DISCO LL F1 HYBRID DETERMINATE SALAD TOMATO

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • LONG LIFE VARIETY
  • VIGOROUS GROWTH HABIT
  • EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
  • MULTIPLE DISEASE RESISTANCE, INCLUDING BACTERIAL CANKER

Disco LL is a long life tomato with an excellent track record. Disco LL is a semi-determinate medium maturing variety with very strong growth and good fruit colour and flavour. Plants are very vigorous with a very good leaf cover. Yield potential is very high with a very high percentage of first-grade fruit. The variety is aimed at the typical pre-pack market but for outdoor production. Disco LL has high resistance to Verticillium wilt race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 (Fol: 1 – 2) and Root-knot (Mi, Mj). Disco LL has intermediate resistance to Bacterial canker (Cmm), Bacterial speck (Pst), Bacterial spot Xcv (now Xav) and Bacterial wilt race 1 (Rs: 1).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Disco LL is sensitive to high applications of nitrogen

CHARACTERISTIC*: DISCO LL
KIND:
 Semi-determinate F1 hybrid salad tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
PRODUCTION TYPE: Open field
FIRMNESS: Very good
MATURITY: Medium
PLANT VIGOUR: Very good
SEASON: Year round culture in frost-free areas
FRUIT WEIGHT: 160 – 190 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Oblate
PEDUNCLE: Jointed
ATTACHMENT POINT: Small, neat
SHOULDER: Smooth
SHOULDER COLOUR: Light green
BLOSSOM END: Neat
COLOUR:
Internal: very good
External: excellent
FLAVOUR: Excellent for Long Life variety
UNIFORMITY: Very good
LEAF COVER: Excellent
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Verticillium dahliae race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici races 1 and 2 (Fol: 1 – 2)Meloidogyne incognita (Mi), Meloidgyne javanica (Mj)
Intermediate resistance: Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis (Cmm)Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato (Pst)Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria (now Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. Vesicatoria) Xcv (now Xav) and Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 (Rs: 1)
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market
POPULATION GUIDE: 10 000 – 14 000 final stand per ha (45 – 50 cm in row, 160 cm between rows)
SPECIAL FEATURES: Intermediate resistance against Bacterial canker