Registration of a Heat Tolerant Snap Bean Variety in Japan




Ishigaki 1 was bred and registered as a new variety by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. It is a heat tolerant variety during pod setting. Critical temperature for pod setting of Ishigaki 1 ranges from 28.0 to 29.5℃ (mean day air temperature). The variety is adapted to the climatic conditions prevailing in the subtropical island of Japan called Nansei-shoto.


Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences Okinawa Subtropical Station

Term of research


Responsible researcher

NAKANO Hiroshi ( Okinawa Subtropical Station )

MOMONOKI Tokuhiro ( Okinawa Subtropical Station )

SUGIMOTO Akira ( Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center, NARO )

NAKAGAWA Hitoshi ( NARO Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science )

KOBAYASHl Makoto ( Okinawa Subtropical Station )

MATSUOKA Makoto ( Okinawa Subtropical Station )

TERAUCHI Takayoshi ( Okinawa Subtropical Station )

Publication, etc.

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