Fruit & Vegetable Magazine

Features Production Research
New Varieties 2006


April 1, 2008
By Fruit & Vegetable

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BANJA
A French, gourmet-style green bean that
matures in 55 days. Dark green and round, about nine-10 cm in length and adapted to machine harvest.
(Information, photo
Courtesy of Norseco)

SEA BUSCUIT
Dark green bean that matures in 52 days.
Has low fibre, very upright plant of medium height. Tolerant to CBMV, has some
brown spot tolerance. (Information, photo
Courtesy of Stokes)

BORO
A hybrid beet with dark green foliage, matures in 52 days. An early variety with erect and healthy foliage. Very good quality.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

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IRONMAN CMS
A CMS version of Ironman that matures in 92 days. Plants are easy to work with and
harvest. Heads are solid, deep dome-shaped and have lots of high quality crown cuts.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

MARTHA
Matures in 55 days,
producing a short,
compact plant. Is a medium green colour with a dome shape. An early variety with good heat tolerance in spring. Good for bunching or crowns. (Information, photo courtesy of Norseco)

NS 649
A dark green,
semi-dome broccoli that matures in 55 days. A medium, erect plant with a firm head, good heat tolerance, medium to large beads. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

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RBR219
A dark green, dome broccoli that matures in 88 days. A large, erect plant for the summer/fall season with small beads and nice appearance. Great for bunching. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

CUMULUS
Matures in 148 days. Harvest in October or early November from a mid-May, outdoor
planting. An improved Rowena-type with 17
to 19 rings and round, medium green sprouts. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)
 
ARTOST YR
A green, summer cabbage that matures in 58 days. Has a dense and uniform head with good wrappers and high yield. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
 

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ERMOSA
A savoy-style cabbage that matures in 85 days. Dark green and replaces Emprosa. Has good density and field holding ability.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

GOLDEN DYNASTY
A summer cabbage that matures in 55 days. A CMS variety that can be harvested early for a small head or later for a larger head.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

TEMPROSA YR
A dark green savoy
cabbage-type with a medium-sized head. Has good wrapper leaves. Replaces Supera.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

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REACTION YR
A green winter cabbage that matures in 92 days. A Topgun-type which can also be used as an alternative to Loughton. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

TRIGGER YR
A green summer
cabbage that matures
in 60 days. Has good results at high density but can produce larger heads at lower densities.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

 

BASTIA
An industry-type variety that matures in 85 days. A Fontana-type with better foliage and smoother roots. Good for storage.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
 

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DYNA BITES
Matures in 65 days. Uniform, extra long tube-shaped roots, medium-dark orange and coreless. Excellent texture and flavour. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

PURPLE HAZE
Matures in 70 days. Hybrid, purple carrot with bright orange
centre. Smooth roots, very sweet flavour. Vigorous, upright tops. Cooking dissolves the purple colour. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes
& Norseco)
SIRION
A Witloof chicory hybrid that matures in 105 days. A uniform and
vigorous plant which replaces Monroe. Very unique, dark colour. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

 

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DELFINO
Matures in 35 days. A novelty coriander with fine, fernlike foliage; strong aroma; produces a short, 20-inch plant. An All American Selections Winner – 2006. (Information, photo courtesy of Stokes)

INTIMIDATOR
An early season slicer that matures in 53 days. Dark green, quality
fruit with uniform straightness, slight taper at both ends. Plants are tolerant to CMV, DM, PM, ALS, ANTH2 and scab. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

SASSY
An uniform, cylindrical, dark green fruit with extra length. Fruit are slightly tapered and have excellent interiors. High yields. Tolerance to CMV, ALS, ANTH and scab. Moderate tolerance to PM and DM.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)
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CLOUD NINE
A white eggplant hybrid that matures in 65 days. Cylindrical, oval shape similar to Casper. Has a green calyx and white skin. Produces good foliage cover. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

PLANTATION
An endive that matures in 85 days. An improved Salad King-type with larger size and darker colour. Good bolting
tolerance.
(Information, photo courtesy of Norseco)

BABY STAR MI COS
A Mini Cos or
Romaine-type that matures in 64 days. Novelty dark green mini romaine or cos lettuce. Can be used for baby leaf lettuce at about half age. Has some
excellent disease
tolerance.
(Information, photo courtesy of Stokes)
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RED EXPRESS
aA red, looseleaf type that matures in 55 days. Deep red colour on both sides of the leaf, prominent on both sides of the leaf. Has large frame, loose leaves. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

RHAPSODY
A Butterhead/Boston type that matures in 55 days. Is very heavy with a glossy green head, similar to Sinatra. (Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

1402
A Cantaloupe style melon that matures in 76 days. Is round in shape with orange coloured flesh. A very unique melon, perfect for single servings. Has high yield. (Information, photo courtesy of Norseco)
 
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RED LINE
A red onion that matures in 105 days. An improved Red Beauty. Dark red in the centre. Stays firm, even in storage. (Information, photo courtesy of Norseco)

SAFRANE
A yellow onion that matures in 105 days. Produces large bulbs that are dark bronze in colour. Has better root system and higher
percentage of single centres than Prince. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
SHERMAN
A yellow onion that matures in 96 days. Produces a medium to large bulb that is bronze in colour. A Mountaineer-type with a very good root system. Produces very good size. (Information, photo courtesy of Norseco)
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GEPETTO
A curled-type, Italian parsley that has large, dark green, glossy leaves. Experiences
vigorous regrowth after cutting.
(Information, photo courtesy of Norseco)

