SIBAYA GARDEN BEAN

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • GOOD DISEASE RESISTANCE PACKAGE
  • PODS ARE VERY UNIFORM IN SIZE AND APPEARANCE
  • ATTRACTIVE, STRAIGHT DARK GREEN SHINY PODS

Sibaya has been developed as a fine bean for the pre-pack market.  It has been bred in Africa for African conditions.  Sibaya yields very attractive straight beans, with a shiny green colour.  The uniformity of the beans is excellent.  Field holding ability of Sibaya is good and seed development is slow.  Disease resistance is good and high yields can be expected.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Sibaya can be planted in the main season – the variety has good heat adaptability
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CHARACTERISTIC: SIBAYA
KIND: Garden Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
TYPE: Extra fine to fine
PLANT TYPE: Upright Bush
MATURITY: Mid (60 – 65 days from sowing)
SEASON: Main season and frost-free winter conditions
POD SHAPE: Fine, straight pods
POD COLOUR: Attractive dark green, shiny
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
POD LENGHT (mature green): 12 – 14 cm and a diameter of 6 – 7 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), rust (Uromyces appendiclatus (Ua:90)) and angular leaf spot (ALS; (Pseudocercospora griseola)