2011-2012 YIELDS, TULELAKE ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 8/17/10
      2011   2012                                   % of
      Yield   Yield   Average                               VERNAL
FD Dry t/a %
Integra 8400 4   8.2   (  8) 8.9   (  1) 8.6   (  1) A 110.9
R57M130 FG 5   8.3   (  4) 8.8   (  4) 8.5   (  2) A B 110.5
MS Sunstra 803 4   8.8   (  1) 8.2   (23) 8.5   (  3) A B C 110.0
HybriForce 2400 4   8.3   (  3) 8.6   (12) 8.5   (  4) A B C D 109.5
WL 357 HQ 4   8.2   (  7) 8.7   (  7) 8.5   (  5) A B C D 109.5
Archer III 5   8.0   (14) 8.9   (  2) 8.4   (  6) A B C D E 109.2
R57M129 FG 5   8.3   (  2) 8.5   (17) 8.4   (  7) A B C D E 108.9
WL 363 HQ 5   8.2   (10) 8.7   (  8) 8.4   (  8) A B C D E 108.9
PGI 459 4   8.2   (  9) 8.5   (16) 8.4   (  9) A B C D E 108.4
AmeriStand407TQ 4   8.1   (12) 8.6   (13) 8.3   (10) A B C D E F 108.0
Syngenta 6422Q 4   8.0   (17) 8.7   (  5) 8.3   (11) A B C D E F 108.0
R46Bx162 4   8.0   (13) 8.6   (11) 8.3   (12) A B C D E F 107.9
DG4210 4   8.2   (  5) 8.4   (20) 8.3   (13) A B C D E F 107.8
R46Bx163 4   7.9   (20) 8.7   (  6) 8.3   (14) B C D E F 107.5
GrandStand 4   8.2   (  6) 8.3   (22) 8.3   (15) B C D E F 107.4
Lightening IV 4   7.7   (25) 8.8   (  3) 8.3   (16) B C D E F 107.4
R47M312 FG 4   8.0   (15) 8.5   (15) 8.3   (17) C D E F G 107.0
Syngenta 6422Q-EMD 4   7.8   (23) 8.7   (  9) 8.2   (18) D E F G 106.6
R47M120 FG 4   7.8   (24) 8.6   (10) 8.2   (19) D E F G H 106.4
Rebound 6.0 4   7.9   (19) 8.5   (18) 8.2   (20) E F G H I 106.2
MasterPiece II  4   7.9   (21) 8.5   (19) 8.2   (21) E F G H I 106.1
Integra 8300 3   7.8   (22) 8.4   (21) 8.1   (22) F G H I J 104.9
R48M153 FG 4   7.6   (29) 8.6   (14) 8.1   (23) F G H I J 104.8
R56Bx212  5   7.9   (18) 8.2   (25) 8.0   (24) G H I J 104.1
Dura 512 5   8.1   (11) 7.9   (29) 8.0   (25) G H I J 103.9
Xtra-3 4   7.7   (26) 8.2   (24) 8.0   (26) H I J K 103.2
Mountaneer II 5   8.0   (16) 8.0   (28) 8.0   (27) I J K L 103.1
R48W224 FG 4   7.7   (27) 8.2   (26) 7.9   (28) J K L 102.7
Minerva 5   7.4   (31) 8.1   (27) 7.8   (29) K L 100.4
Vernal 2   7.6   (28) 7.8   (30) 7.7   (30) L 100.0
Rugged 3   7.4   (32) 7.4   (31) 7.4   (31) M 95.9
R65BD278 6   7.4   (30) 7.2   (32) 7.3   (32) M 94.6
MEAN 7.96 8.41 8.18
CV 4.0 4.1 2.8
LSD (0.1) 0.34 0.37 0.25
                                                     
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.