2012-2013 YIELDS. MODESTO ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 11/7/2011.
      2012   2013                                          
      Yield   Yield   Average                                      
FD Dry t/a
Released Varieties
Westar 8 6.3   (  4) 16.0   (  1) 11.1   (  1) A
Integra 8600  6 6.2   (  7) 15.1   (  4) 10.6   (  4) A B C D
Arriba II (EM-09) 6 6.3   (  3) 14.5   (10) 10.4   (  6) A B C D E
Saltana 9 6.0   (10) 14.8   (  7) 10.4   (  7) A B C D E F
Artesia Sunrise 7 6.4   (  2) 14.4   (12) 10.4   (  8) A B C D E F
DS815 8 6.0   (11) 14.8   (  8) 10.4   (  9) A B C D E F
AmeriStand 803T  8 5.9   (14) 14.8   (  6) 10.4   (10) A B C D E F
DS919 9 5.8   (16) 14.5   (11) 10.2   (11) B C D E F G
 Pacifico 5.7   (30) 14.6   (  9) 10.1   (12) B C D E F G H
 Tango 6.2   (  6) 14.0   (24) 10.1   (13) B C D E F G H I
DS611 5.9   (15) 14.2   (15) 10.1   (15) B C D E F G H I J
Dura 843 8 6.0   (12) 14.1   (17) 10.0   (16) B C D E F G H I J
Transition 6.1 6 6.1   (  9) 14.0   (23) 10.0   (17) B C D E F G H I J
La Jolla 9 6.2   (  8) 13.9   (27) 10.0   (18) B C D E F G H I J
4C810 8 5.7   (26) 14.2   (16) 9.9   (19) C D E F G H I J
AmeriStand 901TS 9 5.8   (17) 14.0   (19) 9.9   (20) C D E F G H I J
 WL 454HQ.RR 5.7   (24) 14.0   (20) 9.9   (21) C D E F G H I J K
6610N 6 5.7   (25) 14.0   (22) 9.9   (22) C D E F G H I J K L
Integra 8800  8 5.6   (32) 14.1   (18) 9.9   (24) C D E F G H I J K L
Arriba II 6 5.6   (34) 14.0   (21) 9.8   (26) D E F G H I J K L M
Arriba II(Optimize Gold+) 6 5.7   (29) 14.0   (26) 9.8   (27) D E F G H I J K L M
 6R100 6.0   (13) 13.3   (34) 9.6   (31) E F G H I J K L M N
GrandSlam 8 5.5   (41) 13.7   (32) 9.6   (32) E F G H I J K L M N
Catalina 9 5.4   (44) 13.6   (33) 9.5   (34) G H I J K L M N O
HybridForce-800 8 5.6   (31) 13.2   (36) 9.4   (36) G H I J K L M N O
DKA65-10RR 6 5.7   (28) 13.0   (42) 9.3   (37) G H I J K L M N O P
 WL 440HQ 5.7   (23) 12.9   (43) 9.3   (38) G H I J K L M N O P
Revolt 6 5.6   (33) 13.0   (40) 9.3   (39) G H I J K L M N O P
Dura 512 5 5.8   (18) 12.7   (44) 9.3   (41) H I J K L M N O P
Desert Sun 8.10RR 8 5.5   (37) 13.0   (41) 9.3   (42) I J K L M N O P
 WL 550.RR 5.4   (45) 12.7   (45) 9.0   (45) K L M N O P
Trifecta II 4 5.4   (43) 12.2   (49) 8.8   (48) N O P
 8R100 8.5  5.1   (50) 12.3   (48) 8.7   (49) O P
Trifecta 4 5.4   (42) 11.9   (50) 8.7   (50) O P
Gunner 5 5.3   (48) 11.7   (51) 8.5   (51) P
Experimental Varieties
FGI R97T710 9 6.2   (  5) 15.4   (  2) 10.8   (  2) A B
 DS098217 7 6.4   (  1) 15.0   (  5) 10.7   (  3) A B C
FGI R66Bx311  6 5.8   (22) 15.1   (  3) 10.4   (  5) A B C D E
FGI R57K337 4 5.8   (20) 14.4   (14) 10.1   (14) B C D E F G H I J
SW 9107 9 5.4   (46) 14.4   (13) 9.9   (23) C D E F G H I J K L
SW 900 9 5.7   (27) 14.0   (25) 9.8   (25) D E F G H I J K L M
SW 910 9 5.8   (21) 13.7   (31) 9.7   (28) D E F G H I J K L M
SW 8105 8 5.5   (36) 13.8   (28) 9.7   (29) E F G H I J K L M
SW 920 9 5.5   (40) 13.8   (29) 9.6   (30) E F G H I J K L M N
FGI R57W213 5 5.8   (19) 13.3   (35) 9.5   (33) F G H I J K L M N O
FGI R97T715  10 5.2   (49) 13.8   (30) 9.5   (35) G H I J K L M N O
FGI R65BD279  7 5.5   (39) 13.1   (39) 9.3   (40) G H I J K L M N O P
FGI R96Bx308  9 5.3   (47) 13.1   (38) 9.2   (43) J K L M N O P
FGI R57K138 5 5.5   (38) 12.6   (46) 9.1   (44) K L M N O P
SW 9106 9 4.9   (51) 13.1   (37) 9.0   (46) L M N O P
FGI R56Bx214 4 5.6   (35) 12.4   (47) 9.0   (47) M N O P
MEAN 5.73 13.77 9.75
CV 8.5 10.0 7.5
LSD (0.1) 0.58 1.64 0.87
                                                           
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Stnislaus sandy soil at Stanislaus Farm Supply, Modesto CA.
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.
FD = Fall Dormancy reported by seed companies.
Cuf 101 was included in this trial, but the data was eliminated due to doubts about the source of the seed.