Valentino

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • GOOD DISEASE RESISTANCE PACKAGE
  • GOOD HEAT TOLERANCE
  • STRAIGHT, MEDIUM DARK GREEN PODS
  • GOOD FOR PRE-PACKING, BULK AND PROCESSING

Valentino is a fresh market and processing bean with medium dark green pods. The pods are straight and positioned well up in the plant. Valentino has the ability to give good concentrated sets even if exposed to heat. Valentino has a pod length of 12 – 15 cm. The pod diameter is 6 – 10.5 mm. The fruit is dark green with a round pod shape. Days to harvest are 52 – 58. High resistance to Bean common mosaic (BCMV) and intermediate resistance to Rust (Ua).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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

VARIETY NAME: Valentino
KIND:
 Garden bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
TYPE: Bush bean
PLANT TYPE: Bush
MATURITY: Early (52 – 58 days from sowing)
SEASON: Main season and frost-free winter conditions
POD SHAPE: Fine, straight pods
POD COLOUR: Attractive dark green
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
POD LENGTH: (mature green) 12 – 15 cm and a diameter of 6 – 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): High resistance: Bean common mosaic virus (BCMV) Intermediate resistance: Uromyces appendiculatus (Ua)
SEED REQUIREMENT: 35 – 45 kg/ha
END USE: Fresh market and pre-pack
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent pod quality: tender, shiny and dark green. Excellent disease package