KARIBA Garden Bean

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • GOOD DISEASE RESISTANCE
  • STRONG VIGOROUS PLANT
  • UNIFORM STAND, STRONG SEEDLINGS
  • ATTRACTIVE, STRAIGHT PODS

Kariba has been developed for the bulk and pre-pack market.  It has been bred in Africa and is well adapted to local conditions. The field holding ability of Kariba is good and seed development is slow.  Its disease resistance and strong vigorous growth can result in a top yield of good quality beans.  The yield potential is very high.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Can be planted in the main season. Good heat adaptability
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Description

CHARACTERISTIC*: KARIBA
KIND: Garden Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
TYPE: Bobby Bean
PLANT TYPE: Vigorous tall Bush
MATURITY: Mid (60 – 65 days from sowing)
SEASON: Main season and frost-free winter conditions
POD SHAPE: Straight pods
POD COLOUR: Attractive dark green
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
POD LENGHT (mature green): 12 – 14 cm and a diameter of 8 – 10 mm
SHELF LIFE (mature green): Very good
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
PLANT POPULATION GUIDE: 185 000 – 275 000 final stand per ha
PLANT SPACING GUIDE: Between rows: 1 – 1.6 m.  Between plants in the row: 10 – 12 cm
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): Good resistance to bean common mosaic virus and rust
SEED REQUIREMENT : 35 – 45 kg/ha
END USE: Fresh bulk market and pre-packing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent pod quality: tender, shiny and dark green.