2014 YIELDS,  UC KEARNEY ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 9/18/13
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   YEAR     % of
23-Apr 21-May 18-Jun 16-Jul 13-Aug 15-Sep 17-Oct TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a     %
Released Varieties
DG 9212 9 2.4   (11) 1.9   (20) 2.3   (  5) 2.1   (  4) 2.0   (  1) 2.0   (  4) 1.6   (12) 14.4   (  1) 109.7
6906N 9 2.3   (17) 2.0   (  5) 2.3   (  3) 2.1   (  6) 1.8   (24) 2.0   (  6) 1.7   (  6) 14.2   (  2) 108.1
6015R 10 2.4   (13) 2.0   (  6) 2.2   (13) 2.1   (  3) 1.9   (  6) 2.1   (  3) 1.4   (35) 14.1   (  5) 107.1
WL 662HQ.RR 9 2.6   (  2) 1.9   (33) 1.9   (49) 2.1   (  5) 1.8   (22) 2.0   (  5) 1.7   (  5) 14.0   (  6) 107.0
Catalina (OGP+QR) 9 2.5   (  6) 1.9   (26) 2.2   (19) 2.0   (22) 1.7   (31) 1.9   (22) 1.9   (  3) 14.0   (  7) 106.5
Catalina (OGP) 9 2.3   (21) 1.9   (15) 2.3   (  6) 2.1   (  9) 1.8   (10) 2.0   (  9) 1.5   (25) 13.9   (  8) 106.2
WL552HQ.RR 10 2.8   (  1) 1.8   (49) 2.0   (34) 1.9   (28) 1.7   (30) 1.9   (28) 1.6   (10) 13.8   (  9) 105.0
WL 550 RR 8 2.4   (  8) 1.9   (34) 2.2   (  7) 2.0   (25) 1.8   (12) 1.9   (25) 1.5   (22) 13.7   (10) 104.6
Ameristand 901TS 9 2.1   (46) 1.8   (45) 2.0   (40) 2.2   (  2) 1.7   (39) 2.1   (  2) 1.9   (  2) 13.7   (11) 104.5
AR-370 10 2.3   (23) 2.0   (  9) 2.0   (32) 2.0   (17) 1.8   (14) 1.9   (17) 1.6   (13) 13.6   (15) 103.9
Ameristand 915TS RR 9 2.3   (25) 1.9   (18) 2.2   (11) 2.0   (13) 1.9   (  9) 1.9   (13) 1.4   (37) 13.6   (16) 103.7
Integra 8800 8 2.3   (24) 1.9   (21) 2.2   (20) 1.9   (33) 1.8   (27) 1.8   (33) 1.6   (14) 13.4   (19) 102.3
RRALF 9R100 9 1.9   (54) 1.8   (38) 2.2   (  9) 2.0   (18) 1.9   (  3) 1.9   (18) 1.7   (  8) 13.4   (21) 101.9
Saltana 9 2.0   (50) 1.9   (19) 2.0   (38) 2.0   (14) 1.8   (15) 1.9   (14) 1.6   (10) 13.4   (22) 101.8
Catalina (EM) 9 2.2   (33) 1.9   (27) 2.2   (20) 1.9   (26) 1.8   (28) 1.9   (26) 1.6   (20) 13.4   (23) 101.8
6015R 10 2.2   (28) 1.8   (48) 2.2   (15) 2.0   (20) 1.9   (  7) 1.9   (20) 1.4   (36) 13.4   (24) 101.8
Catalina (QR) 9 2.2   (27) 1.9   (36) 2.2   (10) 2.0   (15) 1.7   (33) 1.9   (15) 1.4   (48) 13.3   (25) 101.1
Sun Quest 9 2.0   (48) 1.9   (35) 2.1   (22) 2.0   (19) 1.8   (20) 1.9   (19) 1.5   (23) 13.2   (27) 100.9
SW9628 9 2.0   (53) 2.0   (  2) 2.2   (16) 2.0   (21) 1.7   (40) 1.9   (21) 1.5   (30) 13.2   (29) 100.5
WL 662HQ.RR 9 2.1   (44) 1.9   (24) 2.0   (35) 1.9   (37) 1.9   (  5) 1.8   (37) 1.6   (17) 13.2   (30) 100.3
Ameristand 915TS RR 9 2.4   (15) 1.9   (22) 1.9   (48) 1.8   (40) 1.8   (11) 1.8   (40) 1.4   (38) 13.1   (32) 100.1
Cuf 101 9 2.3   (19) 1.7   (53) 2.0   (32) 2.2   (  1) 1.6   (51) 2.1   (  1) 1.3   (51) 13.1   (33) 100.0
PGI 908s 9 2.2   (38) 1.9   (14) 2.2   (11) 1.9   (30) 1.6   (50) 1.8   (30) 1.5   (32) 13.1   (34) 99.9
WL552HQ.RR 10 2.4   (10) 1.9   (29) 2.0   (44) 1.8   (44) 1.7   (35) 1.8   (44) 1.5   (33) 13.0   (36) 99.4
SW8421-S 8 2.1   (47) 1.8   (39) 2.1   (26) 2.1   (  7) 1.7   (37) 2.0   (  7) 1.1   (54) 12.9   (38) 98.6
RRALF 9R100 9 2.6   (  4) 1.8   (41) 1.7   (53) 1.7   (49) 1.8   (21) 1.7   (49) 1.6   (16) 12.9   (39) 98.6
WL656HQ 9 2.2   (39) 2.0   (10) 2.0   (36) 1.8   (46) 1.7   (43) 1.7   (46) 1.5   (27) 12.8   (45) 97.5
