OAC Rex common bean

T. E. Michaels, T. H. Smith, J. Larsen, A. D. Beattie, K. P. Pauls

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OAC Rex is an upright indeterminate bush white bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cultivar intended for use in areas with greater than 2800 crop heat units. It has good yield potential in either wide or narrow row production. It is resistant to races 1 and 15 of bean common mosaic virus and is the first common bean cultivar resistant to common bacterial blight (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. phaseoli) in Ontario. Seed has acceptable cooking and canning quality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)733-736
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Plant Science
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2006


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

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