2015 Yields, UC Davis Alfalfa Cultivar Trial (Trial planted Sept. 30, 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   Cut 7   Cut 8   YEAR                               % of
3-Apr 6-May 28-May 24-Jun 23-Jul 20-Aug 17-Sep 26-Oct TOTAL CUF 101
  FD   Dry t/a                               %
Released Varieties
Desert Sun 8.10 RR 8 1.3   (  8) 1.4   (  4) 1.3   (  7) 1.4   (  5) 1.8   (  5) 1.5   (  4) 1.1   (  5) 1.0   (  5) 10.8   (  2) A 106.3
UC Impalo 8 1.3   (10) 1.3   (16) 1.3   (  7) 1.3   (14) 1.8   (  4) 1.6   (  1) 1.2   (  1) 1.0   (  6) 10.8   (  3) A B 106.2
UC415 9 1.3   (  7) 1.3   (  8) 1.3   (  7) 1.3   (16) 1.8   (  2) 1.4   (15) 1.1   (10) 1.1   (  3) 10.7   (  4) A B 105.2
8R100 8 1.4   (  3) 1.3   (  5) 1.3   (11) 1.3   (16) 1.8   (  6) 1.5   (  5) 1.1   (12) 0.9   (17) 10.6   (  6) A B C 104.4
AmeriStand 803T 8 1.2   (20) 1.3   (  8) 1.4   (  3) 1.4   (11) 1.7   (13) 1.4   (12) 1.1   (  2) 1.0   (  6) 10.5   (  8) A B C 103.6
SW9215 9 1.1   (30) 1.2   (21) 1.4   (  3) 1.4   (  7) 1.7   (13) 1.4   (  7) 1.1   (  5) 1.0   (10) 10.4   (12) A B C D E 102.0
DG9212 9 1.3   (  8) 1.3   (12) 1.3   (15) 1.3   (16) 1.8   (  2) 1.4   (16) 1.0   (20) 0.9   (23) 10.3   (14) A B C D E F 101.4
AmeriStand 715NT RR 7 1.3   (15) 1.3   (  7) 1.3   (16) 1.3   (22) 1.7   (12) 1.4   (12) 1.1   (15) 0.9   (20) 10.3   (15) A B C D E F G 101.2
Cuf 101 9 1.2   (27) 1.1   (30) 1.3   (17) 1.4   (11) 1.7   (10) 1.4   (18) 1.1   (11) 1.0   (  6) 10.2   (17) A B C D E F G H 100.0
SW8421‐S 8 1.4   (  3) 1.3   (13) 1.3   (13) 1.3   (16) 1.7   (20) 1.3   (20) 1.0   (22) 0.9   (27) 10.1   (18) A B C D E F G H 99.8
6R200 6 1.3   (14) 1.3   (10) 1.3   (19) 1.4   (  5) 1.8   (  8) 1.3   (25) 1.0   (24) 0.9   (26) 10.1   (19) A B C D E F G H 99.7
9R100 9 1.1   (29) 1.2   (27) 1.3   (11) 1.4   (  9) 1.7   (20) 1.4   (12) 1.1   (12) 0.9   (15) 10.1   (20) A B C D E F G H I 99.5
Integra 8800 8 1.2   (24) 1.2   (21) 1.2   (23) 1.4   (  7) 1.7   (18) 1.3   (20) 1.0   (21) 1.0   (11) 10.0   (21) A B C D E F G H I J 98.7
ICON 6 1.2   (22) 1.4   (  2) 1.3   (14) 1.3   (24) 1.6   (29) 1.3   (29) 0.9   (30) 0.7   (33) 9.7   (24) D E F G H I J K 95.6
Pacifico 8 1.1   (28) 1.3   (18) 1.3   (19) 1.3   (23) 1.6   (29) 1.3   (25) 0.9   (27) 0.8   (29) 9.7   (25) E F G H I J K 95.1
NuMex Bill Melton 7 1.2   (22) 1.3   (18) 1.1   (32) 1.2   (30) 1.6   (25) 1.3   (22) 1.0   (26) 0.9   (27) 9.6   (27) E F G H I J K 94.5
Arriba II 6 1.2   (19) 1.2   (21) 1.2   (25) 1.2   (30) 1.6   (29) 1.3   (27) 0.9   (31) 0.9   (20) 9.5   (28) F G H I J K L 94.0
Camas 4 1.0   (33) 1.2   (26) 1.2   (30) 1.3   (24) 1.7   (10) 1.3   (27) 0.9   (27) 0.8   (30) 9.4   (30) H I J K L 92.6
