ONYX - BLACK BEAN - Advanced Genetics
Performance and Adaptability - Onyx is a new mid-season, black bean variety that has exhibited wide adaptability throughout northern and Great Lakes growing regions. Although this variety’s medium-sized vine may close production rows most pods are held off the ground. This has allowed Onyx to deliver high quality pods despite wet harvest conditions. A quick dry-down further enhances Onyx’s yield potential.
Growth Habit and Maturity - Onyx has an upright, arched structure, short runner, wide branching profile, and high pod set. It matures approximately 95 days from planting, about one or two days earlier that T-39.
Seed Quality - Onyx typically yields approximately 2,300 plump, dull black seeds per pound. Onyx seed has shown a tendency to germinate well in cool soils.
Disease Resistance - Onyx has exhibited resistance to the prevalent strains of Bean Common Mosaic virus, and anthracnose race 7 making it an ideal choice for Great Lakes production areas. It has also shown tolerance to bean rust, and moderate tolerance to Fusarium root rot.
All variety information presented herein is based on field and laboratory observations. Actual crop yield and quality are dependent upon many factors beyond our control. Since environmental conditions and local practices may affect variety characteristics and performance, we disclaim legal responsibility therefore. Real all tags and labels. They contain important conditions of sale, including limitations of warranties and remedies. Plant Variety Protection for Onyx has been granted.
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