Mezenka

GNU All-Russian Research Institute of Grain Legume Crops

Producing region:  Central Black Earth (5)

Maturation period: very early. Vegetation period: 105 days

    The plant of indeterminant type, from low to medium height, from erect to semi-erect. The main stem pubescence is grey. The lateral leaf of the complex leaf is lancet-shaped. The flower is white. Seeds of small size, ball-shaped and flattened, yellow, the cicatrix is yellow. The blossoming time is very early. High response rate to inoculation and to a certain degree, to mineral nitrogen. Is distinguished by good maturation, is suitable for harvesting by direct combining.  
Grade features
  • Maximum yield during national bench tests: 39.9 dt/ha (Kursk Region)
  • Yield in commercial cultivation: 33.5 dt/ha
  • Weight per 1,000 seeds: 142.1 g
  • Protein content in seeds: 42.0%, fat content: 23.2%.
  • Lower bean attachment height: 14.9 cm
  • Plant height: 75.8 cm
Grade resistance
  • disease resistance: no leaf and bean diseases were found.  

Patent holder: All-Russian Research and Development Institute of Grains, Legume Crops, and Cereal Crops

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