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Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America

Bean - Green (M-Z), Lists 1-26 Combined

Edited by James Nienhuis and Michell E. Sass

Department of Horticulture
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706

and James R. Myers

Department of Horticulture
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-7304

Madrigal (XPB 128) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, green seeded flageolet bean with good set height, growth habit and yield. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Verbel. Adaptation: France. PVP. 1984.

Magnum (XPB211) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: long, flat pods, colored seed. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Greencrop. PVP. 1988.

Majestic (Wax 72225) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, uniformly golden, long, fleshy, round, straight pods; exceptionally slow seed and fiber development. Resistance: bean virus 1; high tolerance to New York 15. Similar: Century Gold.

Malibu (FM202) - Breeder: Dr. G. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: pole type with smaller vine, earlier maturity, and more concentrated maturity than Morses, white seeded. Similar: Morse's 191. 1988.

Mancayo (BF 609) - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Characteristics: developed for Europe. PVP 9700334.

Marseille - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: 52 days, 4-5" round dark green pods, #3 sieve; French green bean.

Marstro (XP 289) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: slender, white seed, round pod, usually free from creasebacking. Similar: Slimgreen. Resistance: New York 15. Adaptation: general. Asgrow's "What's New for 1969.".

Masai - Breeder and vendor: Novartis. Parentage: Ludibel / Aramis /3/ Brelan /RH13 // Slenderette / RH13. PVP 9300155.

Matador (XPB247) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: dark green fresh market and processing bean with upright plant type, keeping pods off the ground. Resistance: anthracnose, bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Labrador. 1992.

McCaslan 42 - Breeder and vendor: Corneli Seed Co., Saint Louis. Parentage: selection out of McCaslan. Characteristics: freedom from paper pods, 20% greater yield potential than McCaslan. Adaptation: all pole bean areas. Corneli Seed Co. 1962.

McCullough Early White Half Runner (P. coccineus) - Breeder and vendor: J. McCullough Seed Co., Cincinnati. Characteristics: exceptionally prolific, vine 20-30" in height with short runners, pods about 3.5-4" in length containing five to eight beans, stringless when young, excellent as a snap bean when young as well as a dry bean later. 1941.

Medal Refugee - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers., New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: United States 5 x Round Pod Kidney Wax. Similar: Keeney Stringless Green Refugee. Resistance: mosaic. 1942.

Medinah - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9900211.

Mercury - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000049.

Miami - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: 54 days, medium green 14 cm long, round, green pods; white seeded; shipping/fresh market type. Resistance: BCMV NY race 15, some races of rust. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7100036.

Midas (XP-Wax 9) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: white seed, early, high yielding, relatively short plant with slender wax pods. Resistance: New York 15, common bean virus. Similar: Earliwax. Asgrow's "What's New for 1969.".

Mikado - Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: open pollinated, four sieve bush green bean with dark green, glossy, straight, smooth pods on an upright bush. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Slenderwhite. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP.

Milano (EO217) - Breeder: Dr. G. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: white seeded, wide pods, Bush Romano type with upright plant habit, early maturity. Resistance: bean virus 1A. Similar: Caesar. PVP. 1983.

Mild White Giant - Breeder: Alabama Polytechnic Inst., Auburn. Vendor: Hastings. Parentage: adapted locally maintained stocks. Characteristics: open and vigorous growth, large leaves, large deep root system, medium to large, mild flavored, tender pods contain seven to eight white seeds. Similar: White Creaseback. Adaptation: deep southern United States for more dependable crops under adverse conditions. Southern Seedsman 1/46. 1949.

Minia - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, Bolotto bean with blue-violet coloring and determinate bush plant type. Similar: Blue Borlotti. Adaptation: Italy. PVP. 1985-1986.

Minidoka - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Parentage: OSU 4911 / Kentucky Wonder. PVP 9000128.

Minigreen (GP76108) - Breeder: Dr. J. Morris. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: approximately 58 days fresh maturity, 4.5" pod length and average three sieve, has dark green pod color with dark green internal pod flesh; pods are round and straight. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Dandy. 1987.

Minuette (HMX9963) - Breeder: S. Magnuson. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 12 cm long pad that is dark green and glossy in color; plant is erect with a compact habit and dark green foliage. Resistance: halo blight r.2, anthracnose, bean common mosaic virus. PVP. 1993.

Mirada - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Parentage: Triumph / Strike. Characteristics: 55 days, Tendercrop type with blue lake color; 13-16 cm pods on large erect bush. Resistance: BCMV races 1 and NY 15. PVP 9200134.

Miriad (FMX92) - Breeder: Dr. G. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: French whole pack with heavy yields of dark green smooth pods with long spur. Resistance: bean virus 1A. Similar: Intenor. PVP. 1983.

Modus (Num 7318) - Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. Parentage: Oregon 1604/ Groffy // Slenderette. Resistance: BCMV 1, NY15, curly top, anthracnose, halo blight. PVP 9100213. 1990.

Modus (NUN7318) - Breeder: Nunhems Zaden. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: stringless, long, straight pods, 15 cm long, very slow seed development, very good pod quality, dark green color. Resistance: anthracnose, bean common mosaic virus, bean yellow mosaic virus, halo blight. PVP. 1991.

Mohawk Horticultural - Breeder and vendor: Agway. Parentage: selection from Eastern Horticultural. Characteristics: longer pod with more intense color, runnerless and earlier than French Horticultural. Adaptation: northeastern United States. Agway Catalog, 1969.

Monaco - Breeder and vendor: Holland-Select Research B.V. PVP 8200188.

Montpellier French (Prod. 353) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Petoseed. Characteristics: large pods, good plant type, attractive pod, pod length 13-15 cm. Resistance: anthracnose, bacterial brown spot, BCMV, halo blight. Similar: Xera. Adaptation: home gardens, U.S. ASTA Cultivar Listing.

Moongold (2807) - Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Co. Characteristics: slim pod wax, medium short plant. Resistance: common bean virus. 1969.

Morse's Pole 191 - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Parentage: selection from local strain French White Seeded Pole. Characteristics: early, white seeded. Resistance: some forms of rust. Similar: Kentucky Wonder. Adaptation: wide. 1936.

Mosaic Resistant Tendergreen (New Stringless) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: (Idaho Refugee x New Stringless) x New Stringless. Characteristics: slimmer, longer pod. Resistance: common bean mosaic, bean virus 1, bean virus 15; tolerance to curly top. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. 1950.

Mount Hood (E6211) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, earlier than Oregon 1604, pods straight, full; medium small sieve size. Resistance: common bean mosaic New York 15 strain. Similar: Oregon 1604, Early Blue. Adaptation: Oregon, Washington. PVP. 1979.

Mountaineer - Breeder: University of West Virginia and Corneli Seed Co., Saint Louis, Missouri. Parentage: unknown (heirloom stock from West Virginia). Characteristics: early maturity, productivity, absence of fiber in all edible stages. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: White Half Runner. Corneli Catalog 15. 1961.

Mustang (XPB202) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield, slender pods, fresh market type, colored seed. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Bronco. PVP. 1989.

Mutin (XPB170) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield, smooth pods, straight, very attractive and slender. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Strike. 1986.

Navarro (FM 184) - Breeder: Robert Gehin. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: 54 day Bush Romano type with medium dark green 6.0-6.5 inch pods; like Primo but better plant type and thinner pods; fleshy pods and excellent shape. Similar: Primo. Adaptation: U.S. 2002.

