CDC Pearl

CDC Pearl is a new smaller seeded kabuli chickpea variety with improved resistance to Ascochyta Blight and earlier maturity. It is tolerant to imazamox herbicide (Solo ADV as per PMRA label registration).

Characteristics are quoted from SaskPulse:

  • 104% yield of the check variety Amit (B-90)
  • Ascochyta Blight rating – 4.7 (where 0 = no disease, 9 = completely blighted)
  • Maturity – 107 days
  • Seed size – 287 g/1000 seeds

Limited quantities of Certified seed are available in the fall of 2022.

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