|Variety||Tested under #||Matu rity||Plant type||Fruits||Disease resistance||Remarks|
|Shape||Size (cm)||Average fruit weight (kg)||Rind||Flesh||HR||IR|
|Sugar Baby varieties|
|Sugar Baby||TT-0188||Very early||Compact, good cover||Round||20||3 - 5||Dark green with distinct veins; tough||Bright red, finely grained, sweet texture||Good productivity, Very early standard variety, good shipper|
|PW373 F1||TT-0093||Very early||Compact, very good cover||Round||25||4 - 6||Dark green with distinct veins, tough||Deep bright red,||Co;Fon||Hybrid Sugar Baby type. Producing high yields of high quality fruits. VEry good shipper|
|Kaolac||TT-0257||Early||Medium strong vigour, good cover||Nearly round||25 x 20||6 - 8||Light grey green with darker stripes||Dark pink, fine and crisp structure, very sweet||Co||Most popular variety in Nigeria. Tolerance to Anthracnose|
|PW402 F1||TT-0249||Early||Medium strong vigour, excellent cover||Neary round to slightly oval||30 x 25||6 - 8||Light grey green with slighlt darker stripes||Bright dark red, firm flesh with fine and crisp structure, very sweet||Co; Fon||Hybrid Kaolak type. Very productive, high quality fruits|
|Crimson Sweet varieties|
|Crimson Sweet||TT-0271||Mid-early||Medium strong vigour, good cover||Oval||30 x 25||7 - 10||Distinct light green with dark green stripes||Bright red, very firm and crisp flesh, very sweet||Co: Fon||
Standard variety. Excellent quality, Good yields of high quality fruits. Good shipper
|Charleston Grey varieties|
|Charleston Grey||TT-0269||Early||Strong vigour, good cover||Oblong||60 x 25||11-12||Light green with darker stripes||Bright red; smooth; firm and sweet||Co; Fon||Standard variety. Excellent shipper|
Legend & Disclaimer
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).