Cucumber - Alexios - Long European type - Heated greenhouse

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                                                                                                    Long European type - Heated greenhouse

                                                                                                    Alexios
                                                                                                    Alexios is a new hybrid recommended for summer and autumn production in heated greenhouses.
                                                                                                    The plant habit is quite open and very labour friendly, fruits set easily and the plant retains them
                                                                                                    well. Alexios is a very productive variety. The fruits are averagely 29-33 cms in length with very
                                                                                                    few extra long fruits produced. Alexios stays in balance even under difficult fluctuating weather
                                                                                                    conditions and keeps its strong healthy green colour throughout the growing period.
                  Cucumber
                  In the pickling market, we respond to diversified                                 Imea
                  consumer demands for both fresh-packed and                                        Imea is particularly recommended for production in artificial light crops and becomes a standard
                  processed pickles. The long shelf life of our gherkins is                         in many Scandinavian and Baltic countries. The plant guarantees a constant production thanks to
                  an added value for the entire chain.                                              a unique non-abortion character and keeps on growing with its head up, an important requirement
                  All Enza Zaden hybrids have also an extended disease                              for all high-wire crops. The fruits are very straight and uniform and averagely 31-36 cm in length,
                  resistance package. Our pickling programme is very                                very suitable for all types of market requirements. Imea is an extremely productive variety, shown to
                  successful in Eastern Europe, because it has been                                 outyield many of its competitors.
                  developed in cooperation with local growers. This
                  enables us to respond better to
                  the grower needs.                                                                 Toploader
                                                                                                    Toploader is recommended for cultivation in high-wire crops and can grow year-round with artificial
                  For many years now we have                                                        lights. The plant remains very well in balance due to the excellent vigour combined with its ability
                  been breeding successfully in                                                     not to abort fruits. The leaves remain green and healthy for long periods, very little chlorosis occurs.
                  mini cucumbers for the Middle                                                     The fruits are straight and very uniform throughout the whole production cycle. The fruits are
                  Eastern markets. Variety selection                                                averagely 30-35 cm in length, have an attractive dark green colour and an excellent shelf life.
                  is based on yield, quality and above
                  all adaptability to long growing seasons
                  and the different climate zones and weather patterns.                             Topkick
                  A successful variety is often one that can be used in                             Topkick is specially bred and selected for production in high-wire crops. It is one of the best
                  many different types of crops. Such famous names                                  varieties you can choose for these types of crops. The plant growth is very steady and fruits set well
                  as ‘Melen’, our long lasting spring and autumn mini                               and regularly throughout the whole crop. Topkick is a very reliable variety for spring crops when
                  cucumber, and ‘Fadia’ which is used more in the spring                            the light is steadily increasing, summer crops (even during hot periods) and autumn crops when
                  and early summer are two of the household names.                                  high humidity can be an issue. The fruits are averagely 30-33 cm in length. Topkick is a very high
                                                                                                    yielding hybrid. The side shoot growth is quite limited and the plant produces mainly single fruits.
                  Long European cucumbers are eaten in almost all
                  major developed markets around the world.
                  The Enza Zaden breeding programmes are focused
                  on creating high yielding varieties with better disease
                  resistance.

                  Parthenocarpic American Slicer cucumber types are
                  popular in Italy, Spain, North America and Mexico,
                  where they are more and more grown under protected                                                                                                                                           Toploader
                  conditions to increase yield potential and quality for
                                                                              Denis Fokin
                  export.
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                                                                                                                                                                                              Variety         Cultivation                           Maturity       Fruit                       Resistances                   Remarks


    Variety         Cultivation                           Maturity       Fruit                       Resistances                   Remarks




                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Summer


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Autumn


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Winter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Spring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Length
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Shape          (cm)         HR              IR
                               Summer


                                        Autumn


                                                 Winter
                      Spring




                                                                                        Length                                                                                                Long European - Heated greenhouse
                                                                         Shape          (cm)         HR              IR
                                                                                                                                                                                              Komet                                                                                                                          Dark green plant. Good setting and balance. Very good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 x        x                         Early                         30-35        Cca/Ccu         CMV/CVYV/Px
    Long European - Heated greenhouse                                                                                                                                                         (E31.21.29)                                                                                                                    fruit quality, nicely ribbed.

