tepary bean


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tepary bean

[′tep·ə·rē ‚bēn]
(botany)
Phaseolus acutifolius var. latifolius. One of the four species of beans of greatest economic importance in the United States.
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Drought tolerant crops and high protein leguminous crops that include tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) have over the years been largely ignored and neglected by research as minor crops.
Fertile backcross and allotetraploid plants from crosses between tepary beans and common beans.
Inheritance of resistance to common bacterial blight in four tepary bean lines.
Our goal must be something beyond blue corn chips, tepary bean dips, amaranth candy, sunflower seed snacks and ornamental chiles.
Interspecific hybrids between common and tepary bean were first obtained with a great deal of effort by Honma (1956) for a few genotypes, including a Great Northern line and four tepary bean accessions.
Tepary beans thrive in hot, dry conditions, and they have a remarkably high protein content that ranges between 23 percent and 30 percent.
Eventually, the pyramided CBB resistance thus obtained could be combined with that of the tepary bean.
Both lines, XAN 263 and XAN 309, derive their CBB resistance from the tepary bean, and also possess small red seed, Type II growth habit, and I gene for BCM resistance.
Kolkman and Michaels (1994) reported that both tepary bean accessions PI 319443 and PI 440795 carried identical genes for CBB resistance.
1998b) observed disease severity was correlated with yield loss in tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius A.
acutifolius, tepary bean lines PI-321638 and PI-319443 (provided by the University of California, Riverside), were used in this study.