2012 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
12-Jun 12-Jul 13-Aug 19-Sep TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                                               %
Released Varieties
 PGI 459 4 2.8   (  1) 2.3   (  1) 2.3   (  1) 1.6   (  5) 9.0   (  1) A 127.8
Archer III 5 2.8   (  6) 2.2   (  4) 2.1   (  2) 1.6   (  8) 8.7   (  2) A B 123.4
DKA50-18 5 2.7   (10) 2.2   (  2) 2.1   (  3) 1.6   (  6) 8.6   (  3) A B C 122.6
AmeriStand407TQ 4 2.7   (13) 2.2   (  3) 2.0   (11) 1.5   (19) 8.4   (  4) B C D 119.6
WL 357HQ 5 2.7   (  8) 2.1   (  7) 2.0   (28) 1.6   (14) 8.4   (  5) B C D E 118.8
MilkMaker ML 5 2.5   (29) 2.1   (10) 2.0   (12) 1.7   (  4) 8.4   (  6) B C D E F 118.7
Legendairy 3 2.8   (  3) 2.0   (28) 2.0   (18) 1.5   (18) 8.4   (  7) B C D E F 118.6
Integra 8400  4 2.8   (  2) 2.1   (23) 2.0   (21) 1.5   (31) 8.3   (  8) B C D E F 118.4
CW 500 5 2.5   (35) 2.1   (  6) 2.1   (  7) 1.6   (11) 8.3   (  9) C D E F G 117.4
GrandStand 4 2.8   (  4) 2.1   (13) 2.0   (30) 1.4   (38) 8.3   (10) C D E F G H 117.2
Genoa 4 2.6   (14) 2.1   (12) 1.9   (31) 1.5   (17) 8.2   (12) C D E F G H I 116.8
Rebound 5 4 2.8   (  5) 2.1   (  9) 2.0   (27) 1.4   (49) 8.2   (13) C D E F G H I J 116.8
Integra 8300 3 2.5   (33) 2.1   (  8) 2.0   (20) 1.6   (15) 8.2   (16) D E F G H I J K L M 115.9
FSG 505 5 2.7   (  9) 2.0   (33) 1.9   (37) 1.5   (22) 8.2   (18) D E F G H I J K L M 115.8
Xtra-3 4 2.6   (16) 2.1   (19) 1.9   (36) 1.5   (27) 8.1   (20) D E F G H I J K L M N 115.1
Prosementi ND 2.3   (53) 2.1   (11) 2.0   (10) 1.7   (  2) 8.1   (21) D E F G H I J K L M N 114.9
AmeriStand444NT 4 2.5   (31) 2.0   (32) 2.0   (22) 1.5   (21) 8.1   (24) D E F G H I J K L M N O 114.3
WL 343HQ 4 2.6   (19) 2.0   (43) 1.9   (32) 1.5   (24) 8.0   (26) D E F G H I J K L M N O P 113.9
PGI 424 4 2.6   (25) 2.0   (39) 1.9   (42) 1.4   (37) 7.9   (33) G H I J K L M N O P Q R S 112.1
FSG 528SF  5 2.5   (34) 2.1   (17) 1.9   (45) 1.4   (39) 7.9   (35) G H I J K L M N O P Q R S 111.8
Dura 512 5 2.6   (23) 2.0   (40) 1.9   (35) 1.4   (50) 7.9   (38) H I J K L M N O P Q R S 111.4
Mountaineer 2 5 2.5   (39) 2.0   (36) 1.8   (47) 1.5   (23) 7.8   (39) I J K L M N O P Q R S 111.1
WL 325 HQ 4 2.5   (28) 2.0   (42) 1.9   (41) 1.4   (47) 7.8   (40) J K L M N O P Q R S 110.9
FSG 408DP 4 2.7   (11) 1.9   (52) 1.9   (43) 1.3   (52) 7.8   (42) K L M N O P Q R S 110.8
MasterPiece 4 2.3   (48) 2.0   (27) 2.0   (25) 1.4   (36) 7.8   (43) L M N O P Q R S 110.7
Magnum VI 4 2.5   (27) 2.0   (37) 1.8   (51) 1.4   (45) 7.8   (45) M N O P Q R S 110.1
Everlast II 4 2.4   (41) 1.9   (53) 1.8   (52) 1.4   (41) 7.6   (51) Q R S 107.4
Whitney 4 2.4   (46) 1.9   (48) 1.8   (48) 1.4   (43) 7.5   (53) S T 106.9
