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Tylka F1

Discover Tylka F1 - The new Green House tomato on Growers and Buyers lips

Why Tylka F1?

1. Taste - A sweet tomato is the pick for Buyers. Tylka F1 is a particularly good tasting variety without a bitter after taste.

2. Shape - The oval (saladette) shaped tomato is attractive to buyers. Tylka F1 is shaped to sell.

3. Firmness - Tylka F1 is hard and can withstand transportation without mashing.

TYLKA F1 FACTS

Plant Type

  • Tylka F1 is an early to medium indeterminate and requires staking.
  • It is a hybrid tomato ideal for passive greenhouse and outdoor production.
  • Strong and open plant, medium foliage and highly responsive to fertilizer and irrigation.
  • First bloom appears in 35-40 days.

Maturity

  • 75 days after transplanting

Production/ Yield

  • Average yield of 70-80 tonnes per acre with good agronomic practice.
  • Has a long harvesting period of 4 to 6 months

Fruit

  • Elongated firm and oval fruit type (saladette).
  • Good sweet flavour.
  • Fruit size: 100-130 grams
  • Shelf life: over 21 days when harvested at mature green stage.

Disease resistance

Tylka F1 is resistant to the following diseases:

  • Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV)
  • Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV): 0-2
  • Grey leaf spot
  • Fusarium crown and root rot
  • Verticillium & fusarium wilt (race 1 and 2)
  • Nematodes (M. incognita)

 

 

Kilele F1

Introducing Kilele F1 - the open field farming tomato with a knock out kit against tomato yellow leaf curl virus and nematodies

Why Kilele F1

1. High Yielding - With 3 times the yield of non-hybrid tomatoes. Kilele F1 gives 30-35 tomatoes per acre, under good agronomic practices.

2. A Hard Tomato - Hardness in a tomato increases its shelf life and transportability

3. Sweet - A sweet tomato is a pick for buyers. Kilele F1 is a particularly good tasting variety without a bitter after-taste

4. Yields More For Longer  - Kilele F1 harvesting goes on for up to 10 weeks under good agronomic conditions.

KILELE F1 FACTS

Plant Type

  • Kilele F1 is a medium early determinate elongated hybrid for bush and staked cultures.
  • It is suitable for dryer and more humid areas or periods maturity.
  • 75 days after transplanting.

Production/Yield

  • Average 30 – 35 tonnes per acre under good agronomic practice.
  • Kilele F1 can be harvested up to a period of 10 weeks.

Fruit

  • Very firm elongated (oval), non greenback, smooth and firm square fruits.
  • with an average fruit weight of 120 – 130 grams.
  • Shelf life – over 21 days when harvested at mature stage.

Disease Resistance

  • Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) (Gathuri/ ngumi)
  • Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV): 0-2
  • Verticillium & Fusarium wilt (race 1 and 2)
  • Nematodes (M.incognita/++)