Table 3 - 2014-2016 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 90 2,265 62 R R S S SPublic
Red Rider Cranberry 96 2,364 62 R R R R SSeCan
Red Hawk Dark Red Kidney 93 2,005 56 R R R S RPublic
Dynasty Dark Red Kidney 95 2,372 65 R S R S RHensall DC
GTS 104 Dark Red Kidney 96 1,976 58 NA NA NA NA NAGen-Tec
Majesty Dark Red Kidney 96 2,255 69 R R R S SHensall DC
Pink Panther Light Red Kidney 91 2,151 64 R R R S RPublic
OAC Inferno Light Red Kidney 99 2,378 66 R S R S RHensall DC
Yeti White Kidney 98 2,293 58 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----2014
St Thomas201620152014
Exeter20162015--
Elora201620152014
Woodstock201620152014

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