2014 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
10-Jun 16-Jul 14-Aug 23-Sep TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                                   %
R48M153 FG 4 3.0   (  2) 2.7   (  1) 1.8   (  3) 1.6   (12) 9.0   (  1) A 119.0
Lightening IV 4 2.8   (12) 2.6   (  7) 1.8   (  2) 1.7   (  4) 9.0   (  2) A B 118.2
Syngenta 6422Q-EMD 4 2.9   (  3) 2.6   (  4) 1.7   (  6) 1.6   (16) 8.9   (  3) A B C 116.7
DG4210 4 2.9   (  9) 2.6   (  2) 1.7   (  7) 1.6   (13) 8.8   (  4) A B C 116.7
MasterPiece II  4 2.7   (26) 2.6   (  5) 1.8   (  1) 1.7   (  3) 8.8   (  5) A B C D 116.4
R57M129 FG 5 2.9   (  8) 2.6   (  9) 1.7   (  8) 1.6   (10) 8.8   (  6) A B C D 116.2
R47M120 FG 4 2.9   (  5) 2.6   (  3) 1.7   (17) 1.6   (11) 8.8   (  7) A B C D 116.2
R57M130 FG 5 2.8   (18) 2.5   (13) 1.7   (15) 1.8   (  1) 8.8   (  8) A B C D E 116.0
Syngenta 6422Q 4 2.9   (  4) 2.6   (  6) 1.7   (  9) 1.6   (17) 8.8   (  9) A B C D E 116.0
WL 357 HQ 4 2.9   (  6) 2.5   (15) 1.7   (  5) 1.6   (  9) 8.8   (10) A B C D E 115.9
WL 363 HQ 5 2.8   (22) 2.6   (  8) 1.7   (10) 1.7   (  7) 8.7   (11) A B C D E F 115.2
Integra 8400 4 3.1   (  1) 2.4   (18) 1.7   (16) 1.5   (24) 8.7   (12) A B C D E F 114.7
R46Bx163 4 2.9   (  7) 2.6   (11) 1.6   (23) 1.6   (18) 8.7   (13) B C D E F 114.4
Archer III 5 2.8   (15) 2.5   (12) 1.7   (12) 1.6   (20) 8.6   (14) B C D E F G 113.9
AmeriStand407TQ 4 2.8   (17) 2.6   (10) 1.7   (19) 1.6   (15) 8.6   (15) B C D E F G 113.8
Rebound 6.0 4 2.8   (16) 2.5   (14) 1.8   (  4) 1.5   (26) 8.6   (16) C D E F G H 113.2
R47M312 FG 4 2.8   (14) 2.4   (17) 1.6   (22) 1.7   (  8) 8.5   (17) C D E F G H I 112.6
R48W224 FG 4 2.7   (25) 2.4   (22) 1.7   (14) 1.8   (  2) 8.5   (18) C D E F G H I 112.5
R46Bx162 4 2.8   (13) 2.4   (20) 1.7   (13) 1.5   (21) 8.5   (19) D E F G H I J 111.9
Minerva 5 2.6   (28) 2.4   (19) 1.7   (11) 1.7   (  6) 8.5   (20) E F G H I J 111.5
PGI 459 4 2.8   (19) 2.3   (25) 1.7   (18) 1.6   (19) 8.4   (21) F G H I J 110.7
Integra 8300 3 2.8   (20) 2.5   (16) 1.7   (21) 1.5   (27) 8.4   (22) F G H I J 110.6
R56Bx212  5 2.6   (31) 2.4   (23) 1.7   (20) 1.7   (  5) 8.3   (23) G H I J 109.7
GrandStand 4 2.9   (11) 2.4   (21) 1.6   (25) 1.4   (28) 8.3   (24) H I J K 109.1
MS Sunstra 803 4 2.9   (10) 2.3   (26) 1.5   (27) 1.5   (22) 8.2   (25) I J K L 108.4
HybriForce 2400 4 2.8   (21) 2.4   (24) 1.6   (24) 1.4   (30) 8.2   (26) J K L M 107.7
Xtra-3 4 2.6   (29) 2.3   (27) 1.5   (26) 1.5   (23) 7.9   (27) K L M N 104.6
Mountaneer II 5 2.6   (30) 2.2   (28) 1.5   (28) 1.5   (25) 7.9   (28) L M N 104.0
Dura 512 5 2.7   (24) 2.2   (29) 1.5   (29) 1.4   (29) 7.9   (29) M N 103.6
Vernal 2 2.7   (23) 2.1   (30) 1.4   (31) 1.3   (31) 7.6   (30) N O 100.0
R65BD278 6 2.2   (32) 2.1   (32) 1.4   (30) 1.6   (14) 7.3   (31) O 96.7
Rugged 3 2.7   (27) 2.1   (31) 1.3   (32) 1.2   (32) 7.3   (32) O 95.8
MEAN 2.78 2.43 1.65 1.57 8.44
CV 6.7 4.8 6.0 7.1 3.9
LSD (0.1) 0.20 0.13 0.11 0.12 0.35
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.