Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America – Tomato (S-Z)

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doxycycline hyclate buy Salad Choice – Breeder and vendor: Burpee Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

Saladmaster (CVF 27) – Breeder: Western Region, Agr. Res. Sta., USDA. Vendor: various seed companies. Characteristics: open pollinated, excellent flavor. Resistance: curly top, verticillium, fusarium, and Alternaria tenuis. Adaptation: intermountain west. 1976.

Salvador – Breeder: Rogers. Vendor: Sluis and Groot Seeds. Characteristics: indeterminate, compact, vigorous plant with firm, medium fruit average 180 g. Resistance: bacterial canker. 1994.

Samurai – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Plum type. Resistance: Fusarium (race 3). Similar: Saladette, Roma. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

San Marino (E0208A) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: medium early pear tomato for whole peel pack and paste, medium size vine with curly foliage, the fruit is blocky, uniform ripening, highly colored. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, high to fruit cracking; tolerance to early blight. Similar: Napoli. 1975.

San Marzano Large Fruited – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, Calif. Characteristics: larger fruited San Marzano type. Similar: San Marzano. Adaptation: general. Ferry-Morse, 15 Apr. 1963.

San Quinton (XPH 5299) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: good yields of large fruit for multiple harvests. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Humaya. 1987.

Sandra (43506) – Breeder and vendor: Enza Zaden. Characteristics: F1 hybrid. Adaptation: North America. 1997.

Sanibel (PS 826693) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, large determinate, jointless, light green shoulder, midseason maturity, deep oblate, extra firm fruit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, nematodes, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: Florida. 1995.

Santa (Idaho 39-2) – Breeder and vendor: University of Idaho, Moscow. Parentage: (Payette x Uniset) selection x Early Sub-Arctic. Characteristics: determinate, ultra-early maturity concentrated fruit set, sparse foliage, cold tolerance, slightly oblong, 3-5 cm fruit, orange-red color. Adaptation: cool summer areas. Similar: Sub-Arctic cultivars. HortScience 15:536-537. 1980.

Santa Clara (XP 5200) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, large, indeterminate; firm fruit. Resistance: V, F, and S. Similar: Angela 1-5100. Adaptation: Brazil and the tropics. 1986.

Santa Fe (NVH 4468) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup King. Characteristics: blocky square to slightly square-round fruit, jointless pedicel, green shoulder, good color and firmness. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tobacco mosaic virus, gray leaf spot, bacterial speck, Cladosporium leaf mold races a, b, c. Similar: Santa Cruz, Kada, Rio Grande. 1991.

Santiago (NVH 4465) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup King. Characteristics: very large globe to slight flattened globe shaped fruit, smooth with good color. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tobacco mosaic virus, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Sunny, Celebrity, Jackpot, Bingo. 1991.

Santiam (OSU T65-9-2-13-9-1) – Breeder and vendor: Oregon State Univ. Parentage: severianin x Starshot. Characteristics: open pollinated, early and large-fruited; good seedless fruit set under cool temperatures in western Oregon. Resistance: verticillium (strain 1). Similar: Severianin. Adaptation: western Oregon and Washington.

Saturn (NC 70-TR5) – Breeder: North Carolina Agr. Expt. Sta., Raleigh. Vendor: North Carolina Foundation Seed Producers. Parentage: complicated involving PI 129080, Beltsville no. 3813, STEP 174, Manalucie and others. Characteristics: adapted to training and ground culture; deep globe, medium size fruit (3 pounds); fresh-market type. Resistance: fusarium race 1, southern bacterial wilt, and cracking. Adaptation: wide, especially in warm temperatures, subtropical and tropical areas. Res. and Farming 29:1971.

Saucy (OSU S-131) – Breeder and vendor: Oregon State University. Characteristics: early maturing paste tomato, very compact determinate plant, fruit blocky plum shape, easy picking and peeling, keeps well on and off plant. Similar: Roma. 1993.

Scala (RS 1652297) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Royal Sluis. Characteristics: medium size, medium to good firmness, round to high-round shape, internodes somewhat long, indeterminate vine, nice green to red color with good uniformity, strong plant, good coverage, large fruits (230 grams), beautiful red color fruit when ripe. Resistance: Fusarium wilt (race 1, 2), tomato mosaic (strain 0-2), Verticillium wilt (race 1), tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Similar: Daniela. Adaptation: Brazil. 2002.

