2015 YIELDS, MODESTO ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL. TRIAL PLANTED 10/9/2014)
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   YEAR                       % of
5-May 8-Jun 7-Jul 10-Aug 8-Sep 5-Oct TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                       %
Released Varieties
Pacifico 8 3.3   (  6) 2.6   (  1) 2.8   (  3) 3.3   (  1) 2.0   (  4) 2.7   (  1) 16.7   (  1) A 118.9
AmeriStand 901TS 9 3.3   (  7) 2.2   (32) 2.6   (14) 3.1   (  2) 1.9   (  8) 2.4   (  2) 15.5   (  2) A B 110.6
Farm Valley 7 7 3.3   (  8) 2.4   (10) 2.7   (  7) 2.7   (11) 2.1   (  3) 2.0   (11) 15.2   (  4) A B C 108.2
Integra 8600 6 3.1   (17) 2.3   (30) 2.6   (15) 3.0   (  4) 1.9   (  9) 2.3   (  3) 15.1   (  5) A B C D 107.7
SuperSonic 9 3.6   (  1) 2.3   (23) 2.6   (17) 2.4   (24) 1.9   (  7) 2.1   (  5) 15.0   (  6) B C D E 106.4
Transition 6.1 6 3.3   (  9) 2.6   (  2) 2.6   (12) 2.8   (  5) 1.7   (18) 1.8   (24) 14.9   (  8) B C D E F 105.7
8R100 8 2.9   (25) 2.3   (21) 2.7   (  4) 2.6   (17) 2.2   (  2) 1.9   (23) 14.6   (10) B C D E F G H 104.1
Grandslam 8 3.2   (10) 2.4   (16) 2.5   (21) 2.6   (14) 1.6   (23) 2.1   (  7) 14.4   (12) B C D E F G H 102.6
Integra 8800 8 2.8   (27) 2.3   (26) 2.8   (  2) 2.6   (13) 1.5   (25) 2.1   (  5) 14.2   (14) B C D E F G H I 101.2
AmeriStand 803T 8 2.7   (31) 2.3   (21) 2.9   (  1) 2.8   (  7) 1.4   (31) 1.9   (18) 14.1   (17) B C D E F G H I 100.6
9R100 9 2.7   (30) 2.5   (  8) 2.6   (13) 2.3   (28) 2.2   (  1) 1.8   (25) 14.1   (18) B C D E F G H I 100.5
Cuf 101 9 2.7   (29) 2.5   (  5) 2.6   (10) 2.5   (20) 1.7   (18) 2.0   (  9) 14.1   (20) B C D E F G H I 100.0
DG9212 9 3.0   (23) 2.4   (14) 2.6   (10) 2.6   (18) 1.5   (28) 1.9   (22) 14.0   (21) B C D E F G H I 99.5
AmeriStand 715NT RR 7 3.1   (15) 2.6   (  3) 2.5   (25) 2.6   (15) 1.5   (25) 1.6   (33) 14.0   (22) B C D E F G H I 99.4
SW 9106 9 2.8   (28) 2.1   (34) 2.4   (30) 2.8   (  8) 1.7   (13) 2.0   (16) 13.8   (23) C D E F G H I 98.2
RR Six Shooter 6 3.2   (10) 2.4   (16) 2.5   (19) 2.2   (32) 1.6   (22) 1.7   (31) 13.7   (25) C D E F G H I 97.6
Desert Sun 8.10RR 8 3.4   (  4) 2.1   (33) 2.4   (32) 2.0   (36) 1.7   (13) 2.0   (14) 13.7   (26) C D E F G H I 97.4
Farm Valley 6 6 2.5   (32) 2.3   (23) 2.7   (  7) 2.5   (19) 1.4   (30) 1.9   (17) 13.5   (27) D E F G H I 95.8
Nimbus 5 3.2   (14) 2.0   (36) 2.4   (28) 2.4   (21) 1.6   (24) 1.8   (27) 13.4   (28) E F G H I 95.4
AmeriStand 915TS RR 9 2.4   (34) 2.4   (14) 2.4   (32) 2.3   (28) 1.7   (20) 2.1   (  8) 13.2   (29) E F G H I 94.2
WL662HQ RR 9 3.0   (22) 2.4   (16) 2.3   (35) 2.2   (32) 1.6   (21) 1.7   (30) 13.2   (31) F G H I 94.1
6R200 6 3.0   (18) 2.5   (  7) 2.5   (25) 2.3   (30) 1.4   (35) 1.5   (36) 13.1   (32) G H I 93.5
6829R 8 2.9   (26) 2.4   (20) 2.4   (29) 2.0   (35) 1.5   (29) 1.8   (29) 12.9   (33) H I 91.9
RR NemaStar 5 2.2   (36) 2.4   (10) 2.7   (  6) 2.4   (23) 1.4   (34) 1.5   (35) 12.7   (34) I 90.2
RR Tonnica 5 2.4   (33) 2.4   (16) 2.4   (34) 2.3   (31) 1.4   (32) 1.7   (32) 12.6   (35) I 89.4
Experimental Varieties
SW 8357 8 3.5   (  2) 2.5   (  5) 2.5   (21) 2.6   (15) 1.9   (  9) 2.3   (  4) 15.2   (  3) A B C 108.3
CW058071 8 3.4   (  3) 2.6   (  4) 2.5   (18) 2.8   (  8) 1.7   (13) 1.9   (19) 14.9   (  7) B C D E F 106.2
UC 2671 9 3.2   (13) 2.3   (25) 2.6   (15) 3.0   (  3) 1.8   (12) 1.9   (19) 14.8   (  9) B C D E F G 105.2
SW 1037 10 3.4   (  5) 2.3   (28) 2.5   (23) 2.4   (21) 2.0   (  5) 2.0   (12) 14.5   (11) B C D E F G H 103.2
SW 9215-RRS 9 3.1   (16) 2.5   (  8) 2.5   (19) 2.4   (26) 1.9   (  6) 1.9   (21) 14.2   (13) B C D E F G H I 101.3
RD 71 8 3.0   (21) 2.3   (26) 2.5   (25) 2.6   (12) 1.8   (11) 2.0   (12) 14.2   (15) B C D E F G H I 101.0
SW 8421‐RRS 8 3.0   (24) 2.4   (13) 2.4   (30) 2.8   (  6) 1.7   (17) 1.8   (25) 14.2   (16) B C D E F G H I 100.7
CW050085 10 3.0   (19) 2.4   (10) 2.7   (  4) 2.4   (25) 1.5   (25) 2.0   (10) 14.1   (19) B C D E F G H I 100.1
UC 2693 9 3.0   (19) 2.0   (35) 2.2   (36) 2.7   (10) 1.7   (13) 2.0   (15) 13.7   (24) C D E F G H I 97.6
RD 132 8 3.2   (12) 2.3   (29) 2.5   (23) 2.2   (32) 1.3   (36) 1.8   (28) 13.2   (30) F G H I 94.1
RD 121 9 2.4   (35) 2.2   (31) 2.7   (  9) 2.3   (27) 1.4   (32) 1.6   (34) 12.5   (36) I 89.3
MEAN 3.00 2.35 2.55 2.55 1.70 1.94 14.09
CV 21.0 15.7 14.9 18.8 26.2 24.6 11.4
LSD (0.1) 0.68 NS NS 0.51 0.48 NS 1.71
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Stnislaus sandy soil at Stanislaus Farm Supply, Modesto CA.                                    
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% probability level according to Fishers (protected) LSD.
FD = Fall Dormancy reported by seed companies.