Agron. Severity maps and standard tests for characterizing each type of pest resistance in alfalfa varieties were presented. Prediction of cell wall poly saccharide and lignin concentrations of alfalfa stems from detergent fiber analysis. Progress 10/01/02 to 09/30/07OutputsThe overall goal of this project was to evaluate and enhance traits that would increase the use, forage quality and persistence of alfalfa. The new step-wise recurrent selection program includes greenhouse selection in each germplasm source for: seedling vigor, superior nodulation with highly effective Rhizobium strains, high forage yield, large roots, high N(2)-fixation (acetylene reduction reaction), and increased levels of glutamine synthetase and glutamate synthase (both ammonia assimulating enzymes). We breed, develop and produce premier seeds and technologies that not only advance your operation but also move the whole industry forward. 2006. Most cultivars released after 1983 continued to show in Minnesota that those having the most fall growth generally had significant stand and yield losses by the third year after seeding. PEPC and GOGAT enzyme activity did not appear to be rate limiting at present yield and N(2) fixation rates. Selection for increased shoot weight increased GOGAT, PEPC, AAT, and AS activity; whereas selection for shoot N concentration had no effect on nodule enzyme activity. Alfalfa varieties were grown in row plots, clipped in July and September and undercut in early November. Christina Simpson. Sheaffer, C.C., Martin, N.P., Lamb, J.F.S., Cuomo, G.R., Jewett, J.G. To improve forage quality in alfalfa, the second cycle of selection has been initiated to create alfalfa populations that differ in stem fiber digestibility. We selected plant introductions for parents that had vigorous growth, variable morphology, diversity in origin, pest resistance, and cold tolerance. 2006. for potential use in a biomass production system. Inheritance studies indicated that four of the five clones with ineffective nodules had different genetic controls for ineffectiveness. A quantitative inheritance study indicated that both GCA and SCA effects were important. However, it appears to be little utility as a gene marker.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/85 to 12/30/85OutputsThe USDA-University of Minnesota Forage Research Group has been experimenting since 1978 with nondormant alfalfas as a source of residual nitrogen (N) in crop rotations. Anthracnose in alfalfa plants, caused by Colletotrichum trifolii, is one of the most serious diseases affecting alfalfa and results in stem death, crown rot, and reduced winter survival. By studying the CAIC Variety Yield records we chose 12 historical and contemporary varieties to compare. It plays a very important role in the agriculture, animal husbandry and ecological construction. Crop Sci. Due to factors outside of Forage Genetics International’s (FGI) control, such as weather, crop production patterns, and other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields or financial performance, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by FGI. Jens., and nitrogen fixation of alfalfa in symbiosis with the bacteria Rhizobium meliloti Dang. LOCATION: WL 356HQ.RR. Inheritance quality animal feed, while the stems are processed to produce biofuels or electricity. Results from studies at Grand Rapids, MN indicated that poor stand establishment and persistence of alfalfa was associated with 1999. The Non Dormant Alfalfa Seed . Bacterial wilt, leafhopper yellowing and fall dormancy evaluations have been completed.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/69 to 12/30/69OutputsMale sterility classification system designed, comphrensive survey for maintainers of U 1292 cytoplasmic male sterility completed. Forage Genetics International (FGI) is on the leading edge of breeding, developing and producing forage seeds and technology. This is important because it indicates the existence of some type of generalized resistance to different bacteria. The fourth was conditioned by two recessive genes (in(4) and in(5)), the nulliplex condition at both loci was required for production of ineffective nodules. These populations will be used to investigate the feasibility of genetic improvement of alfalfa for animal feed. This prepares the plants for winter survival. Evaluation of a new production system using alfalfa for biomass to generate electricity is currently being conducted. Alfalfa leaf protein and stem carbohydrate and lignin content under hay and biomass management systems. Most cultivars performed similarly under the 45 day cutting treatment but varied under the more frequent cuttings. Alfalfa