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Adrian

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Bean cross
« on: 2021-11-11, 07:06:50 AM »
I will did my firsts beans cross!
I will started by easy cross for finish by did cross more and more difficult!
In first time i have note that the borloti bean was sensitive at the slug this year and i will cross this with a not climbing bean.
I want a bean mid climbing with more tall rod diameter and able to did ramifications most easily for increasse the slugs attacks resistance.

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Re: Bean cross
« Reply #1 on: 2021-11-11, 12:07:26 PM »
you may be interested in this article about the inheritance of the climbing ability of the beans

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11032-008-9167-5

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Re: Bean cross
« Reply #2 on: 2021-11-28, 02:58:58 AM »
you may be interested in this article about the inheritance of the climbing ability of the beans

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11032-008-9167-5

Wow, too bad that is a pay for it article as I would love to read it. I've researched a lot about that very topic and found very little about it. I have been working for several years on developing a line of beans that do climb but only to six feet or so, four or five feet would be ideal. I need them to climb to get up off the ground away from bugs and being splashed by mud but grew tired of building all those trellises for the giant vines of most pole beans.

I found some varieties described as semi-runner that have that growth habit. One in particular is called Refugee. It has lots of branches and climbs to about four feet. Luckily the seed I first got threw some off types which have segregated into several new kinds.

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Re: Bean cross
« Reply #3 on: 2021-11-28, 10:28:52 AM »

thread from 2019:     1/2 or semi-runner beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
cool mediterranean climate  warm dry summers, mild wet winters,  70 cm rain,   sandy soil