2011 Yields, UC Davis Alfalfa Cultivar Trial (Trial planted Sept. 25, 2008)
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   Cut 4   Cut 5   Cut 6   YEAR                             % of
26-Apr 3-Jun 5-Jul 29-Jul 12-Sep 28-Oct TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                             %
Released Varieties
HybriForce 620 6 1.8   (  1) 2.2   (  1) 2.5   (  1) 1.6   (  5) 1.9   (  9) 1.3   (  1) 11.4   (   1) A 157.9
Cisco 6 1.8   (  2) 2.1   (  2) 2.5   (  3) 1.3   (33) 1.8   (26) 1.0   (31) 10.5   (   4) A B C D 145.4
HybriForce 800 8 1.5   (11) 2.1   (  3) 2.3   (17) 1.6   (10) 1.9   (10) 1.1   (18) 10.4   (   5) A B C D E 144.1
PGI 709 7 1.4   (20) 2.0   (  6) 2.4   (11) 1.5   (12) 1.9   (  5) 1.1   (17) 10.4   (   6) A B C D E 144.0
Magna 801 FQ 8 1.5   (  7) 2.0   (12) 2.2   (24) 1.7   (  2) 1.9   (13) 1.1   (21) 10.4   (   7) A B C D E 144.0
PGI 608 6 1.7   (  4) 2.0   (10) 2.2   (27) 1.5   (17) 1.8   (27) 1.1   (  8) 10.3   (   8) B C D E F 142.4
Conquistador 8 1.3   (30) 1.9   (24) 2.2   (32) 1.6   (  4) 2.0   (  2) 1.2   (  3) 10.2   (   9) B C D E F G 141.7
HybriForce 700 7 1.5   (13) 2.1   (  4) 2.4   (  9) 1.4   (25) 1.8   (20) 1.1   (24) 10.2   ( 10) B C D E F G 141.6
GrandSlam 8 1.3   (32) 1.9   (15) 2.5   (  4) 1.5   (12) 1.9   (  7) 1.0   (29) 10.2   ( 11) B C D E F G 140.9
Arriba II 7 1.5   (12) 1.9   (23) 2.2   (24) 1.5   (21) 1.9   (11) 1.2   (  4) 10.1   ( 14) B C D E F G H 140.0
Archer III 5 1.5   (10) 2.0   (  8) 2.5   (  2) 1.4   (24) 1.7   (35) 1.0   (33) 10.1   ( 15) B C D E F G H 140.0
Integra 8800 8 1.3   (29) 1.9   (18) 2.4   (  7) 1.5   (22) 1.8   (29) 1.1   (11) 10.0   ( 17) B C D E F G H 138.7
Pacifico 9 1.4   (21) 1.9   (29) 2.1   (38) 1.6   (  9) 1.8   (18) 1.1   (15) 9.9   ( 18) B C D E F G H 137.7
Artesian Sunrise 7 1.4   (16) 2.0   (12) 2.3   (16) 1.3   (32) 1.8   (23) 1.1   (10) 9.9   ( 19) B C D E F G H 137.7
Integra 8801R 8 1.4   (25) 1.8   (38) 2.2   (28) 1.5   (14) 1.9   (15) 1.1   (20) 9.8   ( 24) B C D E F G H 136.5
58R51 RR 8 1.3   (33) 1.8   (38) 2.3   (18) 1.5   (19) 1.9   (12) 1.2   (  7) 9.8   ( 25) C D E F G H 135.9
Magna 995 9 1.2   (35) 1.9   (25) 2.2   (37) 1.6   (  7) 1.8   (21) 1.0   (27) 9.7   ( 26) D E F G H 135.0
TruTest 6 1.4   (15) 1.9   (27) 2.3   (21) 1.3   (38) 1.8   (25) 1.1   (23) 9.7   ( 28) D E F G H I 133.8
Sutter 6 1.5   (  8) 1.9   (21) 2.1   (40) 1.3   (28) 1.7   (34) 1.0   (35) 9.6   ( 29) D E F G H I J 132.5
Lightning IV 4 1.4   (19) 1.9   (22) 2.4   (10) 1.3   (35) 1.6   (37) 0.9   (37) 9.5   ( 31) D E F G H I J 131.6
DKA 50-18 5 1.4   (24) 2.0   (  9) 2.3   (14) 1.2   (39) 1.7   (33) 0.9   (41) 9.5   ( 32) D E F G H I J 131.4
Integra 8600 6 1.3   (34) 1.8   (30) 2.1   (39) 1.3   (34) 1.8   (22) 1.1   (12) 9.4   ( 33) E F G H I J K 130.5