ECLIPSE
A shelling pea that matures in 65 days. Has good heat tolerance and excellent sweet taste. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

CARMEN
A sweet Italian Ramshorn hybrid
pepper that matures in 75 days. Unique,
horn-shaped pepper with wide shoulders. Ripens medium green to red. Tastes very sweet at maturity.
(Information, photo courtesy of Stokes, Norseco)
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CHERRY PICK HYBRID
A sweet cherry type that matures in 68 days. A hybrid producing small, green fruit which ripens to dark red. Tolerant to TV.
(Information, photo courtesy of Stokes)

MARIACHI
A hot, chili pepper that matures in 75 days. Has a conical shape and changes from yellow to red at ripeness. An All American Selection Winner – 2006. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

TIBURON
A Poblano-type hot
pepper that matures in 80 days. An elongated shape that changes from green to red
at ripeness. Very
productive. Great for stuffing.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
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TIME BOMB
A cherry-type hot
pepper that matures in 68 days. An earlier and larger cherry-type with round, heart-shaped fruit that go from green to dark red at ripeness. (Information, photos
courtesy of Norseco)

18 KARAT GOLD
An 18 pound, Powdery Mildew Tolerant pumpkin. This 105 day hybrid grows on a large, vigorous vine; has an excellent dark orange colour and good handles. Is well suited as a shipper for northern zone growers.
(Photo courtesy of Rupp)
APPRENTICE
A mini pumpkin that matures in 90 days. Fruit is about one pound and has an orange, hard shell. Tolerant to fusarium, phyophtora.
(Information, photos
courtesy of Stokes)

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GLADIATOR HYB
A hybrid with powdery mildew tolerance that matures in 100 days. Has excellent colour, good yields, a very vigorous plant. Fruit averages about 20-30 pounds. Strong handles. (Information, photos
courtesy of Stokes)
GOLD CHALLENGER
Gold Challenger
A 20 pound hybrid with beautiful, dark orange fruit with good handles; produced on a
semi-bush plant.
(Photo courtesy of Rupp)

GOLD MEDALLION
A 110 day hybrid that features dark colour and a great, long handle. Grown on a large,
vigorous vine; averages 40-plus pounds. Very similar to Gold Medal with a nine pound weight increase.
(Photo courtesy of Rupp)
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PRANKSTER
This three pound pie
pumpkin is designed for boxers and shippers with a handle that will hold up and not shrivel.
Matures in 85 days
on a Powdery Mildew Tolerant plant.
(Photo courtesy of Rupp)

SUPER HERC
A hybrid with powdery mildew tolerance that matures in 100 days. Has a tall, deep shape, averages 25-35 pounds with strong handles and high yields.
(Information, photos
courtesy of Stokes)

BETTERNUT 905
A new Rupp hybrid with good flesh colour and uniformity on a
semi-bush plant. More uniform fruit size than Waltham, plus high yields. Produces four pound, 10-inch fruit in 80 days.
(Photo courtesy of Rupp)
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GREY GHOST
A hybrid Kabocha type that matures in 100 days. A flat globe, cupless shaped, uniform fruit that stores well. Great taste. (Information, photos courtesy of Stokes)

CHANTILLY TSW
A main and early
season SE white that is similar to Sugar Pearl with excellent tip fill and tip cover. Fantastic
eating quality. Some
tolerance to NCLB, SCLB and rust.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)
DEVOTION
A white Gourmet Sweet corn that matures in 80 days. Eight-inch cobs with 18-20 rows. Has moderate tolerance to SW.
(Information, photo courtesy of Stokes)
 

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MIRAI 334 BC
A bicolour sh2 variety that matures in 72 days. Easy to snap, has good vigour, good ear
protection and excellent tip fill.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
PASSION 
A yellowish variety that matures in 77 days. Very sweet and tender, has great taste. Moderate tolerance to SW.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes, Norseco)
VALOR
A bicolour sesh2 type that matures in 66 days. Good size for its
maturity, sturdy and dark green plant.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
 

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BEC 209
A baby leaf Swiss Chard that matures in 28 days. Has a red stem and green foliage. A multigrem hybrid that is vigorous and erect. Has tolerance to cercospora, bolting and mildew.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
APPLAUSE
An early tomato variety that matures in 59 days. Produces large to
extra-large fruit. Very productive. Very firm fruit.
(Information, photos
courtesy of Stokes, Norseco)
 
INDY VFFST
An early season, bush hybrid that matures in
65 days. Large to
extra-large fruit, deep globe shape, very smooth and firm.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Stokes)

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SUN SUGAR
An orange, cherry-type hybrid tomato that matures in 60 days. Very sweet fruit. Resistant to cracking.
(Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)

ORANGE SWEET
A watermelon with unique, bright, sherbet orange flesh that matures in 83 days. Light green to medium green striped rind is tough and durable. Great for long distance shipping.
(Information, photo courtesy of Stokes)
ONE BALL
A yellow fruit zucchini that matures in 45 days. Round in shape. A yellow version of Eight Ball with an open, erect and productive plant. (Information, photo
courtesy of Norseco)
 


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