Neapolitan Pole - Breeder and vendor: Burpee. Characteristics: sugary taste, uniformly large, long, flat pods.

Necores - Breeder: Nunhems. Vendor: Canners. Characteristics: stringless, slow seed pods 22 cm long, diameter 15 mm. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, anthracnose. 1989.

Nelson - Breeder and vendor: Holland-Select Research B.V. PVP 9500049.

Nerina - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. Characteristics: 78 days, 40-50 cm erect plants with 13-14 cm long dark green, round, stringless pods; white seeds, dwarf French bean. Resistance: BCMV. PVP 8200131.

New Hampshire Giant - Breeder: University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire. Vendor: Oscar H. Will Co. Characteristics: bush snap bean with 10-11" flat, stringless, green pods and white seeded. Similar: Greencrop. Adaptation: northern states. New Hampshire Agric. Expt. Sta. Bulletin 440, 1957.

Nicelo - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9600253.

Nickel - Breeder and vendor: Vilmorin, S.A. PVP 9400155.

Nittany (EX288) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: Round, green bush bean for processing, large sieve, heat tolerant. Resistance: BCMV. Adaptation: Eastern and Mid Atlantic U.S. ASTA Cultivar Listing.

NK Abunda - Breeder and vendor: Northrup King and Co., Minneapolis. Characteristics: productive, white seed, round, bright. green pod. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Pearl-green. Northrup, King list. 1961.

NK Sprite - Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Co., Minneapolis. Characteristics: medium size plant, near round, slim, medium green pod with white seed. 1961.

NK VIP - Breeder and vendor: Northrup King and Co., Minneapolis. Characteristics: medium green, round to crease back, smooth fleshy pod. Similar: Tendergreen. Northrup, King list, 1962.

Nomara (78-RS-1254) - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. Characteristics: 77 days, 35-45 cm erect plants with 10 cm long dark green, round, stringless pods; white seeds slow to prominence, dwarf French bean with maturity similar to Pros Gitana. Resistance: common bean mosaic, anthracnose. PVP 8100100.

Normandie - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: tall plant upright habit, 4.5-5" round dark green beans for "baby" bean specialty market. Resistance: BCMV (I), halo blight tolerant.

Northeaster - Vendor: Johnny's Selected Seeds.

Nugget - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: 52 days 5.5" round yellow pods. Resistance: BCMV (I). PVP 9500189.

Nugget (FM516) - Breeder: Ferry-Morse. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: bright yellow color, little or no green retention. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Golden Rod.

Oja (EX389) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: compact plant with pods set well off the ground; pods 1.7 cm and darker green than Roma II. Resistance: BCMV. Similar: Lodi, Gina. Adaptation: Wisconsin, New York.

Olympia (KB-2) - Breeder and vendor: Keystone Seed Co. Characteristics: medium green, small 5-5.5" pods, mechanical harvest. Resistance: common bean virus. Keystone Catalog. 1966.

Opus (XPB223) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield, good pod style. Resistance: rust, bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Podsquad. PVP. 1990.

Orbit (XP 281) - Breeder: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: white seeded cultivar with slender, dark green, very firm textured pods, free from cavitation. Resistance: common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: White Seeded Tendercrop. Adaptation: general. 1966.

Oregon 17 (OSU 4177) - Breeder and vendor: Oregon State University. Parentage: Oregon 1604 x OSU 2717 (Oregon 58) x OSU 9161). Characteristics: open pollinated, early medium-small sieve, straight pods. Resistance: common bean mosaic virus type, 1A strains. Similar: Oregon 1604. Adaptation: Pacific northwest. 1981.

Oregon 43 (OSU4843-1) - Breeder: J. R. Baggett. Vendor: OSU. Characteristics: processing green bean, Blue Lake quality characteristics with bush habit, good yields of smaller sieve sizes. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, halo blight. Similar: Oregon 91. 1982.

Oregon 54 (OSU5402) - Breeder: J. R. Baggett. Vendor: OSU. Characteristics: high yield, Blue Lake pod type and quality on bush plant. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Oregon 91. 1992.

Oregon 55 (OSU4755-2) - Breeder: J. R. Baggett. Vendor: OSU. Characteristics: processing green bean, Blue Lake quality characteristics with an upright bush habit, long slender, dark green pods. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Oregon 1604. 1982.

Oregon 58 (OSU58) - Breeder: Oregon Agric. Exp. Sta. Vendor: OSU. Characteristics: Blue Lake type pod of large size, on upright growth habit, tenderness. Similar: Blue Lake with Bush Habit. 1969.

Oregon 83 (OSU 4883) - Breeder and vendor: Oregon State University. Parentage: (Oregon 1604 x OSU 2217) x (Oregon 58)x BBL. 290). Characteristics: open pollinated, medium length straight pod of good color, texture, flavor. Resistance: bean mosaic virus type, 1A strains. Adaptation: Pacific Northwest. 1980.

Oregon 91 (OSU 4091) &emdash; Breeder and vendor: Oregon State University. Parentage: Oregon 1604 x OSU 7127 (Oregon 58 x OSU 9101). Characteristics: open pollinated, straight, long pods, Blue Lake color and flavor, concentrated crop, medium early maturity. Resistance: bean mosaic virus type, 1A strains. Similar: Oregon 1604. Adaptation: Pacific Northwest. 1980.

Oregon 1604 (OSU1604) - Breeder and vendor: Oregon Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: bush green bean of Blue Lake type pod, resistant to Halo Blight, high yielding. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Blue Lake but with bush habit. 1969.

Oregon Trail (OSU4911) - Breeder: Oregon Agric. Exp. Sta. Vendor: OSU. Characteristics: Bush bean with long pods, Blue Lake quality characteristics, productive, suited for home garden use. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Oregon 1604 with larger pods and better plant habit. 1983.

OSU 949 - Breeder: Dept. of Hort., Oregon State University, Corvallis. Parentage: Blue Lake Pole (FM-1) as recurrent parent; Logan bush nonrecurrent parent. Characteristics: determinate, spreading vine with pods near Blue Lake Bush. Resistance: common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15, halo blight. Adaptation: cool climates.

OSU 2065 - Breeder: Dept. of Hort., Oregon State University, Corvallis. Parentage: Blue Lake Pole (FM-1) as recurrent parent; Logan bush nonrecurrent parent. Characteristics: determine spreading bush with pods similar to Blue Lake. Resistance: common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15, halo blight. Adaptation: cool climates. Oregon Vegetable Digest XV. 2, 3 January, 1966.

Ovation - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. Parentage: two proprietary parental lines. Characteristics: dwarf French bean. Similar: Nerina. PVP 8200132.

Ozark (E121i) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason, medium tall, upright habit, medium dark foliage, round 6" pods with a medium green color, slow seed and fiber development. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15. Similar: Avalanche. Adaptation: Wisconsin, New York, Arkansas, mid-Atlantic, northwestern United States. 1974.

Pacer - Breeder: Division of Horticulture Central Expt. Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Parentage: Round Pod Kidney Wax x Princess of Artois. Characteristics: very early, home garden early snap or baking bean. Adaptation: short season areas. Division of Hort., Ottawa, Prog. Report, 1934&endash;1948, p. 60. 1941.

Pax (XP 51) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, tall plant with upright growth, pods slender, long, smooth, medium green. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Eagle, Slimgreen, Slender white. Adaptation: wide. 1975.