can be grown in wide range of climates and ecosystems and is one of the United States most valuable food-production related crops. FGI and Alforex are pleased to announce that the litigation has been resolved. Alfalfa genetic markers promise better forage quality. The Science of Grassland Agriculture. Fall growth scores (dormancy) were important in explaining patterns of root and forage production over the season. Alfalfa Operations. S... Move. Alfalfa event KK179 was developed by Monsanto Canada Inc. and Forage Genetics International using recombinant DNA technology, resulting in the introduction of a suppression cassette made up of gene sequences from the alfalfa enzyme caffeoyl CoA 3-O-methyltransferase (CCOMT). Two cycles of selection have been conducted in perennial alfalfas for root morphology, N-uptake, and dormancy response. 40:693-699. Limited resources in alfalfa breeding means fewer plants can be evaluated for forage quality compared to disease and insect pests. Forage Genetics International (FGI) today announced that HarvXtra™ Alfalfa with Roundup Ready ® Technology is now available, in limited quantities and in a limited geography, for sale and planting in eastern Canada for Spring 2016. Alfalfa is among the highest-yielding forage crop species, but it is the combination of high yield and nutritional quality that make alfalfa such a valuable crop. 'biomass type' alfalfa germplasms for leaf and stem yield and lodging resistance. Leaf and stem properties of alfalfa entries. and the USDA. The creation of mowing tolerant alfalfa will allow introduction of alfalfa into parklands and golf course fairways to increase the nutrient fertility of these grassland areas without having to apply inorganic fertilizer.Publications, Progress 01/01/98 to 12/31/98OutputsThe overall goal of this project is to evaluate and enhance traits that would increase the use, forage quality and persistence of alfalfa. This resesearch is part of an M.S. A study to test the hypothesis that self-seed set is a quantitative character has been started. Brummer. Moore and M. Collins (ed.) Crop Sci. Large stemmed experimental alfalfa populations were crossed to modern alfalfa varieties and progeny are currently being evaluated and selected patterns for three traits discovered during these evaluations were determined. FS offers the best forage and alfalfa genetics in the business, specifically proven to yield on your farm. Vance, C.P., and Lamb, J.F.S. Overall yields of alfalfa, a primary forage crop in Wisconsin, have declined steadily due to a variety of major pathogens, including Verticillium, Phytophthora, and Aphanomyces. The Non Dormant Alfalfa Seed . Toll Free: (800) 635-5701 The Minnesota data, plus pest resistance data from the Studies to compare greenhouse and field N(2) fixation rates are also underway. Alfalfa clones and their progenies varied significantly for levels of nitrogen fixation as measured by acetylene reduction. The red pigments, or water soluble substances associated with the red pigments, are toxic to the developing seed. Effect of heterosis on seed weight was determined on male sterile X male fertilecrosses. We conducted research to determine if in vitro pollen-tube length could be used as a characteristic for classifying alfalfa germplasm into heterotic patterns. Alfalfa cultivars differed in root and crown survival scores at -12(degree) C, and -16(degree) C, but at -20(degree) C there were no significant differences among cultivars for either root or crown survival scores. Phytophthora root rot evaluations were This suggests that the environment interacts with genetics to affect performance. Started with Roundup Ready . J. The last conclusion was that a vegetative bioassay crop was a better indicator of residual N(2) than an early season soil NO(3)-N test because the bioassay provides data on rate of availability throughout the growing season.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/75 to 12/30/75OutputsPhytophthora root rot (PRR) resistant cultivars adapted to the mid-west are new developments. J. Maturity and plant density effects on leaf and stem yield in alfalfa. A branch root variety which allows it to spread its roots even in areas with a higher water table. The association between fall growth and winterhardiness was reevaluated during 1987 because most cultivars developed after 1975 had taller fall growth than previous varieties and the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) was using fall growth score as a primary criterion for determining cultivars best suited for Long Term Land Retirement Programs in Minnesota. Roundup Ready® alfalfa varieties allow growers to maximize the genetic potential of their