NOMDIMBA F1 HYBRID INDETERMINATE SALAD TOMATO

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • UNIFORM GREEN SHOULDER
  • OUTSTANDING FRUIT QUALITY
  • TOMATO SPOTTED WILT
  • VIGOROUS PLANT

Nomdimba is a F1 Hybrid indeterminate round, multi-purpose variety with strong vegetative growth. Nomdimba has a beautiful round fruit shape, light orange to dark red, ideally suited for loose picking. High firmness (rin) makes Nomdimba ideal for transportation over long distances. The fruit has a better shelf life than most conventional varieties. Fruit size is very uniform, 130 – 160 g with an excellent yield potential. The plant vigour is good and the plant handles warmer conditions well.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • This variety is prone to cracking in rainy conditions and require irrigation scheduling to manage this effectively
  • It is advisable to prune trusses to 5 fruit in general. The first trusses should be pruned to 4 in low light conditions for the first 2 – 3 trusses

CHARACTERISTIC*: NOMDIMBA
KIND:
 Indeterminate F1 hybrid tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
PRODUCTION TYPE: Under protection and open field
SHELF LIFE: Excellent
MATURITY: Medium
PLANT VIGOUR: Very good
SEASON: Year round in frost-free areas
FRUIT WEIGHT: 130 – 160 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Round oblate
PEDUNCLE: Jointed
ATTACHMENT POINT: Very small, neat
SHOULDER: Smooth
SHOULDER COLOUR: Uniform
COLOUR:
Internal: very good
External: very good
FLAVOUR: Good
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
LEAF COVER: Medium dense
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Tomato mosaic virus (ToMV), Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV), Fulvia fulva (ex Cladesporium fulvum) races 1 – 5 (Ff: 1 – 5), Fusarium oxysporum f. Sp. lycopersici races 1 and 2 (Fol: 1 – 2), Verticillium dahliae race 1 (Vd: 1)
Intermediate resistance: Meloidogyne arenaria (Ma), Meloidogyne incognita (Mi), Meloidogyne javanica (Mj)
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market and pre-pack
POPULATION GUIDE: 20 000 – 24 000 final stand per ha for production under protection. 10 000 – 14 000 final stand per ha for open field
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent quality