Paymaster (163) - Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, large sieve, round, medium dark green color, 6" pod, white seeded, 18-20" upright plant. Similar: Early Gallatin. Adaptation: United States. 1977.

Peak (XPB 108) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early high yielding green bean for processing or fresh market. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus type, New York 15 strains. Similar: Gator Green. PVP 8000121. 1980.

Pearlgreen - Breeder: Northrup, King and Co., Minneapolis, in 1957. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: white seed, bush, medium green, round fiberless pods. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. Canning Trade Magazine, 12/17/55. 1957.

Petite (E1208) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason, medium tall, upright bush, very concentrated maturity, 5-5.5", round, uniform, medium dark green pods, slim pod, less than sieve five size, holds quality. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15. Similar: Unique. Adaptation: New York, Wisconsin, northwestern United States.

Phoenix (SUNEX9065) - Breeder: Rogers. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 54 day maturity 6" length, four sieve slender, smooth, straight pods with dark green color. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Labrador. 1994.

Pico (XP B33) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: unique, small sieved bean, suitable for whole pack. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Coterie. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Desc. Catalog 1971. PVP.

Pierre - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: Booz/VS 76-79. Characteristics: 58 days 5.5", medium green round pods. Resistance: BCMV (I), halo blight tolerant. PVP 9100109.

Piper (XPB249) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: upright plant type, 40 % five sieve, rich bean flavor. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Flo. 1993.

Pirate (XPB 109) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, pole type flat pods borne well up on bush, machine harvestable. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus type, New York 15 strains. Similar: Greencrop. PVP 8000122. 1981.

Pirol (XP 293) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: short and slender pod, erect bush. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Falcon, Favorit. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Desc. Catalog, 1971. PVP. 1972.

Pix - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9700328.

Plateau Provider (E4207) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, white seeded, midseason maturity, round pods, medium light green, pods longer than Rebel or Provider. Resistance: bean virus 1A. Similar: Rebel, Provider. Adaptation: southeastern United States, New York, Wisconsin. 1977.

Plentiful - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Detroit. Parentage: Str. Bl. Valentine x Bountiful. Characteristics: early, concentrated set of oval, fleshy, dark green, straight pods, seeds shiny black. Resistance: some forms of rust. Similar: Bountiful. Adaptation: wide. 1938.

Podsquad (XPB171) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very high yielding fresh market bean, long slender pods. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Gatorgreen. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP. 1986.

Polaris (x P 45) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: darker, smoother version McCaslan Pole. Resistance: some strains of rust. Similar: McCaslan. Adaptation: Florida, southeastern United States. Kilgore Seed Co. Catalog, 1968&endash;69.

Polder - Breeder and vendor: Vilmorin S.A. PVP 9800095.

Pompano (XP-CGR 7) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: relatively long podded, white seeded cultivar for shipping or freezing. Resistance: common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Harvester. Adaptation: southern United States. Desc. Catalog of Veg. 20 Asgrow, December. 1965.

Potomac - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: United States 3 White Kentucky Wonder x Ideal Market. Characteristics: better climbing than Ideal Market, stringless. Resistance: common mosaic, some forms of rust. Similar: Ideal Market. Adaptation: southern United States. 1943.

Preakness (XP 8104098) - Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: large plant with long pods; medium dark pod color; reliable set under heat; pods are large sieve and are 5.4 inches long; maturity is 65 days, or 1203 heat units at Twin Falls, Idaho. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus (BCMV); intermediate to halo blight. Similar: Hialeah, Bronco. Adaptation: NAFTA, fresh market. PVP application #200200073. 2002.

Primo (FM168) - Breeder: Dr. G. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: Bush Romano type, early maturity, high yield potential, resistant to sloughing during processing, pods flat wide Romano type, white seeded. Resistance: bean virus 1, bean virus 1A, bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Roma. PVP. 1989.

Probe - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: fresh market bush with pods set high, medium green pods 6.5", white seeded; persistent-green gene, #4 sieve size. Resistance: BCMV (I), curly top; tolerant to bacterial brown spot, calico mosaic virus II, Aphanomyces.

Processor - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Detroit. Parentage: Dixie Belle. Characteristics: concentrated set borne high on plant, white seeded, round podded, good freezer. Resistance: common and NY15 mosaic. Adaptation: wide. 1952.

Producer (E8268) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, white seeded Provider type; earlier maturity than Plateau Provider, with better plant habit, slow seed and fiber development. Resistance: common bean mosaic, bean virus 1A. Similar: White Seeded Provider. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Profit Maker - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100174.

Pronto (FM156B) - Breeder: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: early season, produces five sieve beans with medium green 6" pods. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Venture. 1993.

Pros - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. PVP 7800102.

Prosperity (HMS8959) - Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: long, smooth, straight pods, concentrated pod set, upright bush habit. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. PVP. 1992.

Provider (H21-1) - Breeder: USDA Vegetable Breeding Laboratory, Charleston, South Carolina. Parentage: Valentine, Logan, Ashley Wax, Asgrow St. Greenpod and Commodore. Characteristics: very early high yielding and slow wilting. Resistance: common, New York 15 strains of bean mosaic, pod mottle virus. Similar: Extender. Adaptation: wide. Progressive Farmer, March. 1966.

Puregold Wax - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Brittle Wax x Wisconsin Hybrid Wax 536. Characteristics: dark green foliage, golden wax pods, straight, round, smooth stringless pods. Resistance: bean mosaic virus1 and 15; tolerance to curly top. Adaptation: wide. Canner, February. 1947.

Quantum (22700) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Characteristics: extra dark green pods, 6" long; processor, cut sliced, good fresh market; less concentrated. Resistance: halo blight; tolerant to SCPF. Similar: Xera. Adaptation: Caribbean, Central America. ASTA Cultivar Listing.

Quest (HMX9965) - Breeder: S. Magnuson. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: persistent green, erect habit with pods set high on the bush. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, bacterial brownspot, curly top virus. Similar: Labrador. PVP 9400194. 1994.

Quorum (XPB252) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very small sieve, good yield. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Laureat. 1991.

Raider - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: 53 days, medium green 14 cm long, round, green pods; white seeded; shipping, processing type. Resistance: BCMV NY race 15, some races of rust. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7400069.

Rainier - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. PVP 7100097.

Ranger - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: distinctive type, white seeded, spreading plant, prolific, pods round, stringless and exceptionally free from fiber. Resistance: common mosaic, mildew. Adaptation: wide. 1947.

Rapids - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: 1D X1452/1C X2062 (w) MsMs. Characteristics: 50 days, 5" dark green, round pods, #4 sieve size, Bush Blue Lake type. PVP 9100010.

Rebel - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: 53 days, medium green 12.7 cm long, round, green pods; white seeded bush bean, good yielding shipping or processing type. Resistance: BCMV NY race 15, pod mottle, some races of rust. PVP 7100033.

Regal (301) - Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Co. Characteristics: white seed, round green pod on erect plant slightly larger and one to two days later than Tendercrop. Resistance: bean virus 1. 1970.

Resistant Asgrow Valentine - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co., New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Asgrow Valentine x Contender. Characteristics: mosaic resistant Black Valentine. Resistance: common, New York 15 bean virus. Similar: Asgrow Black Valentine. Adaptation: same as Valentine. 1958.

Resistant Cherokee - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co., New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Cherokee x B2008. Characteristics: mosaic resistant Cherokee. Similar: Cherokee. Adaptation: wide. 1959.

