WL358LH COATED ALFALFA SEED 50 LB

AAL1084

WL 358LH is the next level in the widely recognized line of HopperShield™ alfalfa genetics from W-L Research. Geared and selected for Midwest and Northeastern U.S. growers, WL 358LH is the latest in the line of varieties selected for the highest potato leafhopper resistance available, now the industry’s leading eighth-generation. Combined with an improved yield and quality package, WL 358LH is an ideal pick for dairy, beef or cash hay growers looking to maximize production under various levels of leafhopper pressure.

     

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  • Eighth-generation potato leafhopper resistance, this HopperShield™ variety is a true “no-spray” PLH-resistant alfalfa
  • Superb yield potential and agronomic performance under 3- to 5-cut harvest management systems, with or without leafhopper pressure
  • Visually impressive variety under moderate or heavy PLH pressure
  • Winterhardy (WH=2.0); WL 358LH delivers superior cold tolerance, even under harsh weather conditions
  • A very high disease resistance index (DRI) of 34/35 for solid yield potential and long stand life across a wide range of soil types and climates
  • Dark green, fine-stemmed and a highly digestible HopperShield™ variety
  • Regardless of management style or cutting schedule, WL 358LH delivers peace-of-mind on yield potential, quality and persistence-robbing PLH pests
  • Very well-adapted and selected for use in the Midwestern or Northeastern U.S. for hay or haylage use

Agronomic Traits

Maturity Early

Fall Dormancy

4.1

Winterhardiness

2.0

Digestibility/Feed Value

Superior

Persistence Index

Very High

Recovery After Harvest

Very Fast

Traffic Tolerance

Very Good

Disease Resistance Index

34/35

Standability

Excellent

Pest Resistance Traits

Bacterial Wilt HR

Fusarium Wilt

HR

Anthracnose

HR

Phytophthora Root Rot

HR

Aphanomyces Root Rot - Race 1

HR

Aphanomyces Root Rot - Race 2

R

Potato Leafhopper

92%

Verticillium Wilt

HR

Aphids

R

Leaf Disease

R

Stem Nematode

R

HR = High Resistance R = Resistant