Melon Afri Agri Products Ltd



Latin name: Cucumis melo L.


Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Fruit Disease resistance Remarks
Shape Weight (kg) Flesh color Skin color HR IR
Cantaloupe varieties
Kabayon F1 TT-0297 Mid-early, 70 – 80 days Strong vigour, good cover, well balanced Ball shape with sutures 1 – 1,2 Orange Cream with netting and green sutures Fom:0,1,2 Ag Cantaloupe type melon. Well balanced plants with excellent fruit set, producing high quality and very sweet fruits.
Galia varieties
PN126 TT-0055 Early, 60 – 70 days Strong vigour, good cover Round to slightly oval 1 – 1,3 Green Yellow with netting Px:1,2 Galia type melon. Good production of excellent quality and very sweet fruits.

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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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