2014 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   YEAR                 % of
10-Mar 4-Apr 8-May 5-Jun 3-Jul 31-Jul 28-Aug 2-Oct TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                 %
Released Varieties
AmeriStand 901TS(Opt) 9 1.2   (  2) 1.1   (  1) 1.7   (  3) 2.5   (  1) 2.0   (  3) 1.2   (  3) 0.7   (  8) 0.4   (19) 10.9   (  1) A 111.4
FGI 118T816 9 1.2   (  1) 1.1   (  8) 1.6   (28) 2.2   (17) 2.0   (  1) 1.3   (  2) 0.8   (  1) 0.6   (  3) 10.9   (  2) A 111.2
Catalina 9 1.1   (11) 1.1   (  4) 1.7   (12) 2.5   (  2) 2.0   (  2) 1.2   (  6) 0.7   (  4) 0.5   (11) 10.8   (  3) A B 110.6
FGI 96T706 9 1.1   (  9) 1.1   (  2) 1.7   (16) 2.2   (29) 1.9   (  5) 1.3   (  1) 0.8   (  2) 0.6   (  4) 10.7   (  4) A B C 110.0
Excelente HQML 9 1.2   (  5) 1.1   (  6) 1.8   (  2) 2.3   (10) 1.9   (  6) 1.2   (14) 0.7   (  7) 0.4   (20) 10.5   (  5) A B C D 107.5
Un Padre 9 1.2   (  7) 1.1   (10) 1.7   (  9) 2.2   (15) 1.8   (15) 1.2   (12) 0.7   (  3) 0.6   (  1) 10.5   (  6) A B C D 107.4
CW 080046  9 1.2   (  3) 1.1   (13) 1.7   (10) 2.3   (  6) 1.9   (  4) 1.2   (13) 0.6   (18) 0.5   (12) 10.5   (  8) A B C D 107.4
CW 1010  9 1.1   (21) 1.0   (24) 1.7   (  5) 2.3   (  8) 1.9   (  7) 1.2   (  7) 0.6   (15) 0.5   (16) 10.3   (10) A B C D E 105.6
FGI 106T701 9 1.1   (24) 1.1   (11) 1.7   (  8) 2.3   (  7) 1.8   (20) 1.2   (11) 0.7   (  6) 0.5   (15) 10.2   (12) A B C D E 104.8
UC Cibola 9 1.1   (15) 1.1   (15) 1.7   (  4) 2.2   (14) 1.8   (16) 1.1   (19) 0.6   (20) 0.4   (18) 10.1   (13) A B C D E 103.5
Highline 9 1.0   (28) 1.1   (  9) 1.7   (17) 2.4   (  5) 1.8   (19) 1.1   (15) 0.6   (16) 0.4   (30) 10.1   (14) A B C D E 103.4
AmeriStand 901TS 9 1.1   (21) 1.1   (12) 1.6   (32) 2.3   (11) 1.9   (10) 1.2   (  9) 0.7   (13) 0.4   (27) 10.1   (15) A B C D E 103.1
UC Impalo 9 1.1   (17) 1.1   (14) 1.6   (24) 2.2   (24) 1.8   (23) 1.1   (25) 0.6   (17) 0.6   (  5) 10.0   (16) A B C D E 102.8
Sun Quest 6 1.1   (  8) 1.0   (19) 1.7   (14) 2.2   (22) 1.8   (24) 1.1   (26) 0.7   (11) 0.5   (14) 10.0   (17) B C D E 102.5
4N900 9 1.1   (25) 1.0   (18) 1.7   (15) 2.2   (13) 1.9   (12) 1.2   (10) 0.6   (21) 0.4   (36) 10.0   (18) B C D E 102.3
Westar 9 1.1   (23) 1.0   (27) 1.7   (13) 2.4   (  4) 1.9   (11) 1.0   (31) 0.5   (35) 0.4   (23) 10.0   (20) B C D E 102.0
AmeriStand 901TS(EMD) 9 1.1   (12) 1.1   (  7) 1.6   (20) 2.0   (36) 1.7   (29) 1.2   (  5) 0.6   (23) 0.5   (13) 9.9   (21) C D E 101.5