Resisto (GP 64-467) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, resistant to current bean rust races of Maryland and Tennessee, produces high yields of green podded snap beans, low pod fiber. Resistance: several races of bean rust, common bean mosaic. Similar: Slenderwhite. Adaptation: wide, but especially areas where rust is a problem. 1972.

Rhapsody (FM359) - Breeder: Ferry-Morse. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: medium size bush with dark green leaves and upright habit, pods are 5-6" long and round. Resistance: rust, bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Slender White, Eagle, Seville.

Rialto - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: United States 3 x Hungarian x United States 3. Characteristics: stringless White Seeded Kentucky Wonder, pods dark green, thick, flat, stringless all stages. Resistance: common bean mosaic, mildew, some rusts. Similar: Kentucky Wonder. 1946.

Rival - Breeder: USDA, Plant Ind. Sta., Beltsville, Maryland. Parentage: United States 5 Refugee x Full Measure. Characteristics: early, high quality. Resistance: mosaic, New York 15 virus. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide regional. Seed World, 15 April. 1949.

Rocdor - Vendor: Vilmorin. Characteristics: a yellow wax bean, well colored and high yielding, early cultivar recommended for early crops, quite collective productivity, long pods 16-18 cm round, straight, consistent yellow color. Resistance: common bean mosaic virus, c. lindemuthianum. Similar: Major, Tendror. 1982.

Rodeo (XP 296) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Idelight x Asgrow lines. Characteristics: white seed, good yield, slender pod. Resistance: curly top, New York 15, bean virus 1. Similar: Slendergreen. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Catalog. 1970.

Rogers Stringless Black Valentine - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Co. Characteristics: round, Straight dark green pod. Similar: Stringless Black Valentine, now obsolete. Rogers Brothers Catalog 1934.

Roma (Romano 308) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: Bachicha x Romano Pole. Characteristics: wide, flat, Romano type pod that is wider and longer than Romano 14, erect determinate bush. Resistance: tolerance to common bean mosaic. Similar: Romano 14. Adaptation: general. 1971.

Roma II (R-572) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, similar to Roma. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Roma. Adaptation: wide. PVP. 1979.

Romano 26 (NCX8026) - Breeder: Moran. Vendor: Moran. Characteristics: bush Romano type, adapted to South America, pods slightly more fleshy than standard Romano types. Similar: Romano. 1983.

Romano 942 - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: 55 days; 5.0-5.5" light green flat pods, #5 sieve.

Romano Gold (EX 08190506) - Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: Wax Romano type with an excellent, uniform, golden pod color; color contrast with gren pods is excellent; blanched 11.7 cm long pods are highly flavorful. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus (I gene); intermediate to rust and white mold. Adaptation: U.S. 2002.

Romano Pole - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: 66 day, 14-15 cm long flat green shell bean on 5-6' climbing pole bean. Resistance: BCMV races 1 and NY 15.

Romil (NUN7551) - Breeder: Nunhems Zaden. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: very easy to harvest, straight fleshy pods, slow seed development. Resistance: anthracnose, bean common mosaic virus yellow bean mosaic, halo blight. 1992.

Rondina - Breeder: Nunhems Zaden. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: 12 cm long pods, 8-9 mm sieve size, dark green, very straight, whole pack, stringless. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, yellow bean mosaic virus, anthracnose.

Roundup (XP 9W) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: a white seeded Tendercrop type but with better seed quality. Resistance: common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: White Seeded Tendercrop. Adaptation: wide. 1967.

Royal Burgundy (Code 137) - Breeder and vendor: Charter Res. Parentage: complex, but involves Royalty. Characteristics: open pollinated, better yield, stronger bush type, longer pods than Royalty. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Royalty. Adaptation: wide. 1976.

Royalette (Code 190) - Breeder and vendor: Charter Res. Characteristics: open pollinated, strong, erect bush, medium sieve pods. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Slimgreen. Adaptation: wide. 1975.

Royalty - Breeder: University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire. Vendor: Billy Helper Seed Co. Parentage: local heirloom purple pod cultivar x Florida 501 pole bean. Characteristics: purple bush bearing purple flowers and high quality purple stringless snap beans that cook green, seeds tolerant to cold wet soils. Resistance: Mexican bean beetle, insects. Adaptation: wide for home garden use. 1957.

RS 1243 - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis. Parentage: Amber / Finela // Gitana / Selema. Characteristics: concentrated pod set, upright plant-type with small leaves, short pods, good flesh quality, slow seed development, dark green color after blanching.

Rushmore (XPB244) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: fresh market bean, green, early maturing, potential high yield, white seeded. Similar: Provider. PVP. 1993.

Rust Resistant Kentucky Wonder - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Parentage: Kentucky Wonder. Resistance: some forms of rust. Similar: Kentucky Wonder. Adaptation: wide. 1940.

Sable - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: 58 days 5.5" dark green pods, #4 sieve size; Bush blue lake type. Resistance: BCMV (I), halo blight, anthracnose.

Sahara (HMX 1945) - Breeder: Steve Magnuson. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: green bean type; 58 days to maturity; upright plant habit; high pod set; sieve size 3-4; pods are medium dark green and 5.5 inches long. Resistance: bacterial brown spot. Adaptation: home garden, U.S. 2003.

Salem (117) - Breeder: Northrup, King and Co. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: early, white seeded, bush, green podded, somewhat semi-erect. Selected for Blue Lake type pod. Resistance: tolerance to common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15. 1967.

Santil - Breeder: Nunhems Zaden. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: stringless filet type for outdoor and protected cultivation, early production, heat tolerant, dark green pod. Resistance: anthracnose, bean common mosaic virus. 1991.

Saratoga - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9800016.

Satin (FM93) - Breeder: Dr. G. C. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: straight, smooth, slender, round, dark green pods slightly longer than Pros Gitana; plant medium to tall; early-midseason maturity. Resistance: bean virus 1A. Similar: Pros Gitana. PVP. 1988.

Saurus - Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 9600185.

Savannah (HMX 6999) - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: round, dark green, 3-4 sieve size, 55 days to maturity, pod length 14 cm. Resistance: BCMV I gene, CTV, Ca1 MV, Aphanomyces root rot, halo blight. Similar: Labrador. ASTA Cultivar Listing.

Savor (NCX8018) - Breeder and vendor: Moran Seeds. Characteristics: open pollinated, fresh market bean with very attractive round oval pods 6" in length, bush type that is vigorous and dark green, slow seed development and exceptional holding ability. Resistance: bean mosaic virus type, New York 15 strains. Similar: Picker. Adaptation: wide. PVP. 1981.

Scarlet Beauty - Breeder: Dept. of Hort., University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire. Vendor: Hepler Seed Co. Parentage: Shelleasy x Rhode Island pole horticulture. Characteristics: bush plant with intensely red shell beans at shell maturity, highest color of all horticultural beans. Adaptation: northern New England. 1954.

Score - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: Picker/Slimgreen. PVP 7900039.

Sea Biscuit (XP 15330724) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds.  Parentage: open pollinated.  Characteristics: low fiber, fresh market type; 51 to 52 day maturity; dark green pods 1 cm diameter and 13 cm long; determinate upright plant forms medium height bush.  Resistance: bean common mosaic virus (I gene), bacterial brown spot.  Similar: Shade, Dusky, Festina.  Adaptation: NAFTA, southeast U.S.  2005.

