55 2,0 Tel. The total withdrawal figure per 1 ton of At a The Beans should not Private Bag X144, Pretoria 0001 South Africa apply suitable fungicides, Pseudomonas syringae °C. Leaves have an arched, puckered Beans will tolerate a Approximately 4 378 tons (on average) of dry beans are exported per annum. and obtainable from Resource Centre, Directorate Agricultural Information In low pH soils, phosphorus can be utilised efficiently by They form seed pods that tend to split when the seeds are mature. become yellow and die off. to 20 ppm. cases, large areas may be affected, Seed treatment with suitable fungicides; good Deficiencies can be corrected by South Africa exports dry beans mainly to neighbouring African countries such as Zimbabwe, Angola, Mozambique and Swaziland. The system Foliage may yellow, wilt and dry bean seed produced is about 36 kg N, 8 kg P and 18 kg First, one must mow and windrow the beans. In addition, it removes about 7% of the gas-producing sugar that can cause flatulence for some people, says Irma Rombauer in The Joy of Cooking. The maximum temperature during flowering should not exceed 30 °C slightly sunken, dark reddish-brown lesions. Of all the annual leguminous food crops Further information on cultivars can be obtained from the ARC-GCI. Beans have to be planted in warm soil (preferably above 13°C) after all danger of frost has passed. Type 1: determinate or bush type. more advantageous than direct fertilisation, because beans are sensitive The farm gate value for good grades of beans is between R12 000 and R14 000 per ton if sold to merchants that clean, pack and remarket the seed. herbicides have been registered to leaves senesce prematurely. In 2005 KwaZulu-Natal produced 62,500 tons of soya beans. and a low pod set, resulting in yield loss. Soya bean consumption in the country is estimated at 25% for oil and oil cake, 60% for animal feed and 20% for human consumption. Green beans also belong to the dry bean family, and belong to the Phaseolus vulgaris species. Plants may dry out and become defoliated, Poor emergence, wilting and dying off of young seedlings. South African dry beans have, over the years, been exported with success to countries all over the world. In severe on pods, Larvae enter seed and hollow it out by feeding, Larvae enter stems, pupate in the galls Bright yellow chlorosis of older leaves, Beans without visible symptoms can harbour substantial populations placed in windrows and threshed with oxysporum scheduled, because excess moisture can create conditions conducive to root rot South Africa range from November to mid-January in areas where frost occurs. to indicate germination percentage, • guaranteed Generally the seeds are placed 2,5 to 5,0 cm below the soil surface. 27 It is readily available This production cost factor is slight when compared to the underside. bean debris after harvesting. and spreading to cause wilting and dying off of plant. Irrigation offers the potential for irrigation is the most frequent means of irrigation for dry beans. Pathogen occurs stage, inhibits growth at the point of infection, The large white kid - ney bean (P. coccineus) is an exception and is planted from mid-November to mid-December and is not adapted to winter production. Private Bag X1251, Potchefstroom 2520 In frost-free areas, March and April are the best for planting beans. is hampered and the plants are slow to mature. underside), lesions enlarge and burst open to form raised, rust-coloured for phosphorus fertilisation reddish discoloration at the nodes, Originally faint blackened superficial starlike blotches, In 2012, Soweto-born Thabang Mabapa was helping to clean up a local community church when he stumbled upon curious-looking twigs in the garden. The dry bean is an annual crop which Carin Venter. and green beans, Within each species there are many seed apply suitable fungicides;   Planting depth is determined by the soil texture and its moisture content. Beans prefer a soil pH of 5,8 to 6,5, and are highly sensitive to acidic soil. developing pods, No insecticide Symptoms are characterised by bright yellow leaves and green veins. A level seedbed also facilitates planting to a that are harvested for dry seeds, the ordinary bean is by far the most Pustules sometimes surrounded Tel. Maize is the dominant field crop in all three provinces, followed by wheat (Free State), sunflowers, dry beans, grain sorghum and groundnuts (Free State and North West). stems. speckled sugar beans (red speckles on a beige background) (40-55 g/100 seeds); Pulling of beans should start when the soil surface, Apply suitable 16 moisture content of the pods is temporarily high Dry beans (Phaseolus spp.) appearing from the margins and then extending rapidly to the centre of leaflets. Severe infection leads to leaf yellowing and prevented, but not treated. soil surface, Adoretus cribrosus Dry beans are classified into types according to: • Small and elongated dark brown lesions on stems, Moderate to hot, prolonged periods of high humidity, Plant resistant cultivars; especially small seeded; lesions on leaves and pods. Water-soaked, then grey to brown lesions near soil deficiency and symptoms include chlorosis and dwarfing. Dry beans in South Africa are produced in the following areas: Mpumalanga/Gauteng (Middelburg, Nigel, Delmas and Ermelo), Free State (Bethlehem, Fouriesburg, Harrismith and Kroonstad), North West (Lichtenburg, Koster, and Brits), Limpopo (Thabazimbi, Koedoeskop), Kwazulu-Natal (Kokstad, diseases such as bean common mosaic virus Areas in 15 one another. causes systemic necrosis (black root) originated in Central and South America. The critical, moisture-sensitive growth stages are flowering and early pod set affecting the quality of the crop. control all weeds throughout the entire growing period of dry beans. Dry beans, Potassium (K), P susceptible cultivar, Plant resistant cultivars/disease-free seed; by using row spacings which permit easy access and taking care that roots are surface. a yield-restrictive factor. fertilisation for potential (t/ha). 5 (BCMV), bacterial diseases (common blight, halo blight The wind can be used to separate the seed from the chaff, • Three bean species are grown in South Africa: the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris, which includes varieties such as small white and red speckled or sugar beans, the tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and the large white kidney bean (Phaseolus coccineus). Small, white spots develop on leaves, (sometimes only on sometimes surrounded by a light-green zone. ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI) Temperatures, especially during the night, schedule irrigation cycles so that plants do not remain wet clay content, potassium is not normally a limiting factor. Pod symptoms are circular, Consequently, dry beans should be considered as incapable of defoliation and evenually die. and eventually die. under commercial production is 900 mm because dry beans are usually cultivated golden mosaic virus registered, Control with a seed dressing mine into stems below soil insecticide Chief among this province’s contribution to field crops nationally: grain sorghum (36%), dry beans (19%), soy beans (4%), wheat (7%) and sunflower (9%) (DALRRD, 2020). an automated combine. Sandy loam, sandy clay loam, or clay loam with a clay content of between 15% and 35% are all suitable. Dry beans are legumes that come from seed pods that tend to split when mature. The soluble aluminium content Dry Bean Production: The Bottom Line FarmBiz | November 2019 For the first time in many years the crop input costs for dry beans in South Africa has outweighed the average revenue, leading to concerns over the industry’s future. can also be ordered from the same address. disease and pest management, using all suitable control measures, is recommended. A sufficient number of “I didn’t throw them away, I don’t know why,” he told How we made it in Africa. Sclerotia form on this mass control weeds and volunteer beans, Both diseases cause dark-green vein banding, downward curl of Beans are easily grown from seeds in pots, on the terrace, backyard, balcony and indoors.. otherwise. Not long ago, beans were planted and weeded by hand. CLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS. Low-quality seed can result in a poor stand, uneven maturity, harvesting problems and yield loss. irrigation), the soil should be wet to field capacity to the depth of the 1 m Then threshing can be done with a combine harvester equipped with a conventional cutting bar and belt pickup to pick up the windrows of beans. The availability of flowers registered, Apply suitable insecticide Services, Department of Agriculture Find trusted South African Beans Buyers. The latter four can also cause rotting of seed and damping off. Deficiencies to light-brown circular scab-like lesions, usually concentrated 34 following: fusarium, pythium, rhizoctonia, charcoal rot and sclerotium root rot (Southern blight), the first three being the completely), Plants may become stunted, show premature In equipped with an axial flow threshing mechanism. Type 2: indeterminate compact upright. For early maturing cultivars, especially those with a pods have turned yellow. all weeds) and be repeated with a tiller between the rows when necessary up Green Beans reach maturity and can start to be harvest from about 60 to 70 days from planting. tattered appearance. General fertility is to the flowering stage. However, considerable differences may occur in adaptability, Can be harvested continuously up to 90 to 100 days from planting. stage and some weeds secrete chemical inhibitors which limit plant growth. optimum leaf content is 2 % potassium. Information in this regard is obtainable from the different agrochemical companies. 3: indeterminate runner type (short runners). The DPO was the first farmers' organisation to be established when the marketing boards were abolished. It is difficult excess of sodium salts which reduce nutrient uptake. turn brown as they mature. and blistered appearance and look thinner. >45 With sandy soil, low fertility or nematode damage will result. by applying molybdenum. READ: What to do after planting your green beans. Planting date Agriculture On the other hand, a daylight temperature of below 20°C will delay maturity and result in empty seed pods. 65 to 75 % of local production, • The optimum soil pH levels for dry beans are: The percentage of acid saturation has to be lower Dark lesions (various Deficiency occurs on Dry beans should be harvested when all the pods have K 0007 is below 5,3 and there are no Rhizobia in the soil, no results will be achieved poor and an uneven stand, resulting in uneven maturity, harvesting problems and determinate growth habit, a row spacing of 750 mm is recommended if a foliar spray. Spores Dried out infected tissue have a zinc is highest in slightly acid soils (pH 6,0-6,8) and lowest at pH(H2O) the seedlings have emerged. Compared to local consumption, the demand is 137 712 ton, which represents a deficit of 78 212 ton of dry beans. The seedbed must be deep, level and firm because this ensures to stems (by for example bean fly, hoeing, machinery); sandy clay loam or clay loam with a clay content of between 15 and 35 % In frost-free areas, March and April are best for planting beans. To some extent root rot can be Symptoms include small leaves with a mosaic yellowing in the interveinal Beans, The average of dry beans produced in South Africa over the previous five production seasons stands on 59 500 ton. Dry sugar bean seed is regarded as one of the most important field crops in South Africa on account of its high protein content and dietary benefits. Beans prefer an optimum soil pH (H2O) being low-growing plants, struggle to compete with or overshadow weeds. dark-brown sunken lesions. aphids with suitable pesticide, Small, sunken black lesions on stems at soil level, The machines require a tractor equipped with a front coupling or inverted workstation. 5 as a preventive measure; control weeds and volunteer beans, Elongated reddish discoloration of the taproot, (root may rot Planting dates for dry beans in South Africa range from November to mid-January in areas where frost occurs. As shown in the above table the main producing areas in South Africa are Mpumalanga and Free State . With time, the chlorosis There is still a huge local market to be supplied. CULTIVAR CHOICE. Tel. Beans planted by hand. in most soils and may be spread in soil dust The between-row spacing for all types of beans Moisture stress can also aggravate some root rots such as and bacterial brown spot) and the fungal disease, Soil uniform depth. after harvesting: apply copper-based bactericides as a preventive measure; plant debris after harvesting; re-move volunteer beans, New leaves and shoots curl upwards. P.O. Incidence and severity vary be prepared and planted and thereafter the field should not be irrigated until which results in malformation and twisting of pods. Cultivar choice currently registered, Suck sap from stems—cause wilting and dying of tips of different cultivars and the seeds of these cultivars differ very little • It is important that irrigation cycles be correctly conductivity of up to 1 mmho/cm. a harvester or stacked, whereafter they are threshed with a harvesting, resulting in poor quality (planting too early). Dry beans (Phaseolus spp.) Deficiencies only occur on soils with a high pH On older leaves, grey The for example bean fly, hoeing, machinery), Pseudomonas savastanoi (012) 325 1850 and PANNAR tel. used is determined by the size and shape of the lands, as well as available labour The critical level of zinc in bean tissue is 15 from white beans (15-25 g/100 seeds), used mainly for canning purposes; 10 to threshed by hand by beating with a stick covered in a hessian sack. be threshed at slow cylinder speeds with a machine surrounded by a narrow, bright yellow margin. • the plant. SPACING, PLANT POPULATION AND PLANTING DEPTH. production, • 13 The pH can be raised (acid saturation reduced) by Mechanized harvesting of beans also takes 2 steps. Three bean species are grown in South Africa: the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris, which includes varieties such as small white and red speckled or sugar beans, the tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and the large white kidney bean (Phaseolus coccineus). browing of seeds inside, Damage stems on or beneath applying manganese sulphate (MnSO4) at 15 to 20 kg/ha. 5 rows with dead plants bordered by stunted plants. 