2011 YIELDS,  TULELAKE ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 8/17/10
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   Cut 4   YEAR                               % of
27-Jun 27-Jul 7-Sep 15-Oct TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                               %
MS Sunstra 803 4 3.6   (  1) 2.0   (  3) 2.3   (  1) 0.8   (28) 8.8   (  1) A 114.5
R57M129 FG 5 3.1   (12) 2.1   (  1) 2.1   (17) 1.0   (10) 8.3   (  2) B 108.7
HybriForce 2400 4 3.5   (  2) 1.8   (24) 2.2   (  7) 0.8   (27) 8.3   (  3) B C 108.6
R57M130 FG 5 2.9   (23) 1.9   (11) 2.2   (  4) 1.2   (  3) 8.3   (  4) B C 108.1
DG4210 4 3.0   (21) 2.0   (  5) 2.2   (  3) 1.1   (  9) 8.2   (  5) B C D 108.0
GrandStand 4 3.4   (  3) 1.9   (  9) 2.1   (16) 0.9   (25) 8.2   (  6) B C D 107.9
WL 357 HQ 4 3.2   (  9) 1.9   (14) 2.2   (  8) 1.0   (13) 8.2   (  7) B C D E 107.8
Integra 8400 4 3.2   (  7) 1.8   (20) 2.3   (  2) 0.9   (22) 8.2   (  8) B C D E 107.5
PGI 459 4 3.3   (  6) 1.9   (  8) 2.1   (10) 0.8   (29) 8.2   (  9) B C D E 107.4
WL 363 HQ 5 3.0   (18) 2.0   (  2) 2.1   (14) 1.0   (14) 8.2   (10) B C D E F 106.7
Dura 512 5 3.4   (  5) 1.8   (26) 2.1   (13) 0.9   (24) 8.1   (11) B C D E F G 106.1
AmeriStand407TQ 4 2.9   (24) 2.0   (  6) 2.2   (  5) 1.0   (12) 8.1   (12) B C D E F G H 105.7
R46Bx162 4 3.1   (15) 1.9   (18) 2.1   (12) 1.0   (19) 8.0   (13) B C D E F G H 105.1
Archer III 5 3.1   (11) 1.8   (21) 2.0   (25) 1.0   (17) 8.0   (14) B C D E F G H I 104.7
R47M312 FG 4 2.8   (26) 2.0   (  4) 2.1   (20) 1.1   (  5) 8.0   (15) B C D E F G H I 104.6
Mountaneer II 5 3.1   (10) 1.7   (31) 2.1   (  9) 1.0   (18) 8.0   (16) B C D E F G H I J 104.3
Syngenta 6422Q 4 3.1   (14) 1.8   (19) 2.0   (24) 1.0   (15) 8.0   (17) C D E F G H I J 104.2
R56Bx212  5 2.7   (28) 1.9   (17) 2.2   (  6) 1.1   (  4) 7.9   (18) D E F G H I J K 103.5
Rebound 6.0 4 3.0   (19) 2.0   (  7) 2.0   (22) 0.8   (26) 7.9   (19) E F G H I J K 103.4
R46Bx163 4 3.1   (16) 1.9   (16) 2.0   (23) 0.9   (20) 7.9   (20) E F G H I J K 103.4
MasterPiece II  4 2.6   (30) 1.9   (10) 2.1   (11) 1.2   (  1) 7.9   (21) E F G H I J K 103.3
Integra 8300 3 3.1   (13) 1.8   (22) 2.1   (15) 0.8   (30) 7.8   (22) F G H I J K 102.5
Syngenta 6422Q-EMD 4 3.0   (22) 1.8   (23) 2.1   (19) 1.0   (16) 7.8   (23) F G H I J K 102.2
R47M120 FG 4 3.0   (20) 1.8   (25) 2.0   (29) 1.0   (11) 7.8   (24) G H I J K 102.0
Lightening IV 4 2.8   (27) 1.9   (15) 2.0   (30) 1.1   (  8) 7.7   (25) H I J K L 101.3
Xtra-3 4 3.0   (17) 1.7   (30) 2.1   (18) 0.9   (21) 7.7   (26) H I J K L 101.3
R48W224 FG 4 2.7   (29) 1.9   (13) 2.0   (28) 1.1   (  6) 7.7   (27) I J K L M 100.6
Vernal 2 3.4   (  4) 1.8   (28) 2.1   (21) 0.5   (31) 7.6   (28) J K L M 100.0
R48M153 FG 4 2.8   (25) 1.9   (12) 2.0   (31) 0.9   (23) 7.6   (29) K L M 99.3
R65BD278 6 2.6   (31) 1.6   (32) 2.0   (26) 1.2   (  2) 7.4   (30) L M 96.9
Minerva 5 2.5   (32) 1.7   (29) 2.0   (27) 1.1   (  7) 7.4   (31) M 96.5
Rugged 3 3.2   (  8) 1.8   (27) 2.0   (32) 0.4   (32) 7.4   (32) M 96.4
MEAN 3.04 1.87 2.09 0.95 7.96
CV 7.5 8.6 6.8 8.0 4.0
LSD (0.1) 0.24 0.17 0.15 0.08 0.34
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.