                                                                                                                                   Early and fast growing. Strong plants. High yielding and   Kostas                                                                                                                         Balanced growth habit. Excellent setting ability. Good
    Airbus             x        x                         Early                         31-36        Cca/Ccu         Px
                                                                                                                                   quality fruits.                                            (E23L.2151)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            x       Early                         31-37        Cca/Ccu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             fruit quality.

                                                                                                                                   Very productive. Sets fruits easily and hold them well.                                                                                                                                   A powerful and generative variety. Very uniform fruits.
    Alexios                     x        x                Early                         29-33        Cca/Ccu         Px
                                                                                                                                   Labour friendly crop.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Kurios                      x                         Medium-early                  29-33        Cca/Ccu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             High total yield.

                                                                                                                                   Strong, compact plant with strong head. Grows and                                                                                                                                         Open, generative plant habit. Uniform, dark green fruits,
    Bowing             x        x        x                Medium                        30-33        Ccu             CVYV/Px
                                                                                                                                   produces well in the heat.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lockheed           x        x        x                Medium                        32-35        Ccu             CMV/CVYV/Px
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             nicely ribbed.

                                                                                                                                   New hybrid for the heated greenhouse. Very high
    Cratos             x        x        x                Medium-early                  31-36        Ccu
                                                                                                                                   production.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Pyralis            x        x                         Early                         32-35        Cca/Ccu                       Very open plant, steady grower. High total yield.


                                                                                                                                   Steady grower. Excellent recuperative powers. Dark                                                                                                                                        Strong, fast, open growing plant habit. Uniform fruits and
    Defense                     x        x                Medium                        30-33        Cca/Ccu         CMV/CVYV/Px
                                                                                                                                   green fruits.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Talbot             x        x        x                Early                         34-35        Ccu             Px
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             high total yield.

                                                                                                                                   High yielder. Excellent fruit quality and setting. Dark                                                                                                                                   High-wire variety, suitable for under lights. Labour
    Dreamliner         x        x        x                Medium                        33-39        Ccu             CMV/CVYV/Px
                                                                                                                                   fruits.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Topkick            x        x        x        x       Early                         29-33        Cca/Ccu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             friendly. High production.

                                                                                                                                   Perfoms well in hot summers. High fruit load, continuous                                                                                                                                  High-wire variety, suitable for under lights. Good setting
    Galaxy                      x                         Medium                        31-36        Cca/Ccu         Px
                                                                                                                                   setting.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Toploader          x        x        x        x       Early                         29-33        Cca/Ccu         Px
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and well balanced.

                                                                                                                                   Recommended for summer crops. Strong, open plant                                                                                                                                          Especially for high light intensity crops with interplanting.
    Gulfstream                  x        x                Early                         30-32        Ccu             Px
                                                                                                                                   with few laterals. Quality fruits.
                                                                                                                                                                                              E 23L.2196         x        x        x        x       Early                         31-36        Cca/Ccu         Px
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Balanced plant, high yield and very good fruit quality.

                                                                                                                                   High lights variety. Good setting and balance. For                                                                                                                                        Fast grower. Suitable for summer short crop. Excellent
    Imea               x        x        x        x       Medium-early                  31-36        Cca/Ccu         Px
                                                                                                                                   Scandinavian growers.
                                                                                                                                                                                              E 23L.2198         x        x                         Early                         29-34        Ccu             Px
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             fruit quality.

    HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.                                                                            HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.
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                                                                                                                                                                                               Long European - Non-heated greenhouse

                                                                                                                                                                                               Borja
                                                                                                                                                                                               Borja is one of the main standard hybrids used in autumn, winter and spring crops in non-heated
                                                                                                                                                                                               greenhouses in Southern Europe. Borja is grown widely because of its high production capacity of
                                                                                                                                                                                               excellent quality fruits and very good shelf life and marketability. The fruits are averagely 30-34 cm
                                                                                                                                                                                               in length, straight and dark green. Borja has a nice balance between plant and fruit production and
                                                                                                                                                                                               shows very good regrowth with strong side shoots after the top has reached the wire.
    Variety         Cultivation                           Maturity   Fruit                        Resistances                   Remarks

                                                                                                                                                                                               Kalunga
                               Summer


                                        Autumn


                                                 Winter




                                                                                                                                                                                               Kalunga has proved itself to be a very flexible and reliable variety, suitable for growing in a wide
                      Spring




                                                                                     Length                                                                                                    range of non-heated greenhouse conditions. The plant is quite compact but very strong in its
                                                                     Shape           (cm)         HR           IR
                                                                                                                                                                                               growth habit. The production of fruits is well balanced throughout the production cycle. Kalunga
    Long European - Non-heated greenhouse                                                                                                                                                      produces high quality straight fruits, averagely 31-32 cm in length. It is a high producing variety,
                                                                                                                                                                                               easy to grow for spring/summer as well as autumn crops.
                                                                                                                                Very uniform, dark shiny fruits. Good balance, fast and
    Azabache                             x        x       Medium                    32-35        Cca/Ccu       CVYV
                                                                                                                                strong regrowth.


    Beluga             x        x        x                Early                     32-34        Cca/Ccu       Px
                                                                                                                                Produces well in the heat. High stem fruit production. A       Polargo
                                                                                                                                quality variety.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Polargo is a relatively new Enza Zaden hybrid recommended for non-heated greenhouse
                                                                                                                                                                                               production in most of the important cucumber growing regions of Europe. Even with quite low
                                                                                                                                Very versatile variety. Strong and fast growing. Excellent
    Borja              x        x        x                Early                     30-32        Cca/Ccu       CVYV
                                                                                                                                export quality fruits.                                         temperatures Polargo maintains its size and quality. The plant habit is strong growing and fruit         Borja
                                                                                                                                                                                               setting is excellent and uniform in the whole plant. Polargo produces dark, straight shiny fruits
                                                                                                                                Good fruit setting under cold conditions. Good regrowth        averagely 32-36 cm in length. A "must have" for the professional cucumber grower.
    Cierzo                               x        x       Medium                    30-34        Cca/Ccu       CVYV/CYSDV
                                                                                                                                under low light.

                                                                                                                                Strong, fast growing plant with good side-shoot
    Delano             x                 x                Medium                    31-33        Cca/Ccu       CMV/CVYV/Px
                                                                                                                                development. Performs well in hot conditions.                  Midi
    Kalunga            x        x        x                Medium                    31-32        Cca/Ccu       Px
                                                                                                                                Very flexible, strong and compact plant. High production
                                                                                                                                and easy to grow.                                              Tristan
                                                                                                                                                                                               Tristan is the standard midi type cucumber for all professional growers. The average fruit length is
                                                                                                                                Well balanced plant habit. Excellent, uniform fruit quality.   22-25 cm. It is recommended for all heated greenhouse spring, summer and autumn crops under
    Liberne                              x        x       Early                     32-36        Ccu           CMV/CVYV/CYSDV
                                                                                                                                A new hybrid for professional growers.
                                                                                                                                                                                               natural light and for winter crops under artificial lights. Strong against head scorch, necrosis and
                                                                                                                                Compact, strong plant and big leaves. Very uniform fruit       chlorosis. The plant habit is strong and generative which gives a very high and stable production
    Marcos             x                 x                Early                     32-36        Cca/Ccu       CVYV
                                                                                                                                shape, dark green colour.                                      on the stem, and later on a very good yield from the laterals. A unique variety, Tristan is a winner.

                                                                                                                                Slightly ribbed fruits. Plant has good growing capacity and
    Marumba            x                 x        x       Early                     34-37        Cca/Ccu
                                                                                                                                recuperative power.