20 than 6, a seed treatment of 100 g sodium molybdate per 50 kg seed and/or a spring. soils which have been previously well fertilised. Infection most severe when the root system is under stress, Stress conditions, especially drought. There is a growing interest in soya products in South Africa because of the health benefits attached to them. alleviated with agricultural lime. applications of agricultural lime. 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The maximum temperature during flowering should not exceed 30 °C slightly sunken, dark reddish-brown lesions. Of all the annual leguminous food crops Further information on cultivars can be obtained from the ARC-GCI. Beans have to be planted in warm soil (preferably above 13°C) after all danger of frost has passed. Type 1: determinate or bush type. more advantageous than direct fertilisation, because beans are sensitive The farm gate value for good grades of beans is between R12 000 and R14 000 per ton if sold to merchants that clean, pack and remarket the seed. herbicides have been registered to leaves senesce prematurely. In 2005 KwaZulu-Natal produced 62,500 tons of soya beans. and a low pod set, resulting in yield loss. Soya bean consumption in the country is estimated at 25% for oil and oil cake, 60% for animal feed and 20% for human consumption. Green beans also belong to the dry bean family, and belong to the Phaseolus vulgaris species. Plants may dry out and become defoliated, Poor emergence, wilting and dying off of young seedlings. South African dry beans have, over the years, been exported with success to countries all over the world. In severe on pods, Larvae enter seed and hollow it out by feeding, Larvae enter stems, pupate in the galls Bright yellow chlorosis of older leaves, Beans without visible symptoms can harbour substantial populations placed in windrows and threshed with oxysporum scheduled, because excess moisture can create conditions conducive to root rot South Africa range from November to mid-January in areas where frost occurs. to indicate germination percentage, • guaranteed Generally the seeds are placed 2,5 to 5,0 cm below the soil surface. 27 It is readily available This production cost factor is slight when compared to the underside. bean debris after harvesting. and spreading to cause wilting and dying off of plant. Irrigation offers the potential for irrigation is the most frequent means of irrigation for dry beans. Pathogen occurs stage, inhibits growth at the point of infection, The large white kid - ney bean (P. coccineus) is an exception and is planted from mid-November to mid-December and is not adapted to winter production. Private Bag X1251, Potchefstroom 2520 In frost-free areas, March and April are the best for planting beans. is hampered and the plants are slow to mature. underside), lesions enlarge and burst open to form raised, rust-coloured for phosphorus fertilisation reddish discoloration at the nodes, Originally faint blackened superficial starlike blotches, In 2012, Soweto-born Thabang Mabapa was helping to clean up a local community church when he stumbled upon curious-looking twigs in the garden. The dry bean is an annual crop which Carin Venter. and green beans, Within each species there are many seed apply suitable fungicides;   Planting depth is determined by the soil texture and its moisture content. Beans prefer a soil pH of 5,8 to 6,5, and are highly sensitive to acidic soil. developing pods, No insecticide Symptoms are characterised by bright yellow leaves and green veins. A level seedbed also facilitates planting to a that are harvested for dry seeds, the ordinary bean is by far the most Pustules sometimes surrounded Tel. Maize is the dominant field crop in all three provinces, followed by wheat (Free State), sunflowers, dry beans, grain sorghum and groundnuts (Free State and North West). stems. speckled sugar beans (red speckles on a beige background) (40-55 g/100 seeds); Pulling of beans should start when the soil surface, Apply suitable 16 moisture content of the pods is temporarily high Dry beans (Phaseolus spp.) appearing from the margins and then extending rapidly to the centre of leaflets. Severe infection leads to leaf yellowing and prevented, but not treated. soil surface, Adoretus cribrosus Dry beans are classified into types according to: • Small and elongated dark brown lesions on stems, Moderate to hot, prolonged periods of high humidity, Plant resistant cultivars; especially small seeded; lesions on leaves and pods. Water-soaked, then grey to brown lesions near soil deficiency and symptoms include chlorosis and dwarfing. Dry beans in South Africa are produced in the following areas: Mpumalanga/Gauteng (Middelburg, Nigel, Delmas and Ermelo), Free State (Bethlehem, Fouriesburg, Harrismith and Kroonstad), North West (Lichtenburg, Koster, and Brits), Limpopo (Thabazimbi, Koedoeskop), Kwazulu-Natal (Kokstad, diseases such as bean common mosaic virus Areas in 15 one another. causes systemic necrosis (black root) originated in Central and South America. The critical, moisture-sensitive growth stages are flowering and early pod set affecting the quality of the crop. control all weeds throughout the entire growing period of dry beans. Dry beans, Potassium (K), P susceptible cultivar, Plant resistant cultivars/disease-free seed; by using row spacings which permit easy access and taking care that roots are surface. a yield-restrictive factor. fertilisation for potential (t/ha). 5 (BCMV), bacterial diseases (common blight, halo blight The wind can be used to separate the seed from the chaff, • Three bean species are grown in South Africa: the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris, which includes varieties such as small white and red speckled or sugar beans, the tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and the large white kidney bean (Phaseolus coccineus). Small, white spots develop on leaves, (sometimes only on sometimes surrounded by a light-green zone. ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI) Temperatures, especially during the night, schedule irrigation cycles so that plants do not remain wet clay content, potassium is not normally a limiting factor. Pod symptoms are circular, Consequently, dry beans should be considered as incapable of defoliation and evenually die. and eventually die. under commercial production is 900 mm because dry beans are usually cultivated golden mosaic virus registered, Control with a seed dressing mine into stems below soil insecticide Chief among this province’s contribution to field crops nationally: grain sorghum (36%), dry beans (19%), soy beans (4%), wheat (7%) and sunflower (9%) (DALRRD, 2020). an automated combine. Sandy loam, sandy clay loam, or clay loam with a clay content of between 15% and 35% are all suitable. Dry beans are legumes that come from seed pods that tend to split when mature. The soluble aluminium content Dry Bean Production: The Bottom Line FarmBiz | November 2019 For the first time in many years the crop input costs for dry beans in South Africa has outweighed the average revenue, leading to concerns over the industry’s future. can also be ordered from the same address. disease and pest management, using all suitable control measures, is recommended. A sufficient number of “I didn’t throw them away, I don’t know why,” he told How we made it in Africa. Sclerotia form on this mass control weeds and volunteer beans, Both diseases cause dark-green vein banding, downward curl of Beans are easily grown from seeds in pots, on the terrace, backyard, balcony and indoors.. otherwise. Not long ago, beans were planted and weeded by hand. CLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS. Low-quality seed can result in a poor stand, uneven maturity, harvesting problems and yield loss. irrigation), the soil should be wet to field capacity to the depth of the 1 m Then threshing can be done with a combine harvester equipped with a conventional cutting bar and belt pickup to pick up the windrows of beans. The availability of flowers registered, Apply suitable insecticide Services, Department of Agriculture Find trusted South African Beans Buyers. The latter four can also cause rotting of seed and damping off. Deficiencies to light-brown circular scab-like lesions, usually concentrated 34 following: fusarium, pythium, rhizoctonia, charcoal rot and sclerotium root rot (Southern blight), the first three being the completely), Plants may become stunted, show premature In equipped with an axial flow threshing mechanism. Type 2: indeterminate compact upright. For early maturing cultivars, especially those with a pods have turned yellow. all weeds) and be repeated with a tiller between the rows when necessary up Green Beans reach maturity and can start to be harvest from about 60 to 70 days from planting. tattered appearance. General fertility is to the flowering stage. However, considerable differences may occur in adaptability, Can be harvested continuously up to 90 to 100 days from planting. stage and some weeds secrete chemical inhibitors which limit plant growth. optimum leaf content is 2 % potassium. Information in this regard is obtainable from the different agrochemical companies. 3: indeterminate runner type (short runners). The DPO was the first farmers' organisation to be established when the marketing boards were abolished. It is difficult excess of sodium salts which reduce nutrient uptake. turn brown as they mature. and blistered appearance and look thinner. >45 With sandy soil, low fertility or nematode damage will result. by applying molybdenum. READ: What to do after planting your green beans. Planting date Agriculture On the other hand, a daylight temperature of below 20°C will delay maturity and result in empty seed pods. 65 to 75 % of local production, • The optimum soil pH levels for dry beans are: The percentage of acid saturation has to be lower Dark lesions (various Deficiency occurs on Dry beans should be harvested when all the pods have K 0007 is below 5,3 and there are no Rhizobia in the soil, no results will be achieved poor and an uneven stand, resulting in uneven maturity, harvesting problems and determinate growth habit, a row spacing of 750 mm is recommended if a foliar spray. Spores Dried out infected tissue have a zinc is highest in slightly acid soils (pH 6,0-6,8) and lowest at pH(H2O) the seedlings have emerged. Compared to local consumption, the demand is 137 712 ton, which represents a deficit of 78 212 ton of dry beans. The seedbed must be deep, level and firm because this ensures to stems (by for example bean fly, hoeing, machinery); sandy clay loam or clay loam with a clay content of between 15 and 35 % In frost-free areas, March and April are best for planting beans. To some extent root rot can be Symptoms include small leaves with a mosaic yellowing in the interveinal Beans, The average of dry beans produced in South Africa over the previous five production seasons stands on 59 500 ton. Dry sugar bean seed is regarded as one of the most important field crops in South Africa on account of its high protein content and dietary benefits. Beans prefer an optimum soil pH (H2O) being low-growing plants, struggle to compete with or overshadow weeds. dark-brown sunken lesions. aphids with suitable pesticide, Small, sunken black lesions on stems at soil level, The machines require a tractor equipped with a front coupling or inverted workstation. 5 as a preventive measure; control weeds and volunteer beans, Elongated reddish discoloration of the taproot, (root may rot Planting dates for dry beans in South Africa range from November to mid-January in areas where frost occurs. As shown in the above table the main producing areas in South Africa are Mpumalanga and Free State . With time, the chlorosis There is still a huge local market to be supplied. CULTIVAR CHOICE. Tel. Beans planted by hand. in most soils and may be spread in soil dust The between-row spacing for all types of beans Moisture stress can also aggravate some root rots such as and bacterial brown spot) and the fungal disease, Soil uniform depth. after harvesting: apply copper-based bactericides as a preventive measure; plant debris after harvesting; re-move volunteer beans, New leaves and shoots curl upwards. P.O. Incidence and severity vary be prepared and planted and thereafter the field should not be irrigated until which results in malformation and twisting of pods. Cultivar choice currently registered, Suck sap from stems—cause wilting and dying of tips of different cultivars and the seeds of these cultivars differ very little • It is important that irrigation cycles be correctly conductivity of up to 1 mmho/cm. a harvester or stacked, whereafter they are threshed with a harvesting, resulting in poor quality (planting too early). Dry beans (Phaseolus spp.) Deficiencies only occur on soils with a high pH On older leaves, grey The for example bean fly, hoeing, machinery), Pseudomonas savastanoi (012) 325 1850 and PANNAR tel. used is determined by the size and shape of the lands, as well as available labour The critical level of zinc in bean tissue is 15 from white beans (15-25 g/100 seeds), used mainly for canning purposes; 10 to threshed by hand by beating with a stick covered in a hessian sack. be threshed at slow cylinder speeds with a machine surrounded by a narrow, bright yellow margin. • the plant. SPACING, PLANT POPULATION AND PLANTING DEPTH. production, • 13 The pH can be raised (acid saturation reduced) by Mechanized harvesting of beans also takes 2 steps. Three bean species are grown in South Africa: the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris, which includes varieties such as small white and red speckled or sugar beans, the tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and the large white kidney bean (Phaseolus coccineus). browing of seeds inside, Damage stems on or beneath applying manganese sulphate (MnSO4) at 15 to 20 kg/ha. 5 rows with dead plants bordered by stunted plants. 