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Fall 2015 harvest is in full gear! UCR Blackeye Progress Report, 2015 Garbanzo Bean Progress Report, 2015 Lima Bean Progress Report, 2015 United Nations proclaims 2016 as the "International Year of Pulses"

Posted on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 2:35 PM
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Garbanzo beans hit hard by Alfalfa Mosaic Virus in California in 2015

Garbanzo field with alfalfa mosaic virus, May 2015, Yolo County.

This disease is vectored by aphids (pea, cowpea, and green peach) with alfalfa the common host of the virus. One usually won't see aphids in garbanzos, as after they land and feed (and introduce the virus) they either die or leave, due to the acidic...

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:17 PM
  • Author: Rachael Long

UC Field Day showcases California’s dry-bean research advancements

Dry Bean Varieties

California consumers may not “know beans about beans,” but they should. Dry beans are a big business in California. In 2011, growers harvested 45,000 acres of dry beans valued at $58 million. Lima beans accounted for about 40 percent of this...

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM
  • Author: Rachael Long

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