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UT 2010 Spring Snapbean Variety Trial

Heather Toler, Research Associate, and Annette Wszelaki, UT Vegetable Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences

Table 1.

Averages within each column followed by different letters are significantly different at P < 0.05.

Plant Habit: 9=Erect; 5=Moderate; 1=Prone

Pod Position: 9=High; 5=Just off ground; 1=All pods on ground

Stand: 9 = Excellent; 7 = Very good; 5 = Good; 3 = Fair; 1 = Poor

Pods Remaining: Number of pods remaining per plant after mechanical harvest (based on 5 plant sample/plot).

 

Table 2.

Averages within each column followed by different letters are significantly different at P < 0.05.

Pod color: 1 = Light; 5 = Medium; 9 = Dark

Straightness: 1 = J curve; 9 = Straight

Bushel weight of snapbeans = 30 lbs

 

Table 3.

Averages within each column followed by different letters are significantly different at P < 0.05.

Peduncle attachment: Percentage of peduncles attached after harvest (based on 20 bean sample/plot).

Cluster #: Number of clusters not singulated during mechanical harvesting (based on 1 lb sample).

Questions? Please contact Annette Wszelaki, Email annettew@utk.edu; Phone 865.974.8332.

 

 

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This research represents one season's data and does not constitute recommendations.  After sufficient data is collected over the appropriate number of seasons, final recommendations will be made through research and extension publications.

 

 

 

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