Quick reference guide
|Variety||Maturity class*||Maturity winter*(days)||Head shape& size**||Colour||Head wrapping||Cropping season||Plant size*||Field holding ability*||Disease reaction#||Comment|
||Extra early||55 – 60||Barrel1.5 – 2.5 kg||Light green||Good||Spring & autumn||Medium||Fair – good||IR||IR||Widely adapted, slow bolting and extra maturing. Heads are barrel shaped and very attractive. Plants are very uniform and are well wrapped on top|
||Early||60 – 70||Barrel0.8 – 2 kg||Dark green||Good||All year round in temperate region||Medium||Fair – good||Widely adapted, slow bolting and early maturing. Performs very well in all areas of South Africa and has good holding ability|
* Characteristics given are affected by production methods such as soil type, nutrition, planting population, planting date and climatic conditions. Please read disclaimer. WARNING: VARIETY PROTECTED UNDER PLANT BREEDERS RIGHTS. UNAUTHORIZED MULTIPLICATION AND/OR MARKETING OF SEED PROHIBITED.
Resistance: is the ability of a plant variety to restrict the growth and development of a specified pest or pathogen and/or the damage they cause when compared to susceptible plant varieties under similar environmental conditions and pest or pathogen pressure. Resistant varieties may exhibit some disease symptoms or damage under heavy pest or pathogen pressure. (HR = High resistance, IR = Intermediate resistance).
Experimental: This variety does not appear on the current South African Variety list, but has been submitted for registration. Recent version:Kindly contact Sakata or Area Representative for the most recent version of this Technical Bulletin.