FORTUNA F1 HYBRID SEMI-DETERMINATE SALAD TOMATO

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • VIGOROUS GROWTH HABIT
  • EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
  • MULTIPLE DISEASE RESISTANCE
  • SUITED FOR OPEN FIELD PRODUCTION

Fortuna is a semi-determinate medium-late maturing salad type variety. Plants are very vigorous with excellent leaf cover. Yield potential is very high with a very high percentage of first grade fruit with good flavour. Fortuna can maintain fruit size to the end of the season. The variety is aimed at the typical pre-pack market but for outdoor production. Fortuna has high resistance to Verticillium wilt race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium wilt races 1 – 3 (Fol: 1 – 3), Tomato mosaic (ToMV) and Root-knot (Mi, Mj), Gray leaf spot (Ss), Alternaria stem cancker (Aal) and intermediate resistance to Bacterial wilt (Rs: 1).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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CHARACTERISTIC*: FORTUNA
KIND:
Semi-determinate F1 hybrid salad tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
PRODUCTION TYPE: Open field
FIRMNESS: Very good
MATURITY: Medium-late
PLANT VIGOUR: Very good
SEASON: Year round culture in frost free areas
FRUIT WEIGHT: 160 – 220 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Oblate
PEDUCLE: Jointed
ATTACHMENT POINT: Small, neat
SHOULDER: Smooth to slightly ribbed
SHOULDER COLOUR: Uniform
BLOSSOM END: Neat
COLOUR:
Internal: very good
External: excellent
FLAVOUR: Excellent
UNIFORMITY: Very good
LEAF COVER: Excellent
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Verticillium dahliae race 1 (Vd: 1)Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici races 1 – 3 (Fol: 1 – 3)Tomato mosaic virus (ToMV), Meloidogyne incognita (Mi)Meloidgyne javanica (Mj)Stemphillium solani (Ss)Alternaria alternata f. sp. lycopersici (Aal).
Intermediate resistance: Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 biovar 3 (Rs: 1)
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market
POPULATION GUIDE: 10 000 – 16 000 final stand per ha (45 – 50 cm in row, 160 cm between rows)
SPECIAL FEATURES: Very good size at the end of season