219-16 (
Faba Bean

219-16 is a small seeded, white flowered fababean with improved yield vs. CDC Snowdrop. This line yielded 97% of Snowbird and 110% of CDC Snowdrop in 7 years of testing in the Fababean Co-operative Trials in western Canada (Table 1). 219-16 has similar maturity and standability as both Snowbird and CDC Snowdrop and is shorter in height. The seeds are slighter larger than CDC Snowdrop but are 20% smaller than Snowbird.  219-16 is shorter than Snowbird and CDC Snowdrop.