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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A separate experiment was conducted at the Crop Science Department, University of Zimbabwe, where tepary beans was grown with the following treatments: Basal fertilizer only (compound D fertilizer--7:14:7--N: P: K); Top dressing (Ammonium Nitrate--34.
The yield of tepary beans without fertilizer or inoculant was the least.
They began growing and cultivating tepary beans, and last year they harvested 10,000 pounds of the beans.
Nabhan and his colleagues selected six starchy foods traditionally eaten by the Pimas: mesquite pods, acorns, white and yellow tepary beans, lima beans and a strain of corn long cultivated by the tribe.
The check genotypes used to confirm the identity and source of the DNA polymorphisms from tepary bean into common bean backgrounds included the parents G40001 and ICA Pijao; as well as four other cultivated tepary beans, including G40006, G40020, G40035, G40036, representing additional diversity within domesticated P.
Tepary beans Drought-tolerant 'Milta Black,' 'Blue (Phaseolus plants produce beans Speckled,' 'Sonoran' acutifolius) 80 to that may be flat- (all bush or 90 days tened or plump.
1994a; Park and Dhanvantari, 1987) and tepary beans involve one or more genes with major effects and five to eight genes or QTLs with small effects (Jung et al.
The bean you are seeking is probably the white tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius), which has been grown by Native American tribes of southern Arizona and northern Mexico for thousands of years.
One strategy is to plant vegetable varieties adapted to growing in drought conditions, like tepary beans from the Pimas of central Arizona and Hopi corn developed to grow in sand dunes without irrigation.
Wants: Non-hybrid only: broom corn, hops, broccoli, alfalfa, chicory, wild rose, dandelion, mullein, tobacco, yerba santa, pennyroyal, pipsissewa, peas, beets, pumpkins, okra, Brussels sprouts, tepary beans.
coccineus) accessions and the highest levels in tepary bean (P.