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Table 3 Most popular mungbean varieties in Southeast Asia and East Africa, in % of planted area in 2017–18 and showing the year of release

From: Mungbean in Southeast Asia and East Africa: varieties, practices and constraints

Cambodia Indonesia Laos
Variety % area Year Variety % area Year Variety % area Year
DX 208a 40.9 Local varieties 39.6 Local varieties 63.4
Local varieties 15.9 Vima 1a 19.8 2008 Thuakyoyai (dark green) 31.6
V94-208a 15.6 1995 Vima 3a 10.8 2014 Thuakyoyai (light green) 5.0
CS-208 10.7 Kutilanga 5.9 2004    
Tra theiyn chay 6.6 Vima 2a 4.8 2014    
Tra sam daw 3.3 Beteta 3.4 1983    
Tra tan thaw 3.3 Perkututa 2.0 2001    
CMB1a 2.7 2009 Murai 1.9 2001    
KK2 < 1 Sritia 1.8 1992    
KK3 < 1 Sampeong 1.6 2003    
Cardy Cheya < 1 2001 Waleta 1.4 1985    
Philippines Thailand Vietnam
Variety % area Year Variety % area Year Variety % area Year
Other IVs 34.0 Chai Nat 72a 55.2 2000 DX 208a 44.5
Ramgo 10.8 Chai Nat 84–1a 22.6 2012 HL89-E3 15.5 1992
UPL Mg7 8.9 1989 KSP2a 18.1 1986 Local varieties 8.6
Local varieties 8.0 KSP 1a 2.3 1986 V94-208a 6.0 1999
NSIC 2002 Mg 13a 7.8 2002 Chai Nat 36a 1.0 1991 Other IVs 4.2
BPI Mg-9, Taiwan greena 7.6 Local varieties < 1 VN 94-3 3.5
Australian, shiny 7.3 Uthong 1 < 1 V28 2.8
East West Super Yield 7.2     V91-15 2.5 1999
NSIC 2004 Mg 14a 2.0 2004     V87-13a 2.4 1999
NSIC 2007 Mg 15a 2.0 2007     NTB 01a 1.3 2004
NSIC 2002 Mg 12a 2.0 2002     HLDX7a 1.2 2012
Uganda Tanzania Kenya
Variety % area Year Variety % area Year Variety % area Year
Local varieties 61.5 Local varieties 94.8 KAT N26 55.0 1998
NAROGRAM1a 18.4 2016 Nuru 2.1 1978 KS 20 32.2 1997
NAROGRAM2a 8.6 1982 Imara 3.1 1982 KAT N22 < 1 1998
Mauritias 5 1985     Ndengu Toshaa < 1 2017
N26a 3.5 2017     Biashara < 1 2017
Crystal 2 2016     Karemboa < 1 2017
N22 1 2016     Local varieties < 1
  1. In % of area planted for the surveyed locations
  2. “–” means not known. Only the top-10 improved varieties per country are shown
  3. aVariety with WorldVeg-developed genetic material in its pedigree