Table 3 - 2015-2017 Coloured Bean Variety Performance and Characteristics

Variety Market Class Days to
Maturity2
Yield
(lbs/ac)1,2
100 Seed
Weight2 (g)
Disease Reaction3 Distributor
Bean Common
Mosaic Virus
Anthracnose4
Race
1
Race
15
Alpha
Race
17
Delta
Race
23
Race
73
Etna Cranberry 88 2,066 59 R R S S SPublic
Red Rider Cranberry 93 2,211 59 R R R R SSeCan
Red Hawk Dark Red Kidney 90 1,775 53 R R R S RPublic
Dynasty Dark Red Kidney 93 2,267 62 R S R S RHensall DC
Majesty Dark Red Kidney 93 2,188 67 R R R S SHensall DC
GTS 104 Dark Red Kidney 94 1,780 56 NA NA NA NA NAGen-Tec
Pink Panther Light Red Kidney 87 1,929 62 R R R S RPublic
OAC Inferno Light Red Kidney 97 2,128 64 R S R S RHensall DC
Yeti White Kidney 95 2,029 56 R R NA S RHensall DC

1 To convert lbs/acre to t/ha divide by 893.
2 Yield, Days to Maturity and Seed weight are 3 year averages. Maturity rating is affected by planting date and area where variety is being grown. Varieties are rated as mature when 95% of the pods are ripe. Normally, 3-10 additional drying days are needed before the crop is dry enough for combining.
3 R = Resistant, S = Susceptible, NA = Not Available
4 Anthracnose ratings- the predominant race in Ontario is Race 73. Race 17 (binary system) is equivalent to the Alpha race, race 23 (binary system) is equivalent to the Delta race.

Coloured Bean Testing Locations
Monkton-- ----
St Thomas2017 20162015
Exeter-- 20162015
Elora2017 20162015
Woodstock 201720162015

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