Latin name: 
Curcubita pepo L.
Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Fruits Disease resistance Remarks
Shape Color HR IR
Cylindrical - Zucchini varieties          
Dunja F1 TT-0097 Mid-early Strong, open plant type Cylindrical Dark green - Px; PRSV; WMV; ZYMV Very attractive dark green fruits
Aretusa F1 TT-0120 Early Strong, open plant type Cylindrical Shiny medium dark green - Px; PRSV; WMV; ZYMV Reliable producer
Nour F1 TT-0122 Mid-early Strong vigour Cylindrical Light green-white - Px; PRSV; WMV; ZYMV High yields of good quality fruits
Gazeerah F1 TT-0121 Mid-early Compact plant type Short club shape White-light green - Px; PRSV; WMV; ZYMV

Very nice quality

Butternut varieties            
Jacqueline F1 TT-0284 Mid-early Strong vigour with very good cover Butternut type Beige   Px Very productive variety producing very unifoirm fruits with an avaerage fruit weight of 1,5 - 2 kgs and excellent internal quality
Pumpkin varieties            
Sampson F1 TT-0294 Mid-early Strong vigour, excellent cover Flat round Creamy white   PRSV; WMV; ZYMV Hybrid Flat WHite Boer type. Producing heavy yields of good quality fruits with deep orange flesh and an avarage fruit weight of 3,5 - 5 kg


Legend & Disclaimer

Scientific name
Podosphaeria xanthii (ex. Sphaerotheca fuliginea)
Papaya Ringspot Virus
Watermelon Mosaic Virus
Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus
English name
Powdery mildew
Papaya ringspot
Watermelon mosaic
Zucchini yellows


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).