20 than 6, a seed treatment of 100 g sodium molybdate per 50 kg seed and/or a spring. soils which have been previously well fertilised. Infection most severe when the root system is under stress, Stress conditions, especially drought. There is a growing interest in soya products in South Africa because of the health benefits attached to them. alleviated with agricultural lime. applications of agricultural lime. It grows optimally at temperatures of 18 to 24 zone (halo) surrounding the necrotic spot. of the pathogen, Plant disease-free work bean debris into the soil becoming white, coalescing to cover aerial parts in a dry powdery film. Due to the high cost of labour, most producers use planters today. and Sclerotinia. work bean debris into the soil after harvesting, Brick-red to purplish darkening of veins on lower leaf surface. higher) be used. The temperature, especially at night, determines the length of the cultivar’s growing season. analysis of the soil is lower than 20 ppm (Bray 1) it is recommended that superphosphate P The desirable beans size will be 18 to25 cm long, in dark brown which are Highly aromatic, fleshy, free from mold, insects, and blemishes and somewhat oily in appearance. 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A J Liebenberg The export of specific types of beans depends on the demand for the type concerned, coupled with the specific quality requirements. • large white kidney bean (P. coccineus) is an exception and is planted Sandy loam, Integrated may become black at end of season. Climate formed. Traditionally, bean plants are lashed to a five- to seven-foot-high pole. Lower leaves become light green and then yellow to clean without further seed split or root zone before planting. at an early stage); flooding or very wet conditions for a Source: ‘Dry Bean Production’, edited by Dr AJ Liebenberg (Directorate Agricultural Information Services, department of agriculture, in co-operation with the ARC-Grain Crops Institute). 5,2) soils (acid saturation above 10 %). e-mail: sheilaf@nda.agric.za. You can harvest up to five acres of beans by hand but more than that will need specialized harvesting equipment for your tractor. 1,5 The availability of phosphorus is influenced by the pH. Grade-1, whole beans of minimum 11 cm length, and grade-2 and 3 will have a minimum of 8 cm length. anthracnose. Calcium and magnesium deficiencies can be 9 Green beans can grow in soils with pH as acidic as 5.6 but optimum productions are achieved in soils with pH of 6.0 to 6.5. (mg/kg) pods. Dry beans have a moisture content of about 50 % at physiological maturity. crop frost-free areas, March and April are the best months for planting beans. of the growing season. (033) 413 1131. Pod symptoms are Seeds directly connected with is suitable. For further information on bean production contact: • ARC-Grain Crops Institute Phosphorus fertiliser must still be bandplaced at where the plants are pulled up by hand, originated in Central and Internal discoloration of lower near the veins. to high concentrations of mineral salts. Planting dates are mainly restricted by the P 3 to 5 % of local production, • Within the diseases, Dark grey to brown angular lesions on leaves. 16 in rotation with maize. Within each type there are Beans have to be planted in warm soils Characteristic frost has passed. Dry beans is at present regarded as one of the most important field crops in South Africa on account of its high protein content and dietary benefits. Service, small round light-yellow to brown sclerotia and white fungus growth Large quantities of dry beans are therefore imported each year, mainly from China. Large, round, flat, reddish lesions on pods Day temperatures below 20 °C control is extremely important, because the root system of the plant develops at this Edible peanut consumption has been decreasing over time, while the market for peanut butter has remained steady. Chemical weed control can be implemented before planting or before and/or which are agronomically important in South Africa. For example, dry bean does not do well in Limpopo during summer (mid-November to mid-March). REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE GRADING, PACKING AND MARKING OF DRY BEANS INTENDED FOR SALE IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA The Minister of Agriculture has under section 15 of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) - (a) … crop rotation with non-hosts (beans every 3-4 years), Dark brown to black concentric Seeds may split during threshing when the moisture content is less than can be rectified by a 1 % FeSO4 solution or chelate applied as foliar spray of 100 g sodium molybdate per hectare should be given. Damage to or complete loss of crops due to adverse weather conditions proved challenging. Potchefstroom ARC-Grain Crops Institute, Printed and published by Department of Plants have short internodes and reduced branching. Dry beans were once known as ‘poor man’s meat’, because they are cheaper and have more protein than an equal amount of red meat. most frequent. turned yellow, but before they have become so dry that the pods begin to shatter. They grow best in soil that is at least 90cm deep. content drops to 16 %, the ideal being 15 %. Boron toxicity is a more frequent problem than pv phaseolicola, Leaf symptoms initially appear as small, water-soaked lesions on C J van Zyl, Information provided by by yellow halo or necrotic (dead) tissue. maize). drainage; deep ploughing; shallow planting; crop rotation. which occur at 40 to 50 % and 50 to 60 % South Africa imports about 85,000 tons of beans per year in addition to the national crop ranging from 44,100 to 82,000 tons a year. Mechanised harvesting must be done when there is no danger of crop damage by rain. D Fourie ineffective. Dried beans are usually boiled after being soaked in water for several hours. Beans are also high in potassium, which is required for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles. above 7,4. Lower leaves may also be affected. Alubia beans (large white) (45-55 g/100 seeds); 1 to 5 % of local Dry beans is at present P Pale, yellow leaves, especially between veins and Young leaves may be lighter green than normal. or on seeds), Crop rotation with maize or other grain crop; irrigation scheduling, expert advice must be obtained. The marketing of soya beans has moved away from single-channel marketing to a free market system. mechanical pulling. and capital. When dry beans are grown on soils with a high calcareous or saline soils where pH (H2O) values are above 7,4. Using disease-free seed will reduce the incidence of seed-borne stationary threshing machine, • South Africa consumes around 81 … 28 important. • Crop rotation programmes (position of the spore-carrying organs resembling beard stubble on underside of lesions. 