Cucumber Afri Agri Products Ltd



Latin name: Cucumis sativus L.


Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Fruit Disease resistance Remarks
Shape Length (cm) Color HR IR
Lebanese / Beit Alpha varieties
Stilo F1 TT-0182 Mid-early Strong vigour, multi fruiting Cylindrical, straight 15 – 18 Dark green Ccu Px; CMV Beit Alpha (Lebanese) type cucumber with strong vigour and highly productive. Very reliable producer of high quality fruits.
610 F1 TT-0273 Mid-early Strong vigour, multi fruiting Cylindrical, straight 15 – 17 Dark green Ccu Px; Pcu, CMV Beit Alpha (Lebanese) type cucumber with strong vigour, producing high yields of very high quality fruits.
Short cucumber varieties
Katrina F1 TT-0051 Early Vigorous, multi fruiting, good cover Cylindrical, straight 15 – 20 Shiny dark green Ccu Px; CMV; CVYV Short cucumber, excellent quality and smooth fruits, highly productive
211 F1 TT-0186 Early Medium strong vigour, very generative Cylindrical, smooth and straight 15 – 18 Dark green and shiny Ccu; Px Pcu; CMV Short cucumber, producing high yields of high quality fruits. Some extra fertilizer will boost yields even higher.
Slicing cucumber varieties
Macario F1 TT-0328 Early Strong vigour, very good cover Cylindrical, straight 19 x 6 Dark green Ccu CMV; CVYV; Px Early and very productive slicing cucumber that produces high quality fruits. Good disease resistance package.
Marketmore TT-0254 Mid late Very vigorous, strong cover Straight, Cylindrical with somewhat tapered ends 22 x 6 Dark green, glossy Ccu MMV Slicing cucumber. Very vigorous and uniform. Standard variety in the market.

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In cases where specific races or strains of resistances are not noted, the variety is resistant or tolerant to some, but not necessarily all known races or strains of the pathogen.

We have exercised the utmost care compiling these variety descriptions. For the Nigerian market we made some adjustments in the original descriptions from our suppliers based on results in our trials at Kano. For all details on varieties listed, including latest information on resistances, please refer to the websites of our suppliers Enza Zaden (, Majstro Seeds ( and Pop Vriend Vegetable Seeds (

Explanation of disease resistance “HR” and “IR”, used codes and acronyms can be found here.

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