Mariner IV Alfalfa

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  • Branch rooting system
  • Aphanomyces Race 2 resistance
  • Adapted to variable soil conditions
  • Stands up to wheel traffic pressure
  • High yield and quality potential

Mariner IV alfalfa with Aphanomyces Race 2 resistance excels on both wet and well drained soils, plus resists heaving and mechanical injury better than other alfalfas. An excellent disease and insect resistant package, including high resistance to the major alfalfa nematode species, ensures wide adaptability from the east to west coast. With high yield and forage quality potential, Mariner IV gives you the flexibility to optimize your management decisions, even under less than ideal soil conditions. Superior winter hardiness and persistence.

DISEASE / INSECT / NEMATODE RATINGS
Bacterial Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Fusarium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Verticillium Wilt Highly Resistant (MR) 5*
Anthracnose-Race 1 Highly Resistant (MR) 5*
Phytophthora Root Rot Highly Resistant (MR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1 Highly Resistant (MR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 2 Resistant (R) 4*
Wisconsin Disease Index 30 out of 30
Pea Aphid Highly Resistant (HR)
Stem Nematode Highly Resistant (HR)
N. Root Knot Nematode Highly Resistant (HR)
S. Root Knot Nematode Highly Resistant (HR)

*Based on the Wisconsin Disease Rating Index. This is a 1 to 5 ranking with 5 being the best.

CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy 4.0
Winter Survival 2.0 (Very Good)
Recovery After Cutting Very Fast

 

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