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.
They subsequently used the multiple-needle and razorblade inoculation techniques to develop dry bean breeding lines with the highest level of resistance to common bacterial blight from the common x tepary bean interspecific populations.
"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.
Interspecific hyridization between common and tepary bean: Increased hybrid embryo growth, fertility, and efficiency of hybridization through recurrent and congruity backcrossing.
Tepary beans thrive in hot, dry conditions, and they have a remarkably high protein content that ranges between 23 percent and 30 percent.
Domesticated and wild tepary bean: Field performance with and without drought stress.
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.
coccineus) accessions and the highest levels in tepary bean (P.
(1998b) observed disease severity was correlated with yield loss in tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius A.