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 virus (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
POD DIAMETER (MATURE GREEN): 7 – 10 mm
SHELF LIFE (MATURE GREEN): Very good
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
PLANT POPULATION GUIDE: 200 000 – 275 000 final stand per ha
PLANT SPACING GUIDE:
Between beds: 1 – 1.5 m
Between rows (Double rows): 20 – 40 cm
Between plants in the row: 5 – 10 cm
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Bean common mosaic virus (BCMV).
Intermediate resistance: Uromyces appendiculatus (Ua)
END USE: Fresh market and pre-pack
SPECIAL FEATURES:
Excellent pod quality: tender, shiny and dark green.
Excellent disease package