 8.6   (31) C D E F G H I J K L M N O P 118.6
Rebound 5 4 3.7   (18) 2.2   (38) 2.0   (42) 0.7   (51) 8.6   (33) C D E F G H I J K L M N O P 118.0
WL 343HQ 4 3.5   (31) 2.3   (18) 2.0   (46) 0.8   (37) 8.6   (34) C D E F G H I J K L M N O P 117.9
Mountaineer 2 5 3.2   (47) 1.9   (55) 2.2   (  5) 0.9   (25) 8.3   (44) I J K L M N O P 114.2
54V09 4 3.3   (41) 2.2   (35) 2.0   (44) 0.7   (53) 8.2   (45) J K L M N O P 113.2
Prosementi ND 2.9   (53) 2.1   (44) 2.1   (30) 1.2   (  3) 8.2   (48) K L M N O P 112.7
Dura 512 5 3.1   (51) 2.2   (33) 2.1   (22) 0.8   (46) 8.2   (49) L M N O P 112.1
Everlast II 4 3.4   (34) 2.0   (50) 1.9   (53) 0.8   (48) 8.2   (50) L M N O P 112.1
WL 325 HQ 4 3.4   (37) 2.1   (42) 1.8   (55) 0.7   (50) 8.1   (52) N O P 111.1
FSG 408DP 4 3.2   (48) 2.0   (54) 2.1   (27) 0.7   (54) 8.0   (53) O P Q 109.4
MasterPiece 4 3.1   (50) 2.1   (49) 1.9   (54) 0.9   (28) 7.9   (55) P Q 108.6
Vernal 2 3.3   (42) 1.9   (56) 1.7   (56) 0.3   (56) 7.3   (56) Q 100.0
Experimental Varieties
R56Bx214 4 3.6   (25) 2.6   (  3) 2.3   (  3) 1.0   (10) 9.5   (  2) A B 129.8
R46Bx164 6 3.8   (  8) 2.4   (16) 2.1   (12) 1.1   (  9) 9.4   (  3) A B C 128.9
R46Bx218 6 4.1   (  1) 2.3   (20) 2.0   (48) 0.9   (19) 9.3   (  6) A B C D E 127.9
R46Bx211 4.1 3.7   (13) 2.2   (34) 2.2   (  6) 1.1   (  5) 9.3   (  7) A B C D E F 127.7
R56BD191 ND 3.8   (  5) 2.3   (21) 2.1   (20) 0.8   (44) 9.1   (17) A B C D E F G H I 124.2
R46Bx160 5 3.7   (17) 2.4   (13) 2.1   (19) 0.8   (41) 9.0   (18) A B C D E F G H I J 124.1
R46Bx165 8.5 3.7   (15) 2.3   (24) 2.1   (25) 0.9   (23) 9.0   (19) A B C D E F G H I J K 123.3
R56BD190 ND 3.7   (11) 2.2   (39) 2.0   (50) 1.0   (12) 8.9   (23) B C D E F G H I J K L M 122.2
R46Bx197 8 3.5   (30) 2.5   (  8) 2.1   (26) 0.9   (34) 8.9   (24) B C D E F G H I J K L M N 122.0
R46Bx163 4 3.6   (24) 2.3   (23) 2.1   (32) 0.9   (35) 8.8   (25) B C D E F G H I J K L M N 120.7
R46Bx778 ND 3.8   (  7) 2.0   (52) 2.1   (23) 0.8   (42) 8.7   (27) B C D E F G H I J K L M N O 120.1
R56BD202 ND 3.5   (27) 2.2   (36) 2.1   (33) 1.0   (17) 8.7   (28) B C D E F G H I J K L M N O 120.0
R46BD203 ND 2.9   (52) 2.4   (17) 2.2   (  7) 1.1   (  7) 8.6   (32) C D E F G H I J K L M N O P 118.3
R56Bx212 6 3.3   (45) 2.2   (41) 2.0   (40) 1.1   (  6) 8.6   (35) D E F G H I J K L M N O P 117.6
R56BD188 ND 3.5   (29) 2.2   (29) 2.0   (45) 0.8   (40) 8.5   (36) E F G H I J K L M N O P 117.0
R46Bx167 4 3.4   (33) 2.2   (40) 1.9   (52) 1.0   (15) 8.5   (37) E F G H I J K L M N O P 116.9
R46BD201 ND 2.9   (55) 2.5   (10) 2.1   (16) 1.1   (  8) 8.5   (38) F G H I J K L M N O P 116.7
R46Bx173 5 3.3   (40) 2.1   (43) 2.2   (  9) 0.8   (43) 8.5   (39) G H I J K L M N O P 116.1
R46Bx162 8 3.2   (46) 2.2   (32) 2.1   (14) 0.9   (36) 8.4   (40) H I J K L M N O P 115.9
R46Bx161 6 3.3   (44) 2.3   (22) 2.0   (49) 0.9   (33) 8.4   (41) I J K L M N O P 115.1
R46Bx777 ND 3.4   (36) 2.1   (48) 2.0   (35) 0.8   (38) 8.4   (42) I J K L M N O P 114.6
R46Bx217 8 2.9   (54) 2.2   (37) 2.1   (13) 1.1   (  4) 8.3   (43) I J K L M N O P 114.5
R46Bx776 ND 3.5   (26) 2.0   (51) 2.0   (51) 0.7   (55) 8.2   (46) K L M N O P 112.9
TS 4028  4 3.3   (43) 2.1   (47) 2.1   (29) 0.8   (47) 8.2   (47) K L M N O P 112.8
R46Bx775 ND 3.1   (49) 2.2   (30) 2.0   (43) 0.7   (52) 8.1   (51) M N O P 111.2
R66BD108 ND 2.7   (56) 2.0   (53) 2.1   (31) 1.2   (  2) 7.9   (54) P Q 108.7
MEAN 3.48 2.26 2.08 0.90 8.71
CV 19.8 12.3 10.9 11.6 8.7
LSD (0.1) NS 0.29 NS 0.11 0.81
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed at Intermountain Research and Extension Center, Tulelake, 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.