SHADOW - BLACK BEAN - Advanced Genetics
Performance and Adaptability - Shadow is a widely adapted, mid-season black bean variety that offers an excellent disease package. Its unique, upright plant structure tends to perform well in soils with higher fertility. To enhance yield potential, schedule harvest of Shadow’s semi-determinate plant at full maturity. Shadow dries down uniformly.
Growth Habit and Maturity - Shadow has a unique, upright, plant characteristically topped by a short runner habit. This gives it the appearance of a tall bush. Its strong branching habit and high-scattered pod set are supported by Shadow’s stiff main stem. Shadow matures in approximately 95 days, about tow days earlier than the public variety T-39, or about four days earlier than the public variety Midnight.
Seed Quality - Shadow typically yields approximately 2,500 dull black seeds per pound. Shadow has shown a tendency to germinate well in cool soils.
Disease Resistance - Shadow has shown resistance to the prevalent strains of Bean Common Mosaic virus, and moderate tolerance to white mold and bacterial bean diseases. It has also shown good tolerance to the prevalent races of bean rust.
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