Beans

The latest PGRO Descriptive Lists for field beans show that LSPB varieties continue to offer pulse growers a wide choice to meet their yield, agronomy and marketing priorities.

BEANS OVERVIEW

Data Source: PGRO Descriptive List for Spring Beans 2021

Variety NameYield as % ControlEarliness of MaturityStraw Length (cm)Standing Ability at HarvestThousand Seed Weight (g) (@15%mc)Protein ContentResistance to RustResistance to Downy Mildew
Spring BeansLynx1065123653527.345
Macho1055121667926.964
Ghengis1057125657327.453
Vertigo1026122658327.145
Fanfare1026121655627.445
Yukon941156663626.958
Pale Hilum & LVCVictus1047116655627.146
Tiffany1016121752728.044

SPRING BEANS - PALE HILUM & LVC

Looking to the future, we can see new spring bean varieties already progressing through the trials system as we continue to bring improved varieties to the UK grower.

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Lynx

Lynx is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. It is a high yielding variety with highest equal Downy mildew resistance and high standing power.

Macho

Macho is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. It is a high yielding variety with the highest thousand seed weight.

Ghengis

Lynx is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. It is a high yielding variety with highest equal Downy mildew resistance and high standing power.

Vertigo

Vertigo is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. It is a high yielding variety with good Downy mildew resistance and high standing power.

Fanfare

Fanfare is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. It is a high yielding variety with good Downy mildew resistance and high standing power.

Yukon

Yukon is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. It is has the earliest possible early maturity rating and highest equal resistance to Downy mildew.

Victus

Victus is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2021. Its high protein and low vicine and convicine content (LVC) are characters that will help to further develop the UK pulse market with end users.

Tiffany

Tiffany is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Winter Beans for 2021. Its high protein and low vicine and convicine content (LVC) are characters that will help to further develop the UK pulse market with end users.