ALFALFA: SW 7410 CHARACTERISTICS
ALFALFA: SW 7410 FACT SHEET

SW 7410

Adapted to areas in the Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin Valley of California where varieties with Fall dormancy ratings 7 and 8 are grown. SW 7410 performed very well at the University of California variety trials at Kearney, Parlier Ag Center and topped the Davis trial of 31 varieties the past two years. It has excellent stand persistence after one very wet winter and another very cold winter.

See how well SW 7410 performed in recent alfalfa cultivar trials.

See characteristics charts for insect, disease and nematode resistance information.

Variety Dormancy Bacteria Wilt Verticillium Wilt Fusarium Wilt Antherac Phytophthora Root Rot Spotted Aphid Pea Aphid Blue Aphid Stem Nematode Southern Root Knot Nematode Northern Root Knot Nematode

DISEASE/PEST RESISTANCE KEY:
HR: Highly Resistant
R: Resistant
MR: Moderately Resistant
LR: Low Resistance
S: Susceptible
– : Insufficient Data

FALL DORMANCY KEY:
1-9, with 1 being most dormant and 9 being least dormant

SW 7410 R HR MR R HR R R MR R

 

Proven to be the highest yielding, Dormancy 7 Alfalfa tested in multiple University trials.

SW7410 Graph

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7410

Proven to be the highest yielding, Dormancy 7 Alfalfa tested in multiple University trials.

Key Advantages

  • Very high yielding, persistent, Dormancy Group 7 variety. Highest average yielding alfalfa in the 1997 to 1999 UC Forage Trials of 32 varieties at UC Davis and still in top yield group at UC Davis from 2007 – 2009 in 45 entry trial.
  • SW 7410 has the hay quality of Dormancy Group 7 and the yield of a Group 9 variety.
  • Versatile variety for hay producers and dairymen from the Sacramento Valley to Tulare and Kings counties of California.
  • In the 4 trials over 12 years, SW 7410 has out-produced CUF 101 from UC Davis to Tulare County by an average of 12.2%.
  • Large leaves and short internodes; excellent dairy hay.

Major Pest Resistance

  • Bacterial WiltResistant
  • Fusarium WiltHighly Resistant
  • Phytophthora Root RotResistance
  • Spotted Alfalfa AphidHighly Resistant
  • Pea AphidResistant
  • Blue Alfalfa AphidResistant
  • Southern Root Knot NematodeResistant
  • Stem NematodeModerately Resistant
  • AnthracnoseModerately Resistant