WL 550 RR 8 2.4   (16) 1.8   (47) 1.7   (54) 1.7   (50) 1.8   (29) 1.7   (50) 1.8   (  4) 12.8   (46) 97.3
Supersonic 9 2.1   (43) 1.8   (46) 1.9   (51) 1.8   (41) 1.7   (38) 1.8   (41) 1.5   (28) 12.6   (49) 96.1
Catalina 9 2.0   (51) 1.7   (52) 2.0   (45) 1.9   (35) 1.7   (41) 1.8   (35) 1.1   (53) 12.2   (53) 93.3
Ameristand 445NT 4 2.1   (42) 1.9   (32) 1.7   (52) 1.6   (54) 1.4   (54) 1.5   (54) 1.4   (40) 11.7   (54) 89.3
Experimental Varieties
FG 106T701 10 2.4   (  9) 2.0   (11) 2.1   (28) 2.0   (12) 2.0   (  2) 2.0   (12) 1.7   (  9) 14.1   (  3) 107.6
SW9108 9 2.3   (25) 2.0   (  7) 2.3   (  1) 2.1   (  8) 1.9   (  4) 2.0   (  8) 1.6   (18) 14.1   (  4) 107.3
SW8341 8 2.3   (19) 1.9   (23) 2.0   (38) 2.0   (16) 1.9   (  8) 1.9   (16) 1.7   (  7) 13.7   (12) 104.4
RD121 10 2.4   (14) 2.0   (  8) 2.3   (  4) 2.0   (23) 1.7   (32) 1.9   (23) 1.5   (29) 13.7   (13) 104.3
CW058071 8 2.4   (  7) 2.0   (  1) 2.3   (  2) 2.0   (10) 1.5   (52) 2.0   (10) 1.3   (49) 13.7   (14) 104.2
Vulcan 9 2.2   (31) 1.9   (31) 2.2   (16) 1.9   (28) 1.6   (48) 1.9   (28) 1.9   (  1) 13.6   (17) 103.3
FG 98T812 10 2.3   (18) 1.9   (16) 2.2   (  8) 2.0   (24) 1.8   (13) 1.9   (24) 1.4   (47) 13.5   (18) 102.8
UC 417 9 2.6   (  3) 2.0   (  3) 2.0   (46) 1.8   (47) 1.8   (18) 1.7   (47) 1.6   (15) 13.4   (20) 102.2
AR-12 9 2.1   (45) 1.8   (42) 2.1   (23) 2.0   (11) 1.8   (26) 2.0   (11) 1.4   (39) 13.2   (26) 101.0
98T811 9 2.4   (12) 2.0   (12) 2.1   (27) 1.9   (38) 1.7   (36) 1.8   (38) 1.4   (42) 13.2   (28) 100.9
SW9106 9 2.2   (30) 1.9   (16) 2.2   (18) 1.8   (45) 1.8   (23) 1.7   (45) 1.5   (24) 13.1   (31) 100.2
SW1037 10 2.2   (35) 2.0   (  4) 2.0   (47) 1.9   (27) 1.6   (49) 1.9   (27) 1.5   (25) 13.1   (35) 99.7
CW060046 10 2.1   (41) 1.8   (43) 2.2   (14) 1.9   (36) 1.8   (19) 1.8   (36) 1.4   (41) 13.0   (37) 99.2
UC 419 9 2.1   (40) 1.9   (13) 2.1   (25) 1.7   (52) 1.8   (17) 1.6   (52) 1.5   (21) 12.9   (40) 98.3
AR-380 9 2.2   (36) 1.8   (37) 2.1   (29) 1.9   (31) 1.8   (25) 1.8   (31) 1.3   (50) 12.9   (41) 98.3
UC 101 9 2.2   (32) 1.8   (44) 2.1   (24) 1.9   (34) 1.7   (45) 1.8   (34) 1.4   (46) 12.9   (42) 98.2
108T813 9 2.0   (52) 1.8   (40) 2.1   (31) 1.9   (32) 1.8   (16) 1.8   (32) 1.5   (34) 12.9   (43) 98.2
SW7339 7 2.2   (34) 1.9   (30) 2.0   (43) 1.8   (43) 1.7   (34) 1.8   (43) 1.4   (43) 12.8   (44) 97.5
RD132 8 2.0   (48) 1.9   (25) 1.9   (50) 1.8   (42) 1.6   (47) 1.8   (42) 1.6   (18) 12.6   (47) 96.2
UC 418 9 2.2   (29) 1.9   (28) 2.0   (37) 1.9   (39) 1.6   (46) 1.8   (39) 1.2   (52) 12.6   (48) 96.2
NeMex  Melton 7 2.6   (  5) 1.8   (50) 2.0   (42) 1.7   (48) 1.4   (53) 1.7   (48) 1.4   (45) 12.6   (50) 96.0
UC 416 9 2.2   (37) 1.7   (51) 2.1   (30) 1.7   (51) 1.7   (44) 1.6   (51) 1.5   (31) 12.4   (51) 94.9
SW9107 2.3   (22) 1.7   (54) 2.0   (41) 1.7   (53) 1.7   (42) 1.6   (53) 1.4   (43) 12.3   (52) 93.8
MEAN 2.26 1.88 2.08 1.92 1.76 1.85 1.51 13.25
CV 14.8 7.5 11.9 14.4 12.4 14.4 24.1 8.3
LSD (0.1) NS 0.17 NS NS NS NS NS NS
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Hanford fine sandy loam soil at the Univ. of Calif. Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, 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.