Pictures of the varieties included in this study can be
seen below: Clemson Spineless 80, Clemson Spineless (1939), Dwarf
Green Long Pod, Emerald Green, Green Best, Jade, Lee and Pentagreen.
Varieties were evaluated for germination rate, seed retention, lodging,
branching, plant height, pod length, general disease tolerance, insect
tolerance, and seed yield. Seed yields
ranged from 600lbs./acre to 1,450 lbs./acre. All data will be published in
the Midwest Vegetable Variety Trial Report for 2005.