Secretariat (XP 08120691) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Parentage: inbred line. Characteristics: medium green round pods with height to thickness ratio of 1.07; pods are slightly longer than Bronco; medium to large determinate bush plant type; good yield. Resistance: Bean common mosaic virus (I gene). Similar: Shade, Charon. Adaptation: NAFTA, Northeast and Southeast. 2005.

Seminole - Breeder: Everglades Expt. Sta., Belle Glade, Florida. Parentage: United States 1 Mosaic Res. Ref. Rogue (Corbett), Mosaic Resistant Great Northern, Black Valentine, Commodore, Blight Resistant Green Pod. Characteristics: pods round, smooth, well filled to lips and have a distinct beany flavor, tested mainly in Florida and southeastern United States. Resistance: strains of rust, mildew, mosaic. Similar: Refugee. 1955.

Sensation Refugee (1071) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Idaho Refugee x Stringless Refugee Green Pod. Characteristics: early, mosaic resistant. Resistance: bean mosaic virus 1 and 15. Similar: Refugee. Adaptation: wide. Canner, January 11, 1941.

Sensation Wax 1 - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Co. Parentage: Brittle Wax x Wisconsin hybrid wax 536. Characteristics: medium bush, golden yellow, straight, round pods, white seeded with brown eye, obsolete. Similar: Brittle Wax. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1944.

Sentry (XPB 170) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve processing bean, low fiber and high yield. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Strike. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP. 1986.

Seville - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Parentage: H523-3-1 / H550-2-1-5 // H467-4-6-2 / H314-11-3. Characteristics: fresh market, 56 days, large erect bush with 14-16 cm green pods. Resistance: BCMV races 1 and NY 15. Adaptation: Michigan through SE and SW U.S. PVP 9100178.

Shamrock (CP79151) - Breeder: Dr. J. Morris. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: Shamrock has an erect, open bush with slender pods that are 5.5-6" long, has a unique bright green color and is round and straight. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Slenderette. 1983.

Shamrock's Genuine (SSC 1205) - Breeder and vendor: Shamrock Seed Co, Inc. Parentage: open pollinated. Adaptation: southeastern U.S.; other bean growing regions. 1999.

Shannon - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8200007.

Shore (FM208) - Breeder: Dr. G. C. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: white seeded bush type with excellent yield potential; attractive straight, smooth, uniform pods; can be used for fresh market or processing. Resistance: bean virus 1, bean virus 1A. Similar: Rebel. PVP. 1988.

Sicily - Breeder and vendor: Burpee Seed Co. Characteristics: Italian bean type. Adaptation: U.S. 2004.

Sinclair Butterwax - Breeder and vendor: Agway, Inc. PVP 7100100.

Skil - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. Characteristics: 75 days; 40-50 cm erect plants with 14 cm long medium green, round, stringless pods; white seeds; dwarf French bean. Resistance: common bean mosaic, anthracnose; tolerance to heat. Adaptation: continental climate. PVP 7700061.

Slenderella (FM130) - Breeder: Dr. G. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: fresh market and processing green bean, dark green, straight, smooth, uniform pods, white seeded. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, New York strain, common bean mosaic virus 1A. Similar: Slenderette. PVP. 1988.

Slenderette (Code 198) - Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Co. Parentage: Idalight plus others. Characteristics: excellent yield of slim, small sieved, straight pods of dark green color on strong upright dark green bush. Resistance: bean virus 1. Similar: Slimgreen. Adaptation: United States. 1973.

Slendergreen - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: (((Idaho Refugee x Stringless)x New Stringless) x Sensation Refugee 1066) x Longreen. Characteristics: Long, straight, round, stringless, slim pods. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. 1950.

Slenderpack (XP 08780412) - Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: widely adapted, dual purpose bean for intermediate sieve processing and fresh markets; distribution of 38% 1-3, 53% 4, and 9% 5-6 sieve sizes (6.4% seed); pod length of 132 mm. Resistance: anthracnose (races delta, gamma), bean common mosaic virus (I gene). Similar: Celtic, Medinah, Minuette. Adaptation: NAFTA areas. 2002.

Slenderwax (Code164) - Breeder: L. B. Kerr. Vendor: Novartis Seeds-Musser. Characteristics: slim pod with early appearance of Buttery yellow color; 55 days, 13-14 cm long golden wax pods on medium upright bush. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, races 1 and NY 15. Similar: Goldette. PVP 8600051. 1984.

Slenderwhite - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Selection from segregant of USDA white seeded B2720-4-1. Characteristics: white seeded, green, pods of medium dark green color. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1961.

Slimgreen - Breeder: Rogers Brothers Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: USDA 2720-4-1 x (Wade Bush x Tendergreen). Characteristics: white seeded Slendergreen type; pods straight, round, slim, smooth, stringless, dark green; high yield, adapted to mechanical harvesting. Resistance: common, New York 15 virus, curly top tolerant. Similar: Slendergreen. Adaptation: wide. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1961.

Slimgym - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8300047.

Smilo - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. Parentage: Tendercrop x proprietary line. Characteristics: green podded dwarf snap bean, slim, short, stringless pods for whole canning or freezing. Resistance: anthracnose.

Soleil - Breeder and vendor: Vilmorin, S.A. PVP 9500140.

Sonata - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: fresh market; high pod set, lodging resistant; medium green, round pods. Resistance: BCMV (I). Adaptation: Florida and U.S. PVP 9700405.

Spartan Arrow (MSU 303) - Breeder: Michigan Agric. Expt. Sta., East Lansing. Vendor: Northrup, King and Co., Minneapolis, Joseph Harris, Rochester, New York and others. Parentage: selection of a cross Tenderbest x Contender. Characteristics: concentrated pod set, good holding quality; pods heavy, straight, separate easily from plant, slow seed and fiber development. Resistance: common mosaic virus strains 1 and 15. Similar: Bountiful, Contender. Michigan Quart. Bulletin 45, 608, 1963.

Spartan Pride (63-16) - Breeder: Michigan Agric. Expt. Sta., East Lansing. Vendor: various seedsmen. Parentage: Blue Lake, Contender, Antwerp, Extender. Characteristics: small seed and good yield. Adaptation: northern United States. Michigan Agric. Expt. Sta. Res. Report. 1973.

Splendorgold (Wax 252) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, fleshy deep gold pod, slow seed and fiber development, shorter pod than Century Gold. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Kinghorn Wax. Adaptation: wide. 1974.

Sprout (XPB 189) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, fresh market garden bean with good germination characteristics. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Sprite. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP. 1986.

Spurt (XP 38) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Idelight x Harvester. Characteristics: open pollinated, fresh market type for mechanical harvest. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15, curly top, some rust strains. Similar: Harvester. Adaptation: southeastern United States. 1975.

SRS 1884 (BLS) - Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists, Modesto, California. Characteristics: bush bean 15-16" with Blue Lake type pods; seeds white; pods deep green, low fiber content; maturity 57 days. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Adaptation: cooler northern areas. Seed Res., 15 May, 1963.

Stallion - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9700330.

Standard - Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee and Co. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: garden bean.

Starland (4023-FF) - Breeder: Plant Path. Dept., University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Vendor: Nebraska Agric. Expt. Sta. Parentage: Landreth x Startler. Characteristics: tolerance in field to Halo blight, good yielder, good quality for a flat wax. Tested only in Nebraska and Montana where it is well adapted. 1955.