56S82 6 1.3   (31) 1.8   (31) 2.2   (31) 1.3   (36) 1.7   (32) 1.1   (22) 9.4   ( 34) E F G H I J K 129.9
Dura 843 8 1.4   (18) 2.0   (14) 2.3   (15) 1.1   (42) 1.6   (38) 0.9   (38) 9.3   ( 35) F G H I J K 128.8
WL 530HQ 8 1.2   (41) 1.7   (40) 2.1   (41) 1.4   (26) 1.9   (14) 1.1   (25) 9.3   ( 37) F G H I J K 128.3
Integra 8401R 8 1.5   (  9) 1.8   (34) 2.2   (29) 1.3   (28) 1.5   (42) 0.9   (40) 9.2   ( 38) F G H I J K 128.1
8R100 8 1.2   (40) 1.7   (42) 2.2   (35) 1.3   (31) 1.8   (28) 1.1   (19) 9.2   ( 39) G H I J K 127.4
Tango 6 1.4   (23) 1.9   (28) 2.1   (43) 1.1   (43) 1.6   (36) 1.0   (32) 9.0   ( 40) H I J K 125.4
4R200 4 1.2   (39) 1.8   (37) 2.3   (22) 1.1   (40) 1.4   (45) 0.9   (42) 8.6   ( 41) I J K 119.7
WL 440HQ 5 1.2   (37) 1.8   (35) 2.2   (34) 1.0   (44) 1.5   (43) 0.9   (39) 8.6   ( 42) I J K 119.6
Magna 788 7 1.1   (44) 1.5   (44) 2.3   (20) 1.3   (37) 1.6   (39) 0.8   (43) 8.6   ( 43) J K 118.9
6R100 6 1.2   (38) 1.6   (43) 2.2   (36) 1.1   (41) 1.4   (44) 0.8   (44) 8.4   ( 44) K 115.8
Cuf 101 9 0.8   (45) 1.3   (45) 1.7   (45) 1.0   (45) 1.6   (41) 0.8   (45) 7.2   ( 45) L 100.0
Experimental Varieties
SW 9812 9 1.6   (  6) 2.0   (  7) 2.4   (  6) 1.7   (  1) 2.0   (  1) 1.1   (13) 10.9   (   2) A B 151.1
DS 067348 8 1.7   (  3) 2.1   (  5) 2.4   (  8) 1.6   (11) 1.9   (  6) 1.2   (  2) 10.9   (   3) A B C 150.4
CW 38065 8 1.2   (36) 1.9   (26) 2.2   (23) 1.7   (  3) 1.9   (  8) 1.2   (  6) 10.1   ( 12) B C D E F G H 140.1
DS 077601 8 1.4   (14) 1.9   (20) 2.4   (  5) 1.5   (20) 1.8   (19) 1.0   (28) 10.1   ( 13) B C D E F G H 140.1
FG 83T048 8 1.4   (26) 1.8   (33) 2.3   (13) 1.6   (  8) 1.9   (16) 1.1   (14) 10.1   ( 16) B C D E F G H 139.6
CW 27092 7 1.4   (22) 2.0   (11) 2.3   (12) 1.4   (23) 1.7   (30) 1.0   (26) 9.9   ( 20) B C D E F G H 137.4
SW 9816 9 1.4   (17) 1.9   (17) 2.1   (44) 1.5   (16) 1.9   (17) 1.1   (  9) 9.9   ( 21) B C D E F G H 137.2
CW 26089 6 1.4   (28) 1.9   (16) 2.2   (30) 1.6   (  6) 1.8   (24) 1.0   (34) 9.9   ( 22) B C D E F G H 136.8
SW 9813 9 1.4   (27) 1.7   (41) 2.2   (33) 1.5   (15) 2.0   (  3) 1.2   (  5) 9.9   ( 23) B C D E F G H 136.6
DS 071842 6 1.7   (  5) 1.9   (19) 2.2   (26) 1.3   (28) 1.6   (40) 1.0   (36) 9.7   ( 27) D E F G H I 134.2
SW 9803 9 1.1   (43) 1.8   (36) 2.1   (42) 1.5   (18) 2.0   (  4) 1.1   (16) 9.5   ( 30) D E F G H I J 132.0
DS 067092 8 1.2   (42) 1.8   (32) 2.3   (19) 1.3   (27) 1.7   (31) 1.0   (30) 9.3   ( 36) F G H I J K 128.8
MEAN 1.38 1.88 2.26 1.41 1.76 1.05 9.73
CV 18.9 10.2 8.6 15.3 11.0 14.3 9.2
LSD (0.1) 0.31 0.23 0.23 0.26 0.23 0.18 1.07
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Yolo clay loam soil at the Univ. of California Agronomy Farm, Davis, CA.                                  
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.
FD = Fall Dormancy reported by seed companies.