Varieties of Pulse Crops for Alberta

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 This publication provides information on pulse crop variety performance in Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, fababean, dry bean and soybean.

The Alberta Regional Variety Testing program for pulse crops is co-ordinated by the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission (APGC) and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (AARD). Funding for the program is provided by Agriculture Agri-Food Canada (Growing Forward II), AARD, APGC and entry fees (private companies) for the varieties being tested.

Data for this publication are contributed by numerous applied research associations, the Prairie Grain Development Committee and AARD.

For further information and variety tables, download Agri-Facts: Varieties of Pulse Crops for Alberta (Agdex 142/32-1) – 270K PDF.

Other Variety Information

For additional variety information, including varieties not listed in this factsheet, check the Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development website or call the Alberta Ag-Info Centre toll-free at 310-FARM (3276).

Factsheet and data preparation coordinated by
Alex Fedko
Co-ordinator Regional Variety Trials/Crop Research Technologist
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

Source: Agdex 142/32-1. February 2015.

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This information published to the web on December 20, 2004.
Last Reviewed/Revised on March 11, 2015.