                                                                                                                                High quality dark green cucumbers. Winter production in
    Polargo                                       x       Medium                    32-36        Ccu           CMV/CVYV/CYSDV
                                                                                                                                South Europe.

                                                                                                                                Strong, sideshoot development. Open plant. Excellent
    Voreas                                        x       Medium                    33-36        Ccu           CVYV/CYSDV
                                                                                                                                export quality fruits.

    Midi

                                                                                                                                For year-round production. High yield and excellent fruit
    Tristan            x        x        x        x       Early                     22-25        Cca/Ccu       Px                                                                                                                                                                                       Tristan
                                                                                                                                quality.

    HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mini

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fadia
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fadia is one of Enza Zaden’s top mini cucumber hybrids particularly recommended for production in spring
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and summer non-heated greenhouse crops. The fruits are averagely 17-18 cm in length, very uniform in size
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and have an excellent marketable shiny green colour. Fadia produces three fruits per node and sets well
                                                                                                                                                                                                 under varying conditions which results in enormous total yield. The quality and shelf life of Fadia is much
                                                                                                                                                                                                 appreciated by traders and the market in general.



                                                                                                                                                                                                 Melen
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Melen is the best variety for autumn and early spring crops. This very productive hybrid is easy to grow, easy
    Variety         Cultivation                           Maturity   Fruit                  Fruiting     Resistances                 Remarks                                                     to work in and always gives a reliable performance. In both hot and cool conditions it maintains its production
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and quality level. Melen has a very regular fruit shape. The plant gives short, generative sideshoots and has a
                                                                                                                                                                                                 strong root system. Melen is best appreciated for its outstanding fruit quality and uniformity.                                  Melen
                               Summer


                                        Autumn


                                                 Winter
                      Spring




                                                                                 Length
                                                                     Shape       (cm)                    HR          IR                                                                           Variety         Cultivation                           Maturity   Fruit                    Fruiting     Resistances              Remarks
    Mini




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Summer
                                                                                                                     Px/CMV/ CVYV/




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Autumn
    Asef                        x        x                Early                  15-17      multi        Ccu                         Very productive under hot conditions.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Winter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Spring
                                                                                                                     ZYMV/WMV/PRSV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Length
                                                                                                                                     Flexible variety with balanced plant and very good                                                                            Shape       (cm)                      HR        IR
    Adham 584          x                 x                Medium                 17-19      Semi-multi               CMV/CVYV/Px     fruit quality. Good plant endurance. Sets well in hot
                                                                                                                                     conditions.                                                  Mini

    Bilqis                                        x       Early                  16-18      Semi-multi Ccu           Px/CVYV         High quality fruits. Flexible plant habit.                                                                                                                                                   Grown all year-round. Very flexible hybrid.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nagene                      x        x        x       Medium                 17-19        Semi-multi Ccu         Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Consistent performer.

                                                                                                                                     Late autumn winter variety, excellent for short
    Borhan                               x        x       Early                  15-17      Single       Ccu         Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                     cropping.                                                    Negaar                                        x       Late                   16-18        Single       Ccu       Px/CMV/CVYV    Strong against cold and good recovery capacity.


    Efsane                               x        x       Medium                 17-18      Single       Ccu         Px/CMV/CVYV     For late autumn. Excellent quality fruits, nicely ribbed.    Passandra                            x        x       Medium                 14-16        Single       Ccu       Px/CMV         Standard late autumn-winter variety. High yielding.


                                                                                                                                     High flexibility, high production and good plant                                                                                                                                             Super mini type. Widely adaptable and very
    Fadia              x        x                         Early                  15-17      Multi        Ccu         Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                     balance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Picolino           x                 x                Early                  12-14        Multi        Cca/Ccu   Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  productive.

