Bowman* F1 Hybrid Tomato Rootstock

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • HIGH RESISTANCE AGAINST FUSARIUM RACE 1-3
  • INTERMEDIATE RESISTANCE AGAINST BACTERIAL WILT
  • GOOD COMPATIBILITY
  • EASY GRAFTER, EXCELLENT UNIFORMITY
  • MEDIUM VIGOROUS ROOT SYSTEM

Bowman* is a F1 hybrid tomato rootstock offering resistance against three major root diseases; Root-knot nematode(Mi), Fusarium race 1-3 (Fol1-3) and intermediate resistance to Bacterial wilt (Rs). Grafting on Bowman* forms part of an integrated approach for the control of various soil borne diseases. Bowman* is an easy grafter with uniform germination which makes graft planning easier and more accurate. Bowman* has a relatively thick stem making grafting easier and has good general scion to rootstock compatibility. Bowman* also have high resistance against Tomato mosaic virus (ToMV), Fusarium crown and root rot, Verticillium race 1,2. 

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • We recommend a soil analysis at a reputable laboratory to confirm the identity of the soil-borne pests in order to choose the best rootstock variety for the specific situation
  • Contact the Sakata product specialist for more information

Description

CHARACTERISTIC: BOWMAN*
KIND: F1 hybrid Tomato rootstock (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
TYPE: Intra-specific rootstock
PLANT VIGOUR: Medium strong
UNIFORMITY: Very good
COMPATIBILITY: Good
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): High resistance: Verticillium dahliae race 1and 2 (Vd: 1,2), Fusarium oxysporum f.sp lycopersici races 1, 2 and 3 (Fol: 1 – 3), Meloidogyne incognita (Mi) and Tomato mosaic virus race 0-2 (ToMV:0-2), Fusarium oxysporum f.sp radicis lycopersici (forl)
Intermediate resistance: Ralstonia solanacearum (Rs), Pyrenochaeta lycopersici ( Pl)