2012-2014 YIELDS. MODESTO ALFALAFA CULTIVAR TRIAL. (Trial Planted Nov 7, 2011)
      2012   2013   2014                                            
      Yield   Yield   Yield   Average                                        
FD Dry t/a
Released Varieties
Westar 8 6.3   (  4) 16.0   (  1) 13.1   (  1) 11.8   (  1) A
Integra 8600  6 6.2   (  7) 15.1   (  4) 12.2   (  7) 11.1   (  4) A B C D
DS919 9 5.8   (16) 14.5   (11) 12.7   (  2) 11.0   (  5) A B C D E
AmeriStand 803T  8 5.9   (14) 14.8   (  6) 12.3   (  4) 11.0   (  6) A B C D E F
Saltana 9 6.1   (10) 14.8   (  7) 12.2   (  5) 11.0   (  7) A B C D E F
DS815 8 6.0   (11) 14.8   (  8) 11.8   (19) 10.9   (  9) B C D E F G
 Pacifico 5.7   (28) 14.6   (  9) 12.2   (  8) 10.8   (10) B C D E F G
Artesia Sunrise 7 6.4   (  2) 14.4   (12) 11.6   (21) 10.8   (11) B C D E F G
Arriba II (EM-09) 6 6.3   (  3) 14.5   (10) 11.4   (27) 10.8   (12) B C D E F G H
AmeriStand 901TS 9 5.8   (17) 14.0   (19) 12.2   (  6) 10.7   (13) B C D E F G H I
4C810 8 5.7   (25) 14.2   (16) 11.9   (14) 10.6   (14) B C D E F G H I J
La Jolla 9 6.2   (  8) 13.9   (27) 11.6   (20) 10.6   (15) B C D E F G H I J
Integra 8800  8 5.7   (30) 14.1   (18) 11.9   (16) 10.5   (17) B C D E F G H I J K
DS611 5.9   (15) 14.2   (15) 11.5   (25) 10.5   (18) B C D E F G H I J K
Arriba II(Optimize Gold+) 6 5.7   (27) 14.0   (26) 11.9   (15) 10.5   (19) B C D E F G H I J K L
Tango 6.2   (  6) 14.0   (24) 11.3   (32) 10.5   (20) B C D E F G H I J K L
Arriba II 6 5.6   (32) 14.0   (21) 11.8   (17) 10.5   (21) B C D E F G H I J K L
Transition 6.1 6 6.1   (  9) 14.0   (23) 11.4   (28) 10.5   (22) B C D E F G H I J K L
Dura 843 8 6.0   (12) 14.1   (17) 11.3   (33) 10.5   (24) C D E F G H I J K L
6610N 6 5.8   (24) 14.0   (22) 11.4   (26) 10.4   (27) D E F G H I J K L M
Catalina 9 5.4   (42) 13.6   (33) 12.1   (  9) 10.4   (28) D E F G H I J K L M
GrandSlam 8 5.5   (39) 13.7   (32) 11.8   (18) 10.3   (29) D E F G H I J K L M
WL 454HQ.RR 5.8   (23) 14.0   (20) 10.7   (47) 10.2   (32) F G H I J K L M N
6R100 6.0   (13) 13.3   (34) 11.0   (40) 10.1   (35) G H I J K L M N O
Revolt 6 5.6   (31) 13.0   (40) 11.2   (35) 9.9   (36) H I J K L M N O P
HybridForce-800 8 5.7   (29) 13.2   (36) 11.0   (41) 9.9   (37) H I J K L M N O P
DKA65-10RR 6 5.7   (26) 13.0   (42) 11.0   (39) 9.9   (39) I J K L M N O P
Desert Sun 8.10RR 8 5.5   (35) 13.0   (41) 10.9   (44) 9.8   (41) J K L M N O P Q
Dura 512 5 5.8   (18) 12.7   (44) 10.9   (45) 9.8   (42) J K L M N O P Q
WL 440HQ 5.8   (22) 12.9   (43) 10.7   (46) 9.8   (43) J K L M N O P Q
WL 550.RR 5.4   (43) 12.7   (45) 11.0   (42) 9.7   (45) L M N O P Q
8R100 8.5  5.1   (50) 12.3   (48) 11.4   (30) 9.6   (47) M N O P Q
Trifecta 4 5.5   (40) 11.9   (50) 10.7   (48) 9.4   (48) N O P Q
Trifecta II 4 5.5   (41) 12.2   (49) 9.8   (51) 9.1   (50) P Q
Gunner 5 5.3   (46) 11.7   (51) 10.0   (49) 9.0   (51) Q
Experimental Varieties
 DS098217 7 6.4   (  1) 15.0   (  5) 12.6   (  3) 11.3   (  2) A B
FGI R97T710 9 6.3   (  5) 15.4   (  2) 12.1   (10) 11.3   (  3) A B C
FGI R66Bx311  6 5.8   (21) 15.1   (  3) 12.0   (13) 11.0   (  8) A B C D E F
FGI R57K337 4 5.8   (20) 14.4   (14) 11.5   (24) 10.6   (16) B C D E F G H I J
SW 920 9 5.5   (38) 13.8   (29) 12.1   (11) 10.5   (23) C D E F G H I J K L
SW 9107 9 5.4   (44) 14.4   (13) 11.5   (23) 10.4   (25) C D E F G H I J K L M
SW 900 9 5.2   (49) 14.0   (25) 12.1   (12) 10.4   (26) C D E F G H I J K L M
SW 8105 8 5.6   (34) 13.8   (28) 11.4   (29) 10.3   (30) E F G H I J K L M
SW 910 9 5.2   (48) 13.7   (31) 11.6   (22) 10.2   (31) F G H I J K L M N
FGI R57W213 5 5.8   (19) 13.3   (35) 11.2   (34) 10.1   (33) G H I J K L M N O
FGI R97T715  10 5.2   (47) 13.8   (30) 11.3   (31) 10.1   (34) G H I J K L M N O
FGI R65BD279  7 5.5   (37) 13.1   (39) 11.1   (36) 9.9   (38) H I J K L M N O P
FGI R96Bx308  9 5.4   (45) 13.1   (38) 11.1   (37) 9.9   (40) I J K L M N O P
FGI R56Bx214 4 5.6   (33) 12.4   (47) 11.1   (38) 9.7   (44) K L M N O P Q
SW 9106 9 4.9   (51) 13.1   (37) 11.0   (43) 9.7   (46) L M N O P Q
FGI R57K138 5 5.5   (36) 12.6   (46) 9.8   (50) 9.3   (49) O P Q
MEAN 5.73 13.77 11.48 10.33
CV 9.0 10.4 9.2 7.0
LSD (0.1) 0.61 1.70 1.26 0.85
                                                                   
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.