2011 YIELDS,  LANCASTER ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 9/15/09
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   Cut 4   Cut 5   Cut 6   YEAR                         % of
19-May 29-Jun 25-Jul 22-Aug 3-Oct 15-Nov TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                         %
Released Varieties
HybriForce-620 6 2.5   (  1) 2.7   (  2) 2.3   (  1) 1.9   (  1) 1.3   (  3) 0.8   (23) 11.4   (  1) A 118.8
GrandSlam 8 2.3   (  8) 2.4   (  5) 2.1   (  7) 1.8   (  6) 1.3   (  1) 0.9   (  5) 11.0   (  2) A B 113.9
PGI 709 7 2.4   (  4) 2.4   (  7) 2.1   (  9) 1.8   (  8) 1.2   (  9) 0.9   (11) 10.8   (  3) B C 112.3
HybriForce-2600 8 2.2   (15) 2.7   (  1) 2.0   (17) 1.8   (  4) 1.2   (  7) 0.7   (26) 10.7   (  4) B C D 111.2
WL 440HQ 6 2.4   (  2) 2.4   (  6) 2.2   (  3) 1.6   (22) 1.2   (10) 0.8   (19) 10.7   (  5) B C D 111.0
Bar 9242 8.5 2.1   (17) 2.4   (  8) 2.2   (  6) 1.8   (  3) 1.3   (  2) 1.0   (  1) 10.7   (  6) B C D 111.0
Integra 8600 6 2.3   (13) 2.6   (  3) 2.2   (  5) 1.5   (27) 1.2   (11) 0.8   (24) 10.6   (  7) B C D E 110.0
PGI 704 7 2.3   (14) 2.6   (  4) 2.1   (16) 1.8   (13) 1.2   (14) 0.7   (25) 10.5   (  8) B C D E 109.5
HybriForce-800 8 2.4   (  3) 2.2   (22) 2.2   (  4) 1.6   (21) 1.1   (19) 1.0   (  3) 10.5   (  9) B C D E 109.3
AmeriStand 803 8 2.3   (10) 2.2   (17) 1.9   (25) 1.8   (  2) 1.3   (  4) 1.0   (  2) 10.5   (11) B C D E F 109.0
Arriba II 7 2.4   (  5) 2.3   (14) 2.0   (19) 1.8   (12) 1.1   (23) 0.9   (  8) 10.4   (12) B C D E F 108.5
Pacifico 9 2.2   (16) 2.3   (  9) 2.1   (  8) 1.8   (11) 1.1   (25) 0.9   (12) 10.4   (13) C D E F G 108.0
HybriForce-700 7 2.3   (11) 2.3   (15) 2.1   (14) 1.8   (10) 1.1   (17) 0.8   (21) 10.3   (14) C D E F G 107.5
Integra 8800 8 2.1   (19) 2.3   (13) 2.2   (  2) 1.8   (  7) 1.1   (24) 0.9   (  4) 10.3   (15) C D E F G 107.5
Medina 8.5 2.0   (20) 2.3   (10) 2.0   (23) 1.7   (17) 1.2   (  5) 0.8   (20) 10.1   (18) E F G H 105.4
WL 363HQ 5 2.1   (18) 2.2   (16) 2.1   (12) 1.8   (  9) 1.2   (  8) 0.6   (27) 10.1   (19) E F G H I 104.6
Moapa 69 8 1.9   (23) 2.2   (18) 2.1   (10) 1.7   (15) 1.1   (20) 0.8   (22) 9.9   (22) G H I 102.9
Cuf 101 9 1.7   (26) 2.2   (19) 1.9   (24) 1.7   (19) 1.2   (  6) 0.8   (15) 9.6   (23) H I 100.0
WL-535 8 1.8   (24) 2.2   (21) 2.0   (20) 1.6   (26) 1.2   (15) 0.8   (14) 9.6   (24) H I 99.9
Highline 9 1.9   (22) 2.1   (24) 1.9   (26) 1.7   (20) 1.2   (12) 0.9   (13) 9.5   (25) I 99.2
TechAg844 1.7   (25) 1.9   (26) 1.8   (27) 1.6   (23) 1.0   (27) 0.8   (18) 8.9   (27) J 92.4
Experimental Varieties
CW 058071 2.3   (  7) 2.2   (20) 2.1   (13) 1.8   (  5) 1.2   (16) 0.9   (  9) 10.5   (10) B C D E F 109.1
CW 057072 2.3   (  9) 2.3   (11) 2.0   (22) 1.7   (14) 1.0   (26) 0.8   (16) 10.2   (16) D E F G 106.5
DS067092 8 2.3   (12) 2.3   (12) 2.0   (21) 1.6   (25) 1.1   (18) 0.9   (  6) 10.2   (17) D E F G 106.0
DS077661 6 2.4   (  6) 1.9   (25) 2.1   (15) 1.7   (16) 1.1   (22) 0.9   (  7) 10.1   (20) E F G H I 104.5
FG 65T077 2.0   (21) 2.1   (23) 2.1   (11) 1.7   (18) 1.2   (13) 0.8   (17) 10.0   (21) F G H I 103.5
UC451 1.6   (27) 1.7   (27) 2.0   (18) 1.6   (24) 1.1   (21) 0.9   (10) 9.0   (26) J 93.4
MEAN 2.16 2.28 2.06 1.72 1.17 0.84 10.24
CV 10.3 6.3 9.3 8.9 14.6 8.6 4.4
LSD (0.1) 0.27 0.17 NS 0.18 NS 0.09 0.54
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed in Lancaster, 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.