2012-2014 YIELDS. UC DAVIS ALFALFAL CULTIVAR TRIAL. Trial planted Nov. 2, 2011.
      2012   2013   2014                                      
      Yield   Yield   Yield   Average                                  
FD Dry t/a
Released Varieties
Catalina 9 7.2   (  3) 12.2   (  1) 11.8   (  1) 10.4   (  1) A
Saltana 9 7.0   (  7) 12.1   (  4) 11.4   (  2) 10.1   (  2) A B
FGI R96Bx308  9 7.1   (  6) 12.0   (  7) 10.9   (  6) 10.0   (  4) A B C D
GrandSlam 8 6.8   (  9) 11.7   (13) 10.9   (  5) 9.8   (  5) A B C D E
6610N 6 6.7   (11) 12.2   (  2) 10.5   (15) 9.8   (  6) A B C D E
Westar 8 7.1   (  4) 11.9   (  8) 10.1   (23) 9.7   (  7) A B C D E F
 WL 440HQ 6 7.2   (  2) 12.0   (  6) 9.9   (34) 9.7   (  8) A B C D E F G
Integra 8600  6 6.6   (12) 12.1   (  3) 10.4   (18) 9.7   (  9) A B C D E F G
AmeriStand 803T -EM09 9 5.8   (42) 11.7   (12) 11.2   (  4) 9.6   (12) A B C D E F G H
FGI R66Bx311  6 6.6   (13) 11.8   (10) 10.3   (20) 9.6   (13) A B C D E F G H
Arriba II 6 6.3   (25) 11.5   (17) 10.9   (  7) 9.5   (14) A B C D E F G H
 WL 454HQ.RR 6 6.4   (20) 11.5   (15) 10.7   (10) 9.5   (15) A B C D E F G H I
 6R100 6 6.9   (  8) 11.8   (11) 9.8   (38) 9.5   (16) A B C D E F G H I
AmeriStand 803T (Opt-Gold+) 9 6.6   (17) 11.2   (24) 10.6   (13) 9.5   (17) A B C D E F G H I J
HybriForce-2600 6 6.6   (15) 11.5   (14) 10.1   (27) 9.4   (18) B C D E F G H I J K
Gunner 5 6.0   (34) 11.9   (  9) 10.1   (25) 9.3   (20) B C D E F G H I J K L
DS611 6.5   (19) 11.3   (23) 10.2   (22) 9.3   (22) B C D E F G H I J K L
FGI R57W213 5 6.3   (22) 11.4   (19) 10.0   (31) 9.2   (24) B C D E F G H I J K L M
DKA65-10RR 6 6.3   (23) 10.9   (27) 9.9   (33) 9.1   (27) D E F G H I J K L M N
AmeriStand 803T  8 6.4   (21) 10.2   (34) 10.3   (19) 8.9   (29) E F G H I J K L M N
 Pacifico 8 5.5   (46) 9.8   (42) 11.3   (  3) 8.8   (32) F G H I J K L M N
La Jolla 9 5.9   (37) 10.5   (30) 10.0   (29) 8.8   (33) F G H I J K L M N
FGI R57K138 5 6.1   (29) 9.9   (41) 10.4   (17) 8.8   (34) F G H I J K L M N
FGI R65BD279  7 6.0   (33) 10.4   (33) 9.9   (35) 8.8   (35) G H I J K L M N
FGI R56Bx214 4 6.6   (16) 9.6   (44) 9.5   (43) 8.6   (37) I J K L M N
FGI R57K337 4 5.6   (44) 10.0   (35) 9.9   (32) 8.5   (38) J K L M N
Revolt (RR) 6 6.0   (31) 10.0   (36) 9.6   (42) 8.5   (39) J K L M N
 Tango 6 5.3   (47) 10.0   (37) 10.0   (28) 8.5   (41) K L M N
 8R100 8.5  6.0   (35) 9.6   (45) 9.8   (39) 8.4   (42) K L M N
FGI R47OK215 4 5.9   (36) 9.9   (39) 9.4   (44) 8.4   (43) L M N
Integra 8800  8 5.7   (43) 8.9   (47) 10.6   (11) 8.4   (44) L M N
 4R200 6.3   (26) 9.7   (43) 8.9   (47) 8.3   (46) M N
DS815 8 6.0   (32) 9.4   (46) 9.3   (46) 8.3   (47) N
Experimental Varieties
SW 9106 9 7.4   (  1) 12.0   (  5) 10.6   (12) 10.0   (  3) A B C
SW 920 9 6.7   (10) 11.5   (16) 10.9   (  8) 9.7   (10) A B C D E F G
DS107444 7 6.6   (14) 11.4   (20) 10.8   (  9) 9.6   (11) A B C D E F G
SW 9107 9 7.1   (  5) 10.5   (31) 10.6   (14) 9.4   (19) B C D E F G H I J K
SW 8105 8 6.5   (18) 11.0   (26) 10.4   (16) 9.3   (21) B C D E F G H I J K L
UC-410 9 6.2   (28) 11.4   (18) 10.2   (21) 9.3   (23) B C D E F G H I J K L
UC-412 9 6.3   (24) 11.3   (21) 9.8   (37) 9.2   (25) C D E F G H I J K L M N
SW 910 9 5.9   (38) 11.3   (22) 10.1   (26) 9.1   (26) C D E F G H I J K L M N
UC-413 9 6.1   (30) 11.2   (25) 9.9   (36) 9.0   (28) D E F G H I J K L M N
SW 900 9 5.9   (39) 10.7   (29) 10.1   (24) 8.9   (30) E F G H I J K L M N
UC-409 9 6.2   (27) 10.8   (28) 9.7   (40) 8.9   (31) E F G H I J K L M N
UC-411 9 5.5   (45) 10.4   (32) 10.0   (30) 8.6   (36) H I J K L M N
UC-415 9 5.9   (40) 9.9   (40) 9.6   (41) 8.5   (40) K L M N
UC-414 9 5.8   (41) 10.0   (38) 9.4   (45) 8.4   (45) L M N
MEAN 6.32 10.94 10.23 9.16
CV 11.3 14.6 7.8 8.8
LSD (0.1) 0.85 NS 0.95 0.96
                                                             
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.