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Alpena PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., & Sprague, C. L. (2015). Alpena: A new navy bean variety for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3249.
Alpine Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Alpine. A new great northern bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2487.
Aztec Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Aztec. A new pinto bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2486.
Bean Production Raven, W.F. 1910. Bean Production. Mich. State Agric. College Expt. Stat. Bulletin 259.
Bellagio PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., and Sprague, C. L. 2010. Bellagio: A new cranberry bean variety for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3113.
Beluga PDF Document Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1998. Beluga. A new alubia bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2668.
Blackhawk Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Blackhawk. A new black bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2493.
C-20 Kelly, J.D., Adams, M.W., Copeland, L.O., Saettler, A.W. and Hosfield , G.L. 1985. C-20 navy bean Ext. Bull. E-1862.
Capri PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Varner, G.V., and Sprague, C.L. 2006. Capri. A new cranberry bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-22963.
Charlevoix Andersen, A.L., Down, E.E., and Whitford, G. 1960. Charlevoix, anthracnose-resistant dark red kidney bean. Res. Rpt. Mich. Ag. Expt. Sta. 6:1-3.
Chinook 2000 PDF Document Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1998. Chinook 2000. A new light red kidney bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2671.
Chinook Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Chinook. A new light red kidney bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2483.
Condor PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Varner, G.V., and Sprague, C.L. 2006. Condor. A new black bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2962.
Eldorado PDF Document PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., and Sprague, C. L. 2012. Eldorado: A new pinto bean variety for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3183.
Fuji PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Varner, G.V., and Sprague, C.L. 2009. Fuji. New Otebo (Tebo) bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3071.
Huron Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Huron. A new navy bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2488.
Isabella Kelly, J.D., Adams, M.W., Copeland, L.O., Saettler, A.W. and Hosfield , G.L. 1985. Isabella kidney bean Ext. Bull. E-1904.
Isles Kelly, J.D., Copeland, L.O., and Long, R.A. 1994. Isles. A new dark red kidney bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2485.
Jaguar PDF Document Kelly, J.D. 2000. Jaguar. A new black bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2726.
Kodiak PDF Document Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1998. Kodiak. A new pinto bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2670.
Laker Kelly, J.D., Adams, M.W., Copeland, L.O., Saettler, A.W. and Hosfield , G.L. 1987. Laker navy bean Ext. Bull. E-2065.
Mackinac PDF Document Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1997. Mackinac. A new navy bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2627.
Matterhorn PDF Document Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1998. Matterhorn. A new great northern bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2669.
Mayflower Kelly, J.D., Adams, M.W., Copeland, L.O., Saettler, A.W. and Hosfield , G.L. 1989. Mayflower navy bean Ext. Bull. E-2176.
Merlot PDF Document Hosfield, G.L., S. M. Bushey, and J.D. Kelly. 2005. Merlot. A new small red dry bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2933.
Michelite Down, E.E., and Thayer, J.W. 1938. The Michelite bean. Special Bull. Mich. Ag. Expt. Sta. 295.
Newport Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1995. Newport. A new navy bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2577.
Phantom Kelly, J.D. 1999. Phantom. A new black bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2710.
Powderhorn PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., and Sprague, C. L. 2014. Powderhorn. A new great northern bean variety for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3218
Raven Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Raven. A new black bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2484.
Red Hawk PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Copeland, L.O., Long R.A., Glenn, D.J. 1997. Red Hawk. A new dark red kidney bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2628.
Robust Sprague, F.A., and Down, E.E. 1921. The Robust bean. Special Bull. Mich. Ag. Expt. Sta. 108.
Rosetta PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., and Sprague, C. L. 2010. Rosetta: A new pink bean variety for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3185.
Samurai PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., & Sprague, C. L. 2017. ‘Samurai’: A new otebo bean variety for Michigan and Ontario. Ext. Bulletin E-3356.
Sanilac Andersen, A.L., Down, E.E., and Whitford, G. 1960. The Sanilac pea bean - Its history, development, and characteristics. Quat. Bull. Mich. Ag. Expt. Sta. 43(2), 2-24. Article 43-22.
Santa Fe PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Varner, G.V., and Sprague, C.L. 2009. Santa Fe. A new pinto bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3070.
Seahawk PDF Document Kelly, J.D. and G.V. Varner. 2005. Seahawk. A new navy bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2932.
Seaway Andersen, A.L., Down, E.E., and Whitford, G. 1963. The Seaway pea bean Development, and characteristics. Quat. Bull. Mich. Ag. Expt. Sta. 45(4), 3-14. Article 45-57.
Sedona PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Varner, G.V., and Sprague, C.L. 2006. Sedona. A new pink bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2964.
Sierra Kelly, J.D., and Copeland, L.O. 1994. Sierra. A new pinto bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-2494.
Snowdon PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., and Sprague, C. L. 2012. Snowdon: A new white kidney bean variety for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3184.
Tuscola PDF Document Copeland, L.C., Adams. M.W., and Saettler, A.W.1980. Tuscola navy beans. Expt. Bull. E-1380.
Zenith PDF Document Kelly, J. D., Wright, E. M., Varner, G. V., & Sprague, C. L. (2015). Zenith: A new black bean variety for Michigan. Expt. Bull. E-3248.
Zorro PDF Document Kelly, J.D., Varner, G.V., and Sprague, C.L. 2009. Zorro. A new black bean for Michigan. Ext. Bull. E-3069.