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 WiltHighly Resistant (HR) 5*
Fusarium WiltHighly Resistant (HR) 5*
Verticillium WiltHighly Resistant (MR) 5*
Anthracnose-Race 1Highly Resistant (MR) 5*
Phytophthora Root RotHighly Resistant (MR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1Highly Resistant (MR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 2Resistant (R) 4*
Wisconsin Disease Index30 out of 30
Pea AphidHighly Resistant (HR)
Stem NematodeHighly Resistant (HR)
N. Root Knot NematodeHighly Resistant (HR)
S. Root Knot NematodeHighly Resistant (HR)

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

CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy4.0
Winter Survival2.0 (Very Good)
Recovery After CuttingVery Fast

 

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