2013 YIELDS, UC IMPERIAL VALLEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 10/8/2012
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   Cut 4   Cut 5   Cut 6   Cut 7   Cut 8   Cut 9   YEAR                             % of
21-Feb 4-Apr 2-May 3-Jun 1-Jul 30-Jul 4-Sep 10-Oct 10-Dec TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                             %
Released Varieties
AmeriStand 901TS(Opt) 9 1.5   (13) 2.3   (  4) 2.0   (  9) 2.7   (  2) 2.5   (  2) 1.7   (  3) 1.3   (  4) 0.9   (22) 1.1   (  9) 16.0   (  1) A 106.4
Un Padre 9 1.7   (  2) 2.3   (  6) 2.0   (12) 2.5   (13) 2.4   (  8) 1.6   (  9) 1.2   (  8) 1.0   (  2) 1.2   (  2) 15.7   (  4) A B C D 104.8
Highline 9 1.6   (  9) 2.2   (12) 2.0   (19) 2.5   (11) 2.4   (  5) 1.7   (  4) 1.2   (11) 0.9   (13) 1.1   (16) 15.5   (  5) A B C D E 103.0
Tres Padres 9 1.7   (  1) 2.3   (  5) 2.1   (  3) 2.5   (12) 2.2   (25) 1.4   (30) 1.1   (28) 1.0   (  8) 1.1   (  6) 15.3   (  6) A B C D E F 101.9
FGI 96T706 9 1.6   (10) 2.2   (27) 1.9   (25) 2.5   (15) 2.3   (12) 1.6   (  5) 1.2   (16) 1.0   (  5) 1.1   (18) 15.2   (  8) A B C D E F G 101.4
Catalina 9 1.4   (30) 2.2   (24) 1.9   (27) 2.4   (24) 2.5   (  1) 1.7   (  2) 1.2   (10) 1.0   (10) 1.0   (27) 15.2   (  9) A B C D E F G 101.4
Westar 9 1.6   (  8) 2.1   (34) 2.1   (  2) 2.6   (  3) 2.4   (  3) 1.5   (16) 1.1   (21) 0.7   (36) 1.0   (25) 15.2   (10) A B C D E F G 101.4
Excelente HQML 9 1.5   (23) 2.3   (  3) 2.0   (15) 2.5   (  8) 2.3   (16) 1.5   (20) 1.2   (13) 0.8   (31) 1.2   (  1) 15.2   (11) A B C D E F G 101.4
CW 1010  9 1.4   (28) 2.2   (13) 2.0   (  8) 2.5   (17) 2.4   (  4) 1.6   (  6) 1.1   (22) 0.9   (21) 1.1   (13) 15.2   (12) A B C D E F G H 101.2
UC Cibola 9 1.5   (18) 2.2   (25) 2.0   (  7) 2.6   (  4) 2.3   (  9) 1.6   (15) 1.2   (17) 0.9   (16) 1.0   (32) 15.2   (13) A B C D E F G H 101.2
Excelente Plus 9 1.5   (21) 2.3   (  2) 2.0   (18) 2.6   (  5) 2.2   (24) 1.5   (24) 1.2   (15) 0.8   (29) 1.2   (  2) 15.2   (14) A B C D E F G H 101.1
Sun Quest 6 1.5   (20) 2.2   (14) 1.9   (23) 2.4   (20) 2.2   (26) 1.5   (17) 1.3   (  3) 0.9   (23) 1.1   (  7) 15.1   (15) B C D E F G H 100.5
Excelente 11 9 1.5   (11) 2.3   (  8) 2.0   (  5) 2.5   (  7) 2.2   (27) 1.5   (22) 1.1   (31) 0.8   (24) 1.1   (10) 15.0   (16) B C D E F G H 100.1
FGI 118T816 9 1.5   (24) 2.1   (30) 1.8   (35) 2.3   (34) 2.3   (13) 1.7   (  1) 1.2   (14) 1.1   (  1) 1.1   (19) 15.0   (17) B C D E F G H 100.1
WL 656HQ 6 1.4   (26) 2.1   (32) 1.9   (20) 2.6   (  6) 2.2   (19) 1.6   (11) 1.2   (  7) 0.8   (24) 1.1   (17) 15.0   (19) B C D E F G H 100.0
Cuf 101 9 1.5   (25) 2.2   (29) 1.9   (21) 2.5   (  9) 2.3   (15) 1.6   (14) 1.1   (23) 0.9   (11) 1.1   (20) 15.0   (20) B C D E F G H 100.0
FGI 106T701 9 1.5   (16) 2.2   (11) 2.0   (  6) 2.5   (17) 2.3   (11) 1.5   (21) 1.1   (32) 0.9   (17) 1.0   (31) 15.0   (21) C D E F G H 99.7
CW 080046  9 1.3   (34) 2.2   (20) 2.0   (14) 2.5   (10) 2.3   (14) 1.6   (12) 1.2   (  9) 0.9   (15) 1.0   (29) 15.0   (22) C D E F G H 99.6
