Latin name: 
Cucumis sativus L.
Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Fruit Disease resistance Remarks
Shape Length (cm) Color HR IR
Five Rings F1 TT-0197 Mid-early Medium strong vigour, good cover Cylindrical, straight 20 x 5 Dark green with slight star striping at the blossom end Ccu Co; Psl; Px; Pcu Slicing cucumber
Corinto F1 TT-0228 Early Strong vigour, good cover Cylindrical, straight 19 x 6 Dark green - Px; CMV; CVYV Very productive slicing cucumber.
Marketmore 76 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.
Asef F1 TT-0050 Early Vigorous, multi fruiting Cylindrical, straight 15 - 17 Medium to dark green Ccu Px; CMV; CVYV; ZYMV; WMV; PRSV Beit Alpha (Lebanese) type cucumber, very productive under hot conditions, Suited for covered crops and open field. Excellent disease resistance/tolerance.
Fadia F1 TT-0049 Early Strong vigour, multi fruiting Cylindrical, straight 15 - 17 Shiny green Ccu Px; CMV; CVYV Beit Alpha (Lebanese) type cucumber with strong vigor and excellent performance under hot conditions.
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.
Borja F1 TT-0048 Early Strong vigor and strong side shoots Cylindrical, straight 30 - 34 Dark green Cca, Ccu CVYV Good balance between plant vigor and fruit production. High production capacity of fruits of excellent quality with good shelf life.
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

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Scientific name
Corynespora cassiicola
Cladosporium cucumerinum
Cucumber Mosaic Virus
Cucumber Vein Yellowing Virus
Colletorichum orbiculare
Melon Mosaic Virus race 1
Pseudomonas syringae pv. Lachrymans
Pseudoperonospora cubensis
Podosphaera xanthii (ex. Sphaerotheca fuliginea)
Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus
English name
Corynespora blight and target spot
Scab and gummosis
Cucumber mosaic
Cucumber mosaic
Melon mosaic
Angular Leaf Spot
Downey mildew
Powdery mildew
Zucchini yellows
1, 2, 3


In cases where specific races or strains are not noted, the variety is resistant 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 ( and Pop Vriend Zaden (