Emerald* F1 Hybrid Tomato Determinate Saladette

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • UNIFORM FRUIT OF GOOD QUALITY
  • EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
  • INTERMEDIATE RESISTANCE TO BACTERIAL WILT

Emerald* is a hybrid suitable for long distance transportation because of its excellent firmness. Emerald* has a good plant cover that protects the fruit exposed to the sun. The plants have intermediate resistance to bacterial wilt disease and bears an excellent yield.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Emerald* can be planted to reduce risk in areas with Bacterial wilt infection

CHARACTERISTIC: EMERALD*
KIND: F1 hybrid tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
TYPE: Determinate saladette
FIRMNESS: Excellent
MATURITY: Early (60 – 65 days after transplanting for first harvest)
SEASON: Year round culture in frost free areas. Rainy and post rainy.
FRUIT WEIGHT: 80 – 100 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Blocky
ATTACHMENT POINT: Small, neat
FRUIT COLOUR: Bright red
UNIFORMITY: Very good
LEAF COVER: Very good
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Verticillium dahliae race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici races 1 and 2 (Fol: 1 – 2)
Intermediate resistance: Ralstonia solanacearum (Rs), Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl virus (TYLCV)
MARKETS / END USE: Processing and fresh market
POPULATION GUIDE: 20 000 – 25 000 final stand per ha
SPECIAL FEATURES: Good disease package, excellent fruit quality. Tolerates high temperature and has intermediate resistance to Bacterial wilt