2015 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
11-May 9-Jun 7-Jul 4-Aug 3-Sep 6-Oct 13-Nov TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                               %
Released Varieties
Sun Quest 9 1.9   (  5) 2.8   (  1) 2.2   (  5) 2.0   (  7) 1.6   (25) 1.1   (12) 1.2   (20) 12.7   (  3) A B 147.8
RRALF 9R100 9 1.6   (20) 2.3   (20) 2.3   (  3) 2.0   (  5) 1.8   (  5) 1.1   (  6) 1.2   (15) 12.4   (  4) A B C 144.2
DG 9212 9 1.8   (11) 2.6   (  8) 2.1   (17) 1.9   (15) 1.8   (  7) 1.0   (17) 1.2   (25) 12.3   (  5) A B C 143.2
WL 662HQ.RR 9 1.9   (  2) 2.8   (  4) 2.1   (12) 1.8   (22) 1.4   (42) 1.0   (20) 1.2   (24) 12.3   (  6) A B C D 142.7
WL 550 RR 8 1.8   (  6) 2.6   (  6) 2.1   (13) 1.7   (41) 1.6   (26) 1.0   (22) 1.3   (  8) 12.2   (  8) A B C D E 141.7
6906N 9 1.5   (25) 2.2   (26) 2.1   (18) 1.9   (12) 1.9   (  2) 1.2   (  5) 1.2   (13) 12.1   (10) A B C D E 140.2
RRALF 9R100 9 1.8   (  9) 2.6   (  5) 2.2   (  7) 1.8   (34) 1.5   (33) 1.0   (30) 1.1   (35) 12.0   (12) A B C D E F 139.6
Catalina (OGP) 9 1.5   (31) 2.4   (16) 2.1   (11) 2.0   (10) 1.8   (  6) 1.1   (11) 1.1   (27) 12.0   (13) A B C D E F G 139.1
Supersonic 9 1.9   (  1) 2.8   (  1) 2.1   (15) 1.8   (37) 1.4   (47) 1.0   (40) 1.0   (46) 11.9   (14) A B C D E F G 138.9
6015R 10 1.8   (  8) 2.5   (11) 2.1   (20) 1.8   (30) 1.6   (29) 1.0   (20) 1.1   (34) 11.9   (15) A B C D E F G 138.5
Ameristand 915TS RR 9 1.7   (15) 2.4   (15) 2.1   (19) 1.8   (30) 1.4   (45) 1.0   (18) 1.3   (  5) 11.7   (18) A B C D E F G H 136.5
AR-370 10 1.7   (16) 2.3   (19) 2.1   (25) 1.8   (27) 1.7   (14) 1.0   (24) 1.1   (32) 11.7   (19) A B C D E F G H 136.2
6015R 10 1.7   (17) 2.2   (24) 2.1   (22) 1.8   (36) 1.7   (15) 1.1   (14) 1.2   (23) 11.7   (21) A B C D E F G H 135.9
Saltana 9 1.4   (37) 2.2   (25) 2.0   (30) 1.9   (11) 1.7   (10) 1.1   (10) 1.3   (  9) 11.7   (22) A B C D E F G H 135.8
Ameristand 901TS 9 1.6   (21) 2.4   (14) 2.2   (  7) 1.8   (17) 1.5   (35) 1.0   (31) 1.1   (29) 11.7   (23) A B C D E F G H 135.7
Catalina (QR) 9 1.4   (39) 2.3   (21) 2.1   (21) 1.8   (21) 1.7   (19) 1.0   (34) 1.1   (31) 11.4   (26) B C D E F G H 133.1
SW9628 9 1.9   (  3) 2.1   (30) 2.0   (33) 1.8   (25) 1.6   (31) 1.0   (26) 1.0   (42) 11.4   (27) B C D E F G H 132.9