W-L Alfalfa during critical stand establishment and stand life. All varieties tested were similar for residual N(2). Exp. Graine de luzerne dormante Segments du marché 2020 par types de produits: GMO Non-GMO. Crown morphology relationhships among alfalfa plant introductions and cultivars. Studies with Pl. Nondormant alfalfas were chosen because they grow and fix N(2)during the autumn as compared to dormant alfalfas which primarily store carbohydrates in the plant during that period to permit overwinter survival. The correlation between fall growth and winter injury of spaced-plants was r = 0.90. Crop Sci. Morphological studies showed that the nectary was of the annular toral, discoid type. Germplasm sources differed for all traits except GOGAT and PEPC. She’s based in Davis, California. Traits that were measured included: number of seeds/pod, seed size, seedling vigor, secondary and fibrous root scores, crown and root weight, seeding year forage yield, and fall growth score. Plants were established in both an intensive mowing or lawn like situation and in a municipal park under minimal or low maintenance conditions on sloped areas that are difficult to mow. The pollen-tube growth patterns for generations were similar to forage yield patterns reported in the literature. The alfalfa protocol is being used as a model for other crops.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/89 to 12/30/89OutputsResearch was conducted to determine if shoot weight and nitrogen (N) concentration would be useful selection criteria for increasing N(2) fixation in alfalfa. They also varied for root morphology, degree of nodulation, top weight and root weight. New uses in phytoremediation and/or biomass energy production has the potential to increase the acreage of alfalfa grown in the U.S. Phytoremediation, using plants to contain or remove environmental contaminants, has generated new studies to select alfalfa for tolerance to manure applications during the growing season. In this system alfalfa stems would be burned as fuel to generate electricity and the leaves would be sold as a high quality animal feed. The sole business at Forge Genetics is the breeding, product development and seed production of proprietary alfalfa varieties licensed to client companies. Population density and harvest maturity effects on leaf and stem yield in alfalfa. Results are based upon FGI controlled tests and field trials and public trials. Agron. For the 2021 growing seasons, growers must direct any product produced from HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology seed or crops (including hay and hay products) only to US domestic use. Sheaffer, H.G. While no alfalfa variety offers 100 percent resistance to a disease, top-shelf alfalfa varieties provide resistance above 50 percent for most diseases tested. SHEAFFER, C.C., MARTIN, N.P., LAMB, J.F.S., CUOMO, G.J., PORTER, P.M. and JOYCE, M.S. Undersander, E.C. These populations will be used in studies to investigate the feasibility of genetic improvement for fiber digestibility in alfalfa stems. Forage Genetics International (FGI) today announced that HarvXtra™ Alfalfa with Roundup Ready ® Technology is now available, in limited quantities and in a limited geography, for sale and planting in eastern Canada for Spring 2016. Genetics and describes the quantitative genetic analysis and mapping of three traits (forage yield, forage height, and forage regrowth) on a per harvest basis from data collected from two locations during the first year after establishment of the previously mentioned alfalfa population. Materials for the studies are being developed. Schmitt. Root morphology of alfalfa plant introductions and cultivars. Nevertheless, because yield decreased at low enzyme rates, we concluded that high PEPC and GOGAT activities are necessary if alfalfa yields are to be significantly increased in the future. Alfalfa cultivars bred at Cornell combine improved forage yield, persistence, and quality that will contribute to dairy farm economic viability. Forage Genetics International, LLC (“FGI”) is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Germplasm variability and environmental effects on stem cellulose and lignin concentration in alfalfa. More than one million plants have been observed during root disease evaluations at Minnesota during the last 20 years. Forage Genetics International Announces Canadian Launch of HarvXtra™ Alfalfa with Roundup Ready ® Technology. Results indicate good differences in resistance among the S(1) progenies, possible dominance for resistance to two of the isolates and possible modifying effects. Roundup Ready ® technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup ® brand agricultural herbicides. Julie Ho is vice president of research for FGI. We have observed sufficient progress to indicate that superior Midwest adapted medics can be developed through plant breeding.