Ladak 65 alfalfa is specialized for use on rangeland and dryland pastures from the northern plains to the winterhardy intermountain areas of the west where rainfall is limited for extended periods of time. Developed from plants selected out of a 27 year old stand of Ladak in eastern Washington, Ladak 65 has the drought tolerance of Ladak with improved disease and nematode resistance for increased persistence and adaption to a wider range of soil conditions. Developed directly from Ladak. Excellent drought tolerance. Adapted to variable soil conditions. Very winterhardy and persistent.