WL 550 RR 8 1.8   (  7) 2.3   (18) 2.0   (27) 1.7   (40) 1.4   (44) 1.0   (37) 1.0   (43) 11.3   (29) B C D E F G H 131.2
WL 662HQ.RR 9 1.8   (10) 2.5   (13) 2.0   (34) 1.6   (43) 1.3   (51) 1.0   (43) 1.2   (19) 11.3   (30) B C D E F G H 131.2
Integra 8800 8 1.5   (28) 2.3   (23) 1.9   (35) 1.8   (35) 1.6   (30) 1.0   (32) 1.1   (33) 11.2   (31) B C D E F G H I 129.8
SW8421-S 8 1.5   (33) 2.2   (28) 1.9   (39) 1.8   (28) 1.6   (28) 0.9   (45) 1.2   (26) 11.0   (33) B C D E F G H I J 128.2
WL656HQ 9 1.5   (27) 1.9   (40) 1.9   (37) 1.8   (23) 1.7   (15) 1.0   (33) 1.1   (30) 11.0   (34) B C D E F G H I J 128.0
WL552HQ.RR 10 1.8   (12) 2.6   (  9) 1.8   (45) 1.5   (48) 1.4   (48) 0.9   (51) 1.0   (44) 11.0   (35) B C D E F G H I J 127.6
Catalina (EM) 9 1.5   (32) 1.9   (46) 1.9   (43) 1.8   (26) 1.7   (21) 1.1   (16) 1.2   (18) 10.9   (37) B C D E F G H I J 126.7
Ameristand 915TS RR 9 1.6   (19) 2.0   (35) 1.9   (38) 1.6   (47) 1.4   (46) 1.0   (27) 1.2   (12) 10.8   (40) B C D E F G H I J K 125.4
Catalina 9 1.3   (44) 2.0   (34) 1.9   (40) 1.7   (38) 1.5   (36) 1.0   (44) 1.1   (40) 10.5   (44) C D E F G H I J K L 121.9
WL552HQ.RR 10 1.5   (29) 1.9   (41) 1.9   (42) 1.5   (51) 1.3   (53) 0.9   (49) 1.1   (38) 10.0   (48) G H I J K L M 116.0
Catalina (OGP+QR) 9 1.2   (46) 1.6   (50) 1.7   (49) 1.7   (39) 1.4   (41) 1.0   (39) 1.1   (36) 9.8   (49) H I J K L M 113.7
PGI 908s 9 1.0   (51) 1.5   (53) 1.5   (54) 1.5   (49) 1.4   (40) 1.0   (38) 1.0   (44) 9.0   (51) J K L M 104.9
Ameristand 445NT 4 1.2   (48) 1.8   (48) 1.6   (51) 1.4   (54) 1.4   (43) 0.8   (54) 0.7   (54) 8.9   (52) K L M 102.9
Cuf 101 9 1.0   (53) 1.6   (52) 1.6   (52) 1.4   (53) 1.3   (49) 0.8   (53) 0.8   (53) 8.6   (53) L M 100.0
Experimental Varieties
108T813 9 1.9   (  4) 2.8   (  3) 2.4   (  1) 2.2   (  1) 1.6   (26) 1.2   (  2) 1.4   (  1) 13.5   (  1) A 157.5
SW9106 9 1.5   (34) 2.5   (12) 2.3   (  2) 2.1   (  3) 1.9   (  1) 1.1   (  8) 1.4   (  4) 12.7   (  2) A B 148.2
SW9108 9 1.8   (13) 2.4   (17) 2.2   (  9) 2.0   (  8) 1.7   (17) 1.0   (23) 1.2   (11) 12.3   (  7) A B C D 142.5
CW060046 10 1.1   (49) 2.1   (31) 2.3   (  3) 2.1   (  2) 1.9   (  3) 1.2   (  1) 1.4   (  2) 12.1   (  9) A B C D E 140.7
FG 98T812 10 1.4   (37) 2.3   (22) 2.1   (13) 1.9   (13) 1.7   (12) 1.2   (  4) 1.3   (  6) 12.0   (11) A B C D E F 140.0
