Alfalfa Seed

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  • Summit Alfalfa

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  • Conventional Alfalfa
  • Conventional Alfalfa
  • Summit alfalfa is a licensed proprietary variety marketed as a brand by Kussmaul Seeds.
    Key Features: A fall dormancy variety with superior yield, forage quality and winter hardiness.
    Genetic Background: A variety developed from crossing elite FD 5 and FD 4 yield trial and nursery plants screened for high forage yield, quality and persistence.
    Field Appearance at Bud Stage: A medium tall showy variety with a dense canopy. Medium dark green foliage.
    Multifoliate leaf expression: 64%
    Fall Dormancy Rating: 4.5
    Winter Hardiness Rating: 2.0
    Management Keys: A variety displaying outstanding yield and quality potential across a wide range of geographies. Ideal for growers looking to maximize tonnage and quality over the entire season. Excellent regrowth allows for aggressive harvest management. Medium-early maturity to one-tenth flower. No known soil or management limitations.

    Performance Profile
    • Winter Hardiness: EX
    • Yield Expectation: EX
    • Forage Quality: EX
    • Disease Resistance: EX
    • Seedling Vigor: EX
    • Stand Persistance: EX
    • Regrowth After Harvest: EX
    • Standability: EX
    • Wheel Traffic Resistant: EX
    • Harvest Cuts: 4-5
    • ML Expression: EX

    Pest Package
    • Anthracnose: HR
    • Aphanomyces Race I: HR
    • Bacterial Wilt: HR
    • Phytophthora Root Rot: HR
    • Verticilium Wilt: HR
    • Fusarium Wilt: HR
    • Pea Aphid: R

    Grower Tips
    • Use only in top management farming practices
    • Fertilize twice a year
    • Fits 5 and 6 cuts per year situations
    • Very aggressive regrowth

  • Agronomic Chart:
  • Fall Dormancy 4.5
    Winter Hardiness Excellent
    Yield Expectations Excellent
    Forage Quality Excellent
    Disease Resistance Excellent
    Seedling Vigor Excellent
    Stand Persistence Excellent
    Regrowth after Harvest Excellent
    Standability Excellent
    Wheel Traffic Resistance Excellent
    Harvest Cuts 4-5
    ML Expression Excellent
  • Summit alfalfa is a licensed proprietary variety marketed as a brand by Kussmaul Seeds.
    Key Features: A fall dormancy variety with superior yield, forage quality and winter hardiness.
    Genetic Background: A variety developed from crossing elite FD 5 and FD 4 yield trial and nursery plants screened for high forage yield, quality and persistence.
    Field Appearance at Bud Stage: A medium tall showy variety with a dense canopy. Medium dark green foliage.
    Multifoliate leaf expression: 64%
    Fall Dormancy Rating: 4.5
    Winter Hardiness Rating: 2.0
    Management Keys: A variety displaying outstanding yield and quality potential across a wide range of geographies. Ideal for growers looking to maximize tonnage and quality over the entire season. Excellent regrowth allows for aggressive harvest management. Medium-early maturity to one-tenth flower. No known soil or management limitations.

    Performance Profile
    • Winter Hardiness: EX
    • Yield Expectation: EX
    • Forage Quality: EX
    • Disease Resistance: EX
    • Seedling Vigor: EX
    • Stand Persistance: EX
    • Regrowth After Harvest: EX
    • Standability: EX
    • Wheel Traffic Resistant: EX
    • Harvest Cuts: 4-5
    • ML Expression: EX

    Pest Package
    • Anthracnose: HR
    • Aphanomyces Race I: HR
    • Bacterial Wilt: HR
    • Phytophthora Root Rot: HR
    • Verticilium Wilt: HR
    • Fusarium Wilt: HR
    • Pea Aphid: R

    Grower Tips
    • Use only in top management farming practices
    • Fertilize twice a year
    • Fits 5 and 6 cuts per year situations
    • Very aggressive regrowth

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  • Summit Alfalfa

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  • Alfalfa
  • Conventional Alfalfa
  • Conventional Alfalfa
  • Fall Dormancy 4.5
    Winter Hardiness Excellent
    Yield Expectations Excellent
    Forage Quality Excellent
    Disease Resistance Excellent
    Seedling Vigor Excellent
    Stand Persistence Excellent
    Regrowth after Harvest Excellent
    Standability Excellent
    Wheel Traffic Resistance Excellent
    Harvest Cuts 4-5
    ML Expression Excellent
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