Scimitar Alfalfa

  • Very high resistance to Potato Leafhoppers
  • Excellent yield potential
  • Superior forage quality
  • Excellent stand persistence and winterhardiness
  • 30/30 Wisconsin DRI rating
  • Widely adapted

Scimitar leads the way in leafhopper resistance and is the perfect choice for areas where potato leafhoppers cause economic damage year after year. With a disease resistance index rating of 30/30, great seedling vigor, excellent stand persistence, very fast recovery after cutting and high relative feed quality in sprayed or unsprayed conditions, Scimitar should be an integral part of your farm management plan.

DISEASE / INSECT / NEMATODE RATINGS
Bacterial Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Fusarium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Verticillium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Anthracnose-Race 1 Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Phytophthora Root Rot Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1 Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Disease Resistance Index 30 out of 30
Pea Aphid Resistant (R)
Potato Leafhopper Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy 4.0
Winter Survival 2.0 (Very Good)
Root Type Tap
Recovery After Cutting Very Fast

 

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