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The press release of Taiwan Seed Improvement and Propagation Station, COA
Mar. 3, 2016
Hybrid Seed of High Quality Cherry Tomato ‘TSS ASVEG No.22’ is coming soon!
Tomato is one of the most important vegetables in the world. In Taiwan, people take tasty cherry tomatoes as fruits. It is ready to eat without peeling and seed spitting. The major production areas are in Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung. Cherry omatoes could be grown in any corner of Taiwan. However, tomato production still faces many challenges including heat, high humidity, virus and other pathogens. These stresses lower the yield and even kill the plants. To overcome these challenges, Taiwan Seed Improvement and Propagation Station (TSIPS) is going to release high quality cherry tomato F1 hybrids seeds, ‘TSS ASVEG No.22’.
TSIPS points out that the heat tolerant hybrid can produce bright-red fruits and grow in any season. ‘TSS ASVEG No.22’ resists to tomato yellow leaf curl virus, tomato mosaic virus and fusarium wilt races 1and 2. It’s a semi-determinate line with moderate growth, high fruit set rate and 8-16 flowers per inflorescence. The variety yields copious amounts of pear-shaped and 15.4 grams fruits with low cracking rate (fig. 1).
TSIPS emphasizes that all seeds have been certified with their genetic purity, water content, germination rate, etc. Saving seed from hybrid plant might cause genetic segregation. For yield and quality assurance, please refer to the seed and seedling management section of TSIPS for further purchase information. (TEL: 04-25825437/04-25825490).
‘TSS ASVEG No.22’ yield copious amounts of fruits.