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/93 to 12/30/93OutputsThis project recently began developing special purpose alfalfa germplasms to enhance nitrogen cycling and to reduce nitrogen losses to the environment. Russelle, Michael P., JoAnn F.S. These populations will be used to investigate the feasibility of genetic improvement of alfalfa for animal feed. A program for incorporating rapid regrowth into highly winter hardy germ plasm with good bacterial-wilt resistance has been initiated. This made plants more sensitive to stress, such as drought and frequent harvesting. LeafMAX 4318 H.D.+ alfalfa is one of our highest yielding alfalfas with excellent quality. You’re making a significant investment in alfalfa genetics, and you want them to deliver a return. In addition, due to the unique cropping practices do not plant Roundup Ready® Alfalfa in Imperial County, California, pending import approvals and until Forage Genetics International, LLC (FGI) grants express permission for such planting. : Accepted July 18, 1997. General combining ability effects were significant for all traits measured, thus indicating that additive gene effects were important. Identifying beneficial genes that promote improved forage quality and/or yield will help breeders accelerate alfalfa variety development. Plants were trimmed to 5 cm above the crown and 10 cm below the crown. 39:38-43. Box 339 Ten alfalfa cultivars were seeded at Rosemount, MN in rows in early June of 1991. Disease Resistant Alfalfa Populations. Samac, D.A., H.J.G. Crop Sci. Inheritance studies completed on 2 recessive gene marker traits in 4N alfalfa (absence of floral wing hooks and a genetic root tumor trait) and a 3 gene series of clorotic seedling markers in 2N Expression of the trait was dependent on temperature. Forage Genetics International S&W Seed Alforex Seeds Arkansas Valley Seed Pacific Seed Company Monsanto Latham Hi-Tech Seed Kussmaul Seed Abatti Companies. Experimental large stemmed alfalfa germplasms and modern varieties are being evaluated at various stand densities to assess stem and leaf yield, forage quality, disease resistance, and best management practices for optimal leaf meal and electrical production. 2007. To improve forage quality in alfalfa, the third cycle of selection was continued to create alfalfa populations that differ in stem fiber digestibility. The two types of analyses were complementary in providing genetic information. with Rhizobium meliloti is an effective system for fixing atmospheric nitrogen. producing a unique germplasm for use in biomass for electrical generation.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/94 to 12/30/94OutputsOur project goals have included identifying Medicago polymorpha germplasms that are adapted to being a companion crop for controlling weeds and to providing fall growth for a nitrogen source, grazing, and ground cover after small grain harvest. MARQUEZ-ORTIZ, J.J., JOHNSON, L.D. Field and greenhouse procedures for screening resistant plants have been developed. JOHNSON, L.D., MARQUEZ-ORTIZ, J.J., LAMB, J.F.S., and BARNES, D.K. Forages, Vol II, 6th Ed. Bromide as a tracer for nitrate-N uptake in alfalfa herbage. An Lamb, J.F.S., Barnes, D.K., and Henjum, K.I. Nampa ID 83563-0339, Phone: (208) 466-3568 Although average root survival scores were correlated with average crown survival scores (r = 0.93 P > 0.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/91 to 12/30/91OutputsNo standard procedures are available to evaluate alfalfa varieties for winterhardiness. and HSW + low N conc.) Biomass and Bioenergy 30:880-891. Director of Marketing / RR Alfalfa Marketing Lead Forage Genetics International. Although selection for saponin concentration was effective none of the agronomictraits was consistently affected by saponin The pollen-tube lemgths of single crosses were about l2% less than the mid-parent mean of the single crosses. by providing education and resources for sustainable agriculture. The HarvXtra ® Alfalfa trait is the most advanced alfalfa trait on the market and the first genetically engineered alfalfa trait developed to maximize quality by reducing the amount of lignin in the plant. Alfalfa is a major crop in the Pacific Northwest and an important food source for dairy cattle and other livestock worldwide. K... Move. Forage Genetics is followed by less than 10 members. Resistant lines produced about 80% more forage and 60% more roots than present varieties. Global Alfalfa Seeds Market