54V09 4 2.6   (21) 1.9   (49) 1.8   (50) 1.2   (55) 7.5   (54) S T 106.7
Vernal 2 2.4   (44) 1.9   (56) 1.6   (56) 1.1   (56) 7.0   (56) U 100.0
Experimental Varieties
R46Bx777 ND 2.8   (  7) 2.0   (35) 1.9   (34) 1.5   (20) 8.2   (11) C D E F G H I 117.0
R46Bx163 4 2.7   (12) 2.0   (31) 2.0   (13) 1.5   (32) 8.2   (14) D E F G H I J K 116.6
R56Bx214 4 2.3   (50) 2.1   (20) 2.1   (  5) 1.7   (  1) 8.2   (15) D E F G H I J K L 116.1
R46Bx165 8.5 2.6   (24) 2.1   (  5) 2.0   (14) 1.4   (34) 8.2   (17) D E F G H I J K L M 115.9
R46Bx173 5 2.5   (30) 2.1   (24) 2.1   (  9) 1.5   (29) 8.2   (19) D E F G H I J K L M 115.7
R46Bx164 6 2.5   (37) 2.1   (25) 2.0   (15) 1.5   (16) 8.1   (22) D E F G H I J K L M N 114.9
R56Bx212 6 2.4   (45) 2.1   (15) 2.0   (17) 1.6   (12) 8.1   (23) D E F G H I J K L M N O 114.5
R56BD190 ND 2.5   (32) 2.0   (30) 2.0   (19) 1.5   (26) 8.1   (25) D E F G H I J K L M N O 114.2
R46BD201 ND 2.3   (52) 2.1   (14) 2.1   (  8) 1.6   (13) 8.0   (27) E F G H I J K L M N O P 113.5
R46Bx162 8 2.5   (38) 2.0   (26) 2.0   (26) 1.5   (30) 8.0   (28) E F G H I J K L M N O P 113.4
R46Bx197 8 2.6   (18) 2.0   (38) 2.0   (29) 1.4   (40) 8.0   (29) E F G H I J K L M N O P 113.3
TS 4028  4 2.6   (26) 2.1   (16) 1.9   (40) 1.4   (46) 8.0   (30) F G H I J K L M N O P Q 112.9
R56BD188 ND 2.5   (40) 2.0   (34) 2.0   (24) 1.5   (25) 8.0   (31) F G H I J K L M N O P Q R 112.8
R46Bx161 6 2.6   (22) 2.0   (29) 1.9   (44) 1.4   (44) 7.9   (32) G H I J K L M N O P Q R S 112.1
R46Bx167 4 2.4   (42) 2.1   (22) 2.0   (23) 1.4   (48) 7.9   (34) G H I J K L M N O P Q R S 111.8
R46BD203 ND 2.3   (51) 2.0   (47) 2.0   (16) 1.6   (  9) 7.9   (36) G H I J K L M N O P Q R S 111.8
R46Bx211 4.1 2.2   (54) 2.0   (41) 2.1   (  6) 1.6   (10) 7.9   (37) H I J K L M N O P Q R S 111.5
R46Bx218 6 2.3   (49) 2.1   (18) 1.9   (38) 1.5   (28) 7.8   (41) J K L M N O P Q R S 110.9
R46Bx160 5 2.4   (43) 2.1   (21) 1.8   (49) 1.4   (35) 7.8   (44) L M N O P Q R S 110.5
R46Bx217 8 2.0   (55) 2.0   (46) 2.1   (  4) 1.7   (  3) 7.7   (46) N O P Q R S 109.4
R46Bx778 ND 2.6   (17) 1.9   (50) 1.7   (54) 1.4   (42) 7.7   (47) N O P Q R S 109.3
R56BD191 ND 2.5   (36) 2.0   (44) 1.9   (39) 1.3   (53) 7.7   (48) O P Q R S 108.8
R56BD202 ND 2.4   (47) 1.9   (55) 1.9   (33) 1.5   (33) 7.6   (49) P Q R S 108.3
R46Bx776 ND 2.6   (15) 2.0   (45) 1.7   (53) 1.3   (54) 7.6   (50) P Q R S 108.1
R46Bx775 ND 2.6   (20) 1.9   (51) 1.7   (55) 1.3   (51) 7.5   (52) R S T 107.0
R66BD108 ND 1.7   (56) 1.9   (54) 1.9   (46) 1.6   (  7) 7.1   (55) T U 101.4
MEAN 2.53 2.04 1.94 1.49 7.99
CV 7.6 6.7 6.8 8.7 4.9
LSD (0.1) 0.20 0.15 0.14 0.14 0.42
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.