Scotia – Breeder and vendor: Dominion Expt. Farm, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Parentage: Meteor x Quebec no. 5. Characteristics: (determinate; green shouldered; medium-sized fruit; very early; productive. Similar: Quebec no. 5. Adaptation: short season, cool areas. 1957.

Season Opener (806) – Breeder and vendor: Orsetti Seeds. Characteristics: processing hybrid, early maturity, round shape for peeling and product use, very good vine quality provides good protection, high yields. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, verticillium wilt race 1. 1989.

September Dawn (174L) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co. Characteristics: fruit red, large, flattened globe shape, uniform ripening; indeterminate plant; late. Resistance: fusarium wilt and fruit cracking. Similar: Campbell 14G. Adaptation: eastern United States. 1963.

Shady Lady (Sunre 6559) – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: determinate bush is very sturdy and does not fall open under fruit weight, excellent set of large and extra large fruit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Blazer. 1989.

Sheyenne – Breeder and vendor: North Dakota Agr. Expt. Sta., Fargo. Parentage: (Stokesdale x Bounty) x (Firesteel x small-fruited determinant selection from Morden Expt. Farm). Characteristics: vigorous, heavy foliage type, early maturity, large fruit. Similar: Cavalier. Adaptation: Great Plains Area. N.D. Bimonthly Bul. vol. 21 Nov. 1959.

Short Red Cherry (76T164) – Breeder and vendor: University of California, Davis. Parentage: (70T99 x PI 280597). Characteristics: indeterminate with short internodes due to brachytic gene, rugose leaves, 2-2.5 cm fruit, early season. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, verticillium wilt race 1, tobacco mosaic virus, alternaria stem canker, root-knot nematodes. HortScience 15:98. 1980.

Show Girl (SXT 6569) – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, determinate, mid-late season, large globe fruit, smooth blossom scar, easy stem removal. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, verticillium wilt race 1, nematodes, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: central and northern California. 1992.

Sierra Madre (42512) – Breeder and vendor: Enza Zaden. Characteristics: F1 hybrid. Adaptation: North America. 1997.

Sierra Sweet (79N88) – Breeder and vendor: University of California, Davis. Characteristics: fresh market type, determinate vine, globe shaped, uniform shoulder color, orange-red fruit, high soluble solids content, midseason maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, verticillium wilt race 1, root-knot nematodes. Adaptation: fall production in California. HortScience 19:133. 1984.

Siletz (OSU 165) – Breeder and vendor: Oregon State University. Characteristics: early fruit set and seed set, seedlessness, large average size for early cultivar, determinate habit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1. Similar: Oregon Spring. 1994.

Silverado (FMX 951) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: high yielding pear type hybrid, medium early, medium sized vine, good foliage color, fruit harvests essentially stem-free, has good firmness and color. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Macero 2. 1990.

Simba (PS 185) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: large fruited, indeterminate garden and greenhouse tomato, vigorous, very flavorful. Resistance: cracking, verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, tobacco mosaic virus. 1990.

Simi – Breeder: Univ. of California, Riverside. Vendor: Haven Seed Co. Parentage: Riverside x N. Dakota 216-2-3. Similar: Santa Clara. Characteristics: large size, rich, red color, uniform coloring of miniature fruit Some resistance to fusarium wilt and verticillium. Adaptation: regionally to southern California’s coastal plains for processing. Hilgardia 21:289-299. 1952.

Single Beefsteak VFN – Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very large fruit with small blossom scar. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium, and nematodes. Similar: Super Steak. Adaptation: wide. PVP certificate no. 8200028. 1983.

Sioux – Breeder: Dept. of Hort., Nebraska Agr. Expt. Sta., Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln. Parentage: Stokesdale x Allred. Characteristics: second early, intermediate, dependable fruit setting in hot weather, fruits round, very smooth, very uniform; generally suitable for home or fresh early market throughout upper Mississippi valley. Univ. of Nebraska, Dept. of Hort. Prog. Rpt 6. 1944.

Siouxann – Breeder: South Dakota State College, Brookings. Vendor: Guerney’s. Parentage: Sioux x Earliana. Characteristics: early, high quality; for home use. Similar: Sioux. Adaptation: regionally to the Great Plains Area. 1950.

Sivestre (XP 12299) – Breeder: Tara Jacoby. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Indeterminate saladette, fresh market, extra large fruit size, uniform green, productive. Resistance: ASC, St, FW 1&2, V-1. Similar: Tequila (Vilmorin). Adaptation: Mexico, Argentina. 2000.

