2011 YIELDS,  UC KEARNEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 9/14/10
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   Cut 7   YEAR                               % of
14-Apr 11-May 15-Jun 20-Jul 17-Aug 14-Sep 12-Oct TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                               %
Released Varieties
Mycogen 4N900 9 2.3   (  1) 1.6   (  3) 2.4   (  2) 2.4   (  1) 2.1   (  3) 1.4   (18) 1.2   (13) 13.5   (  1) A 122.7
Integra 8800 8 2.3   (  2) 1.6   (  4) 2.5   (  1) 2.2   (  8) 2.2   (  1) 1.4   (23) 1.1   (34) 13.3   (  2) A B 121.0
SW 9828 9 2.2   (  3) 1.6   (10) 2.3   (  7) 2.3   (  5) 1.8   (23) 1.4   (19) 1.2   (14) 12.9   (  6) A B C D E F 117.3
AmeriStand 901TS 9 2.1   (10) 1.5   (24) 2.3   (13) 2.2   (  7) 2.0   (10) 1.5   (  9) 1.2   (11) 12.8   (  7) A B C D E F G 116.2
AmeriStand 803T 8 2.1   (  9) 1.5   (25) 2.3   (12) 2.1   (27) 1.9   (16) 1.5   (  5) 1.2   (  6) 12.6   (  9) A B C D E F G H 114.7
SW 9812 9 2.0   (29) 1.5   (21) 2.2   (23) 2.2   (12) 2.0   (11) 1.5   (  7) 1.2   (  9) 12.5   (12) A B C D E F G H 113.9
WL 656HQ 9 1.9   (34) 1.5   (32) 2.2   (20) 2.1   (14) 2.1   (  6) 1.4   (13) 1.2   (12) 12.4   (15) A B C D E F G H 113.0
Pacifico 8 2.1   (  8) 1.6   (15) 2.2   (24) 2.1   (19) 1.8   (27) 1.4   (15) 1.1   (29) 12.3   (19) B C D E F G H I J 112.2
SW 9821 9 2.0   (30) 1.5   (23) 2.2   (22) 2.0   (32) 2.0   (12) 1.4   (31) 1.1   (19) 12.2   (20) C D E F G H I J 111.1
Integra 8900 9 2.0   (20) 1.5   (28) 2.0   (41) 2.1   (26) 1.8   (33) 1.5   (  1) 1.2   (  4) 12.1   (23) D E F G H I J 110.7
Grand Slam 4 2.0   (23) 1.5   (16) 2.2   (29) 2.0   (36) 1.8   (25) 1.4   (20) 1.1   (30) 12.1   (25) D E F G H I J K 109.8
SW 9813 9 1.9   (31) 1.4   (45) 2.2   (17) 2.1   (21) 1.9   (18) 1.4   (22) 1.1   (31) 12.0   (26) E F G H I J K 109.6
6610N 6 2.1   (11) 1.6   (11) 2.4   (  5) 1.9   (42) 1.7   (40) 1.3   (41) 0.9   (47) 11.9   (29) E F G H I J K L 108.8
SW 9816 9 2.0   (17) 1.5   (29) 2.2   (18) 2.0   (40) 1.8   (35) 1.4   (38) 1.1   (32) 11.9   (30) E F G H I J K L 108.8
HybriForce-800 8 1.9   (32) 1.5   (34) 2.2   (19) 2.1   (17) 1.8   (26) 1.3   (46) 1.0   (42) 11.8   (33) E F G H I J K L M 107.9
SW 9803 9 2.1   (12) 1.4   (38) 2.2   (16) 2.0   (31) 1.7   (41) 1.4   (32) 1.0   (41) 11.8   (34) F G H I J K L M 107.5
NuMex 7 2.0   (28) 1.6   (14) 2.1   (34) 2.0   (28) 1.6   (43) 1.4   (33) 1.0   (38) 11.7   (35) G H I J K L M 106.7
Dura 843 8 1.9   (39) 1.6   (12) 2.2   (27) 2.0   (35) 1.8   (31) 1.3   (45) 0.9   (48) 11.7   (37) H I J K L M 106.2
UC Impalo 9 1.9   (40) 1.4   (42) 2.1   (35) 2.0   (37) 1.7   (37) 1.4   (39) 1.1   (33) 11.6   (40) H I J K L M 105.5
SW 9711 9 1.7   (46) 1.4   (40) 2.0   (40) 2.1   (16) 1.9   (20) 1.4   (35) 1.0   (43) 11.5   (42) H I J K L M 105.1
Sunquest 9.5 2.0   (15) 1.4   (37) 2.0   (44) 1.8   (47) 1.4   (48) 1.4   (16) 1.2   (16) 11.3   (45) J K L M 102.8
CUF 101 9 1.7   (47) 1.4   (38) 2.0   (45) 1.9   (41) 1.7   (38) 1.3   (44) 0.9   (46) 11.0   (46) K L M 100.0
SW 900 9 1.7   (48) 1.2   (48) 1.9   (47) 1.9   (45) 1.6   (45) 1.4   (24) 1.2   (10) 10.8   (48) M 98.6
Experimental Varieties
FG R97T704 9 2.0   (24) 1.6   (  6) 2.4   (  5) 2.4   (  2) 2.2   (  2) 1.5   (  8) 1.3   (  2) 13.3   (  3) A B C 120.9
