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6497R ROUNDUP READY® ALFALFA

TOP QUALITY FOR DAIRY AND CASH HAY PRODUCERS

  • New herbicide-tolerant replacement for Liberator and 6443RR
  • Maximum yields, quality and/or milk per acre
  • High mulifoliate expression for maximum quality
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WINTER SURVIVAL & ADAPTATION

Fall Dormancy 4
Winter Hardiness Very Hardy

Disease Tolerance

Bacterial Wilt High Resistance
Verticillium Wilt High Resistance
Fusarium Wilt High Resistance
Anthracnose High Resistance
Phytophthora Root Rot High Resistance
Aphanomyces Root Rot High Resistance
Disease Rating Index 30

Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit Upright
Fineness of Stem Very Fine
Leafiness V. High Leaf to Stem Ratio
Leaf Retention Excellent
Plant Color Very Dark Green

AGRONOMIC FEATURES

Yield Cuts 3-5
Fall Growth Late Fall Dormancy
Stand Persistence Excellent
Early Seedling Growth Very Good
Drought Stress Very Good
Recovery After Cutting Fast
Forage Quality Excellent

Pest Resistance

Pea Aphid Resistance
Spotted Aphid
Blue Aphid
Leafhopper Yellowing
Stem Nematode Resistance
N. Root Knot Nematode
S. Root Knot Nematode