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2003 Bradley County Arkansas Trial

Fresh Market Tomato Breeding Program

Dilip R. Panthee, Ph.D., Tomato Breeder and Assistant Professor. Horticultural Science
Randolph G. Gardner, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

2003 Bradley County, Arkansas
Variety/
Breeding Line
20lb. B/A (XL#1) 20 lb. B/A (XL Combo) % #1 Avg. Wt. (Oz.)
NC 0392 1627 a 1962 abc 82.9 9.75 ab
NC 0377 1480 ab 1720 bc 86.0 9.30 bcd
NC 0338 1445 ab 1644 c 87.9 8.93 de
NC 0389 1427 ab 1766 bc 80.8 8.88 de
NC 03102 1408 ab 1808 bc 77.9 9.00 cde
NC 0330 1388 ab 1771 bc 78.4 10.03 a
NC 0391 1375 ab 1662 c 82.7 8.88 de
Mt. Spring 1281 abc 1622 c 79.0 9.40 bcd
NC 0393 1263 abc 1964 abc 64.3 9.75 ab
NC 0236 1232 abcd 1824 abc 67.5 8.65 e
NC 0390 1119 bcd 1667 c 67.1 9.33 bcd
BHN-444 962 cd 2088 ab 46.1 9.78 ab
Amelia 901 cd 2200 a 41.0 10.15 a
NC 0227 862 d 1742 bc 49.5 9.58 abc

Means within a column followed by a different letter are significantly different as determined by Duncan’s multiple range test (P<0.05).

This study was conducted by Dr. Paul E. Cooper, Area Horticultural Specialist (Retired), and Mr. John C. Gavin, Bradley County Extension Agent.

Materials and Methods:

14 Tomato Varieties/Experimental TSWV Resistant Hybrids with 4 Replications

Seeded: February 14, 2003

Cupped: March 5, 2003

Transplanted to Field: April 2, 2003

Black Plastic Mulch & Drip Irrigation

Rows 6’ Apart, Within Row Spacing – 21”

Staked (4’ stakes), Tied (4 times), Pruned Heavy

Fertilization: 100-100-100

Harvest Dates: (6 Harvests) June 10, June 16, June 19, June 23, June 30, and July 7


Dilip R. Panthee, Ph.D.
Randolph G. Gardner, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Phone: 828.684.3562 ~ Fax: 828.684.8715
Email: dilip_panthee@ncsu.edu
Email: randy_gardner@ncsu.edu

Written By

Bryan KonslerTechnology Support Specialist (828) 687-0570 (Office) bryan_konsler@ncsu.eduMountain Hort Crops Research & Extension Center - NC State University
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