2000 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial
    2003     2002 2001 3-yr Relative
Brand-Variety 22-May 20-Jun 22-Jul 22-Aug Total Total Total Total Yield
* Experimental  T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
MAGNUM V 3.32 1.95 2.06 1.72 9.05 9.29 7.66 26.00 109
GOLD LEAF 3.16 1.91 2.03 1.73 8.82 9.00 7.15 24.96 105
645-II 3.20 1.84 2.07 1.66 8.77 8.90 7.02 24.69 104
INTRIGUE 2.99 1.95 2.12 1.70 8.75 9.01 6.87 24.63 104
54V54 2.81 1.86 2.11 1.78 8.56 8.87 7.06 24.48 103
631 2.92 1.83 2.00 1.59 8.34 8.87 7.10 24.30 102
6410 2.95 1.76 2.00 1.59 8.29 8.69 7.05 24.02 101
53Q60 2.81 1.80 1.96 1.61 8.18 8.76 6.84 23.78 100
WETLAND 2.85 1.72 1.94 1.56 8.07 8.74 6.79 23.59 99
53H81 2.70 1.67 1.95 1.55 7.86 8.52 6.59 22.97 97
SARANAC AR 2.48 1.47 1.55 1.36 6.86 7.64 6.44 20.94 88
VERNAL 2.73 1.44 1.68 1.23 7.08 7.37 6.21 20.66 87
Mean 2.91 1.77 1.95 1.59 8.22 8.64 6.90 23.75
5%_LSD 0.47 0.18 0.20 0.13 0.78 0.53 0.48 1.41
CV(%) 11.24 7.12 7.09 5.72 6.58 4.25 4.87 4.13
MCV(%) 16.17 10.25 10.20 8.24 9.47 6.11 7.01 5.95
Date of Seeding: April 1st, 2000.
Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silty-clay loam.
Herbicides: March 12th (Sencor) and August 8th (Select).
Pest Control: June 24th and August 8th (Pounce).
Plot Dimensions: 3' x19'.