Alfalfa Catalog

Introducing Roundup Ready Alfalfa for 2016 Planting

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WL 356HQ.RR Alfalfa

WL 372HQ.RR Alfalfa

  • Excellent tolerance to Roundup© non-selective herbicide
  • Very high yielding under 3-5 cut harvest managements
  • Unique wet soil disease resistance package (HR to Aphanomyces Race 2) promoting better stand establishment, persistence, and forage yield.
  • WL 356HQ.RR carries the “HQ” designation, exhibiting strong potential to deliver higher feed intake, improve milk production, and increase profitability when fed
  • Very winterhardy (WH=1.6); WL 356HQ.RR delivers long stand life under adverse weather and soil conditions
  • Highly resistant (HR) to stem nematode
  • Perfect Disease Resistance Index (DRI) of 35/35 promotes fast seedling establishment and long stand life
  • Ideal FD4 variety for Midwest and Northeastern region of the U.S. for hay and haylage uses

Agronomic Traits

  • Maturity Early
  • Fall Dormancy 3.8
  • Winterhardiness 1.6
  • Forage Yield Index Very High
  • Digestibility/Feed Value Superior
  • Persistence Index Very High
  • Recovery After Harvest Very Fast
  • Traffic Tolerance Very Good
  • Standability Excellent
  • Multileaf Expression Very High (76%)

Pest Resistance Traits

  • Bacterial Wilt HR (78%)
  • Fusarium Wilt HR (83%)
  • Anthracnose HR (63%)
  • Phytophthora Root Rot HR (55%)
  • Aphanomyces Root Rot – Race 1 HR (62%)
  • Aphanomyces Root Rot – Race 2 HR (59%)
  • Verticillium Wilt HR (64%)
  • Leaf Disease R
  • Aphids HR
  • Stem Nematode HR (58%)
  • Disease Resistance Index 35/35
HR = High Resistance R = Resistant
  • Excellent tolerance to Roundup® non-selective herbicide
  • Our highest-yielding winterhardy RR FD5 released to date
  • Very high yielding under 4-6 cut harvest schedules
  • WL 372HQ.RR demonstrates “HQ” forage quality levels to deliver higher feed intake, improved milk production, and greater profitability when fed
  • Very winterhardy (WH=1.8); WL 372HQ.RR delivers
    long stand life even under harsh weather conditions
  • Very strong disease package with a “perfect” Disease Resistance Index (DRI) of 30/30 to promote fast establishment
  • High resistance (HR) to stem nematode
  • Ideal FD5 variety for cash hay growers, dairy
    producers, or other intensive managers; WL 372HQ.
    RR consistently produces big yields of leafy, finestemmed hay with high RFQ levels

 Agronomic Traits

  • Maturity Early
  • Fall Dormancy 4.9
  • Winterhardiness 1.8
  • Forage Yield Index Very High
  • Digestibility/Feed Value Superior
  • Persistence Index Very High
  • Recovery After Harvest Very Fast
  • Traffic Tolerance Very Good
  • Standability Excellent
  • Multileaf Expression Very High (74%)

Pest Resistance Traits

  • Bacterial Wilt Hr (68%)
  • Fusarium Wilt Hr (70%)
  • Anthracnose Hr (56%)
  • Phytophthora Root Rot Hr (57%)
  • Aphanomyces Root Rot (Race 1) Hr (56%)
  • Verticillium Wilt Hr (60%)
  • Leaf Disease R
  • Aphids Hr
  • Stem Nematode Hr (55%)
  • Disease Resistance Index 30/30
HR = High Resistance R = Resistant

PERFECT PLUS

COLT’S

  • Winter hardiness – very hardy
  • Recovery – very fast
  • Wisconsin Disease Rating – 30 of 30
  • Leaf to stem ratio – very high
  • Winter hardiness – hardy
  • Recovery – very fast
  • Wisconsin Disease Rating – 29 of 30
  • Leaf to stem ratio – high