Alfalfa

Raise the level of alfalfa yield and quality on every acre. Pioneer® brand varieties are not "one-size-fits-all" products. Growers can choose from varieties with high-yielding, high-quality or winterhardy options.

Hybrid/Brand
Type
54Q14 Forage Quality & Lodging Resistance
55Q27 Forage Quality
55V50 Muscle Variety
53V52 Muscle Variety
54B66 Premium Blend

IMPORTANT

Information and ratings are based on comparisons with other Pioneer brand varieties, not competitive varieties. Information and ratings are assigned by Pioneer Agronomists and Research Managers, based on average performance across area of adaptation under normal conditions, over a wide range of both climate and soil types, and may not predict future results. Product responses are variable and subject to any number of environmental, disease and pest pressures. Please use this information as only part of your product positioning decision. Refer to www.pioneer.com or contact a Pioneer sales professional for the latest and most complete listing of traits and scores for each Pioneer brand product.

RATINGS

9 = Outstanding; 1 = Poor; Blank = Insufficient Data.

 

Pioneer® brand alfalfa varieties are treated with Apron® XL to help protect against seedling damping off diseases and Phytophthora root rot for good stand establishment. ® Apron is a registered trademark of a Syngenta Group Company.

DISEASE/PEST RESISTANCE KEY

HR = Highly Resistant R = Resistant MR = Moderately Resistant LR = Low Resistance S =Susceptible Blank = Insufficient Data

WINTERHARDINESS

EH = Extremely Hardy; VH = Very Hardy; H = Hardy; MH = Moderately Hardy; NH = Non-hardy; VNH = Very Non-hardy.

DISEASE RESISTANCE INDEX

DRI is a disease index based on the following pests: Bacterial wilt, Verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt, Anthracnose, Phytophthora and Aphanomyces (Race 1) and Aphanomyces (Race 2). HR = 5 points; R = 4 points; MR = 3 points; LR = 2 points; S = 1 point. Highest possible DRI = 35 points.