2012-2013 YIELDS. UC DAVIS ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL. Trial planted Nov. 2, 2011.
      2012   2013                                  
      Yield   Yield   Average                              
FD Dry t/a
Released Varieties
Catalina 9 7.2   (  3) 12.2   (  1) 9.7   (  2) A
 WL 440HQ 6 7.2   (  2) 12.0   (  6) 9.6   (  3) A
Saltana 9 7.0   (  7) 12.1   (  4) 9.5   (  4) A
FGI R96Bx308  ND 7.1   (  6) 12.0   (  7) 9.5   (  5) A
Westar 8 7.1   (  4) 11.9   (  8) 9.5   (  6) A
6610N 6 6.7   (11) 12.2   (  2) 9.5   (  7) A B
Integra 8600  6 6.6   (12) 12.1   (  3) 9.4   (  8) A B C
 6R100 6 6.9   (  8) 11.8   (11) 9.3   (  9) A B C
GrandSlam 8 6.8   (  9) 11.7   (13) 9.2   (10) A B C D
FGI R66Bx311  ND 6.6   (13) 11.8   (10) 9.2   (11) A B C D E
HybriForce-2600 6 6.6   (15) 11.5   (14) 9.0   (13) A B C D E F G
 WL 454HQ.RR 6 6.4   (20) 11.5   (15) 9.0   (15) A B C D E F G H
Gunner 5 6.0   (34) 11.9   (  9) 8.9   (16) A B C D E F G H I
AmeriStand 803T (Opt-Gold+) 9 6.6   (17) 11.2   (24) 8.9   (17) A B C D E F G H I
FGI R57W213 ND 6.3   (22) 11.4   (19) 8.9   (18) A B C D E F G H I
Arriba II 6 6.3   (25) 11.5   (17) 8.9   (19) A B C D E F G H I J
DS611 6.5   (19) 11.3   (23) 8.9   (20) A B C D E F G H I J
AmeriStand 803T -EM09 9 5.7   (42) 11.7   (12) 8.7   (25) A B C D E F G H I J K
DKA65-10RR 6 6.3   (23) 10.9   (27) 8.6   (26) A B C D E F G H I J K
AmeriStand 803T  8 6.4   (21) 10.2   (34) 8.3   (31) B C D E F G H I J K L
La Jolla 9 5.9   (37) 10.5   (30) 8.2   (32) C D E F G H I J K L
FGI R65BD279  ND 6.0   (33) 10.4   (33) 8.2   (33) C D E F G H I J K L
FGI R56Bx214 ND 6.6   (16) 9.6   (44) 8.1   (34) D E F G H I J K L
 4R200 6.3   (26) 9.7   (43) 8.0   (35) E F G H I J K L
Revolt (RR) 6 6.0   (31) 10.0   (36) 8.0   (36) E F G H I J K L
FGI R57K138 ND 6.1   (29) 9.9   (41) 8.0   (37) F G H I J K L
FGI R47OK215 ND 5.9   (36) 9.9   (39) 7.9   (39) F G H I J K L
FGI R57K337 ND 5.6   (44) 10.0   (35) 7.8   (42) G H I J K L
 8R100 8.5  6.0   (35) 9.6   (45) 7.8   (43) H I J K L
DS815 8 6.0   (32) 9.4   (46) 7.7   (44) I J K L
 Tango 6 5.3   (47) 10.0   (37) 7.7   (45) J K L
 Pacifico 8 5.5   (46) 9.8   (42) 7.6   (46) K L
Integra 8800  8 5.7   (43) 8.9   (47) 7.3   (47) L
Experimental Varieties
SW 9106 9 7.4   (  1) 12.0   (  5) 9.7   (  1) A
SW 920 9 6.7   (10) 11.5   (16) 9.1   (12) A B C D E F
DS107444 7 6.6   (14) 11.4   (20) 9.0   (14) A B C D E F G
UC-412 9 6.3   (24) 11.3   (21) 8.8   (21) A B C D E F G H I J
UC-410 9 6.2   (28) 11.4   (18) 8.8   (22) A B C D E F G H I J K
SW 9107 9 7.1   (  5) 10.5   (31) 8.8   (23) A B C D E F G H I J K
SW 8105 8 6.5   (18) 11.0   (26) 8.8   (24) A B C D E F G H I J K
UC-413 9 6.1   (30) 11.2   (25) 8.6   (27) A B C D E F G H I J K
SW 910 9 5.9   (38) 11.3   (22) 8.6   (28) A B C D E F G H I J K
UC-409 9 6.2   (27) 10.8   (28) 8.5   (29) A B C D E F G H I J K
SW 900 9 5.9   (39) 10.7   (29) 8.3   (30) B C D E F G H I J K L
UC-411 9 5.5   (45) 10.4   (32) 8.0   (38) F G H I J K L
UC-414 9 5.8   (41) 10.0   (38) 7.9   (40) F G H I J K L
UC-415 9 5.9   (40) 9.9   (40) 7.9   (41) G H I J K L
MEAN 6.32 10.94 8.63
CV 11.3 14.6 11.8
LSD (0.1) 0.85 NS 1.21
                                                   
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Yolo clay loam soil at the Univ. of California Agronomy Farm, Davis, 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 data was eliminated due to doubts about the source of the seed.