Latin name: 
Cucumis melo L.

Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Heads Disease resistance Remarks
Shape Weight (kg) Flesh color Skin color HR IR
Cantaloup varieties                
Kabayon F1 TT-0297 Mid-early, 75 - 85 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 Cantaloup type melon. Well balanced plants with excellent fruit set, producing high quality and very sweet fruits.
Galia varieties                
PN129 TT-0137 Mid-early, 80 - 85 days Strong vigour, good cover Round to slightly oval 1 - 1,3 Green Yellow with netting Fom:0,1,2; MNSV Px:1,2

Galia type melon. Good production of excellent quality and very sweet fruits

Legend & Disclaimer

Scientific name
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Melonis
Golovinomyces cichoracearum (ex. Erysiphe cichoracearum)
Melon Necrotic Spot Virus
Podoshaera xanthii (ex. Sphaerotheca fuliginea)
English name
Fusarium Wilt
Powdery mildew
Melon necrotic spot
Powdery mildew
0, 1, 2, 1.2
1, 2, 3, 5, 3.5


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 (