AFX 457 Hi-Salt Alfalfa Seed

salinity tolerant Hi-Salt Alfalfa

PERFORMANCEAlfalfa Technology sheet PDF Download Button

  • Carries the complete package for high yield, persistence and forage quality when establishing and growing alfalfa on high EC fields or with high EC irrigation water
  • Adapted to all areas of the Great Plains and Intermountain West, especially where salinity limits the production of dairy quality hay
  • Aggressive seedling growth for rapid stand establishment with or without salinity

 

MANAGEMENT

  • No yield drag if planted into non-saline soils
  • Fits western production practices and geographies where fall dormancy 3, 4 or 5 alfalfas are grown
  • Medium-early maturity to fit late-bud harvest systems to maximize the harvest for the area
    each season

 

APPEARANCE AT HARVEST MATURITY

  • Medium-tall alfalfa plants with large, medium-green leaves

 

 

 

HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPARISON

Yield in DM Tons per Acre

1 Harvest Years  =  the number of years in either Public and/or Private trials where the two varieties have been in the same trial and are on harvest schedule for the yield comparisons to be listed.

 

Alfalfa Management Guide for Saline Soils

Download our Management Guide for more information on growing alfalfa in saline soils.

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Yield Rating Key: 5 = Best; 3 = Average; 1 = Poor

Agronomic Yield Ratings are based on average performance between Alforex varieties. Actual performance may be adversely affected by extreme conditions. Unless stated, ratings are based on standardized testing procedures endorsed by the North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference.

FastGrowth Ratings are calculated by Alforex Seeds from weekly measurement of varieties grown side-by-side from green-up to harvest through the growing season. Expressed as average centimeters growth per day.  >2.20 = Very Fast; >2.00 = Fast; >1.80 = Average; >1.60 = Slow; <1.60 = Very Slow

Pest Resistance Ratings

 

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