Small Wonder – Breeder and vendor: Idaho Agric. Expt. Sta., Moscow. Parentage: ND102 x Sub-Arctic Early. Characteristics: short determinate cherry tomato, very early season, cold tolerance, bright red fruit. Adaptation: home and market gardens in cool growing areas. North Dakota Farm Research 47:14-15. 1989.

Smarty – Breeder: North Carolina State University. Vendor: HMClause. Parentage: F1 hybrid of NC3 grape · NC 2grape. Characteristics: Fresh market grape tomato hybrid, early maturity, very compact indeterminate plant (homozygous brachytic gene), requires heavy pruning below first flower cluster when trellised, high sugar, firm, crack resistant, extended shelf life rin hybrid, good exterior and interior color, free of yellow shoulder, uniform green color (u gene) of immature fruit. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1, Verticillium wilt race 1, tolerant to early blight and bacterial spot. HortScience 45: 1887–1888. 2005.

Smithbright (ST-180) – Breeder and vendor: Smithfield. Characteristics: early, pick your own type, firm with good holding ability. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: TH 318. 1993.

Smoothie – Breeder: Corneli Seed Co., St. Louis. Parentage: unknown. Characteristics: small determinate vine, good cover; fruit large, concentrated, early; suitable for mechanical harvesting and early market. Adaptation: universal. Corneli Seed Co. 1962.

Snake (XPH 5473) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: elongated pear type, average weight 65 g, L/D ratio is 1.70, medium-large plant, very vigorous. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Hypeel 244, Bandera, Loira. 1989.

Solar Fire (Fla. 7943B) – Breeder: University of Florida. Vendor: HMClause Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid of Fla. 7946 · Fla. 7776. Characteristics: Fresh market type for mature green harvest, determinate vine, early to mid-season, heat-tolerant fruit set, fruit are medium-large, firm, light-green shoulders, smooth blossom scars. Resistance: Fusarium wilt races 1, 2, and 3, Verticillium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot. Adaptation: Florida and southeast US. HortScience 41:1504–1505. 2004.

Solar Set (Fla. 7164) – Breeder: University of Florida, Bradenton. Vendor: Asgrow. Parentage: Fla 7171 x Fla 7060. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market type, determinate vine, early-midseason, medium-large, flat-round fruit, firm. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot; tolerance to heat. Adaptation: fall crops in Florida, southeastern United States. Fla. Agric. Expt. Sta. Circ. S-359. 1989.

Solid Gold – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: Indeterminate grape, golden fruit color with excellent flavor, mid-early maturity, 12–15 g. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1. 2009.

Solid Red Strain A – Breeder and vendor: Eastern States Farmers’ Exchange, West Springfield, Mass. Parentage: high vitamin C lines from Univ. of New Hampshire. and the Univ. of California crossed, outcrossed to Firesteel twice. Characteristics: a distinct cultivar, late determinate plant, Pritchard maturity, small spherical, three- to five-celled fruit, deep-red color, high pectin content. Resistance: fruit cracking. Adaptation: cooler areas of the northeastern United States. Eastern States Catalog. 1955.

Solid Red Strain B – Breeder and vendor: Eastern States Farmers’ Exchange, West Springfield, Mass. Parentage: high vitamin C lines from Univ. of New Hampshire and Univ. of California crossed, outcrossed to Firesteel. Characteristics: a distinct cultivar, late determinant plant, Pritchared maturity, small, flat, globe, many-celled fruit, deep-red color, high pectin content. Resistance: fusarium and fruit cracking. Adaptation: northeastern United States. Eastern States Catalog 1955.

Solido (Nun 5062) – Breeder: Canners. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: bush type, fresh market fruit, 150-160 g, jointed, green shoulder, deep red when mature. Resistance: tobacco mosaic virus, verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, gray leaf spot. 1990.

Solimar (XPH 5796) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: fresh market, large fruited, globe shape, midseason maturity. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Sunny. 1992.

Sonar (XPH 5498) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: large fruit, high yielding fresh market hybrid, fruit are smooth, globe shaped, firm, have green shoulders. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Pakmor. 1987.

Sonnet – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, compact plant, large and extra large size, uniform-shouldered, globe, ultra firm fruit for ground culture. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot, tobacco mosaic virus. Adaptation: California Central Valley. 1998.

