Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Pusa Himalatha: Round meaty stringless pods.
Contender:Pods green, round long and stringless.
YCD-1: Dual purpose.Slightly long flat pods.
Arka Komal:Pods straight, flat and green.
Arka Subidha:Pods light green, straight, oval, fleshy and stringless.
Climate & Soil: Light sandy loam soils with good drainage favourable. In high ranges of elevation more than 1000 m it can be grown throughout the year.
Season: July-September and January-February
Seed rate: Pole type:25-30kg/ha
Seed Treatment: Seed treatment with copperfungicides to control fungal diseases recommended.
Spacing: Raised beds are preferred for pole beans and a spacing of 30x 20 cm is recommended.In the case of bush type, seeds are sown at a spacing of 45-60cmX10-15cm.
Nutrient management : Apply basal dose of 20t/ha of FYM and N: P:K at 30 : 40: 60 Kg/ha
Crop Management: Provide support, 1 to 1.5 m , long for trailing plants. Irrigation required.
Pest Management :
Yield: Average yield of green pod is 8-10t/ha.