Pioneer® Brand 54Q29 Lucerne


54Q29 is a new, high yielding 4 dormant* variety (slightly more winter dormant than 55Q27) with above-average forage quality. 54Q29 combines very good winter-hardiness with a superb pest and disease package including improved aphid resistance. Suitable for grazing, silage or hay.


Disease Ratings

Forage yield 9 Key


1 = Poor, 9 = Excellent - Based on Pioneer research
comparisons with other Pioneer® brand lucerne


Disease resistance profiles


HR = Highly resistant (more than 50% resistant plants)
R = Resistant (31% to 50% resistant plants)
MR = Moderately resistant (16% to 30% resistant plants)
LR = Low resistant (6% to 15% resistant plants)
S = Susceptible (up to 5% resistant plants)



Ratings based on both Pioneer Agronomists and Research Scientists field observations.


 *Dormancy: Higher dormancy ratings indicate greater autumn growth.

Field appearance 9
Relative forage quality 8
Phytophthora Root Rot HR
Verticillium Wilt HR
Bacterial Wilt HR
Fusarium Wilt HR
Stem Nematode HR
Spotted Alfalfa Aphid  R
Pea Aphid HR