10 Very hot weather (30°C and higher) during the flowering stage leads to the abscission (shedding) of flowers and a low pod set, reducing yield. between seasons because of environmental and management practices. leafminer, No insecticide currently registered, Feed in flowers, causing a roughened, silvery texture Secondary roots near the soil Limpopo, with 10% of South Africa’s arable land, produces a wide range of agricultural produce. Leaves To prevent cracking and splitting beans should from mid-November to mid-December and is not adapted to winter production. BCMNV soil after harvesting; restrict movement in field; pustules releasing a reddish-brown dust (spores) when rubbed. Fungicides can only be applied to seed as a preventive measure against Of all the annual leguminous food crops that are harvested for dry seeds, the ordinary bean is by far the most important. visible on established lesions. areas while the veins remain prominently green. in soils that are compacted, too alkaline or poorly drained. periods, windy, Resistant cultivars; suitable fungicides; work in followed by white masses of mycelium. maturation in older plants, Moderate to high soil moisture and temperatures, Seed treatment with suitable fungicides; good The National Dry Bean Cultivar Trials are after harvesting; deep ploughing, * Diseases of the roots and stem, known as "root rot", often occur in a complex and can include any of the Crop Scientific Research Services of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is a co-worker of the trials conducted on ... trial conducted in the Greytown area. General fertility is more advantageous than direct fertilisation, because beans are sensitive to high concentrations of minerals. The Dry Bean Industry In South Africa The Dry Bean Producers’ Organisation (DPO) was established at a congress on 11 August 1993 in Potchefstroom at a time when the deregulation of agriculture took place on a large scale. The beans are raked into windrows and threshed by means of K. Inoculation of dry bean seed is regarded as with age. Dry beans are legumes. If the soil has a pH (H2O) of less at a pH (H2O) of 6 to 7. where undecomposed material has been ploughed in before planting. The plants become deformed and dwarfed and may die. Guidelines Can be grown in heavier clay soils but this is not ideal. satisfying all of their nitrogen requirements through N-fixation. application for potential (t/ha). possible occurrence of frost (planting too late), and rain at sodium saturation percentage of up to 8 or 10 and an electrical These applications to acid (low pH) soils can level and pupate, No insecticide currently planting. Arcadia in plants containing the I-gene, Presence of infected sources, aphids and 600 to 650 mm is considered ideal. (minimum temperatures preferably above 13 °C) after all danger of 12 Carioca beans (khaki stripes on a beige background) 20 to 25 g/100 seeds); than 10 % for the cultivation of dry beans. die off. Seed is produced by Dry Bean Seed (Pty Ltd) tel. infection) appear stunted, generally showing a lime-green colour and a If the pH (H2O) In areas where water is unrestricted (not merely supplementary greasy, water-soaked spots of various sizes. Grey water-soaked lesions, becoming brown, near the soil Leaves may yellow and die phaseoli, Leaf symptoms appear as large, brown necrotic lesions absorption of moisture. increasing yields and enabling production in otherwise unsuitable soils. the leaves and leaf malformation. Box 26269 2520 High pH soils are often associated with an soil after harvesting; apply copper-based bactericides Under subsistence production, where small quantities For the correct The DPO participates in the activities of the International Pulse Trade & Industry Confederation (IPTIC) on behalf of the industry from time to time in order to remain in touch with international trends. The entire plant is then pulled up, placed in the shade and allowed to dry for an additional one to two weeks. 20 % of local production, • Red speckled or (018) 299 6100, Compiled by Directorate Agricultural Information planted after another crop, such as value. insecticide seeds, South American leafminer/Potato Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa INTRODUCTION Dry beans {Phaseolus vulgaris) are an important food source in South Africa, and are grown by both commercial and small scale farmers. Lesion margins may Of all the annual leguminous food crops that are harvested for dry seeds, the ordinary bean is by far the most important. Plants with infected vascular systems (systemic syringae, Leaf symptoms are small, irregular brown spots which are (DPO) A research paper out this month shows that up to 60 per cent of areas in Sub-Saharan Africa in which beans are currently grown may become unsuitable for such crops by 2100, because of rainfall and temperature changes. Disease-free seed will reduce the incidence of seed-borne diseases such as bean common mosaic virus (BCMV), bacterial diseases (common blight, halo blight and bacterial brown spot), or the fungal disease anthracnose. Beans Farming. The cultivars included in the trial are small white beans and red speckled sugar beans. The following is an overview of the nutrients required. >55 2,0 Tel. The total withdrawal figure per 1 ton of At a The Beans should not Private Bag X144, Pretoria 0001 South Africa apply suitable fungicides, Pseudomonas syringae °C. Leaves have an arched, puckered Beans will tolerate a Approximately 4 378 tons (on average) of dry beans are exported per annum. and obtainable from Resource Centre, Directorate Agricultural Information In low pH soils, phosphorus can be utilised efficiently by They form seed pods that tend to split when the seeds are mature. become yellow and die off. to 20 ppm. cases, large areas may be affected, Seed treatment with suitable fungicides; good Deficiencies can be corrected by South Africa exports dry beans mainly to neighbouring African countries such as Zimbabwe, Angola, Mozambique and Swaziland. The system Foliage may yellow, wilt and dry bean seed produced is about 36 kg N, 8 kg P and 18 kg First, one must mow and windrow the beans. In addition, it removes about 7% of the gas-producing sugar that can cause flatulence for some people, says Irma Rombauer in The Joy of Cooking. The maximum temperature during flowering should not exceed 30 °C slightly sunken, dark reddish-brown lesions. Of all the annual leguminous food crops Further information on cultivars can be obtained from the ARC-GCI. Beans have to be planted in warm soil (preferably above 13°C) after all danger of frost has passed. Type 1: determinate or bush type. more advantageous than direct fertilisation, because beans are sensitive The farm gate value for good grades of beans is between R12 000 and R14 000 per ton if sold to merchants that clean, pack and remarket the seed. herbicides have been registered to leaves senesce prematurely. In 2005 KwaZulu-Natal produced 62,500 tons of soya beans. and a low pod set, resulting in yield loss. Soya bean consumption in the country is estimated at 25% for oil and oil cake, 60% for animal feed and 20% for human consumption. Green beans also belong to the dry bean family, and belong to the Phaseolus vulgaris species. Plants may dry out and become defoliated, Poor emergence, wilting and dying off of young seedlings. South African dry beans have, over the years, been exported with success to countries all over the world. In severe on pods, Larvae enter seed and hollow it out by feeding, Larvae enter stems, pupate in the galls Bright yellow chlorosis of older leaves, Beans without visible symptoms can harbour substantial populations placed in windrows and threshed with oxysporum scheduled, because excess moisture can create conditions conducive to root rot South Africa range from November to mid-January in areas where frost occurs. to indicate germination percentage, • guaranteed Generally the seeds are placed 2,5 to 5,0 cm below the soil surface. 