Sorrento (E0208A) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium early pear tomato for whole peel pack and paste; vine is medium size with curly foliage; fruit is blocky, uniform ripening, highly colored, highly resistant to rain induced fruit cracking. Resistance: fusarium wilt and tolerant of early blight. Similar: Napoli. Adaptation: eastern and midwestern United States. 1975.

Southland – Breeder: USDA, Southeastern Vegetable Breeding Laboratory, Charleston, S.C. Parentage: (Marglobe x Devon Surprise) x Pan America) x Rutgers. Characteristics: a vine type tomato. Resistance: fusarium wilt, alternaria. Similar: Marglobe. So. Seedsman, Sept. 1948. p. 16.

Spartan Hybrid – Breeder: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, Mich. Parentage: Michigan State Forcing x Coopers Special (F1). Characteristics: F1 hybrid, earlier and higher yielding than Michigan State Forcing. Adaptation: greenhouse production of the midwestern United States. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 42:524-528. 1943.

Spartan Red 8 – Breeder: Michigan Agr. Expt. Sta., East Lansing. Parentage: Nebr. 12 x Ohio W-R Globe. Characteristics: set fruit at high temperature, early, close spaced clusters, uniform ripening. Adaptation: fall greenhouse. Mich. Agr. Expt. Sta. Quart. Bul. 43. 1961.

Spectrum 151 (PSX P15196) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: high soluble solids, high yield, vigorous plant. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2. 1990.

Spectrum 385 (PSP 38591) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: rugged cultivar, high quality, pear shaped fruit, high soluble solids, excellent whole peel characteristics. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, bacterial speck. 1990.

Spectrum 579 (PSX P57994) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: high viscosity, medium solids, firm fruit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, bacterial speck. 1990.

Spitfire (FMX 157) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: medium early, uniform green, crimson gene type, earlier with larger and firmer fruit than Sunny. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot. Similar: Sunny. 1990.

Springfield (FMX 174) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: leaves are broad and dark green providing excellent cover, the vine is determinate, size is large, fruit are firm, globe shaped, fruit size is distributed better medium-large. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tobacco mosaic virus, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Sunny, Shady Lady, Sunbelt. Adaptation: California, Florida. 1995.

Springtime – Breeder and vendor: Farmer Seed and Nursery Co., Faribault, Minn. Parentage: (Prichard x Tiny Tim)5 x (Penn Orange x Break-O-Day)5. Characteristics: very early, small fruited, high yield, good flavor. Similar: Chatham. Adaptation: Canada, Alaska, and the northern tier of the United States. 1955.

St. Nick – Breeder and vendor: Siegers Seed. Parentage: Hybrid. Characteristics: Grape tomato that is a beautiful oblong hybrid. St. Nick weighs only 12 to 15 g with 8% to 10% sugar content (brix). Clusters of up to 50 green-shouldered fruit are possible and firm on its indeterminate plant type. It is brilliant-red and delicious.

Stair – Breeder and vendor: Purdue Univ. Agr. Expt. Sta., Lafayette, Ind. Parentage: (Indiana Baltimore x Pan America F11) x Rutgers F8. Characteristics: uniform fruit size and shape, 4-ounce fruit size, relatively crack-free, for whole pack use. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: Indiana and area. Purdue Univ. Agr. Expt. Sta. Bul. 68. 1958.

Stallion (17484) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, determinate saladette type, firm, uniform shape and size. Resistance: Adaptation: Mexico. 1999.

Stanislaus 55 (17055) – Breeder and vendor: Orsetti Seeds. Characteristics: processing hybrid, similar to Halley 3155 but 10 days earlier and nematode resistant. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1, nematodes. Similar: Halley 3155. 1997.

Starfire – Breeder: Canada Dept. of Agr. Res. Expt. Farm, Morden, Canada. Parentage: Earlinorth x Morden BB3, backcrossed three times with Morden BB3. Characteristics: fruit oblate shaped, bright-red color. Similar: Fireball. Adaptation: Canadian Great Plains and eastern areas. Can. J. Plant Sci. 1963.

State Fair – Breeder: South Dakota State College, Brookings. Vendor: Gurners Seed Co. Parentage: Gem x Long Red. Characteristics: high quality; heat tolerant. Similar: Gem. Adaptation: wide. S.D. Res., vol. 4, no. 2. 1954.

Steak Sandwich – Breeder and vendor: Burpee Seed Co. Adaptation: U.S. 2004.

Stella (XPH 5976) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: a saladette type, full season maturity for stake or ground culture. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, bacterial speck. 1993.

