Product Type Hi-Gest low-lignin alfalfa - NEW
Root Type Tap Root


Disease Rating Index 33/35
Bacterial Wilt HR
Fusarium Wilt HR
Phytophtora Root Rot HR
Verticillium Wilt HR
Anthracnose (Race1) HR
Aphanomyces Root Rot (Race 1) HR
Aphanomyces Root Rot (Race 2) R


Stem Nematode R
Northern Root-knot Nematode R
Southern Root-knot Nematode n/a

Agronomic Traits

Recovery After Cutting 9
Winter Survival 1.6
Fall Dormancy 4
Stand Establishment Very Fast
Spring Vigour Excellent
Drought Stress Excellent
Summer Regrowth Aggressive
Fineness of Stem Fine
Forage Yield Index 9
Forage Quality 9
Traffic Tolerance Excellent
Crown Depth Average


  • Whole-plant lignin is 7-10% lower
  • Better forage quality at 28-30 day harvest or flexibility to extend harvest time
  • Excellent yield, persistence and performance.
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Ratings are based on the average performance of a hybrid grown over a wide range of climate and soil types within its adapted maturity under normal growing conditions. Extreme conditions may adversely affect ratings.

1 = Poor, 9 = Excellent