ALFALFA: SW 9215 CHARACTERISTICS
ALFALFA: SW 9215 FACT SHEET

SW 9215

A high yielding, very non-dormant variety with salt tolerance.

This non-dormant variety is among the highest yielding salt tolerant alfalfas certified to date – yielding 19% above salinity check varieties when irrigated with EC15 water.

SW9215 is well adapted to the San Joaquin and Imperial Valleys of California and Arizona. It placed in the top group of varieties in university yield trials at Parlier, Holtville and Tucson, Arizona.

SW9215 allows growers to produce high yields on good soils or salty soils in warm or hot climates. Fall dormancy rating is 9.

 

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 9215 9 R HR R HR R HR HR

 

Salt tolerant and highly adaptable, Dormancy 9 Alfalfa, proven to out yield the competition.

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SW 9215

Certified to be one of the highest yielding, salt tolerant Alfalfas, tested in multiple University trials.

Key Advantages

  • This non-dormant variety is among the highest yielding salt tolerant alfalfas certified to date – yielding 19% above salinity check varieties when irrigated with EC15 water.
  • SW9215 is well adapted to the San Joaquin and Imperial Valleys of California and Arizona. It placed in the top group of varieties in University yield trials at Parlier, Holtville and Tucson, Arizona.
  • SW9215 allows growers to produce high yields on good soils or salty soils in warm or hot climates. Fall dormancy rating is 9.

Major Pest Resistance

  • Fusarium WiltHighly Resistant
  • Phytophthora Root RotResistant
  • Spotted Alfalfa AphidHighly Resistant
  • Pea AphidResistant
  • Blue Alfalfa AphidHighly Resistant
  • Bacterial WiltResistant
  • Southern Root Knot NematodeHighly Resistant