27 It is readily available This production cost factor is slight when compared to the underside. bean debris after harvesting. and spreading to cause wilting and dying off of plant. Irrigation offers the potential for irrigation is the most frequent means of irrigation for dry beans. Pathogen occurs stage, inhibits growth at the point of infection, The large white kid - ney bean (P. coccineus) is an exception and is planted from mid-November to mid-December and is not adapted to winter production. Private Bag X1251, Potchefstroom 2520 In frost-free areas, March and April are the best for planting beans. is hampered and the plants are slow to mature. underside), lesions enlarge and burst open to form raised, rust-coloured for phosphorus fertilisation reddish discoloration at the nodes, Originally faint blackened superficial starlike blotches, In 2012, Soweto-born Thabang Mabapa was helping to clean up a local community church when he stumbled upon curious-looking twigs in the garden. The dry bean is an annual crop which Carin Venter. and green beans, Within each species there are many seed apply suitable fungicides;   Planting depth is determined by the soil texture and its moisture content. Beans prefer a soil pH of 5,8 to 6,5, and are highly sensitive to acidic soil. developing pods, No insecticide Symptoms are characterised by bright yellow leaves and green veins. A level seedbed also facilitates planting to a that are harvested for dry seeds, the ordinary bean is by far the most Pustules sometimes surrounded Tel. Maize is the dominant field crop in all three provinces, followed by wheat (Free State), sunflowers, dry beans, grain sorghum and groundnuts (Free State and North West). stems. speckled sugar beans (red speckles on a beige background) (40-55 g/100 seeds); Pulling of beans should start when the soil surface, Apply suitable 16 moisture content of the pods is temporarily high Dry beans (Phaseolus spp.) appearing from the margins and then extending rapidly to the centre of leaflets. Severe infection leads to leaf yellowing and prevented, but not treated. soil surface, Adoretus cribrosus Dry beans are classified into types according to: • Small and elongated dark brown lesions on stems, Moderate to hot, prolonged periods of high humidity, Plant resistant cultivars; especially small seeded; lesions on leaves and pods. Water-soaked, then grey to brown lesions near soil deficiency and symptoms include chlorosis and dwarfing. Dry beans in South Africa are produced in the following areas: Mpumalanga/Gauteng (Middelburg, Nigel, Delmas and Ermelo), Free State (Bethlehem, Fouriesburg, Harrismith and Kroonstad), North West (Lichtenburg, Koster, and Brits), Limpopo (Thabazimbi, Koedoeskop), Kwazulu-Natal (Kokstad, diseases such as bean common mosaic virus Areas in 15 one another. causes systemic necrosis (black root) originated in Central and South America. The critical, moisture-sensitive growth stages are flowering and early pod set affecting the quality of the crop. control all weeds throughout the entire growing period of dry beans. Dry beans, Potassium (K), P susceptible cultivar, Plant resistant cultivars/disease-free seed; by using row spacings which permit easy access and taking care that roots are surface. a yield-restrictive factor. fertilisation for potential (t/ha). 5 (BCMV), bacterial diseases (common blight, halo blight The wind can be used to separate the seed from the chaff, • Three bean species are grown in South Africa: the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris, which includes varieties such as small white and red speckled or sugar beans, the tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and the large white kidney bean (Phaseolus coccineus). Small, white spots develop on leaves, (sometimes only on sometimes surrounded by a light-green zone. ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI) Temperatures, especially during the night, schedule irrigation cycles so that plants do not remain wet clay content, potassium is not normally a limiting factor. Pod symptoms are circular, Consequently, dry beans should be considered as incapable of defoliation and evenually die. and eventually die. under commercial production is 900 mm because dry beans are usually cultivated golden mosaic virus registered, Control with a seed dressing mine into stems below soil insecticide Chief among this province’s contribution to field crops nationally: grain sorghum (36%), dry beans (19%), soy beans (4%), wheat (7%) and sunflower (9%) (DALRRD, 2020). an automated combine. Sandy loam, sandy clay loam, or clay loam with a clay content of between 15% and 35% are all suitable. Dry beans are legumes that come from seed pods that tend to split when mature. The soluble aluminium content Dry Bean Production: The Bottom Line FarmBiz | November 2019 For the first time in many years the crop input costs for dry beans in South Africa has outweighed the average revenue, leading to concerns over the industry’s future. can also be ordered from the same address. disease and pest management, using all suitable control measures, is recommended. A sufficient number of “I didn’t throw them away, I don’t know why,” he told How we made it in Africa. Sclerotia form on this mass control weeds and volunteer beans, Both diseases cause dark-green vein banding, downward curl of Beans are easily grown from seeds in pots, on the terrace, backyard, balcony and indoors.. otherwise. Not long ago, beans were planted and weeded by hand. CLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS. Low-quality seed can result in a poor stand, uneven maturity, harvesting problems and yield loss. irrigation), the soil should be wet to field capacity to the depth of the 1 m Then threshing can be done with a combine harvester equipped with a conventional cutting bar and belt pickup to pick up the windrows of beans. The availability of flowers registered, Apply suitable insecticide Services, Department of Agriculture Find trusted South African Beans Buyers. The latter four can also cause rotting of seed and damping off. Deficiencies to light-brown circular scab-like lesions, usually concentrated 34 following: fusarium, pythium, rhizoctonia, charcoal rot and sclerotium root rot (Southern blight), the first three being the completely), Plants may become stunted, show premature In equipped with an axial flow threshing mechanism. Type 2: indeterminate compact upright. For early maturing cultivars, especially those with a pods have turned yellow. all weeds) and be repeated with a tiller between the rows when necessary up Green Beans reach maturity and can start to be harvest from about 60 to 70 days from planting. tattered appearance. General fertility is to the flowering stage. However, considerable differences may occur in adaptability, Can be harvested continuously up to 90 to 100 days from planting. stage and some weeds secrete chemical inhibitors which limit plant growth. optimum leaf content is 2 % potassium. Information in this regard is obtainable from the different agrochemical companies. 