DS097040 9 2.2   (  5) 1.7   (  2) 2.4   (  4) 2.3   (  4) 2.1   (  4) 1.4   (21) 1.1   (27) 13.1   (  4) A B C D 119.4
DS385 8 2.1   (  7) 1.6   (  8) 2.3   (11) 2.2   (  6) 2.1   (  5) 1.4   (40) 1.1   (21) 12.9   (  5) A B C D E 117.4
FG R96Bx301 9 2.0   (22) 1.5   (20) 2.4   (  3) 2.3   (  3) 2.0   (  7) 1.3   (42) 1.0   (44) 12.6   (  8) A B C D E F G H 114.8
FG R96Bx303 9 2.0   (15) 1.4   (41) 2.3   (  8) 2.2   (  9) 2.0   (  9) 1.4   (36) 1.1   (26) 12.5   (10) A B C D E F G H 114.0
DS097643 9 2.0   (21) 1.7   (  1) 2.3   (  9) 2.1   (20) 1.9   (22) 1.4   (14) 1.1   (35) 12.5   (11) A B C D E F G H 113.9
UC 469 2.0   (26) 1.5   (22) 2.3   (14) 2.1   (18) 1.9   (21) 1.5   (  6) 1.2   (  8) 12.4   (13) A B C D E F G H 113.3
DS097645 10 2.0   (18) 1.6   (  5) 2.3   (15) 2.2   (10) 2.0   (  8) 1.3   (48) 1.0   (37) 12.4   (14) A B C D E F G H 113.0
CW 059051 9 2.0   (19) 1.5   (19) 2.1   (31) 2.1   (22) 1.9   (15) 1.5   (10) 1.2   (  3) 12.4   (16) B C D E F G H I 112.8
FG 96T706 9 2.2   (  4) 1.5   (26) 2.1   (33) 2.0   (30) 1.8   (31) 1.5   (  4) 1.2   (  5) 12.4   (17) B C D E F G H I J 112.6
DS097041 9 2.1   (  6) 1.6   (  7) 2.3   (10) 2.1   (15) 1.8   (28) 1.4   (34) 0.9   (45) 12.3   (18) B C D E F G H I J 112.3
UC 470 1.9   (33) 1.6   (13) 2.2   (20) 2.1   (25) 1.9   (17) 1.4   (29) 1.1   (22) 12.2   (21) C D E F G H I J 111.0
FG R97T715 9 1.9   (35) 1.5   (27) 2.2   (26) 2.1   (24) 2.0   (13) 1.4   (27) 1.1   (20) 12.2   (22) D E F G H I J 110.9
CW 068068 8 1.9   (41) 1.5   (17) 2.2   (28) 2.1   (22) 1.8   (34) 1.4   (12) 1.2   (  7) 12.1   (24) D E F G H I J 110.1
Ameristand 901STQ(EMD) 9 2.1   (13) 1.4   (36) 2.1   (38) 2.0   (34) 1.9   (19) 1.4   (26) 1.1   (17) 12.0   (27) E F G H I J K 109.5
UC 471 1.9   (38) 1.5   (33) 2.1   (32) 2.1   (13) 1.8   (23) 1.4   (30) 1.1   (23) 12.0   (28) E F G H I J K 109.3
FG R97T701 9 1.9   (37) 1.5   (31) 2.2   (25) 2.0   (29) 1.8   (36) 1.4   (17) 1.1   (18) 11.9   (31) E F G H I J K L 108.7
FG R97T708 9 1.8   (43) 1.4   (35) 2.0   (42) 2.0   (33) 1.8   (30) 1.5   (  3) 1.3   (  1) 11.9   (32) E F G H I J K L M 108.4
FG R97T710 9 1.7   (45) 1.4   (46) 2.1   (30) 2.2   (11) 1.9   (14) 1.3   (43) 1.0   (36) 11.7   (36) G H I J K L M 106.7
FG R97T707 9 2.0   (25) 1.5   (30) 2.0   (42) 1.9   (44) 1.6   (44) 1.5   (  2) 1.1   (25) 11.7   (38) H I J K L M 106.2
FG R96Bx304 9 2.1   (14) 1.5   (18) 2.1   (36) 1.9   (43) 1.7   (42) 1.3   (47) 1.0   (39) 11.6   (39) H I J K L M 105.6
FG R96Bx308 9 1.7   (44) 1.3   (47) 2.1   (37) 2.0   (38) 1.8   (28) 1.4   (25) 1.2   (15) 11.6   (41) H I J K L M 105.3
DS097569 8 2.0   (27) 1.6   (  9) 2.1   (39) 1.9   (46) 1.5   (46) 1.5   (11) 1.0   (40) 11.5   (43) H I J K L M 105.0
UC 493 1.9   (42) 1.4   (44) 1.9   (46) 2.0   (38) 1.7   (39) 1.4   (37) 1.1   (27) 11.3   (44) I J K L M 103.2
FG R97M711 9 1.9   (36) 1.4   (43) 1.9   (48) 1.8   (48) 1.5   (47) 1.4   (28) 1.1   (24) 10.9   (47) L M 99.1
MEAN 1.99 1.51 2.18 2.08 1.84 1.41 1.10 12.10
CV 9.8 7.8 10.0 11.7 15.7 7.0 9.7 7.5
LSD (0.1) 0.23 0.14 0.26 NS 0.34 0.12 0.13 1.08
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Hanford fine sandy loam soil at the Univ. of Calif. Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, 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.