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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The National Mungbean Improvement Program (NMIP) has developed the next generation varieties and germplasm that will surpass Crystal and deliver further productivity and reliability gains to the northern region growers and the Australian mungbean industry... Stage 1 trials (first year replicated testing in 2010-11) - 16 lines 10 to 23 per cent higher yielding than Crystal... Seventy three lines in Stage 1 MET have an AusTRC321818 pedigree and ten of these had higher yields than Crystal in 2010-11...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Take home message Crystal A mungbean is a new variety of large, green-seeded mungbean broadly adapted to all mungbean production areas, and the most complete package of yield, quality and agronomy currently available to Australian mungbean growers Resistance to powdery mildew and tan spot has been identified in new germplasm Now developing and evaluating the next generation of mungbean varieties.. The National Mungbean Improvement Program was initiated in 2003 to develop and release new varieties with increased productivity and restore grower confidence in mungbean as a reliable summer cropping option... New lines that combine the yield and agronomic characteristics of current varieties with disease resistance will form the next generation of mungbean varieties...
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