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1998 Alfalfa Variety List

Appendix Table 3. List of marketer(s) and characterization information of varieties tested.

Entry1 Marketer(s)2 Data Tables FD3 BW VW FW AN PRR APH SN RKN

2444 26 1,2,3 3 HR R HR HR HR R MR -
2888 26 7 3 HR HR HR HR HR R R -
3452-ML 18 1,2,3 3 HR R HR HR HR R MR -
5312 28 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 3 HR HR HR HR HR R LR -
53Q60 28 10,11 3 HR R R HR HR R R MR
5454 28 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 4 R MR HR HR HR LR MR -
620 18 2 2 HR R HR HR HR R LR -
630 18 5 4 HR MR R MR R - MR -
631 18 1,6,9 4 HR R HR R HR - R -
93-133 31 4 4 HR R HR HR HR R R -
A-395 24 2 3 HR R HR HR HR R MR -
ABT - 205 28 1 2 HR HR HR HR HR R - -
ABT - 350 29 10 3 HR HR HR HR HR HR - -
ABT - 400 SCL 1,29 11 4 HR HR HR HR HR HR - -
ABT - 405 1,29 1,6,9 4 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
Ace 31 7 4 HR R HR HR HR R HR -
Affinity +Z 5,18,23,29,30 1,2,3,5 4 HR HR HR HR HR R R -
ALPHA 2001 21 2,6 4 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
Alfastar 17 11 4 HR R HR HR HR R R
Amerigraze 401 +Z 5,19,23,29,30 1-4 4 HR R HR HR HR R R -
Choice 11 1-9 4 HR HR R R HR R R -
Cimarron 3i 19,22 10 4 HR R HR HR R MR R R
Complete 27 2,7,9 3 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
Demand 2 2,7,8 3 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
Depend + EV 2 1,2,3 4 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
DK127 15 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 3 HR R R HR HR HR R R
DK 134 15 10 3 HR HR HR HR HR - MR -
DK140 15 7,8,9,10,11 4 HR R HR HR HR - MR -
DK141 15 7,8,9,10,11 4 HR HR HR HR HR - MR -
Dominator 2 1 4 HR R HR HR HR R MR -
DS907 14 1 4 HR R HR R HR MR - -
Emperor 1998 10 4 HR HR HR HR HR HR - -
Excalibur II 4 4,5,6 4 R R HR HR HR R - -
Feast +EV 1998 11 3 HR HR HR R HR R - -
Garst 645 20 1 3 HR R R HR HR MR MR -
Gem 11 4,5,6,7,8,9 4 HR R HR HR HR S R -
Geneva 1998 10 4 HR HR HR HR HR HR MR -
GH 794 18 8 4 HR R HR HR HR R - -
Gold Plus 1998 10 4 HR R HR HR HR R MR -
Green Field 7 1,2,3 3 HR R HR HR HR R - -
Guardian 3 1 3 HR HR HR HR HR R - R
Imperial 13 1,6 3 HR R HR HR HR R LR -
Innovator +Z 5,17,21,27,28 1,2,3 3 HR HR HR HR HR R R -
Magnum IV 14 1 4 HR R HR R HR MR R MR
Ovation 8 2 4 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
Pro Gro 1998 10 4 HR R HR R HR MR - MR
Rainer 26 6 3 HR R HR HR HR HR R R
Rushmore 26 3,7 4 HR R HR HR HR HR MR MR
Safeguard 4 7 3 HR R HR HR HR R - -
Saranac Public 1,2,3 4 R - - - - - - -
Spirit 25 10 3 HR R HR R HR MR - MR
Spur 4 7,8,9 4 HR R HR HR HR R - -
Stellar 8 11 4 HR HR HR HR HR LR - -
SuperCuts 1,31 1,5 4 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
Synergy 12 4 3 HR R HR HR HR R MR -
Total +Z 5,19,23,29,30 5 3 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
TMF Generation 25 2 4 HR HR HR HR HR R MR -
TMF Multi-Plier II 25 6 3 HR HR HR HR HR R MR MR
Vernal Public All 2 R - MR - - - - MR
Vitro 10 3 HR HR HR HR HR R R -
WH80 7 4 HR R HR HR HR HR ND -
WL 324 10 4,6,8 3 HR R HR HR HR HR MR -
WL 325 HQ 10 4,6,8 3 HR R HR HR HR R R -
WL 326GZ 10,31 5,8 4 HR HR HR HR HR HR MR -
Winterking 17 11 3 HR HR HR HR HR R R -
ZG9430 6 3 R MR HR R R - - -
ZG9533 6 3 HR R HR HR HR R MR -

1 Entries not in this list are experimental or do not have a designated marketer
2 Marketer numbers correspond with the marketer list (Appendix Table 4).
3 Information obtained from entrant companies. This information has not been verified by Purdue University. A dash (-) indicates that variety is susceptible, has not been adequately tested or no information was provided.

FD=Fall Dormancy (higher numbers = less dormant)
BW=Bacterial Wilt Pest resistance ratings
VW=Verticillium Wilt % Resistant plants Resistance class
FW=Fusarium Wilt 0-5 S Susceptible
AN=Anthracnose 6-14 LR Low Resistance
PRR=Phytophthora Root Rot 15-30 MR Medium Resistance
APH=Aphanomyces Root Rot 31-50 R Resistant
SN=Stem Nematode >50 HR High Resistance
RKN=Root Knot Nematode


Last Updated on 2/8/99
By Jerry Schmierer
Email: jlschmierer@ucdavis.edu