Ravena* F1 Hybrid Indeterminate Saladette Tomato

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EXCELLENT FRUIT QUALITY
  • UNIFORM GREEN SHOULDER
  • TOMATO SPOTTED WILT RESISTANCE
  • GOOD RESISTANCE TO CRACKING
  • GOOD LEAF COVER
  • GOOD FRUIT SIZE AT THE END OF THE SEASON

Ravena* is a new indeterminate saladette tomato with very good fruit quality, fruit size and very good vigour. Ravena* has a high resistance to Verticillium wilt race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium wilt races 1, 2 and 3 (Fol: 1 – 3), Tomato mosaic (ToMV) and Tomato spotted wilt (TSWV). Ravena* has a very good shelf life. The strong vigour of plants tends to make it less susceptible to common leaf diseases under circumstances normally conducive to disease development. Ravena* can be grown under shade net and in the open field due to its shorter internodes. Good fruit size is achieved until the end of the season. Ravena* have shown good tolerance against rain check and cracking.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Ravena* is sensitive to a high fertiliser regime especially nitrogen, correct any imbalances between elements
  • Contact your area representative for more information

CHARACTERISTIC: RAVENA*
KIND: 
Indeterminate F1 hybrid tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
PRODUCTION TYPE: Under protection (shade net ) and open field
SHELF LIFE: Very good
MATURITY: Medium
PLANT VIGOUR: Very good
SEASON: Year round in frost-free areas
FRUIT WEIGHT: 120 – 170 g
FRUIT SHAPE: Egg
PEDUNCLE: Jointed
ATTACHMENT POINT: 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: Verticillium dahliae race 1 (Vd: 1), Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici races 1, 2, 3 (Fol: 1 – 3), Tomato mosaic virus (ToMV) and Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) , Meloidogyne incognita (Mi)
MARKET 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, resistant to Tomato spotted wilt virus, medium dense leaf cover and strong plant vigour