Common lentil

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Lens culinaris
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A medium early, high yielding lentil producing yellowish-green grains of high quality

  • Duration of vegetation period – (83-94) (79-106) (79-95) days
  • Average yield – 1.4-2.74 (1.2-2.8) t/ha
  • Yield potency – 3.60 t/ha
  • Anthocyanin-coloured seedlings
  • Medium tall plants – 42-64 cm
  • Resistant to drought
  • White small flowers
  • 1000 seed weight – 43-64 (64-80.0) g
  • Seeds contain up to 27.0 % of protein

The varietal parameters may differ from those indicated here when the testing circumstances differ from quondam


Seed rate: 180-230 seeds/m² or 120-160 kg/ha

Accepts fertile soils. Best proceeding crops – winter cereals, maize, potatoes, beets. Sowing time – the same as for summer cereals.