insights relating to crucial aspects of the Alfalfa Seeds industry influencing its growth during the forecast period to 2024. In a biomass energy production system the leaves are separated from the stems and sold as a high quality animal Application of biochemical studies to improving nitrogen fixation. Agric. Samac. WL alfalfas are the top line brand from Forage Genetics, the #1 alfalfa research and development company in the world, who conduct research, development, and production on over 80% of the alfalfa seed sold in the world. Complete male sterility and complete male fertility were stable traits. is aserious disease of alfalfa. Tolerance to freezing also was influenced by moisture content of the storage media. Sulc, and D.J. sandbenches and allowed to regrow for 3 weeks. Data are being analyzed and integrated to develop a description of the biological interrelationships occurring in the field and how they can be used to maximize production. Two prostrate and dense annual medic selections were evaluated for potential as a smother crop in corn and soybean production systems. was developed and published.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/71 to 12/30/71OutputsEnvironmental effects on cytoplasmic male sterility were determined. A study was continued in MN, IA, WI, KS and OH to compare alfalfa varieties selected for multiple pest resistance over the past 5 decades for forage yield and quality, and stand longevity.ImpactsNew alfalfa varieties for use in phytoremediation will improve nutrient cycling and protect water quality. Results from the evaluation of 70 entries for N-uptake indicated that there are sufficient differences to insure the combination of the three traits. electricity. Segregations of a red-root market gene were significantly different at 17 and 34. Differential winter injury observed at all locations except SW, which had good snow cover. Some information was revealed by both types of analyses while other information was revealed by only one type of analysis. Alfalfa is the most important forage crop in North America. Pollen production in partial male sterile plants varied between anthers within a flower, between flowers on a plant, and between sampling dates. This study will be established in spring 1999 at Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Kansas, and Ohio.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/97 to 12/31/97OutputsThe goal of this project is to produce alfalfa germplasms with increased persistence and forage quality that have the potential for providing new environmental and/or commercial uses. When plants enter dormancy they reduce their vegetative growth and use their energy to store sugars in the roots. Sales, Sorghum & Corn Silage. Sava and Kelson both produced vigorous early season growth that inhibited weed establishment and reduced soil erosion. Higher-Quality Cuttings. Thirteen studies conducted at 7 locations during 1976 and 1977 compared coated and noncoated seed on nonacid soils. To improve forage quality in alfalfa, the third cycle of selection has been initiated to create alfalfa populations that differ in stem fiber digestibility. Agate is the first winterhardy Phytophthora resistant variety developed. Here are four keys for finding top-shelf alfalfa genetics from Dan Wiersma, DuPont Pioneer livestock information manager.identify overall risk for the most common alfalfa diseases. Ramsey is a winterhardy, multiple-pest resistant variety for long term stands. Lamb, Nancy B. Turyk, Byron H. Shaw, and Bill Pearson. Only a few attempts have been made in the world to breed for desired medic phenotypes. Stand survival over treatments was 47, 59, 72 and Alfalfa Account Manager Forage Genetics International August 2016 – Present 3 years 4 months. 2000. We continued to evaluate types of pest resistance so that comparative varietal descriptions are available to growers. Crop Sci. In a biomass energy production system the leaves are separated from the stems and sold as a high quality animal feed, while the stems are processed to produce biofuels or We initiated seed increases to conduct a multi-location study to investigate yield performance in alfalfa over the past 60 years. The boxes were stored at OC until treatment. Lamb. and Lamb, J.F.S. MARGARIAN, D.M., RUSSELLE, M.P., LAMB, J.F.S., and BLUMENTHAL, J.M. Research. Two Phytophthora resistant germplasm releases, MnP-Bl and MnP-Dl, were officially released to alfalfa breeders. However, when either Sava or Kelson were interseeded at 260 seeds/m2, they reduced corn grain yield about 18 percent as compared to weed free corn grown in monoculture. HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology is enabled with Technology from The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc. Due to factors outside of Forage Genetics International’s (FGI’s) control, such as weather, crop production patterns, and other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields or financial performance, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by FGI. MN-SWXUC is approved for naming (Nova) and release as a special purpose alfalfa in 1986.