Lettuce

Latin name: 
Lactuca sativa L.
Lettuce
Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Heads Disease resistance Remarks
Leaves Color HR IR
Iceberg varieties            
PL004 TT-0022 Early Iceberg type, medium size Smooth, strong wrappers Dark green TBSV - Suited for open field production and production on hydroponics. Excellent quality heads.
PL002 TT-0236 Early to Mid-early Iceberg type, medium to large size Smooth, strong wrappers Dark green TBSV - Suited for open field production. Excellent head quality, strong against tipburn and basal rot
                 
Batavia varieties            
Noisette TT-0103 Mid-late Batavia type, medium large size Finely curled Mid green Bl: 1-17, 21, 23, 32 LMV:1 Produces heads with fine curled leaves. Upright growth habit. Suitable for production in open field and on hydroponics
                 
Romaine varieties            
PL008 TT-0234 Mid-late Romaine, small to medium size with open plant habit. Smooth Dark green Bl:1-16, 18-20, 22-24, 27-28, 30-32; Fol:1; TBSV - Good bolting and tip burn tolerance.
PL006 TT-0235 Mid-late Romaine, medium size. Smooth Medium-dark green Bl:1-16, 18-20, 22-24, 27-28, 30-32; Fol:1; TBSV - Good bolting and tip burn tolerance.
                 
Lollo varieties            
Ilema TT-0016 Early Lollo Bionda type, spreading loose leaf type for cutting. Fine to medium sized curled Dark green Bl: 16-33; Nr:0; Pb; TBSV LMV:1; Fol:1 Suitable for open field production and production on hydroponics.
Tuska TT-0017 Early Lollo Rossa type, large spreading loose leaf type for cutting. Finely curled Cherry red Bl: 1-26, 28, 32; Nr:0 - Reliable producer, yearround in open field and on hydroponics
                 
Oakleaf varieties            
Vizir TT-0033 Early Large framed green Oakleaf Smooth Fresh green Bl:16-28, 30-32; Nr:0 LMV:1 Good bolting tolerance.
Cadix TT-0034 Mid-early Red Oakleaf Smooth, round with a green base Shiny red Bl:16-33; Nr:0; TBSV LMV:1 Strong against basal rot.

Legend & Disclaimer

Code
Bl
Fol
LMV
Nr
Pb
TBSV
Scientific name
Bremia Lactucae
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Lactucae
Lettuce Mosaic Virus
Nasonovia ribisnigri
Pemphigus bursarius
Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus
English name
Downey mildew
Fusarium wilt
Lettuce mosaic
Lettuce leaf aphid
Lettuce root aphid
Lettuce die-back
Races/Strains
1 - 32
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1
0
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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 (www.enzazaden.com) and Pop Vriend Zaden (www.popvriendvegetableseeds.com)