La Crosse, Wisconsin

WL 372HQ.RR Alfalfa

HQ logorr_alfalfa_logo1-web The combination of exceptional yield potential, very broad adaptation, and “HQ” superior feed value make WL 372HQ.RR the variety of choice for cash hay and dairy producers looking for a FD5 alfalfa that maximizes profitability under intensive management while utilizing the breakthrough benefits of the Roundup Ready® weed control system in alfalfa.

  • Our highest-yielding winterhardy RR FD5 released to date
  • Very high yield potential under 4- to 6-cut harvest schedules WL 372HQ.RR demonstrates “HQ” forage quality levels that promote higher feed intake, improved milk production, and greater profitability when fed
  • Very winterhardy (WH=1.8); WL 372HQ.RR delivers long stand life even under harsh weather conditions
  • Very strong disease package with a perfect Disease Resistance Index (DRI) of 30/30 to promote fast establishment
  • High resistance (HR) to stem nematode
  • Ideal FD5 variety for cash hay growers, dairy producers, or other intensive managers; WL 372HQ.RR has consistently produced big yields of leafy, fine-stemmed hay with high RFQ levels

 

 

CHARACTERISTICS
Maturity Early
Fall Dormancy 4.8
Winterhardiness 1.8
Digestibility/Feed Value Superior
Persistence Index Very High
Recovery After Harvest Very Fast
Traffic Tolerance Very Good
Standability Excellent
Multileaf Expression Very High

 

DISEASE / INSECT / NEMATODE RATINGS
Bacterial Wilt Highly Resistant
Fusarium Wilt Highly Resistant
Verticillium Wilt Highly Resistant
Anthracnose-Race 1 Highly Resistant
Phytophthora Root Rot Highly Resistant
Aphanomyces-Race 1 Highly Resistant
Leaf Disease Resistant
Wisconsin Disease Index 30/30
Aphids Highly Resistant
Stem Nematode Highly Resistant

 

Based on the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on January 27, 2011, Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa seed is available for sale and distribution by authorized Seed Companies or their dealers for use in the United States only. This seed may not be planted outside of the United States, or for the production of seed, or sprouts. Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. This product has been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. Do not export Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa seed or crop, including hay or hay products, to China pending import approval. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Biotechnology Industry Organization. ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready® crops contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Roundup Ready® and Roundup® are registered trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC. ©2011 Monsanto Company.

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