Stemless Pennred – Breeder: Pennsylvania Agr. Expt. State College. Parentage: Rouge Naine Hative x Marglobe. Characteristics: stemless (jointless peduncle) fruit, “wilty” foliage, large fruit. Adaptation: regionally to the northeastern United States. Pa. Agr. Expt. Sta. Bul. 446. Sup. No. 1. 1944.

Stokescross no.1 – Breeder and vendor: Francis C. Stokes Co., Vincentown, N.J. Parentage: Chesapeake x Marglobe x Marglobe. Characteristics: F2 hybrid. Resistance: high to fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Rutgers. Adaptation: central and eastern United States. 1951 or 1959.

Stokescross No.5 – Breeder and vendor: Francis C. Stokes Co., Vincentown, N.J. Characteristics: F2 hybrid; hybrid vigor results in faster, stronger growth, better ripening and less cracking. Adaptation: wide.

Stokesdale – Breeder and vendor: Francis C. Stokes Co., Vincetown, N.J. Parentage: outcross from Stokesdale. Characteristics: a free setting stronger plant than Bonny Best. Similar: Stokesdale. Adaptation: Northern tier states and Canada. Stokes Cat. 1936.

Stripper (E9204) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, a distinct cultivar, curly, medium size vine, very concentrated maturity, uniform ripening, medium small, good firmness and color, suitable for products and whole peel, good pH, solids, and viscosity. Resistance: fusarium, verticillium, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: California. 1979.

Styllus (145394) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Horticeres. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: fresh market type, LSL, high yeld potential, short internodes and good vigor; fruit are very firm, round flat, small green shoulder, shiny red at maturity. Resistance: Verticillium wilt, tomato yellow leaf curl virus, southern root knot nematode, Fusarium wilt (race 1, 2), tomato mosaic virus. Similar: Daniella, Gabriella. Adaptation: Brazil. 2003.

Success – Breeder and vendor: Corneli Seed Co., St. Louis. Parentage: unknown. Characteristics: small determinate vine, good cover; fruit large, uniform ripening, early concentrated set; suitable for mechanical harvesting. Corneli Seed Co. 1962.

Sugar Daddy (79050) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: cherry type, sweet flavor. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Cherry Grande. 1995.

Summer Prolific – Breeder: Texas Expt. Sta., Stephenville. Parentage: Porter’s Scarlet Globe x Stokesdale. Similar: Porter’s Scarlet Globe. Characteristics: thick outer fruit wall, tough skin, sets fruit in hot weather. Resistance: cracking and drought. Adaptation: regionally to the southwestern United States. Texas Prog. Rpt. 1105.

Summer Salad (Md 42) – Breeder: Univ. of Maryland. Parentage: Red Cherry x Fla. 407-D3-D1. Characteristics: open pollinated, jointless, early to midseason, semi-erect, determinate plant with vigorous dark-green foliage; heavy set of small fruit (0.75 to 1 inch). Resistance: fusarium. 1975.

Summer Sunrise (URI 59-99) – Breeder: Rhode Island Agr. Expt. Sta., Kingston. Parentage: (Valiant x Farthest North F2) x Valiant F8. Characteristics: early midseason maturity, sets well with night temp. below 55°F; compact covering vines; fruit flattened globe, excellent red color, thick wall, firm. Resistance: delayed set, skin cracking, green shoulder development. Adaptation: Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. R.I. Agr. vol. 7, no. 2, Winter 1960-61.

Summerset – Breeder: Texas Agr. Expt. Sta., College Sta. Vendor: Porter and Son. Parentage: Large Cherry x Bonny Best. Characteristics: small (1.5 to 2 inches in diameter), deep oblate, fruited tomato that sets well under hot weather conditions in southern Texas; primarily for home garden. Adaptation: regionally to southern Texas, but also other localities with high temperatures. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 34:585-589.

Summit (CXD 101) – Breeder and vendor: Campbell Soup Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, firm, round, midseason hybrid, high solids, compact vine; not the same as Summit from North Carolina State University. Resistance: V1, F1, and P2. Similar: UC 204C. Adaptation: California. 1985.

Summit (NC 7993-5-39-1W-1R STEP 671) – Breeder and vendor: North Carolina State University, Fletcher. Characteristics: fresh market, large determinate, late season maturity, jointless pedicel, medium-large, round fruit; not the same as Summit from Campbell. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1. Adaptation: southeastern United States. HortScience 20:787, 1985. 1984. PVP.

