WL 558HQ.RR

Features

WL 558HQ.RR is a winter-active, non-dormant FD=8.0

An ideal non-dormant variety for the cash hay producer, WL 558HQ.RR produces big yield potential of leafy, fine-stemmed hay with dark green color and high feed value

With an improved disease resistance package (including HR to Phytophthora Root Rot, Fusarium Wilt, Bacterial Wilt, Spotted Alfalfa Aphid and Pea Aphid and R to Anthracnose) it promotes fast seedling establishment and long stand life

WL 558HQ.RR has excellent tolerance to leaf diseases, promotes improved leaf retention, higher protein levels, and greater forage quality

The industry’s first biotechnology-derived reduced-lignin alfalfa trait provides greater harvest flexibility and overall alfalfa quality.

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Roundup Ready® alfalfa varieties allow growers to maximize the genetic potential of their W-L Alfalfa during critical stand establishment and stand life.

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Area of Primary Adaption

Agronomic Traits

Fall Dormancy8.0
WinterhardinessHigh
DigestibilityS
Persistence IndexVery High
Recovery After HarvestVery Fast
Traffic ToleranceVery Good
Aphid Resistance Index14/15
StandabilityExcellent

Key to Charts

HR- High Resistance HQ- High Quality LR- Low Resistance

pest resistance trait

Bacterial WiltHR
Fusarium WiltHR
AnthracnoseR
Phytophthora Root RotHR
Verticillium WiltR
Blue Alfalfa AphidsR
Pea AphidsHR
Spotted Alfalfa AphidHR
Stem NematodeR
Southern Root Knot NematodeR

HR- High Resistance HQ- High Quality LR- Low Resistance

WL 558HQ.RR Outyields the Competition

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For the 2020 growing seasons, growers must direct any product produced from HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology seed or crops (including hay and hay products) only to US domestic use. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product.

Due to factors outside of Forage Genetics International’s (FGI) control, such as weather, crop production patterns, and other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields or financial performance, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by FGI. Results are based upon FGI controlled tests and field trials and public trials. Results may vary.

ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready® crops contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Roundup Ready® and Roundup® are trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC, used under license by Forage Genetics International, LLC. HarvXtra® is a registered trademark of Forage Genetics International, LLC. HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology is enabled with Technology from The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.