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 WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Fusarium WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Verticillium WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Anthracnose-Race 1Highly Resistant (HR)5*
Phytophthora Root RotHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1Highly Resistant (HR)5*
Disease Resistance Index30 out of 30
Pea AphidResistant (R)
Potato LeafhopperHighly Resistant (HR)5*
CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy4.0
Winter Survival2.0 (Very Good)
Root TypeTap
Recovery After CuttingVery Fast

 

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