Lightning common bean

T. H. Smith, T. E. Michaels, A. M. Lindsay, K. P. Pauls

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Smith, T. H., Michaels, T. E., Lindsay, A. M. and Pauls, K. P. 2009. Lightning common bean. Can. J. Plant Sci. 89: 303-305. Lightning is an upright short vine (type IIa) white bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cultivar intended for use in areas with greater than 2600 crop heat units. It has excellent yield potential in either wide or narrow row production and is resistant to races 1 and 15 of bean common mosaic virus. Seed has high cooking and canning quality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)303-305
Number of pages3
JournalCanadian Journal of Plant Science
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2009


  • Common bean
  • Cultivar description
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • White bean

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