Dryland Seed Limited

Beans Varieties

KAT B1 (Katumani Bean 1)

Flowers within 30-40 days

Matures within 60-65 days

Potential yield ranges from 7-9 90 kg bags per acre (1400- 1900 kg per hectare)

Tolerant to rust, common bean mosaic virus (CBMV), angular leaf spot and bacterial blight

Drought tolerant

Performs well in areas between 900- 1600 M above sea level, but at an elevation higher than 1600 M above sea level

 

KAT B9 (Katumani Bean 9)

Flowers in 30 -40 days

Has a uniform flowering period

Matures within 60-65 days

Potential yields is 7-9 90 kg bags per acre (1400- 1900 kg per hectare)

Drought tolerant

Tolerant to common bean mosaic virus and rust; and has field tolerance to several fungal diseases

Suitable for lower altitude areas of 1000 M and below where the average rainfall season is more than 200mm.

 

KAT X56

Flowers in 30-35 days

Has uniform flowering and maturity

Matures within 60- 65 days

Potential yields are 7-10 bags per acre (1400- 2000 kg per hectare)

Under good growing conditions, the variety yields more than KAT B1 and KAT B9

Has tolerance to rust, charcoal rot, common bean mosaic virus (CBMV) and tolerance to angular leaf spot

The grain cooks fast and tastes sweet

 

More Information

Dryland Seed Ltd
P.O. Box 1438-90100
Machakos, Kenya.
Tel.+254-44-21449/722829287
Email:info@drylandseed.com