U of G Experts Weigh in on Breeding and Growing Adzuki Beans in Ontario
TopCropManager.com looked to two U of G professors for advice on breeding and growing adzuki beans in Ontario. There are not enough of the beans to meet demand from Japan and South Korea, according to the article.
Dr. K. Peter Pauls, professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, leads an adzuki bean-breeding program; the goals of which include devleoping improved varieties for Canadian producers that fetch premium prices in international markets.
The article also includes guidance on weed management and herbicide tolerance from a paper recently published by Dr. Peter Sikkema, professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, Ridgetown Campus.