- "We are on the verge of rationing, and as much as I'd like to devote every offworld mission to the pursuit of tava beans..."
- —John Sheppard
Tava is a type of bean that the Genii are best known for growing. The First Atlantis Reconnaissance Team originally went to their homeworld to discuss trading with them and Teyla Emmagan mentioned the bean. (SGA: "Underground")