Our new varieties
A determinate medium early maturing hybrid tomato variety for fresh market with good fruit setting and good fruit impression. The variety has very good plant vigor and very good plant cover and shows very minimal fruit disorders making it the perfect variety for sale and consumption. It has a nursery period of 3-4 weeks and matures 75 – 85 days after transplanting.. This variety promises a yield of 75 – 80 T/ha under good agricultural practices. The fruits are medium sized, blocky and round in shape and boast a shelf life of 10 days. The variety is strong against Bacterial leafspot (X. vesicatoria). A rate of 20,000 plants/ha is recommended.
Yellow Queen F1
A short day onion with uniform yellow coloured bulbs. The variety is suitable for the fresh or processing market. This variety has very good pungency which influences the flavor making it suitable for salads as well as soups. The variety is well compacted and with closed narrow necks and hence able to keep well for up to 6 months. The variety is suited to the open field and has a potential yield of 150 ton/ha. It produces globe shaped bulbs with a size of 3-6 cm diameter (based on spacing). The variety has a 90 day maturity period from transplanting. It also exhibits high bolting tolerance. recommended plant density is 750,000 – 1,000,000 plants/ha
The variety taking over the determinate tomato market, best suited to the Zambian market. Syngenta promises the Zambian market good quality with this variety to be able to serve the growers with a variety that is superior in performance while providing produce that is of high quality to suit the consumer’s needs.
A determinate variety known to have very good setting under hot conditions producing high yields of good quality fruit that exhibit suitable firmness to be able to be transported long distances while maintaining their quality. The variety has good quality fruits with a good average size of 190 – 220 gms with a suitable globe shape and an attractive red colour.
Upper is a beef-stake indeterminate tomato variety that boasts very good setting and high early yield. The variety produces fruits with a weight of 160gms each an attractive round shape and deep red colour. The variety has very good shelf life making it suitable for long distance transporting. The variety has a production of 140 - 150 T/ha of fruits with a good shelf life of 10 days
OH 102 F1
A dwarf hybrid Okra variety with shorter internodal length. The variety is suited to the open field and cultivated for the fresh market. OH 102 F1 produces pods with an attractive dark green colour, excellent quality and long shelf life. It exhibits high yield and high intermediate field resistance against YVMV as well as OLCV. OH 102 is also known to have drought tolerance.