AAC Lacombe yellow pea

AAC Lacombe is a semi-leafless, yellow cotyledon field pea developed at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lacombe Research Centre. Principle breeder Dr. Deng-Jin Bing led development of the variety.

Main strengths:

  • High yields
  • Medium to large-seeded yellow pea
  • Excellent standability
  • Resistance to powdery mildew
  • Adapted to all pea growing regions of western Canada

Alberta Regional Variety Testing Program – Yellow Peas

2015

Overall Yield1 Maturity Vine Length (cm) TSW2 (g) Standability (1-9)3 Resistance to Powdery Mildew
AAC Lacombe 105+ M 73 254 2.3 VG
CDC Amarillo (check) 100 M 77 224 2.5 VG
AAC Peace River 92- VE 68 217 3.8 VG
LN4228 91- M 62 248 1.6 VG

1Across all regions of AB 2Thousand Seed Weight 31=erect, 9=flat