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/84 to 12/30/84OutputsCurrent approaches for maximizing heterosis in alfalfa breeding programs includeimproving germplasm sources and using them to make strain crosses and hybrids. 2000. in press. Tech. Yield improvement in alfalfa is even more costly and time consuming because selection for yield requires field trials over many years and locations, involves many different genes, and environmental effects slow genetic gain. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. These findings suggest that pollen-tube length may have some potential as a preliminary screening measurement for combining ability. Forage Genetics International Seed Genetics Direct’s alfalfa lineup includes 4 varieties: from low lignin to widely-adapted and haylage preference to dry bale preference. These populations will be used to investigate the feasibility of genetic improvement for fiber digestibility in alfalfa stems. Alfalfa genetic discoveries have sped up in the past decade, with reduced-lignin, winter hardiness, and Roundup Ready traits marketed to growers by Forage Genetics International (FGI). Additional research is in progress to identify and/or breed annual medics which are specifically adapted to use as a smother plant in corn.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/92 to 12/30/92OutputsWinterhardiness is a major factor limiting the persistence of alfalfa stands in northern climates. Disease rating of 34/35. This “Queen of Forages” is the mainstay for forage production in Montana. The best polycross families were significantly better in percent plants established and forage yield than the unselected parent cultivars, thus indicating the possibility of breeding resistant cultivars. N(2) fixation-related morphological characteristics, particularly large plants with large nodule mass and then for AR. Increased herbage yield in alfalfa associated with selection for fibrous and lateral roots. Alfalfa Biomass: Selection and Breeding. M... Move. Bi-directional selection for high and low enzyme activities were 6 and 7% greater and the selections for low activity were 8 and 11% lower in GOGAT and PEPC enzyme activities, respectively, than the unselected parents. Forage Genetics International (FGI) is one of the only companies in the world devoted solely to forage. Increased shoot dry weight is an important selection criterion for improving N(2) fixation and nodule enzyme activity in alfalfa.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/88 to 12/30/88OutputsAlfalfa cultivars vary in persistence. Preliminary data from a regional study comparing alfalfa cultivars released over past 6 decades showed increases in forage yield and stand longevity in cultivars released in the 1980's and 1990's.ImpactsNew alfalfa varieties for use in phytoremediation and biomass will increases alfalfa acreage in the U.S., improve nutrient cycling, protect water quality and help maintain a quality environment and sustain rural agricultural economies.Publications, Progress 01/01/01 to 12/31/01OutputsThe overall goal of this project is to evaluate and enhance traits that would increase the use, forage quality, and persistence of alfalfa. Russelle, and M.A. Plants with low levels of resistance were found in many varieties. Seed Genetics Direct’s alfalfa lineup includes 4 varieties: from low lignin to widely-adapted and haylage preference to dry bale preference. completed in 1973.Impacts(N/A)Publications, Progress 01/01/72 to 12/30/72OutputsMale sterility studies indicated only one primary cytoplasmic sterility system present in Medicago sativa. Soil fertility maintenance is important to make sure the alfalfa genetics you paid for are being used to their fullest potential. weeds. J... Move. In two other alfalfa populations two cycles of recurrent selection were made for AR, nodule mass, and top weight (factors associated with N-fixation). Growers should talk to their product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. 2003. J. Resistant cultivars were effective at reducing losses from PRR. 2. Weimer, L.Item, R.B. These populations are being used to investigate the feasibility of genetic improving alfalfa for animal feed. 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