Field beans

Conventional varieties ⇓

Low Vicine/Convicine varieties ⇓

Winter field bean varieties ⇓

 

Conventional varieties:


GENIUS - Concentrated knowledge for farming.

  • Very high grain yield potential, with medium TGW.
  • Low suscepbility tsusceptibility to Botrytis.
  • Longer plant type with improved stability and higher set pods.
  • Certified-seed expected to be available for sowing 2025.

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LYNX - Healthy yields for field bean growers.

  • High grain and protein yield potential, with easy to handle TKW.
  • Very high resistance to downy mildew (Peronospora).
  • Very high standability at harvest.

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TRUMPET - Stable and high-yielding.

  • Convincing and long-term yield stability on farms and official trials.
  • Small grain weight.
  • Medium – high protein content.
  • Very good lodging resistance.

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Low VicinE/ConvicinE varieties:


IRONlvc - New registered with very high yield potential.

  • High yield potential allows for high to very high protein yields.
  • Good shattering resistance, low-loss harvest.
  • Good resistance to Botrytis and rust.
  • Certified-seed expected to be available for sowing 2025.

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HAMMERlvc - A direct hit in successful cultivation.

  • Excellent harvestability thanks to shorter plants and low brackling tendency.
  • High grain and protein yield potential.
  • High-performance agronomic package: plant health + shorter growth type..
  • Genetically secured lvc quality for a universal use in animal feed and human consumption.
  • Certified-seed is expected to be available for sowing 2025.

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FUTURAlvc - The future is now.

  • High to very high protein yield.
  • Significantly reduced vicine/convicine content enables higher proportions in the feed ration of poultry and pigs and also makes FUTURAlvc attractive for human consumption.
  • Longer plant type with higher set pods ensures low-loss harvesting.
  • Certified-seed is expected to be available for sowing 2025.

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TIFFANYlvc - Strong protein yield.

  • Most important variety in the low vicine/convicine segment.
  • High Protein Yield.
  • Largest multiplication area (organic and conventional) in 2023 in Germany.
  • Best suitability for livestock feeding and food processing.

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ALLISONlvc - Native protein source with efficient yield production.

  • Good yield production.
  • Compact growth type and earlier maturity.
  • Low vicine/convicine content ideally suited for animal feeding (especially poultry) but also interesting for human consumption.
  • Good plant health – confirmed low susceptibility to rust and Botrytis.

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VICTUSlvc - Compact growth with reliable yields.

  • Site-adapted good yield potential with favorable agronomy characteristics.
  • Compact growth type with high lodging resistance.
  • Low vicine/convicine quality is well suited for animal feed and human consumption.
  • Rapid youth development and earlier maturity compared to other varieties.

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BOLIVIAlvc - Low vicine/convicine quality with good protein yield.

  • High yield potential & above-average protein yield.
  • Low vicine/convicine content ideally suited for animal feeding (especially poultry) but also interesting for human consumption.
  • Low TGW.
  • Early flowering and mid-early maturity, compact type.

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Winter field bean varieties:


AUGUSTA - A match for winter.

  • Alternative in regions with risk of early summer drought.
  • Proven winter hardiness in all locations.
  • Mid-high grain and protein yield.
  • Compact growth type with high lodging resistance for low-loss harvest.

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