Stiletto (FM111) - Breeder: Dr. G. C. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: concentrated medium to heavy yields, early maturity, long straight round attractive pods; brown-seeded fresh market and home garden use. Resistance: bean virus 1A, field resistance to several rust strains. Similar: Provider. PVP. 1988.

Stokegreen (29A53BS-SVC 157) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: derived from combination of selected tester stocks by hybridization. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium green, round, straight, stringless pods, light buff seed, tolerant of heat and moisture stresses, high yield and quality, medium maturity, vigorous upright bush suitable for mechanical harvest. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15, curly top, common bean rust. Similar: Tenderette. Adaptation: midwestern, western United States. 1974.

Storm - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9700329.

Stretch (XP 45) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Harvest King x Orbit. Characteristics: open pollinated, early, round green pod, one to two days earlier than Harvest King; medium size plant bearing straight, smooth pods; Blue Lake quality. Resistance: New York 15. Similar: Harvest King. Adaptation: wide for early planting. 1975.

Stride - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. PVP 8700150.

Strike (XP B77) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, smooth, slender podded cultivar with fiber to withstand shipping. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Sprite. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700094. 1977.

Stringless Blue Lake - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Blue Lake x United States 3 Kentucky Wonder. Resistance: common bean mosaic virus. Similar: Blue Lake. Adaptation: western states. Western Canner and Packer, Nov. 1941.

Stringless Blue Lake 228 - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co., New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: similar to Stringless Blue Lake 231, but about four days earlier. Resistance: common, southern bean mosaic, some strains of rust. Adaptation: Pacific Coast. Asgrow Desc. Catalog 15. 1940.

Stringless Blue Lake 231 - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: United States 3 White Kentucky Wonder x Blue Lake. Characteristics: plants heavy, vigorous, productive; pods green, nearly round, meaty, stringless. Resistance: common bean mosaic, some forms of rust. Adaptation: Pacific coast of United States. 1942.

Stringless Blue Lake Clara Val - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Parentage: selection from natural outcross of Pole cultivar. Characteristics: typical genetically stringless Blue Lake. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Rogers Blue Lake. Adaptation: western coast of United States. 1953.

Stringless Blue Lake FM-1 (FM-1) - Breeder and vendor: by Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Parentage: Morse's Pole 65 x Stringless Blue Lakes. Characteristics: earliness, open vines genetically stringless, straight pods, productive. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Adaptation: western coast, general use. 1953.

Stringless Blue Lake FM-1K (FM-1K) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Characteristics: pole bean with pods genetically stringless, dark green, round, slender, 5.5-6" long; white seed, tall vigorous plant; canning, freezing, home garden use; about 66 days to maturity. Resistance: bean virus 1. Similar: Stringless Blue Lake. Adaptation: west Coast of United States. Ferry-Morse, 30 April, 1964. 1959.

Stringless Blue Lake FM-1L (FM-1L) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Characteristics: pole bean with pods genetically stringless, medium dark green, 5.5-5.72" long, round, white seeded, vigorous plant; canning, freezing, home garden use; about 63 days to maturity. Resistance: bean virus 1. Similar: Stringless Blue Lake FM-1. Adaptation: west coast of United State. Ferry-Morse, 30 April, 1964.

Stringless Blue Lake Prime Pak - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Characteristics: pole bean with pods genetically stringless, slender, medium dark green, 5.5-6" long, white seeded, canning, freezing and home garden use, concentrated yield, about 64 days to maturity. Resistance: bean virus 1. Similar: Stringless Blue Lake F.-M1. Adaptation: west coast of United States. Ferry-Morse, 30 April, 1964.

Stringless Blue Lake S7 - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co., New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: high quality pole, snap bean for processing, good climber, pods good green color, stringless, round, averaging 5" at sieve size 4, which is longer than most beans of this type, 63 days to maturity, white seed. Asgrow, 6 January, 1965.

Stringless Hort - Breeder and vendor: Corneli Seed Co., Saint Louis. Parentage: single plant selection. Characteristics: very little fiber in snap stage, making this a triple purpose bean. Similar: Dwarf Hort. Corneli Catalog. 1952.

Stringless Ideal Market - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Ideal Market x United States 3 Kentucky Wonder. Characteristics: pole type, stringless, 6" pod. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Blue Lake. Adaptation: wide. Southern Seedsman March, 1941.

Stringless Kentucky Wonder - Breeder and vendor: Michael Leonard and Co., Sioux City, Iowa. Parentage: Kentucky Wonder x Refugee. Characteristics: strictly stringless all stages, nearly fiberless. Similar: Kentucky Wonder. Adaptation: same as Kentucky Wonder.

Sulfur (Brimstone) - A locally developed bush cultivar in eastern Tennessee. Vendor: D.A. Mayo Seed Co., Knoxville, Tenn. Characteristics: yellow seeds, tender even when full grown, but with heavy string, home garden or local market use. Adaptation: southern United States. 1940.

Summit - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Parentage: BBL 92 // BBL 47 / H2852A-2-3-1.

Sunbeam (WB6-10) - Breeder: New York State Agric. Expt. Serv., Geneva. Vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Parentage: Earliwax x Kinghom Wax. Characteristics: waxes uniformly with bright yellow color in can, pods sweet larger than Earliwax and smaller than Kinghorn Wax, consistent yields. Similar: Earliwax. Adaptation: northeast, northcentral United States. 1972.

Sunburst (XP 8104639) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: medium sized wax bean with smooth pods and golden yellow color. Resistance: BCMV, halo blight. Similar: Gold Mine. Adaptation: Florida.

Sundial (E1204) - Breeder: Dr. G. C. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: early maturing, small sieve wax bean; has early waxing ability under some conditions. Resistance: bean virus 1A. Similar: Earliwax. PVP. 1982.

Sungold (CW 198) - Breeder: New York State Agric. Expt. Sta. Vendor: most seed companies. Parentage: Cornell 2061-04 x Midas. Characteristics: open pollinated, excellent pod color brighter yellow than most other waxes, especially under less than ideal conditions; pods longer than Midas or Earliwax. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Earliwax. Adaptation: northeastern, central United States, California. 1975.

Sunrae (WAX6429) - Breeder: Dr. J. Morris. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: a wax podded snap bean cultivar with 5.5" slender; smooth bright yellow pods that are uniform in size and have slow seed development. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Goldrush. 1988.

Sunrise - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7100029.

Supergreen - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: (Idaho Refugee x Full Measure) x Full Measure. Characteristics: slimmer, longer pod than Tendergreen, high yield. Resistance: bean mosaic virus 1 and 15. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. Seed World, January, 1948.

Symphony - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: 53 days, 5.5" dark green round pods #4 sieve size. Resistance: BCMV (I). PVP 9500229.

Tanta (PVS295) - Breeder: Weco. Vendor: Wilbur Ellis. Characteristics: dark green pods, pods spherical in cross section, one-three sieve, pods very straight, very compact bush, whole pack potential. Resistance: curly top, bean common mosaic virus. Similar: USDA 8BP3. PVP. 1986.

Tekoa - Breeder and vendor: Eastern States Farmers' Exchange, West Springfield, Massachusetts. Parentage: Commodore x Plentiful. Characteristics: 7.5" pod, smooth surface, medium light green color, firm texture, adapted to home quick freezing. Similar: Long Tendergreen. Adaptation: northeastern United States, high humidity areas. 1952.

Tema (XPB201) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield, slender, attractive pods. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Latemar. PVP. 1988.

