AAC Shock navy dry bean


Balasubramanian, P.M., Rupert, T., Marsolais, F., Park, S.J., Navabi, A., Smith, T.H., Khanal, R., Burt, A.J., Pauls, K.P. (2017). AAC Shock navy dry bean. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 98(1), 203-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2017-0175

Plain language summary

AAC Shock is a navy bean for commercial production in Ontario. Navy bean seeds have a white seed coat colour and are processed in cans with tomato sauce for consumption. AAC Shock navy bean is resistant to common bacterial blight and bean common mosaic virus, two diseases of dry bean. Disease resistance in navy bean cultivar will ensure the crop is profitable to growers and the harvested seeds are of high quality for the export market.


AAC Shock is a high-yielding navy bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cultivar with a semi-upright, indeterminate bush growth habit, large seed size, and resistance to common bacterial blight and races 1 and 15 of bean common mosaic virus. AAC Shock is recommended for dry bean growing areas in Ontario, Canada.