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University of California
Foundation Seed Program

UC Vega

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DEVELOPMENT

‘UC Vega’ is a new, compound-leaf garbanzo variety for California’s Central Valley resulting from the breeding programs of UC Davis and USDA.

YIELD DATA

It has yields comparable to Sutter but has larger seeds and attractive cream-colored seeds. It performed well in large-scale, commercial canning tests.

PEST & DISEASE RESISTANCE

Its Ascochyta resistance is comparable to that of Sutter.

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