                                                                                                                     Px/CMV/ CVYV/                                                                                                                                                                                 Px/CMV/CVYV/   Excellent spring/summer variety. Very early into
    Hams                        x                         Early                  17-18      Multi        Ccu
                                                                                                                     ZYMV/WMV/PRSV
                                                                                                                                     Short internodes, opens plant type, good fruit setting.      Sausan             x        x                         Early                  15-17        Multi        Ccu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WMV/PRSV       production.

                                                                                                                                     Very good performance in mild winter tunnel crops.                                                                                                                                           Recommended for late autumn planting. High
    Hoyrat             x                 x        x       Early                  18-19      Single       Ccu         CMV/CVYV/Px
                                                                                                                                     Fast fruit filling. Open plant habit with short laterals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Socrates                             x        x       Early                  14-16        Single       Ccu       Px
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  yielding.


    Inci                        x                         Early                  17-18      Multi        Ccu         CMV/CVYV/Px     High yielding, flexible variety.                                                                                                                                                             Generative plant. Excellent fruit quality, nicely
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tassneem           x                 x                Early                  17-19        Semi-multi Cca/Ccu     Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ribbed and shiny.

    Katrina            x        x                         Early                  15-17      Multi        Ccu         Px/CMV/CVYV     Recommended for spring/early summer planting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Extended shelf life. Very good at recovery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Zaineh             x                 x                Early                  18-19        Semi-multi Cca/Ccu     Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Excellent fruit quality.
    Melen              x                 x                Early                  16-18      Single       Cca/Ccu     Px/CMV/CVYV     Compact plant with short internodes. High production.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  High early and total yield. Balanced plant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  E 3215811          x                 x                Early                  17-18        Semi-multi Ccu         CMV/CVYV/Px    Outstanding fruit quality during the whole
    Minmax             x                                  Medium                 16-18      Semi-multi Ccu           Px/CMV/CVYV     Steady growing. High quality fruits. Exceptional yield.                                                                                                                                      production season.

    HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.                                                                                HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.
    Current information concerning the resistances is available on www.enzazaden.com                                                                                                              Current information concerning the resistances is available on www.enzazaden.com


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                                                                                                                                                                                          Pickling

                                                                                                                                                                                          Gunnar
                                                                                                                                                                                          Gunnar is part of the new pickling cucumber sensation of the Enza Zaden breeding kitchens.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Gunnar is superior to most standard hybrids used in the markets. Particularly recommended for
                                                                                                                                                                                          growing in non-heated protected crops in the spring, summer and autumn, but Gunnar is equally
                                                                                                                                                                                          at home in a slightly heated spring crop. The total production is very high. Gunnar produces very
                                                                                                                                                                                          uniform fruits, is dark green in colour and very attractive for fresh market consumption. Take a
                                                                                                                                                                                          look at Gunnar and improve your profitability.



                                                                                                                                                                                          Tumi
                                                                                                                                                                                          Tumi is one of our most reliable all-round pickling cucumber hybrid, recommended for all
                                                                                                                                                                                          non-heated protected crops in the spring and the autumn. Tumi shows an amazing ability to
                                                                                                                                                                                          continue production of high quality fruits when most other varieties have stopped. The plant habit   Gunnar
                                                                                                                                                                                          is quite compact and side shoot production is abundant. The fruits are very uniform, dark green
                                                                                                                                                                                          and with good spines and warts. It produces regularly and quickly after each successive harvest.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Very suitable for both fresh market consumption and processing.




    Variety         Cultivation                           Vigour    Maturity      Fruit                       Resistances             Remarks
                               Summer


                                        Autumn


                                                 Winter
                      Spring




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tumi
                                                                                  Length
                                                                                  (cm)          Shape         HR        IR

    Pickling

                                                                                                                                      Dark green, cylindrical shiny fruits. Steady
    Derya              x        x        x                Strong    Medium        12                         Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      production.

                                                                                                                                      For heated and non-heated greenhouse
    Gunnar             x        x        x                Strong    Early         12-14                      Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      production. Very high yield.

                                                                                                                                      Cylindrical, dark and long fruits with more warts
    Ronaldo            x        x        x                Strong    Early         12-14                      Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      and spines.