Tempest - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: Early Gallatin/Greensleeves // Slenderette/Blue Crop /3/ Bush Blue Lake Pole 47 /4/ Hystyle. PVP 9300267.

Tempo (Greenpod (62206)) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Co. Parentage: OSU 412 x Tendergreen (Idagreen x Slengreen). Characteristics: early, erect bush Blue Lake, dark green, round, slim pods for mechanical harvesting. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15. Adaptation: western coast of United States. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1968.

Tender Blue (E1210) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason, medium tall, upright habit, 5.5-6", round, solid, blue-green pod with very slow seed and fiber development and excellent flavor. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15. Similar: BBL 274. Adaptation: Arkansas, New York, Wisconsin, mid-Atlantic, northwest United Sates. 1974.

Tenderbest - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Detroit, Michigan. Parentage: selection from segregating mass from Dixie Belle x Tendergreen. Characteristics: round podded; long, slender, medium dark green pods; heavy yields and machine picks well. Resistance: common, NY15 bean mosaic. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. 1952.

Tendercrop - Breeder: USDA, Beltsville, Maryland. Vendor: several seedsmen. Parentage: Topcrop x Tenderpod. Characteristics: straight, slender, dark green pods with long tip. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15 virus, pod mottle virus. Similar: Slendergreen. Adaptation: northern, midwestern, western United States. 1958.

Tenderette (Charter 10) - Breeder: Charter Seed Co., Twin Falls, Idaho. Characteristics: tall upright plant with five and a half " dark green pods, pods excellent quality, distinct pure white seed. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15 virus. Similar: Tendercrop class but with Blue Lake pods. Adaptation: wide.

Tendergreen 32304 (New Improved Tendergreen) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Longreen x USDA 4. Characteristics: straight, round, dark green pod; slimmer than Tendergreen; high yielding. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Imp. Tendergreen. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1957.

Tenderlake (E6207) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, outstanding quality general purpose canning bean, matures earlier than Early Gallatin, distinct cultivar. Resistance: common bean mosaic New York 15, some races of rust. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Tenderlong 15 - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Blue Lake x Asgrow Stringless Green Pod. Characteristics: Tendergreen type with more resistance to common, New York 15 strains of bean virus. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. 1950.

Tenderpak - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, California. Parentage: Tendergreen x Stringless Blue Lake. Characteristics: white seed, plants large, moderately erect; pods long, straight, round, smooth, dark green, stringless. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Ferry-Morse desc. list, 1961.

Tenderwax - Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Co. PVP 7100068.

Tenderwax (Code 122)--1973 - Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Co. Characteristics: medium to small sieve, high yield on bush plant. Resistance: BV 1. Similar: Earliwax. Adaptation: general United States.

Tenderwhite (White Seeded Tendergreen) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: {[(Idaho Refugee x Tendergreen) x Tendergreen] x Sensation Refugee 1071} x USDA B2008. Characteristics: uniform set of slim, straight, round, dark green, white seeded pods. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Tendergreen. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1957.

Teseo - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9300156.

Tess (XPB 161) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, small podded wholepack type with good yield and quality. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, I gene, anthracnose, ARE, halo blight. Similar: Gitana. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP. 1985.

Thor (XP 297) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: late, high yielding, high quality, BBL type with slow seed development. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Bush Blue Lake 274. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Desc. Catalog. PVP. 1972.

Thoroughbred (XP 08100518) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds - Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: medium green bush type garden bean; white seeds; higher yielding than Opus in South Florida; pods smoother and darker green than Opus; not as dark as Bronco; pods 142 mm long; sieve size distribution similar to Opus; 53 day maturity (like Opus, Bronco). Resistance: Bean Common Mosaic virus (I gene). Similar: Leon, Opus, Bronco. Adaptation: southeast U.S., Florida. PVP Application #200300069. 2003.

Thrive (XPB 195) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, full sieve processing garden bean with good germination characteristics. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Bush Blue Lake 47. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP. 1987.

Tidal Wave (E4204 (IC-77)) - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. (Ferry-Morse). Characteristics: open pollinated, very heavy concentrated yields, good seed quality, highly uniform pod type and medium dark green color. Resistance: bean virus 1A, New York 15. Similar: Early Gallatin. Adaptation: New York, Wisconsin, Oregon, California. PVP 7600018. 1976.

Tiny Green - Breeder: Dept. of Hort., University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire. Vendor: Hepler Seed Co. Parentage: Perfect Stringless x Refugee. Characteristics: white seeded cultivar with round green stringless 4" pods, useful for canning whole. New Hampshire Agric. Expt. Sta. Bulletin 380:21&endash;22, 1950. 1946.

Tipper (NUN8548) - Breeder: Nunhems Zaden. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: best for fresh market production, good pod quality both internal and external; slow seed development. Resistance: anthracnose, bean common mosaic virus, yellow bean mosaic virus. 1991.

Titane (XP 08170403) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: type III for processing, high yields, high quality, large seed pod. Resistance: bacterial brown Spot, bean common mosaic. Similar: Hystyle. Adaptation: northeastern U.S.

Toga - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. PVP 8400109.

Top Notch Golden Wax Improved - Breeder: Rogers Brothers Co., Idaho. Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Early Puregold x Top Notch Golden Wax. Characteristics: heavier yielder, more uniform setting of pods and better bush than Top Notch; pods 5", straight, golden yellow, stringless, free from hard shell. Resistance: common, New York 15 virus. Adaptation: wide. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1959.

Topcrop - Breeder: USDA, Plant Ind. Sta., Beltsville, Maryland. Parentage: United States 5 Refugee x Full Measure. Characteristics: early, excellent yield, concentration of pod set, high quality. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15 virus, pod mottle virus. Similar: Tendergreen. Adaptation: wide. Canner, 25 March. 1950.

Topmost - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: white seeded, round podded, productive. Resistance: common mosaic. Similar: Topcrop. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow Catalog 19. 1955.

Tornado (FMX60) - Breeder: Dr. G. C. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: French whole pack type with medium upright bush; holds good pod character under wide range of growing conditions. Resistance: bean virus 1A. Similar: Intenor. 1983.

Torrent (E2203) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, processor or shipper type, longer, darker pods, improved plant habit compared with Avalanche. Resistance: New York 15. Similar: Avalanche. Adaptation: southern, eastern, midwestern United States. 1976.

Towle - Breeder: Dept. of Hort., University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire. Vendor: Billy Hepler Seed Co. Parentage: New Hampshire heirloom stock. Characteristics: medium tall, pole type, with medium sized pods and large red shell bean, not too much color on pod. Adaptation: northern New England. 1949.

Trend - Breeder and vendor: Royal Sluis B.V. PVP 8000139.

Triumph (116-0) - Breeder: Northrup, King and Co. Vendor: Abbott and Cobb. Characteristics: open pollinated, straight, thick, oval, medium dark green pod, with upright, very vigorous, dark green plant habit, white seed. Similar: Sprite. Adaptation: Florida. 1977.

Trueblue (FM177) - Breeder: Dr. G. Emery. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: main season white seeded blue lake type with outstanding field holding ability, for canning and freezing. Resistance: bean virus 1, bean virus 1A. Similar: BBL 92. PVP. 1988.

Trugreen (Greenpod 60209) - Breeder: Rogers Brothers Co. Parentage: hybrid origin involving Slendergreen, Idaho Refugee, Tendergreen, Sensation, Refugee, USDA B 2008. Characteristics: white seeded pods, medium dark green, long, round, firm. High yielding. Resistance: common mosaic, bean virus 1, New York 15. Similar: Tender White. Adaptation: wide, especially southern United States. 1951.

