AYOBA F1 HYBRID SHORT DAY BROWN ONION

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • VERY VIGOROUS HEALTHY PLANTS
  • EXCELLENT YIELD, QUALITY AND UNIFORMITY
  • ATTRACTIVE GOLDEN BROWN SKIN
  • VERY GOOD STORAGE ABILITY
  • EXCELLENT SKIN ADHESION

Ayoba F1 Hybrid is an early to medium maturing variety with a late short day requirement.  The variety have very strong growth habit and  produces a high percentage of very uniform globe  bulbs of a medium to small size and has a golden brown scales.  The bulbs are refined with a thin neck and small root plate.  Ayoba is very firm with very good scale retention that indicates very good storage ability.  Ayoba has a high resistance to Basal rot (Foc).  In addition, it has a well-developed root system that contributes to the adaptability of the variety. Ayoba is suitable for direct sowing, transplants and set production.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ayoba is not bolting resistant, trails must be plated to establish the correct sowing slot for specific area.
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide

Description

CHARACTERISTIC*:  AYOBA
KIND: F1 hybrid onion (Allium cepa L.)
TYPE: Short day brown onion
MATURITY: Medium with late short day requirements
BULB SHAPE: Globe
BULB SIZE: Medium to small (influenced by plant population)
BULB UNIFORMITY: Very good
FIRMNESS: Very firm
BULB COLOUR: Golden brown
FLESH COLOUR: White
SCALE RETENTION: Very good
BOLTING REACTION: Fair (with due regard to planting date)
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): High resistance: Fusarium oxysporum f. sp cepae (Foc)
AVERAGE SEED COUNT: 250 – 350 seeds per gram
POPULATION GUIDE: Final stand of 750 000 – 950 000 plants per ha
SEED REQUIREMENT: Direct sowing: 3.5 – 4.0 kg seed per ha, Transplants: 5.0 – 5.5 kg seed per ha
STORAGE: Very good
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market, pre-packing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Medium maturing, strong growing plant, very good storage potential and high resistance to Basal rot