Rajah red

Rajah lentils are the only red lentil variety currently available for use in New Zealand. Rajah is a spring-sown red seeded variety with tolerance to the main New Zealand pathogen Ascochyta blight.

Lentils can be affected by aphid transmitted viruses. View a study of the effect of cucumber mosaic virus on lentil in New Zealand.

Further information on the availability of Rajah lentil seed lentils can be obtained by contacting Cates Grain & Seed.

View Rajah red lentil release paper (PDF 185kb)

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