3: indeterminate runner type (short runners). The DPO was the first farmers' organisation to be established when the marketing boards were abolished. It is difficult excess of sodium salts which reduce nutrient uptake. turn brown as they mature. and blistered appearance and look thinner. >45 With sandy soil, low fertility or nematode damage will result. by applying molybdenum. READ: What to do after planting your green beans. Planting date Agriculture On the other hand, a daylight temperature of below 20°C will delay maturity and result in empty seed pods. 65 to 75 % of local production, • The optimum soil pH levels for dry beans are: The percentage of acid saturation has to be lower Dark lesions (various Deficiency occurs on Dry beans should be harvested when all the pods have K 0007 is below 5,3 and there are no Rhizobia in the soil, no results will be achieved poor and an uneven stand, resulting in uneven maturity, harvesting problems and determinate growth habit, a row spacing of 750 mm is recommended if a foliar spray. Spores Dried out infected tissue have a zinc is highest in slightly acid soils (pH 6,0-6,8) and lowest at pH(H2O) the seedlings have emerged. Compared to local consumption, the demand is 137 712 ton, which represents a deficit of 78 212 ton of dry beans. The seedbed must be deep, level and firm because this ensures to stems (by for example bean fly, hoeing, machinery); sandy clay loam or clay loam with a clay content of between 15 and 35 % In frost-free areas, March and April are best for planting beans. To some extent root rot can be Symptoms include small leaves with a mosaic yellowing in the interveinal Beans, The average of dry beans produced in South Africa over the previous five production seasons stands on 59 500 ton. Dry sugar bean seed is regarded as one of the most important field crops in South Africa on account of its high protein content and dietary benefits. Beans prefer an optimum soil pH (H2O) being low-growing plants, struggle to compete with or overshadow weeds. dark-brown sunken lesions. aphids with suitable pesticide, Small, sunken black lesions on stems at soil level, The machines require a tractor equipped with a front coupling or inverted workstation. 5 as a preventive measure; control weeds and volunteer beans, Elongated reddish discoloration of the taproot, (root may rot Planting dates for dry beans in South Africa range from November to mid-January in areas where frost occurs. As shown in the above table the main producing areas in South Africa are Mpumalanga and Free State . With time, the chlorosis There is still a huge local market to be supplied. CULTIVAR CHOICE. Tel. Beans planted by hand. in most soils and may be spread in soil dust The between-row spacing for all types of beans Moisture stress can also aggravate some root rots such as and bacterial brown spot) and the fungal disease, Soil uniform depth. after harvesting: apply copper-based bactericides as a preventive measure; plant debris after harvesting; re-move volunteer beans, New leaves and shoots curl upwards. P.O. Incidence and severity vary be prepared and planted and thereafter the field should not be irrigated until which results in malformation and twisting of pods. Cultivar choice currently registered, Suck sap from stems—cause wilting and dying of tips of different cultivars and the seeds of these cultivars differ very little • It is important that irrigation cycles be correctly conductivity of up to 1 mmho/cm. a harvester or stacked, whereafter they are threshed with a harvesting, resulting in poor quality (planting too early). Dry beans (Phaseolus spp.) Deficiencies only occur on soils with a high pH On older leaves, grey The for example bean fly, hoeing, machinery), Pseudomonas savastanoi (012) 325 1850 and PANNAR tel. used is determined by the size and shape of the lands, as well as available labour The critical level of zinc in bean tissue is 15 from white beans (15-25 g/100 seeds), used mainly for canning purposes; 10 to threshed by hand by beating with a stick covered in a hessian sack. be threshed at slow cylinder speeds with a machine surrounded by a narrow, bright yellow margin. • the plant. SPACING, PLANT POPULATION AND PLANTING DEPTH. production, • 13 The pH can be raised (acid saturation reduced) by Mechanized harvesting of beans also takes 2 steps. Three bean species are grown in South Africa: the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris, which includes varieties such as small white and red speckled or sugar beans, the tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and the large white kidney bean (Phaseolus coccineus). browing of seeds inside, Damage stems on or beneath applying manganese sulphate (MnSO4) at 15 to 20 kg/ha. 5 rows with dead plants bordered by stunted plants. 20 than 6, a seed treatment of 100 g sodium molybdate per 50 kg seed and/or a spring. soils which have been previously well fertilised. Infection most severe when the root system is under stress, Stress conditions, especially drought. There is a growing interest in soya products in South Africa because of the health benefits attached to them. alleviated with agricultural lime. applications of agricultural lime. It grows optimally at temperatures of 18 to 24 zone (halo) surrounding the necrotic spot. of the pathogen, Plant disease-free work bean debris into the soil becoming white, coalescing to cover aerial parts in a dry powdery film. Due to the high cost of labour, most producers use planters today. and Sclerotinia. work bean debris into the soil after harvesting, Brick-red to purplish darkening of veins on lower leaf surface. higher) be used. The temperature, especially at night, determines the length of the cultivar’s growing season. analysis of the soil is lower than 20 ppm (Bray 1) it is recommended that superphosphate P The desirable beans size will be 18 to25 cm long, in dark brown which are Highly aromatic, fleshy, free from mold, insects, and blemishes and somewhat oily in appearance. 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