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 2022

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 BeansLynx1065121753527.348
Macho1055121667926.964
Ghengis1057125657327.453
Vertigo1026122658327.145
Fanfare1026121655627.445
Yukon949115663626.958
Pale Hilum & LVCVictus1047116655627.146
Tiffany1016121752728.044
Bolivia1045116751926.565
Allison1028117757625.253

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 top of the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a consistently high yielding variety with very high Downy mildew resistance and high standing power.

Macho

Ghengis is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a high yielding variety with early maturity.

Ghengis

Ghengis is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a high yielding variety with early maturity.

Vertigo

Vertigo is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a high yielding variety with high standing power and good Downy mildew resistance.

Fanfare

Fanfare is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a high yielding variety with high standing power and good Downy mildew resistance.

Yukon

Yukon is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022.  It has the earliest maturity rating and highest resistance to Downy mildew.

Victus

Victus is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. 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 Spring Beans for 2022. 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.

Bolivia

Bolivia is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. 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.

Allison

Allison is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. 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.

Pantani

Pantani is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Winter Beans for 2022 with early maturity and high standing power.