Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation (2011)

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Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers and Brian Yorgey

Objective: Breed improved Bush Blue Lake green bean varieties with:
a. White and gray mold resistance
b. Improved plant architecture
c. High economic yield
d. Improved pod quality (including straightness, color, smoothness, texture, flavor and quality retention, and delayed seed size devel-opment)
e. Tolerance to abiotic stresses


Disease and related disorder management, Fresh Market Vegetable Production, Processed Vegetable Production, Beans, Willamette Valley, Plant breeding, Vegetable production