2012-2014 YIELDS, UC SCOTT VALLEY ALFALFA CUTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 5/04/2012
      2012   2013   2014                                      
      Yield   Yield   Yield   Average                                  
FD Dry t/a
Released Varieties
RRALF 4R200 5 3.4   (  5) 10.4   (  1) 6.1   (  1) 6.6   (  1) A
6547R 5 3.4   (  4) 10.4   (  2) 5.9   (  4) 6.6   (  2) A B
RR Stratica 3 3.4   (  6) 9.9   (  5) 6.0   (  2) 6.4   (  3) B C
Denali 4.10RR 4 3.3   (11) 10.1   (  3) 5.8   (  9) 6.4   (  4) B C D
6516R 5 3.4   (  8) 9.8   (  9) 5.8   (  8) 6.3   (  5) C D E
Mutiny 4 3.4   (  7) 9.7   (11) 5.9   (  6) 6.3   (  6) C D E
AmeriStand 415NT RR 4 3.2   (20) 9.8   (  7) 5.9   (  3) 6.3   (  8) C D E F
RR Tonnica 4 3.3   (14) 9.8   (  8) 5.9   (  5) 6.3   (  9) C D E F
WL 372HQ.RR 5 3.2   (21) 9.8   (  6) 5.5   (20) 6.2   (14) E F G H I
DK44-16RR 4 3.2   (22) 9.6   (16) 5.8   (10) 6.2   (15) E F G H I
RR AphaTron 4 3.2   (25) 9.6   (17) 5.7   (17) 6.2   (17) E F G H I J
WL 356HQ.RR 4 3.2   (17) 9.7   (14) 5.5   (21) 6.1   (18) F G H I J K
RR Presteez 5 3.3   (13) 9.5   (19) 5.4   (24) 6.1   (19) G H I J K L
WL 355.RR.HQ 4 3.2   (23) 9.4   (21) 5.6   (19) 6.1   (20) G H I J K L
AmeriStand 455TQ RR 4 3.0   (30) 9.3   (22) 5.7   (15) 6.0   (23) H I J K L M
Consistency 4.10RR 4 3.4   (  3) 9.3   (26) 5.3   (27) 6.0   (24) I J K L M N
6497R 4 3.1   (28) 9.1   (27) 5.7   (16) 6.0   (25) J K L M N
RR NemaStar 4 3.3   (16) 9.1   (28) 5.5   (23) 5.9   (26) K L M N
WL 367.RR.HQ 4 3.4   (10) 9.1   (29) 5.4   (26) 5.9   (27) K L M N
Integra 8444RR 4 3.2   (19) 9.3   (23) 5.2   (29) 5.9   (28) L M N
Integra 8401RR 4 3.2   (24) 9.1   (30) 5.3   (28) 5.8   (29) M N
MEAN 3.28 9.61 5.64 6.18
CV 8.1 3.7 4.7 3.0
LSD (0.1) NS 0.38 0.29 0.20
                                                             
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed at Scott Valley, 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.
Nine experimental lines were omitted from this table
Note: -2012 was establishment year(2 cuts)
         - 2014: 3 cuts were taken; mid summer data rejected. The hay was too lodged to be able to harvest with a Carter plot harvester.