>Table 4a - St Thomas Station Report: 2012-2016 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 2016
Etna Cran 80 622,7342,7272,5702,5892,821 2,265
Red Rider Cran 87 622,8042,6262,7042,6192,688 2,364
Average (lbs/ac) 2,7692,6762,6372,6042,754 2,315
Red Hawk DRK 83 562,3202,2562,2992,1862,820 2,005
Dynasty DRK 85 652,7812,6412,6052,6222,737 2,372
GTS 104 DRK 86 582,1932,0391,9731,9452,401 1,976
Majesty DRK 89 692,5832,4952,5222,5372,767 2,255
Average (lbs/ac) 2,4692,3582,3502,3222,681 2,152
Pink Panther LRK 80 642,6092,6022,4252,3693,077 2,151
OAC Inferno LRK 92 662,6582,3942,2372,1072,211 2,378
Average (lbs/ac) 2,6332,4982,3312,2382,644 2,265
Yeti WK 90 582,5652,4792,6462,6343,123 2,293
Average (lbs/ac) 2,5652,4792,6462,6343,123 2,293

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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