Genetic diversity in pod and seed quality traits of common bean populations from northwestern Spain

@article{Escribano2004GeneticDI,
  title={Genetic diversity in pod and seed quality traits of common bean populations from northwestern Spain},
  author={Miguel Escribano and Marta Santalla and Antonio Miguel De Ron},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2004},
  volume={93},
  pages={71-81}
}
Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an important food in the northwest of Spain where it is consumed as either green pods or dry seeds after cooking. Quality properties play a major role in cultivar acceptance by processors and consumers. To determine if sufficient variation in important culinary and nutritional traits exists within common bean, fifty-nine populations (plus five commercial cultivars) were grown in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula in three different environments and… CONTINUE READING