Integra 8600 6 1.2   (20) 1.2   (25) 1.1   (34) 1.2   (34) 1.7   (16) 1.3   (32) 0.8   (35) 0.7   (34) 9.2   (33) K L 90.2
Integra 8420 4 1.0   (34) 1.1   (34) 1.2   (31) 1.3   (28) 1.6   (25) 1.3   (32) 0.8   (32) 0.9   (25) 9.1   (34) K L 90.1
4R200 4 1.1   (32) 1.1   (35) 1.0   (35) 1.2   (35) 1.5   (35) 1.3   (29) 0.9   (29) 0.7   (36) 8.8   (35) L M 86.2
Integra 8444 RR 4 1.0   (35) 1.0   (36) 1.0   (35) 1.1   (36) 1.4   (36) 1.3   (29) 0.7   (36) 0.7   (34) 8.3   (36) M 81.6
Experimental Varieties
SW 8208 8 1.2   (16) 1.2   (20) 1.4   (  1) 1.4   (  3) 1.8   (  1) 1.5   (  2) 1.1   (  4) 1.1   (  2) 10.8   (  1) A 106.5
UC 2671 9 1.3   (11) 1.3   (  5) 1.3   (19) 1.4   (11) 1.7   (22) 1.5   (  3) 1.1   (  2) 1.1   (  1) 10.6   (  5) A B C 104.5
R89M935 9 1.2   (16) 1.4   (  2) 1.4   (  2) 1.4   (  1) 1.8   (  7) 1.5   (  5) 1.0   (18) 0.9   (19) 10.6   (  7) A B C 104.2
SW 8357 8 1.3   (11) 1.3   (10) 1.3   (  7) 1.4   (  3) 1.7   (  9) 1.4   (  8) 1.1   (15) 1.0   (11) 10.5   (  9) A B C 103.5
CW058071 8 1.4   (  1) 1.4   (  1) 1.3   (18) 1.4   (  1) 1.7   (16) 1.4   (16) 1.0   (24) 0.9   (17) 10.5   (10) A B C D 103.5
R99T939 8 1.4   (  2) 1.3   (16) 1.4   (  3) 1.3   (14) 1.7   (13) 1.4   (  8) 1.1   (  7) 0.9   (20) 10.5   (11) A B C D 103.5
SW 8421‐RRS 8 1.2   (24) 1.3   (13) 1.4   (  6) 1.3   (21) 1.7   (18) 1.4   (  8) 1.1   (  7) 1.0   (  9) 10.3   (13) A B C D E F 101.8
R88T829 9 1.4   (  5) 1.2   (21) 1.3   (22) 1.3   (27) 1.6   (25) 1.3   (19) 1.1   (12) 1.0   (11) 10.2   (16) A B C D E F G H 100.2
UC2693 9 1.1   (30) 1.1   (32) 1.2   (25) 1.3   (16) 1.7   (22) 1.4   (  8) 1.1   (15) 1.1   (  4) 10.0   (22) B C D E F G H I J 98.2
SW 9215‐RRS 9 1.2   (24) 1.2   (28) 1.2   (24) 1.4   (10) 1.5   (34) 1.3   (22) 1.1   (  7) 1.0   (14) 9.8   (23) C D E F G H I J K 96.9
UC 410 9 1.2   (18) 1.2   (28) 1.2   (27) 1.2   (32) 1.6   (28) 1.2   (34) 1.0   (19) 0.9   (15) 9.6   (26) E F G H I J K 94.8
SW 6334 6 1.3   (  6) 1.3   (13) 1.1   (33) 1.2   (33) 1.6   (32) 1.2   (34) 0.8   (33) 0.9   (23) 9.5   (29) G H I J K L 93.4
CW096043 6 1.0   (35) 1.1   (31) 1.2   (27) 1.3   (28) 1.7   (24) 1.3   (22) 1.0   (22) 0.8   (31) 9.3   (31) I J K L 91.6
Artisian Sunrise 8 1.3   (11) 1.1   (32) 1.2   (29) 1.3   (24) 1.5   (33) 1.2   (36) 0.8   (34) 0.8   (32) 9.3   (32) J K L 91.2
MEAN 1.22 1.24 1.26 1.32 1.68 1.36 1.00 0.91 9.99
CV 10.8 9.0 9.4 8.6 8.5 10.1 11.2 11.2 6.8
LSD (0.1) 0.16 0.13 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.16 0.13 0.12 0.81
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed on Yolo clay loam soil at the Univ. of California Agronomy Farm, Davis, 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.