MARIANA F1 HYBRID DETERMINATE SALADETTE TOMATO

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EXCEPTIONAL FRUIT SET IN SUMMER
  • VERY HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • OUTSTANDING FRUIT QUALITY
  • EXCELLENT SHELF LIFE

Mariana is a determinate saladette type tomato with exceptional fruit set in summer. Plants are small to medium in size. Fruit are predominately extra-large, very uniform in shape and have excellent firmness despite having large internal locules. The external and internal colour of the fruit is very good and the fruit walls are thick. Shelf life is excellent. Mariana has high resistance to Verticillium wilt race 1 (Vd: 1) and Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 (Fol: 1 – 2) and intermediate resistance to Root-knot (Mi, Mj), Alternaria stem canker (Aal) and Gray leaf spot (Ss).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Apply 60 % nitrogen before week 6 in order to build a proper support system for high yield
  • Contact your area representative for more information

CHARACTERISTIC*: MARIANA
KIND:
 F1 hybrid tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
TYPE: Determinate saladette
FIRMNESS: Good to very good
MATURITY: Medium late
SEASON: Year round culture in frost free areas, particularly suited for summer production
FRUIT WEIGHT: 120 – 250 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Blocky
ATTACHMENT POINT: Small, neat
FRUIT COLOUR: Fruit shoulder very light green turning red. Excellent internal and external colour
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).
Intermediate resistance: Meloidogyne incognita (Mi) and Meloidogyne javanica (Mj), Alternaria alternata f. sp. lycopersici (Aal) and Stemphylium solani (Ss)
MARKETS / END USE: Processing and fresh market
POPULATION GUIDE: 15 000 – 20 000 final stand per ha
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent fruit set at high temperatures, very high yield potential