RANA* F1 HYBRID INDETERMINATE SALAD TOMATO

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • RESISTANT TO TOMATO CURLY STUNT AND ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE
  • GOOD FRUIT QUALITY
  • UNIFORM LARGE FRUIT SIZE
  • GOOD LEAF COVER AND VIGOUR

Rana* is an indeterminate salad tomato from Sakata’s local breeding programme.  Rana* has good fruit quality, large to extra-large fruit size and a very good disease package.  Rana* has high resistance to Verticillium wilt race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 (Fol: 1 – 2), Tomato mosaic (ToMV), Leaf mold races 1 – 5 (Ff: 1 – 5) (ex Cf) and intermediate resistance to Tomato curly stunt (ToCSV) and Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV).  Rana* performed very well during all production cycles.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • First three trusses should not be set during the coldest time of the season
  • Best results achieved on multiple stems, at least 2 or three stems
  • Contact your area representative for more information

CHARACTERISTIC*: RANA*
KIND: Indeterminate F1 hybrid tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
PRODUCTION TYPE: Open field production systems
FIRMNESS: Very good
MATURITY: Medium
PLANT VIGOUR: Strong
SEASON: Year round production in frost free areas
FRUIT WEIGHT: 160 – 250 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Oblate
PEDUNCLE: Jointed
ATTACHMENT POINT: Medium, neat
SHOULDER: Smooth to slightly ribbed
SHOULDER COLOUR: Uniform
COLOUR: Internal: very good; External: very good
FLAVOUR: Good
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
LEAF COVER: Medium dense
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): High resistance:Verticillium wilt race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 (Fol:1 -2), Tomato mosaic (ToMV), Leaf mold races 1 – 5 (Ff: 1 – 5) (ex Cf)
Intermediate resistance: Tomato curly stunt (ToCSV) and Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV). Meloidogyne incognita, Meloidogyne javanica (Mi,Mj)
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market and pre-pack
POPULATION GUIDE: 10 000 – 16 000 final stand per ha for open field
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent quality and firmness. Resistant to Tomato curly stunt virus