An upright medium profile variety which holds pods better and is less floppy than T-39. Loreto is similar in maturity to Domino and Jaguar and six days later than Shadow. Seed size and color is comparable to T-39. It has demonstrated rust resistance in the Colorado State University bean rust nursery for 2004 and 2007. Loreto carries the “I” gene for bean common mosaic virus.
YIELD DATA* (7 yr./locations)
Loreto 3,113 lbs./AC*
Shadow 3,025 lbs./AC*

Further information is needed before quantifying an economic advantage.

* Mean lbs./AC from 2001-2007 from trials in Twin Falls, ID. Data not meant to be a guarantee of performance, but rather is report of historical performance.

Bean Seed Variety Profiles:
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