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2002 Disease and Fall Dormancy Ratings of Alfalfa Varieties in Illinois
Marketer Variety
FD1
BW
PR
AP
VW
FW
AN
PA
SN
RN
LH
GARST 631
4
HR
HR
MR
R
HR
R
HR
R
-
S
GARST 6310*
3
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
R
MR
-
R
GARST 6410*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
MR
-
S
GEERSTON 9701*
3
R
HR
R
R
HR
R
-
-
-
-
GARST 3R22*
3
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
HR
KALTENBERG 4 TRAFFIC
4
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
GARST 4G70*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
MR
-
-
FFR 4R37*
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
-
-
-
R
PIONEER 53H81
3
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
PIONEER 53H81*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
HR
PIONEER 53Q60
3
HR
HR
R
R
R
HR
MR
R
MR
S
PIONEER 54H91
4
HR
HR
R
HR
R
HR
R
MR
MR
-
PIONEER 5454
4
R
HR
LR
MR
HR
HR
R
MR
ND
ND
PIONEER 54V54*
4
HR
HR
MR
HR
HR
HR
-
LR
-
LR
GARST 6420
4
HR
HR
R
R
HR
-
R
R
HR
-
GARST 645-II*
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
R
MR
-
S
KITCHEN 797 LHR*
3
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
R
GEERSTON 9702
4
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
M
R
-
-
-
MBS A 30-06
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
MBS A-395
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
MR
MR
-
-
BIO PLANT RESEARCH ABUNDANCE
4
NR
HR
R
R
HR
R
R
R
HR
-
GEORGE KELLER ABSOLUTE BRAND*
4
HR
R
-
R
R
HR
R
ND
-
-
GEORGE KELLER ABSOLUTE  BRAND GZ*
4
HR
HR
MR
MR
HR
HR
HR
R
ND
ND
GEORGE KELLER ABSOLUTE BRAND II*
4
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
AGRIBIOTECH ABT 400 SCL*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
AMERICA'S ALFALFA AMERIGUARD 302+Z*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
R
-
-
AMERICA'S ALFALFA AMERISTAND 403T
4
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
MR
-
-
-
AG VENTURE AV 3420
4
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
-
R
-
-
CALLAHAN AWESOME*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
BARENBRUG BARALFA 54
5
R
HR
-
R
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
W-L RESEARCH C 207*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH C 224*
2
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH C 316*
4
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH C 416*
4
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
GREAT PLAINS CIMARRON SR*
4
HR
HR
MR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
R
-
FFR CLEAN SWEEP 1000
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
R
-
-
R
AGRIPRO  DEFENSE +EV
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
R
DEKALB DK 131 HG*
3
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
MR
MR
-
HR
DEKALB DK 134*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
MR
-
-
DEKALB DK 140
4
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
R
MR
-
-
DEKALB DK 141
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
MR
-
-
DEKALB DKA 42-15
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
AMERICA'S ALFALFA EMPEROR
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
MR
-
-
BIO PLANT RESEARCH ENHANCER
4
HR
HR
MR
R
HR
R
-
-
-
-
KITCHEN EXTENDER II
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
MR
MR
S
AGRIPRO  FEAST +EV*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
MR
MR
-
-
CARGILL FQ 302 HR*
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
-
R
-
HR
CARGILL FQ 315*
3
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
R
R
-
-
GOLDEN HARVEST GH 700
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
BIO PLANT RESEARCH GOLD LEAF
4
HR
HR
R
R
HR
R
R
R
HR
-
DARIYLAND HYBRIFORCE-400
4
HR
HR
MR
R
HR
R
R
R
HR
-
AMERICA'S ALFALFA IMPERIAL
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
HR
LR
-
-
SCHULTZ INTRIGUE
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
NC+ HYBRIDS JADE II
4
HR
HR
MR
R
HR
R
R
-
MR
-
DARIYLAND MAGNUM V
4
HR
HR
MR
R
HR
R
R
R
MR
-
NETSEED NETYIELD 500*
4
HR
HR
MR
R
MR
R
R
R
HR
GROWMARK PEGASUS
4
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
-
R
-
-
BIO PLANT RESEARCH PROLIFIC
3
HR
HR
R
R
HR
R
R
R
HR
-
DELONG RADIANT*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
R
-
-
GROWMARK RELIANCE
3
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
R
MR
-
-
PGI ALFAFLA REWARD II
4
HR
HR
R
R
HR
R
R
R
HR
S
GEERSTON RHINO
3
HR
R
R
R
R
R
HR
R
-
-
GROWMARK ROCKET
3
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
R
MR
-
-
GROWMARK ROCKET*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
PUBLIC SARANAC AR
4
MR
-
-
-
R
HR
S
-
-
LR
CALLAHAN STELLER
4
HR
HR
LR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
ALLIED SEED TRIPLE CROWN
3
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
MR
-
-
OTTILIE TRUMP*
3
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
UNITED SUPPLIERS US A4230
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
R
-
-
PUBLIC VERNAL
2
R
-
-
-
MR
-
-
-
MR
-
W-L RESEARCH W 201*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH W 304*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH W 311*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH W 324*
2
HR
HR
R
R
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH W 330*
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
W-L RESEARCH W 426*
2
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
HR
-
-
-
-
BIO PLANT RESEARCH WETLAND
3
R
HR
MR
MR
R
R
-
-
-
-
RENK WINTER GOLD*
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
GROWMARK WL 319 HQ
3
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
MR
-
-
GROWMARK WL 327
4
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
R
R
-
-
GROWMARK WL 338 SR
4
HR
HR
HR
R
HR
HR
R
-
-
-
GROWMARK WL 342
4
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
HR
R
-
-
AGRIPRO  YIELDER
3
HR
HR
MR
R
HR
R
R
-
-
-
ABI ALFALFA ZH 9825 H*
ABI ALFALFA ZH 9831 H*
 
* Varieties not reviewed by the National Alfalfa Variety Review Board.  Resistance information not verified.
 
1Fall Dormancy Rating Disease and Pest Abbreviations
%
1 = Norseman BW= Bacterial Wilt
Resistant
2 = Vernal  PR = Phytophthora Root Rot
Resistance Class
Plants
3 = Ranger  AP = Aphanomyces
HR = High Resistance
>50
4 = Saranac VW =Verticillium Wilt
R    = Resistant
31-50
  FW = Fusarium Wilt 
MR = Medium Resistance
15-30
  AN = Anthracnose
LR  = Low Resistance
6-14
  PA = Pea Aphid
S    = Susceptible
0-5
  SN = Stem Nematode
ND = Not Determined
  RN = Root Knot Nematode
  LH = Leafhopper


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