WL 656HQ

FD9

Increase your yield potential and hay quality with this broadly adapted nondormant variety.

Top Advantages

  • Winter-active, very nondormant FD=9.3
  • Very high yield potential and outstanding persistence across a wide range of soil types and harvest schedules
  • Superior digestibility promotes more milk and greater profit potential when fed; WL 656HQ consistently beats the nondormant competition in head-to-head digestibility comparisons

AREA OF PRIMARY ADAPTATION

Agronomic traits
Fall Dormancy
9.3
Digestibility
S
Persistence Index
Very High
Recovery After Harvest
Very Fast
Traffic Tolerance
Very Good
Wet Soil Tolerance
Excellent
Aphid Resistance Index
15/15
Standability
Excellent
Pest Resistance Traits
Bacterial Wilt
HR
Fusarium Wilt
HR
Anthracnose
HR
Phytophthora Root Rot
HR
Verticillium Wilt
HR
Blue Alfalfa Aphids
HR
Pea Aphids
-
Spotted Alfalfa Aphid
HR
Stem Nematode
HR
Southern Root Knot Nematode
HR
KEY TO CHART

HR- High Resistance

MR- Moderate Resistance

HQ- High Quality

LH- Leafhopper Resistance

LR- Low Resistance

RR- Roundup Ready

  • The first high-performance alfalfa breeding system specifically designed to increase milk production.

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WL 656HQ Outyields the Competition

HOLTVILLE, CALIFORNIA 2008-2009 (19 CUTS)

SHAFTER, CALIFORNIA 2006-2008 (16 CUTS)