STANDARD TESTS TO CHARACTERIZE ALFALFA CULTIVARS
THIRD EDITION (AMENDED 2004)

Procedure for proposing new or revised standard tests

TABLE OF CONTENTS
HERBICIDES
ROUNDUP READY 
DISEASES
  ANTHRACNOSE
  APHANOMYCES ROOT ROT (Revised 1998)
  BACTERIAL WILT
  BACTERIAL WILT - GREENHOUSE/CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT
  BROWN ROOT ROT 2008  
COMMON LEAF SPOT
  DOWNY MILDEW
  FUSARIUM WILT
  FUSARIUM WILT - GREENHOUSE/CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT
  LEPTO LEAF SPOT
  PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT
  PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT - SEEDLlNG
  PYTHIUM SEED ROT AND DAMPING-OFF
  RUST
  SCLEROTINIA CROWN AND STEM ROT
  SPRING BLACKSTEM AND LEAF SPOT
  STAGNOSPORA LEAF AND CROWN ROT
  STEMPHYLIUM LEAF SPOT
  VERTICILLIUM WILT
  YELLOW LEAF BLOTCH
INSECTS
  ALFALFA WEEVIL
  BLUE ALFALFA APHID
  CLOVER ROOT CURCULIO
  COWPEA APHID
  PEA APHID
  POTATO LEAFHOPPER YELLOWING
POTATO LEAFHOPPER RESISTANCE (Revised 2003)
  SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY (2002)
  SPOTTED ALFALFA APHID
NEMATODES
  ALFALFA STEM NEMATODE (Revised 1995)
  COLUMBIA ROOT KNOT
  ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE
  ROOT-LESION NEMATODE (Revised 1995)
AGRONOMIC
  ACID DETERGENT FIBER, NEUTRAL DETERGENT FIBER CONCENTRATION, AND RELATIVE FEED VALUE
  FALL DORMANCY (Revised 1998)
  FORAGE PRODUCTION UNDER SALT STRESS
  FORAGE YIELD TESTING GUIDELINES
  GRAZING TOLERANCE
  MULTIFOLIOLATE LEAF EXPRESSION (Leaves with > 3 leaflets/leaf)
  SALT TOLERANCE OF GERMINATING ALFALFA SEEDLINGS
  STANDABILITY (Lodging Resistance), 2006
  WINTER SURVIVAL (Revised 2003)