                                                                                                                                      Nice quality dark green fruits. Recommended for
    Sigurd             x        x        x                Strong    Medium        12                         Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      a long crop.

                                                                                                                                      Tumi is amongst the most reliable and allround
    Tumi               x                 x                Strong    Medium        12                         Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      varieties we have.

    HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.
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                                                                                                                                                                                            Slicer

                                                                                                                                                                                            Corinto
                                                                                                                                                                                            Corinto is a very flexible slicer type hybrid from Enza Zaden, suitable for production in both
                                                                                                                                                                                            non-heated greenhouses and open field. Corinto is recommended for spring, summer and
                                                                                                                                                                                            autumn crops. The plant is fast growing and quite generative which sets fruits easily. The fruits
                                                                                                                                                                                            are averagely 20-22 cm in length and uniformly coloured: dark shiny green. The fruits have
                                                                                                                                                                                            an excellent shelf life. Corinto is successful in many markets and is a reliable variety for the
                                                                                                                                                                                            professional grower.



                                                                                                                                                                                            Paraiso
                                                                                                                                                                                            Paraiso leads the markets in all autumn, winter and spring crops in non-heated greenhouse
                                                                                                                                                                                            production regimes. The fruits are quite long, averagely 22-24 cm in length and uniformly
                                                                                                                                                                                            coloured: very dark green with few spines. The fruits have an excellent quality and shelf life.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Paraiso sets fruits regularly and consistently throughout the production period giving an enormous
    Variety         Cultivation                           Vigour    Maturity     Fruit                       Resistances              Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                                            final yield. Paraiso is grown widely around the world, and is particularly appreciated for its
                                                                                                                                                                                            attractive fruits and keeping qualities.
                               Summer


                                        Autumn


                                                 Winter
                      Spring




                                                                                 Length
                                                                                 (cm)          Shape         HR        IR

    Slicer

                                                                                                                                      Strong growing winter variety. High yield. Long,
    Alcazar                                       x       Strong    Medium       19-21                      Ccu        Px/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      dark green uniform fruits.

                                                                                                                                      Very productive. Widely adaptable. High quality,
    Corinto            x                 x                Strong    Early        20-25                                 Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      dark green fruits.

                                                                                                                                      Well balanced plant growth. Regular production
    Ekron              x                 x                Strong    Medium       20-22                      Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      of firm, quality fruits.                                                                                                                                   Corinto

                                                                                                                                      Very flexible hybrid. Compact plant, generative
    Enki               x                 x        x       Medium    Medium       20-22                                 Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      side shoots. Attractive, cylindical fruits.

                                                                                                                                      High yielding hybrid. Good resistance package.
    Incas              x                 x        x       Medium    Medium       18-20                      Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      Widely adaptable.

                                                                                                                                      Vigorous, open plant. Attractive dark green fruits.
    Macario            x                          x       Strong    Medium       16-18                      Ccu        Px/CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      Extended shelf life.

                                                                                                                       Px/CMV/CVYV/   Highly resistant hybrid. Very flexible variety.
    Menfis             x                 x        x       Medium    Early        18-22
                                                                                                                       CYSDV/ZYMV     Compact but open plant.

                                                                                                                       Px/CMV/CVYV/   Excellent fruit quality. Well balanced, strong
    Paraiso            x                 x        x       Strong    Medium       20-22
                                                                                                                       CYSDV          growing plant.

                                                                                                                                      Very dark green fruits. Good side-shoot
    Pontia             x                 x        x       Strong    Medium       22-24                      Cca/ccu    CMV/CVYV
                                                                                                                                      production. A well-known hybrid.

                                                                                                                       Px/CMV/CVYV/   Quite strong growing plant, few side shoots. Very
    Sargon             x        x                         Medium    Medium       19-21                      Ccu
                                                                                                                       ZYMV           productive. High quality fruits.

    HR: High Resistance | IR: Intermediate Resistance | For explanation of the codes of resistances, see page 166.
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