Alfalfa

Gates-A13

Description

Excellent pest resistance for most North American environments
Highly suitable for 4-5 cuts of high quantity and quality hay production
"5" dormancy will often allow for a late fall harvest
Highly suitable to heavy soils where root rots are a concern

Agronomics

Fall Dormancy 5
Winter Hardiness VH
Cutting Recovery 9
Yield Level 9
Forage Quality 7

Disease

Disease Rating Index [DRI] 34
Anthracnose Race 1 HR
Aphanomyces Race 1 HR
Aphanomyces Race 2 R
Bacterial Wilt HR
Fusarium Wilt HR
Phytophthora Root Rot HR
Verticillium Wilt HR

Insects

Potato Leaf Hopper N/A
Pea Aphid R
Blue Aphid HR
Spotted Aphid R
Root Knot Nematode HR
Stem Nematode MR