Unidor - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9600085.

United States 5 Refugee - Breeder: USDA, Plant Ind. Sta., Beltsville, Maryland. Parentage: United States 1 x Corbett Refugee. Characteristics: high yielding, mosaic resistant Refugee with light pods. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Idaho Refugee. Adaptation: northern bean growing states. Circ. 500 USDA, Nov., 1938. 1937

Vald'or - Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. PVP 9600230.

Valgold (H73-13) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: white seed, early, slender five and a half " wax, low fiber pods, compact bush. Resistance: curly top, summer death. Similar: Earliwax. Adaptation: general.

Valgreen (H21-1) - Breeder: Gallatin Valley Seed Co., Twin Falls, Idaho. Characteristics: slender dark green pods, erect bush, white seeded low in pod fiber, excellent canning and freezing type, adapted to machine harvest. Resistance: bean virus 1, New York 15, pod mottle virus. Adaptation: wide.

Valiant (H27-5-1-3) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: white seed, long, slender, bright green, low fiber pods on a large bush, processor. Resistance: common, New York 15, bean virus 1. Similar: White-Seeded Tendercrop. Adaptation: general.

Venture - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Characteristics: early, 51 day, Blue Lake bush type, 14 cm long, round green pods. Resistance: BCMV races 1 and NY 15. PVP 8600052.

Verde (29A25BS-SVC 144) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: derived from combination of selected tester stocks by hybridization. Characteristics: medium green, round, straight stringless pods, light buff seed, tolerant to heat and moisture stresses, high yield and quality, medium maturity, vigorous upright bush for machine harvest. Resistance: New York 15, bean virus 1, curly top, common rust. Similar: Cascade. Adaptation: midwestern, western United States. 1974.

Vilbel - Vendor: Vilmorin. Characteristics: versatility in picking and high pod quality, a stringless filet type with quite collective productivity, high yielding, long pods 16-19 cm of a very consistent green. Resistance: Colletotrichum lindemuthianum, common bean mosaic. Similar: Delinel. 1989.

Vista (XPB 190) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, dark green, high quality garden bean, for processing or fresh market, good germination characteristics. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Labrador. Adaptation: all bean areas. PVP. 1987.

Vitagreen (GP 73-102) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: (USDA B 3125-5-2 x USDA 1343) x OSU 58. Characteristics: open pollinated, high yield of medium to dark green round straight pods with very low fiber. Resistance: common bean mosaic, Summer Death. Similar: Early Gallatin. Adaptation: wide. 1977.

Volare (XPB 154) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, Bush Romano type with improved standability, colored seed. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus. Similar: Gina. Adaptation: United States, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom. 1985.

Volunteer (EX 8104429) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: Maintainer half runner, strong plant, unique. Resistance: rust. Similar: State Half Runner. Adaptation: eastern U.S.; fresh market.

Wade (Phaseolus vulgaris) - Breeder: Southeastern Vegetable Breeding Laboratory, United States Dept. of Agriculture, Charleston, South Carolina. Parentage: Burpee's Tenderpod x B1187-1-6. Characteristics: round straight, dark green pods, seed port wine color, pods wilt slowly, excellent shipper, freezer, canner. Resistance: common bean mosaic, pod mottle, New York 15. Adaptation: wide. Seed World, 19 January, 1952.

Wadex - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co., Idaho Falls. Idaho. Parentage: Wades Bush x [(Idaho Refugee x Landreth Stringless) x Landreth Stringless]. Characteristics: four to five days earlier than Wades Bush, more uniform pod set, more productive, rounder pod. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Wade. Rogers Brothers Catalog, 1957.

Warrior (XP 8104409) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seed. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: whole pod, dual purpose bean with 13.5 cm long pod and a sieve size distribution of 25% size 1-3, 59% size 4, 9% size 5-6; dark pod color and enhanced performance reliability. Resistance: BCMV, rust. Similar: Labrador, Matador, Conquistador. Adaptation: processing industry in North America. 2001.

Wax 216 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8800112.

Wax Romano 82264 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. Parentage: Earliwax / Gallatin 50 /3/ Kinghorn Wax // Puregold Wax / Brittle Wax /4/ Mendoza. Characteristics: 59 day, Wax/Romano bush bean, 16 cm flat yellow pods. PVP 9200135.

White Seeded Canfreezer - Breeder and vendor: Louisiana Agric. Expt. Sta., Baton Rouge. Parentage: Canfreezer x Blue Lake. Characteristics: Pencil Pod shape, white seed. Resistance: medium to rust. Similar: Canfreezer. Adaptation: wide. La. Agric. Expt. Sta. Annual Report, 1954&endash;55. 1956.

White Seeded Contender - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co., Bozeman, Mont. Parentage: selection from Contender. Characteristics: white seeded and pods lack anthocyanin mottling. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Contender. Adaptation: bean areas. 1957.

White Seeded Gallatin 50 (17X-1-1) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co., Twin Falls, Idaho. Parentage: (Tenderwhite x Tendercrop) x Gallatin 50. Characteristics: white seeded, erect bush; pods dark, round, fleshy and stringless; borne high; low in pod wall fiber. Resistance: common bean mosaic, New York 15 virus. Similar: Gallatin 50. Adaptation: wide. Gallatin Valley Seed Co., 8 May, 1963.

White Seeded Provider (Code 128) - Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Co. Parentage: complex, includes Provider. Characteristics: white seeded. Resistance: bean virus 1. Similar: Provider. 1973.

White Seeded Tendercrop - Breeder: New York Agric. Expt. Sta. (Geneva) and USDA Crops Res. Division, Beltsville, Maryland. Parentage: Tendercrop and Granda (World's Fair). Characteristics: pods dark green, slender, straight, smooth long and long tip. Resistance: common and New York 15 virus and pod mottle virus. Similar: Tendercrop except white seeded. Adaptation: all sections except deep southern United States. 1962.

Win (XP B107) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early high yielding, good quality, slender podded green bean for processing. Resistance: bean common mosaic virus, type, New York 15 strains. Similar: Eagle. PVP# 8000120.

Wondergreen (64489) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Co. Parentage: USDA 1343 x Gallatin 50. Characteristics: Tendercrop type bush, concentrated set, cream seeded. Resistance: common bean virus, curly top. Similar: Tendercrop. Adaptation: general. Rogers Brothers.

Wrangler (XPB203) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yielding shipping, fresh market, bean with colored seed, attractive pods. Resistance: common bean mosaic. Similar: Podsquad. PVP. 1989.

Yakima (D-11) - Breeder: Idaho Agric. Expt. Sta., Moscow and Washington Agric. Expt. Sta., Prosser. Parentage: 3836 x 1831. Resistance: curly top, seed borne viruses. Similar: Tendercrop. Adaptation: wide. 1966.

Yukon (XPB186) - Breeder: Asgrow. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: large sieve wax bean. Resistance: bean virus 1. Similar: Goldrush. PVP. 1987.

Zeus (XP371) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: extremely large yields with large sieve, length 5.2". Resistance: BCMV, halo blight. Similar: Hystyle. Adaptation: North America. ASTA Cultivar Listing. PVP 9900072.

Zodiac - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Characteristics: 56 days, 6-7" pod size, sieve size #3, medium green round pods. PVP 9600254.

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