2011-2013 YIELDS, TULELAKE ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 8/17/10
      2011   2012   2013                           % of
      Yield   Yield   Yield   Average                       VERNAL
FD Dry t/a %
Integra 8400 4   8.2   (  8) 8.9   (  1) 9.0   (  2) 8.7   (  1) A 110
Archer III 5   8.0   (14) 8.9   (  2) 8.9   (  3) 8.6   (  2) A B 109
DG4210 4   8.2   (  5) 8.4   (20) 9.1   (  1) 8.6   (  3) A B 109
WL 363 HQ 5   8.2   (10) 8.7   (  8) 8.8   (  4) 8.6   (  4) A B 108
WL 357 HQ 4   8.2   (  7) 8.7   (  7) 8.7   (  9) 8.6   (  5) A B C 108
R57M129 FG 5   8.3   (  2) 8.5   (17) 8.7   (10) 8.5   (  6) A B C 108
Syngenta 6422Q 4   8.0   (17) 8.7   (  5) 8.8   (  7) 8.5   (  7) A B C 108
MS Sunstra 803 4   8.8   (  1) 8.2   (23) 8.5   (19) 8.5   (  8) A B C 108
R46Bx162 4   8.0   (13) 8.6   (11) 8.8   (  5) 8.5   (  9) A B C 108
HybriForce 2400 4   8.3   (  3) 8.6   (12) 8.5   (18) 8.5   (10) A B C 107
R57M130 FG 5   8.3   (  4) 8.8   (  4) 8.4   (23) 8.5   (11) A B C 107
AmeriStand407TQ 4   8.1   (12) 8.6   (13) 8.6   (14) 8.4   (12) B C D 107
GrandStand 4   8.2   (  6) 8.3   (22) 8.7   (11) 8.4   (13) B C D 107
Lightening IV 4   7.7   (25) 8.8   (  3) 8.7   (12) 8.4   (14) B C D 107
R46Bx163 4   7.9   (20) 8.7   (  6) 8.6   (17) 8.4   (15) B C D 107
PGI 459 4   8.2   (  9) 8.5   (16) 8.4   (21) 8.4   (16) B C D 106
Rebound 6.0 4   7.9   (19) 8.5   (18) 8.7   (  8) 8.4   (17) B C D 106
R47M120 FG 4   7.8   (24) 8.6   (10) 8.7   (13) 8.4   (18) B C D E 106
Syngenta 6422Q-EMD 4   7.8   (23) 8.7   (  9) 8.6   (16) 8.4   (19) B C D E 106
MasterPiece II  4   7.9   (21) 8.5   (19) 8.6   (15) 8.3   (20) B C D E 106
Integra 8300 3   7.8   (22) 8.4   (21) 8.8   (  6) 8.3   (21) B C D E 106
R47M312 FG 4   8.0   (15) 8.5   (15) 8.4   (22) 8.3   (22) C D E 105
R48M153 FG 4   7.6   (29) 8.6   (14) 8.5   (20) 8.2   (23) D E F 104
R56Bx212  5   7.9   (18) 8.2   (25) 8.3   (24) 8.1   (24) E F G 103
Dura 512 5   8.1   (11) 7.9   (29) 8.1   (29) 8.1   (25) F G H 102
Xtra-3 4   7.7   (26) 8.2   (24) 8.2   (27) 8.0   (26) F G H 102
Mountaneer II 5   8.0   (16) 8.0   (28) 8.1   (30) 8.0   (27) F G H 102
R48W224 FG 4   7.7   (27) 8.2   (26) 8.2   (28) 8.0   (28) F G H 101
Minerva 5   7.4   (31) 8.1   (27) 8.3   (25) 7.9   (29) G H 100
Vernal 2   7.6   (28) 7.8   (30) 8.2   (26) 7.9   (30) H 100
Rugged 3   7.4   (32) 7.4   (31) 7.8   (31) 7.6   (31) I 95.8
R65BD278 6   7.4   (30) 7.2   (32) 7.5   (32) 7.4   (32) I 93.3
MEAN 7.96 8.41 8.50 8.29
CV 4.0 4.1 3.8 2.7
LSD (0.1) 0.34 0.37 0.35 0.24
                                                   
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.