WL 712 10 1.6   (  4) 2.3   (  7) 2.0   (10) 2.5   (14) 2.2   (18) 1.4   (33) 1.1   (24) 0.8   (33) 1.1   (11) 15.0   (23) C D E F G H 99.5
AmeriStand 901TS 9 1.5   (22) 2.2   (26) 1.9   (28) 2.4   (23) 2.4   (  6) 1.6   (  7) 1.1   (27) 0.9   (18) 1.0   (34) 14.9   (24) D E F G H I 99.3
4N900 9 1.5   (12) 2.2   (28) 2.0   (16) 2.4   (25) 2.2   (20) 1.5   (18) 1.1   (29) 0.9   (18) 1.0   (22) 14.8   (26) E F G H I 98.6
UC Impalo 9 1.5   (14) 2.2   (19) 1.9   (33) 2.3   (30) 2.2   (28) 1.5   (27) 1.2   (19) 1.0   (  9) 1.1   (  8) 14.8   (27) E F G H I 98.5
Saltana 9 1.5   (19) 2.2   (22) 1.9   (31) 2.4   (22) 2.2   (29) 1.6   (10) 1.0   (33) 0.9   (20) 1.0   (35) 14.6   (29) E F G H I J 97.4
AmeriStand 901TS(EMD) 9 1.5   (15) 2.2   (17) 1.9   (32) 2.3   (31) 2.1   (32) 1.4   (31) 1.1   (30) 0.8   (28) 1.0   (21) 14.4   (32) H I J K 95.6
Excelente XL 9 1.3   (33) 2.1   (33) 1.9   (26) 2.4   (21) 2.0   (33) 1.3   (34) 1.1   (26) 0.8   (32) 1.0   (32) 14.1   (33) I J K L 93.6
HybridForce-800 9 1.2   (36) 2.1   (35) 2.0   (11) 2.3   (33) 1.9   (35) 1.2   (36) 1.0   (36) 0.8   (34) 1.0   (28) 13.6   (35) K L 90.3
La Jolla 9 1.2   (35) 2.1   (31) 1.9   (22) 2.3   (35) 1.8   (36) 1.2   (35) 1.0   (34) 0.7   (35) 1.0   (24) 13.5   (36) L 89.6
Experimental Varieties
DS919 9 1.6   (  7) 2.4   (  1) 2.1   (  1) 2.7   (  1) 2.4   (  6) 1.6   (13) 1.2   (12) 0.8   (30) 1.1   (14) 15.9   (  2) A B 105.6
UC-412 9 1.6   (  5) 2.2   (  9) 2.0   (13) 2.5   (19) 2.3   (10) 1.6   (  8) 1.4   (  1) 1.0   (  3) 1.1   (  4) 15.8   (  3) A B C 105.1
UC-415 9 1.6   (  3) 2.2   (16) 1.9   (30) 2.4   (26) 2.2   (22) 1.5   (19) 1.2   (  5) 1.0   (  4) 1.1   (  5) 15.2   (  7) A B C D E F G 101.4
UC-414 9 1.6   (  6) 2.2   (18) 1.9   (24) 2.4   (27) 2.3   (17) 1.5   (23) 1.2   (20) 0.9   (12) 1.1   (11) 15.0   (18) B C D E F G H 100.1
UC-411 9 1.5   (17) 2.2   (15) 2.0   (17) 2.4   (28) 2.2   (21) 1.5   (26) 1.1   (25) 1.0   (  7) 1.0   (23) 14.9   (25) D E F G H I 99.1
UC-409 9 1.4   (27) 2.2   (21) 1.8   (34) 2.3   (31) 2.1   (30) 1.5   (25) 1.3   (  2) 1.0   (  6) 1.0   (26) 14.8   (28) E F G H I J 98.3
 DS1064 9 1.4   (32) 2.2   (10) 2.1   (  4) 2.5   (16) 2.1   (31) 1.4   (32) 1.0   (35) 0.8   (26) 1.1   (15) 14.5   (30) F G H I J 96.7
UC-410 9 1.4   (29) 2.2   (23) 1.9   (28) 2.3   (29) 2.2   (23) 1.4   (29) 1.2   (  6) 0.8   (27) 0.9   (36) 14.4   (31) G H I J 96.1
UC-413 9 1.4   (31) 2.0   (36) 1.8   (36) 2.3   (36) 2.0   (34) 1.4   (28) 1.2   (18) 0.9   (14) 1.0   (30) 13.9   (34) J K L 92.6
MEAN 1.49 2.21 1.94 2.45 2.23 1.52 1.16 0.89 1.06 14.95
CV 7.8 7.2 5.3 7.1 10.5 12.2 12.1 11.2 8.4 5.9
LSD (0.1) 0.11 NS 0.10 0.17 0.23 0.18 0.14 0.10 0.09 0.86
Trial planted at 25 lb/acre viable seed in Imperial clay loam soil at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center, Holtville, CA.                                                  
Entries followed by the same letter are no significantly different at the 10% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.
FD = Fall Dormancy reported by seed companies.