WL 656HQ 6 1.1   (14) 1.0   (25) 1.6   (26) 2.2   (30) 1.8   (21) 1.1   (22) 0.6   (14) 0.4   (17) 9.9   (22) D E 101.1
Excelente XL 9 1.0   (29) 1.0   (30) 1.6   (19) 2.3   (  9) 1.7   (32) 1.1   (17) 0.6   (22) 0.4   (25) 9.8   (23) D E F 100.2
Excelente Plus 9 1.2   (  6) 1.0   (20) 1.7   (  7) 2.2   (25) 1.7   (33) 1.0   (30) 0.6   (29) 0.4   (26) 9.8   (24) D E F 100.1
Tres Padres 9 1.1   (19) 1.0   (22) 1.6   (31) 2.1   (34) 1.8   (26) 1.1   (21) 0.7   (12) 0.5   (  8) 9.8   (25) D E F 100.0
Cuf 101 9 1.0   (30) 1.0   (29) 1.6   (21) 2.2   (19) 1.8   (17) 1.1   (20) 0.6   (25) 0.4   (31) 9.8   (26) D E F 100.0
Excelente 11 9 1.1   (20) 1.0   (31) 1.6   (25) 2.2   (18) 1.8   (22) 1.0   (28) 0.5   (32) 0.4   (22) 9.7   (28) D E F 99.5
Saltana 9 1.1   (27) 1.1   (17) 1.5   (36) 2.1   (33) 1.9   (13) 1.0   (29) 0.6   (19) 0.5   (10) 9.7   (29) D E F 99.2
WL 712 10 1.1   (18) 1.0   (33) 1.7   (11) 2.2   (16) 1.7   (34) 0.9   (34) 0.5   (34) 0.4   (34) 9.5   (33) E F 97.2
La Jolla 9 1.0   (35) 0.9   (35) 1.5   (34) 2.2   (26) 1.6   (36) 0.9   (35) 0.6   (27) 0.4   (32) 9.0   (35) F 92.4
HybridForce-800 9 0.9   (36) 0.9   (36) 1.6   (33) 2.2   (28) 1.7   (35) 0.9   (36) 0.5   (33) 0.4   (21) 9.0   (36) F 92.3
Experimental Varieties
DS919 9 1.1   (13) 1.1   (  3) 1.8   (  1) 2.4   (  3) 1.9   (  8) 1.1   (18) 0.6   (24) 0.4   (24) 10.5   (  7) A B C D 107.4
UC-412 9 1.2   (  4) 1.1   (  5) 1.7   (  6) 2.3   (12) 1.9   (  9) 1.2   (  8) 0.7   (10) 0.5   (  7) 10.5   (  9) A B C D 107.3
UC-415 9 1.1   (10) 1.0   (21) 1.6   (27) 2.2   (27) 1.9   (14) 1.2   (  4) 0.7   (  5) 0.5   (  9) 10.3   (11) A B C D E 105.1
UC-409 9 1.1   (16) 1.0   (28) 1.6   (22) 2.1   (31) 1.8   (25) 1.1   (16) 0.6   (26) 0.6   (  2) 10.0   (19) B C D E 102.1
UC-411 9 1.0   (34) 1.1   (16) 1.6   (23) 2.2   (21) 1.8   (18) 1.1   (23) 0.6   (28) 0.4   (33) 9.7   (27) D E F 99.5
UC-414 9 1.0   (32) 1.0   (32) 1.6   (29) 2.2   (23) 1.7   (28) 1.1   (24) 0.5   (30) 0.4   (29) 9.5   (30) E F 97.5
UC-413 9 1.0   (33) 0.9   (34) 1.5   (35) 2.0   (35) 1.7   (30) 1.1   (27) 0.7   (  9) 0.6   (  5) 9.5   (31) E F 97.5
UC-410 9 1.1   (25) 1.0   (26) 1.6   (18) 2.1   (32) 1.7   (27) 1.0   (32) 0.5   (36) 0.4   (28) 9.5   (32) E F 97.3
 DS1064 9 1.0   (31) 1.0   (23) 1.6   (30) 2.2   (20) 1.7   (31) 1.0   (33) 0.5   (31) 0.4   (35) 9.5   (34) E F 97.0
MEAN 1.09 1.04 1.64 2.23 1.82 1.11 0.62 0.46 10.01
CV 8.1 10.4 9.4 12.5 10.2 13.4 17.6 23.3 8.7
LSD (0.1) 0.09 0.11 NS NS 0.18 0.14 0.11 0.10 0.85
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.