“Nyota” bean variety in screen house
The market preferred drought tolerant “Nyota” bean variety was originally from International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and has previously passed through various selections.
Three hundred (300) lines were evaluated for adaptability. Four (4) lines were selected to undergo the national performance trials (NPT). They are awaiting DUS (distinctiveness, uniformity and stability evaluation) and official un-gazetted release.