Table 4a - St Thomas Station Report: 2013-2017 Coloured Bean Performance Trial

Variety Market Class Days to
Maturity
St Thomas2
100 Seed
Weight3 (g)
Yield (lbs/ac)1
St Thomas 3 Year All
Locations
5 Year4 Year3 Year2 Year 2017
Etna Cran 79 592,7762,6712,7172,8972,974 2,066
Red Rider Cran 86 592,6672,7362,6912,7612,833 2,211
Average (lbs/ac) 2,7222,7032,7042,8292,904 2,139
Red Hawk DRK 82 532,2532,2842,2032,5302,239 1,775
Dynasty DRK 86 622,7772,7852,8563,0303,322 2,267
GTS 104 DRK 87 562,1082,0762,0922,3942,387 1,780
Majesty DRK 87 672,5102,5332,5472,6672,567 2,188
Average (lbs/ac) 2,4122,4202,4242,6552,629 2,002
Pink Panther LRK 79 622,6052,4732,4522,8462,616 1,929
OAC Inferno LRK 94 642,5022,4112,3832,5732,935 2,128
Average (lbs/ac) 2,5542,4422,4172,7102,775 2,029
Yeti WK 90 562,4812,6062,5852,8052,486 2,029
Average (lbs/ac) 2,4812,6062,5852,8052,486 2,029

1 To convert lbs/acre to t/ha divide by 893.
2 Days to Maturity is 3 year average for St Thomas Station. 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 To convert 100 Seed weight (g) to seeds per pound divide 45,400 by seed weight. Example: 45,400 / 63 gm = 720 seeds/lb


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