CDC Palmer is a high-yielding Kabuli chickpea, with a light cream-beige colour and ram-head shaped seed. It has medium-late maturity and moderate resistance to ascochyta blight. CDC Palmer is well suited to all current chickpea growing areas in the Dark Brown and Brown soil zones of southern Saskatchewan and Alberta. The variety also has PBR protection.
Improved yield vs. check variety Amit (B-90)
Medium to late maturity (earlier vs CDC Orion Chickpea)
Seed size is predominantly 9-10 mm
Moderately resistant to Ascochyta Blight (better vs CDC Orion chickpea)