2012 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
12-Jun 13-Jul 14-Aug 19-Sep TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                                 %
Integra 8400 4 3.06   (  2) 2.52   (  2) 1.82   (21) 1.52   (20) 8.92   (  1) A 114.3
Archer III 5 2.82   (  6) 2.51   (  3) 1.94   (10) 1.60   (12) 8.87   (  2) A B 113.7
Lightening IV 4 2.73   (15) 2.44   (  7) 2.08   (  1) 1.60   (13) 8.84   (  3) A B C 113.3
R57M130 FG 5 2.67   (17) 2.48   (  5) 1.99   (  3) 1.66   (  6) 8.80   (  4) A B C 112.8
Syngenta 6422Q 4 2.66   (18) 2.41   (14) 1.99   (  5) 1.66   (  5) 8.72   (  5) A B C D 111.7
R46Bx163 4 2.81   (  7) 2.42   (10) 1.91   (15) 1.57   (16) 8.71   (  6) A B C D 111.6
WL 357 HQ 4 2.74   (14) 2.44   (  8) 1.94   (  9) 1.56   (18) 8.68   (  7) A B C D E 111.2
WL 363 HQ 5 2.54   (25) 2.49   (  4) 1.99   (  4) 1.65   (  7) 8.66   (  8) A B C D E 111.0
Syngenta 6422Q-EMD 4 2.74   (13) 2.39   (15) 1.95   (  8) 1.58   (15) 8.66   (  9) A B C D E 110.9
R47M120 FG 4 2.63   (20) 2.46   (  6) 1.86   (18) 1.70   (  2) 8.65   (10) A B C D E 110.8
R46Bx162 4 2.83   (  5) 2.36   (20) 1.93   (12) 1.51   (21) 8.63   (11) A B C D E 110.6
HybriForce 2400 4 3.09   (  1) 2.33   (23) 1.82   (22) 1.39   (30) 8.62   (12) A B C D E 110.4
AmeriStand407TQ 4 2.80   (  8) 2.41   (13) 1.92   (14) 1.47   (24) 8.61   (13) A B C D E F 110.3
R48M153 FG 4 2.60   (22) 2.43   (  9) 1.98   (  6) 1.59   (14) 8.60   (14) A B C D E F 110.2
R47M312 FG 4 2.56   (24) 2.42   (11) 1.92   (13) 1.64   (  8) 8.54   (15) B C D E F G 109.4
PGI 459 4 2.85   (  4) 2.39   (17) 1.80   (23) 1.50   (22) 8.54   (16) B C D E F G H 109.4
R57M129 FG 5 2.52   (26) 2.53   (  1) 1.88   (17) 1.60   (11) 8.52   (17) B C D E F G H I 109.2
Rebound 6.0 4 2.66   (19) 2.42   (12) 1.94   (11) 1.49   (23) 8.50   (18) C D E F G H I J 108.9
MasterPiece II  4 2.37   (29) 2.37   (19) 2.02   (  2) 1.74   (  1) 8.49   (19) C D E F G H I J 108.8
DG4210 4 2.48   (27) 2.39   (16) 1.96   (  7) 1.57   (17) 8.40   (20) D E F G H I J 107.6
Integra 8300 3 2.68   (16) 2.39   (18) 1.85   (20) 1.46   (26) 8.38   (21) D E F G H I J 107.3
GrandStand 4 2.80   (  9) 2.29   (25) 1.78   (26) 1.47   (25) 8.35   (22) E F G H I J 106.9
MS Sunstra 803 4 2.79   (10) 2.30   (24) 1.73   (28) 1.42   (28) 8.24   (23) F G H I J K 105.6
Xtra-3 4 2.61   (21) 2.27   (27) 1.79   (24) 1.55   (19) 8.21   (24) G H I J K 105.2
R56Bx212  5 2.32   (30) 2.29   (26) 1.88   (16) 1.68   (  3) 8.17   (25) H I J K L 104.7
R48W224 FG 4 2.31   (31) 2.34   (22) 1.86   (19) 1.67   (  4) 8.17   (26) I J K L 104.7
Minerva 5 2.41   (28) 2.35   (21) 1.78   (25) 1.61   (10) 8.14   (27) J K L 104.3
Mountaneer II 5 2.57   (23) 2.25   (28) 1.70   (29) 1.44   (27) 7.96   (28) K L 102.0
Dura 512 5 2.76   (11) 2.18   (29) 1.62   (30) 1.39   (29) 7.95   (29) K L 101.8
Vernal 2 2.89   (  3) 2.09   (30) 1.60   (31) 1.22   (31) 7.81   (30) L M 100.0
Rugged 3 2.75   (12) 2.06   (32) 1.50   (32) 1.13   (32) 7.45   (31) M N 95.4
R65BD278 6 1.76   (32) 2.07   (31) 1.76   (27) 1.63   (  9) 7.21   (32) N 92.4
MEAN 2.65 2.36 1.86 1.54 8.41
CV 7.83 4.72 5.37 6.33 4.08
LSD (0.1) 0.22 0.12 0.11 0.10 0.37
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.