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6472A ALFALFA

APHANOMYCES-RESISTANT VARIETY

  • Top choice for heavy or saturated soils
  • Provides high resistance to Aphanomyces races 1 & 2
  • Excellent companion to 6422Q
  • Tested tolerant to salt in seedling stage
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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 Fine
Leafiness High Leaf to Stem Ratio
Leaf Retention Very Good
Plant Color Dark Green

AGRONOMIC FEATURES

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

Pest Resistance

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