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Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum )
Solanaceae

Tomato Growing District in Tamil Nadu

Varieties

CO 3 (Marutham), PKM 1 and Paiyur 1

Hybrids

COTH 1, COTH 2, TNAU Tomato Hybrid CO 3 , Tomato Hybrid CO 4


Varietal Description :



Tomato Hybrid CO 4

  • Semi determinate
  • Flat round fruit with ridges and green shoulder when immature
  • Ripened fruits red in colour, borne in cluster of 5-6
  • Fruit weight 75-80 gm
  • Yield: 92.3t/ha.
  • Duration 140-150 days
 

TNAU Tomato Hybrid CO 3

  • F1 Hybrid
  • Yield: 96.2 t/ha in 145 days
  • Semi determinate suitable for HDP
  • Smooth round fruits borne in cluster
  • Resistant to TLCV
  • Moderately resistant to root knot nematodes
         

COTH 2

  • F1 Hybrid
  • Resistant to tomato Leaf curl Virus
  • Smooth round to oblong fruits
  • borne in cluster of 3-5.
 

COTH 1

  • F1 Hybrid
  • Duration 115 Days
  • Fruits are acidic (0.61%)

         

Paiyur 1


  • Suitable for rainfed cultivation
  • Yield: 30 t/ha
 

PKM 1

  • An induced mutant
  • Flat round fruits with green shoulder
  • Suitable for long distance transport
  • Yield: 30-35 t/ha
  • Duration of 135 days
         
         
 


 
Updated on Jan, 2023
 
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