2013-2014 YIELDS. UC IMPERIAL VALLEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED OCT 8, 2012.
      2013   2014                               %
      Yield   Yield   Average                           Cuf 101
FD Dry t/a %
Released Varieties
AmeriStand 901TS(Opt) 9 16.0   (  1) 10.9   (  1) 13.4   (  1) A 108.3
Un Padre 9 15.7   (  4) 10.5   (  6) 13.1   (  4) A B C 105.8
Catalina 9 15.2   (  9) 10.8   (  3) 13.0   (  5) A B C D 105.0
FGI 96T706 9 15.2   (  8) 10.7   (  4) 13.0   (  6) A B C D 104.8
FGI 118T816 9 15.0   (17) 10.9   (  2) 12.9   (  7) A B C D E 104.5
Excelente HQML 9 15.2   (11) 10.5   (  5) 12.9   (  8) A B C D E F 103.8
Highline 9 15.5   (  5) 10.1   (14) 12.8   (  9) A B C D E F G 103.2
CW 1010  9 15.2   (12) 10.3   (10) 12.8   (10) A B C D E F G H 102.9
CW 080046  9 15.0   (22) 10.5   (  8) 12.7   (12) A B C D E F G H I 102.6
UC Cibola 9 15.2   (13) 10.1   (13) 12.7   (13) A B C D E F G H I 102.1
FGI 106T701 9 15.0   (21) 10.2   (12) 12.6   (14) B C D E F G H I 101.7
Westar 9 15.2   (10) 10.0   (20) 12.6   (15) B C D E F G H I 101.6
Sun Quest 6 15.1   (15) 10.0   (17) 12.6   (16) B C D E F G H I 101.3
Tres Padres 9 15.3   (  6) 9.8   (25) 12.5   (17) B C D E F G H I 101.2
AmeriStand 901TS 9 14.9   (24) 10.1   (15) 12.5   (18) B C D E F G H I J 100.8
Excelente Plus 9 15.2   (14) 9.8   (24) 12.5   (19) B C D E F G H I J 100.7
 WL 656HQ 6 15.0   (19) 9.9   (22) 12.5   (20) B C D E F G H I J 100.5
UC Impalo 9 14.8   (27) 10.0   (16) 12.4   (21) B C D E F G H I J 100.2
 4N900 9 14.8   (26) 10.0   (18) 12.4   (22) B C D E F G H I J 100.1
Cuf 101 9 15.0   (20) 9.8   (26) 12.4   (23) B C D E F G H I J 100.0
Excelente 11 9 15.0   (16) 9.7   (28) 12.4   (24) B C D E F G H I J 99.9
 WL 712 10 15.0   (23) 9.5   (33) 12.2   (28) D E F G H I J 98.6
Saltana 9 14.6   (29) 9.7   (29) 12.2   (29) E F G H I J 98.1
AmeriStand 901TS(EMD) 9 14.4   (32) 9.9   (21) 12.1   (30) F G H I J 97.9
Excelente XL 9 14.1   (33) 9.8   (23) 11.9   (33) I J K 96.2
HybridForce-800 9 13.6   (35) 9.0   (36) 11.3   (35) K 91.1
La Jolla 9 13.5   (36) 9.0   (35) 11.2   (36) K 90.7
Experimental Varieties
DS919 9 15.9   (  2) 10.5   (  7) 13.2   (  2) A B 106.3
UC-412 9 15.8   (  3) 10.5   (  9) 13.1   (  3) A B C 105.9
UC-415 9 15.2   (  7) 10.3   (11) 12.7   (11) A B C D E F G H 102.8
UC-409 9 14.8   (28) 10.0   (19) 12.4   (25) C D E F G H I J 99.8
UC-411 9 14.9   (25) 9.7   (27) 12.3   (26) D E F G H I J 99.3
UC-414 9 15.0   (18) 9.5   (30) 12.3   (27) D E F G H I J 99.1
 DS1064 9 14.5   (30) 9.5   (34) 12.0   (31) G H I J K 96.8
UC-410 9 14.4   (31) 9.5   (32) 12.0   (32) H I J K 96.6
UC-413 9 13.9   (34) 9.5   (31) 11.7   (34) J K 94.5
MEAN 14.95 10.01 12.48
CV 5.9 8.7 6.6
LSD (0.1) 0.86 0.85 0.81
                                                 
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.