2001 Urbana Alfalfa Variety Trial 
    2003     2002 2-yr Relative
Brand-Variety 21-May 20-Jun 22-Jul 22-Aug 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 % Trial Mean
DKA 42-15 3.82 2.28 2.66 2.22 10.97 9.48 20.45 107
PEGASUS 3.84 2.22 2.44 1.90 10.39 9.69 20.08 105
54V54 3.87 2.15 2.43 2.10 10.55 9.37 19.91 104
6410 3.65 2.25 2.45 2.04 10.39 9.37 19.76 103
WL 327 3.75 2.06 2.34 2.00 10.15 9.49 19.63 103
PROLIFIC 3.50 2.15 2.25 2.09 9.98 9.53 19.51 102
631 3.53 2.11 2.32 1.97 9.93 9.50 19.43 102
HYBRIFORCE-400 3.74 2.07 2.20 1.87 9.88 9.46 19.34 101
AMERISTAND 403T 3.73 2.04 2.40 1.89 10.05 9.27 19.32 101
53Q60 3.59 2.04 2.32 1.99 9.93 9.25 19.18 100
ABUNDANCE 3.80 2.10 2.21 1.84 9.95 9.17 19.11 100
EXTENDER II 3.69 2.07 2.23 1.95 9.93 9.05 18.98 99
ABSOLUTE BRAND II 3.51 2.10 2.30 1.94 9.84 9.04 18.88 99
645-II 3.32 2.00 2.17 1.87 9.36 9.34 18.70 98
797 LHR 3.52 1.96 2.10 1.75 9.33 9.02 18.35 96
ABSOLUTE BRAND GZ 2.78 2.03 2.29 1.91 9.01 9.01 18.02 94
VERNAL 3.47 1.85 1.80 1.31 8.42 8.07 16.49 86
Mean
       3.59
       2.09
       2.29
       1.92
       9.88
       9.24
     19.12
5%_LSD
       0.61
       0.12
       0.15
       0.14
       0.69
       0.63
       1.04
CV(%)
     11.95
       4.01
       4.66
       5.19
       4.92
       4.80
       3.81
MCV(%)
     16.99
       5.70
       6.63
       7.38
       7.00
       6.82
       5.41
Date of Seeding: April 3rd , 2001.
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'.