Because pole bean pods can vary greatly in size, the productivity of individual plants is often measured by weight. According to the University of Arizona, a 10-foot row of beans will produce 3 to 5 lbs. of beans.
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Although he grew up in Latin America, Mr. Ma is a writer based in Denver. He has been writing since 1987 and has written for NPR, AP, Boeing, Ford New Holland, Microsoft, RAHCO International, Umax Data Systems and other manufacturers in Taiwan. He studied creative writing at Mankato State University in Minnesota. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, English and reads Spanish.