UC 419 9 1.5   (24) 2.0   (36) 2.2   (  6) 2.0   (  4) 1.8   (  7) 1.1   (  7) 1.2   (14) 11.9   (16) A B C D E F G 138.4
UC 417 9 1.7   (14) 2.2   (27) 2.1   (26) 1.8   (18) 1.8   (  4) 1.0   (25) 1.2   (16) 11.9   (17) A B C D E F G 138.0
AR-380 9 1.5   (35) 2.6   (  7) 2.1   (16) 1.9   (16) 1.7   (23) 1.0   (41) 1.1   (37) 11.7   (20) A B C D E F G H 136.1
SW9107 1.5   (23) 1.9   (39) 2.2   (10) 2.0   (  6) 1.5   (34) 1.1   (  9) 1.3   (  7) 11.6   (24) A B C D E F G H 134.7
FG 106T701 10 1.4   (41) 2.6   (10) 2.0   (29) 1.8   (29) 1.7   (18) 1.0   (36) 1.1   (39) 11.5   (25) B C D E F G H 134.0
UC 416 9 1.4   (42) 2.0   (33) 2.0   (31) 1.9   (14) 1.7   (13) 1.0   (19) 1.3   (10) 11.4   (28) B C D E F G H 132.2
UC 101 9 1.5   (36) 1.9   (42) 2.0   (27) 2.0   (  9) 1.6   (24) 1.0   (28) 1.1   (28) 11.1   (32) B C D E F G H I 129.6
SW1037 10 1.3   (43) 1.8   (47) 2.1   (23) 1.8   (33) 1.7   (11) 1.0   (29) 1.2   (17) 10.9   (36) B C D E F G H I J 127.2
SW8341 8 1.5   (26) 2.0   (38) 2.1   (24) 1.8   (19) 1.5   (38) 0.9   (45) 1.1   (41) 10.9   (38) B C D E F G H I J 126.5
98T811 9 1.2   (47) 1.6   (51) 1.9   (41) 1.8   (20) 1.8   (  9) 1.2   (  3) 1.4   (  3) 10.9   (39) B C D E F G H I J K 126.2
RD132 8 1.4   (40) 2.1   (29) 2.0   (32) 1.7   (42) 1.6   (32) 0.9   (47) 1.0   (47) 10.7   (41) C D E F G H I J K 124.2
AR-12 9 1.3   (45) 1.9   (42) 1.8   (47) 1.8   (30) 1.7   (19) 1.1   (15) 1.2   (22) 10.7   (42) C D E F G H I J K 124.2
UC 418 9 1.0   (52) 1.9   (44) 1.9   (36) 1.8   (24) 1.7   (21) 1.1   (13) 1.2   (20) 10.6   (43) C D E F G H I J K L 123.3
RD121 10 1.6   (22) 2.0   (37) 1.9   (43) 1.6   (44) 1.5   (39) 0.9   (50) 0.9   (50) 10.3   (45) D E F G H I J K L M 119.4
Vulcan 9 1.7   (18) 2.0   (32) 1.8   (46) 1.5   (50) 1.3   (50) 1.0   (42) 0.9   (51) 10.2   (46) E F G H I J K L M 118.3
SW7339 7 1.5   (30) 1.9   (45) 1.7   (48) 1.6   (44) 1.5   (36) 0.9   (48) 0.9   (49) 10.0   (47) F G H I J K L M 116.7
CW058071 8 1.0   (50) 1.7   (49) 1.7   (50) 1.6   (46) 1.2   (54) 1.0   (34) 0.9   (48) 9.2   (50) I J K L M 106.6
NeMex  Melton 7 1.0   (54) 1.5   (54) 1.6   (53) 1.4   (52) 1.3   (52) 0.8   (52) 0.9   (52) 8.4   (54) M 98.1
MEAN 1.52 2.17 2.00 1.78 1.58 1.01 1.13 11.20
CV 28.3 30.9 16.8 12.4 15.6 9.2 12.0 15.2
LSD (0.1) 0.51 NS 0.40 0.26 0.29 0.11 0.16 2.01
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.