SW 425 Brand is a blend of alfalfa varieties chosen for their combined suitability for high forage yield potential of good quality forage. SW 425 Brand is a good choice where medium fall dormancy is desired along with good winter-hardiness.
The component varieties chosen for SW 425 Brand alfalfa blend, are medium recovery type that can be highly suited for hay production where moderate speed of regrowth initiation is desired after cutting. This product is especially suitable in western environments where stem nematodes can be a concern.
Disease and Pest Resistant Characteristics
SW 425 Brand has an HR rating against stem nematode, important in irrigated production when the water source includes tail-waters from infested upstream fields. SW 425 Brand is also formulated for high resistance to verticillium wilt, phytophthora root rot and anthracnose, for a well-rounded overall package of pest and disease resistant alfalfa germplasm.