Sum-Up (20-Y-25, 23-Y-20) – Breeder: Univ. of Missouri, Columbia. Vendor: Earl May Seed Co. Parentage: Mozark and Fireball. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, plant determinate, much heavier foliage cover than Fireball and matures 5 days later; fruit red, medium size, globe, uniform ripening; free-setting, high concentration of set. Resistance: fusarium wilt and gray leaf spot. Similar: Mozark. Adaptation: midwestern and northeastern United States. Amer. Veg. Grower, Dec. 1965.

SUN 0289 (SXT 0289) – Breeder: Susan Peters. Vendor: Sunseeds. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Early fresh market/saladette hybrid with vigorous indeterminate vine. 100-120 grams fruit size. High yield, uniform sized fruit with excellent color and interior quality. Resistance: VW race 1, FW 1&2, TMV, BS. 2001.

SUN 7705 (SXT 7705) – Breeder: Susan Peters. Vendor: Sunseeds. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Mid season fresh market/saladette hybrid with vigorous, indeterminate vine, wide adaptation, performed well in Baja, Sinaloa, Sonora; good yields, fruit are tolerant to cracking, 120-140 grams fruit size. Resistance: VW race 1, FW 1 and 2, nematodes, TMV, BS. Adaptation: wide. 2001.

Sun Chaser (PS 647095) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, medium-large determinate, heat tolerant, early-mid season maturity, deep oblate, firm. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: Southeastern United States. Similar: Solar Set. 1999.

Sun King (XP 150410) – Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: large, vigorous, determinate plant; large to extra large, deep oblate fruit; uniform green, normal ripening. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1 and 2, Alternaira stem canker, gray leafspot; Verticillium wilt race 1. Similar: Shady Lady. Adaptation: California. 2002.

Sun Leaper (NC 92191, STEP 744) – Breeder: North Carolina State University, Fletcher. Vendor: Rogers. Parentage: NC HS-1 x NC 84173. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market type, determinate, light green shoulder, medium-large, flattened globe, firm. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1; tolerance to heat. Adaptation: eastern North Carolina. 1996.

Sun Sugar (TOK 810811) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, indeterminate vine, golden cherry fruit, early, crack resistant, high sugar content. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, tomato mosaic virus. Adaptation: home garden. 1999.

Sunbeam (XPH 5628) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: higher percent pack of large and extra large fruit than Sunny. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Sunny. 1990.

Sunbolt (XPH 5752) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: large fruited main season, best suited for mature green pick, stake or ground culture adapted. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Sonar. 1991.

Sunbrite (XPH 10009) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early large fruited vine ripe hybrid for ground or short stake culture. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Sunbeam. 1992.

Sunburst (SC 830) – Breeder: Clemson Univ. Truck Expt. Sta., Charleston, S.C. Characteristics: high yielding, fresh-market type; fruit firm, smooth, fleshy, good internal color; determinate plant. Resistance: gray leaf spot, fusarium wilt, root-knot nematode, tolerate early blight, and cracking. Similar: Marion. Adaptation: southern states and the Caribbean islands.

Sunchief (XP 10081) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, tall determinate, early-mid season, large uniform green shouldered fruit, smooth blossoms, concentrated set. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot (intermediate). Adaptation: northeastern United States, Ontario and Quebec, Canada. 1999.

Suncoast (Fla. 7065) – Breeder and vendor: University of Florida, Bradenton. Parentage: complex-Walter, Purdue Crimson, Florida and California breeding lines. Characteristics: fresh market, early-midseason, determinate vine with erect foliage, large, firm, globe shaped fruit with even ripening; light green shoulders, crimson (ogc).color. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot. Adaptation: home gardens in southeastern United States. Fla. Agric. Expt. Sta. Circ. S-322, 1985. 1984.

Sundance (87-29) – Breeder and vendor: Sakata. 1990. Characteristics: jointless hybrid, determinate plant habit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes. Similar: Bonita. 1990.

Sundrop – Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, globe-shaped, orange-fleshed fruit; indeterminate vine. Similar: Basket Pak for size, but orange. Adaptation: wide. 1985.

Sungem (XPH 10045) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, medium determinate vine, deep oblate large to extra large fruit, main season vine ripe, firm, uniform green shoulder, excellent flavor. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: east. 1996.

Sunglobe (XPH5741) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: a large fruited ground culture type. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, alternaria stem canker, tobacco mosaic virus. Similar: Jackpot. Adaptation: green pick in California during summer. 1992.

Sunguard (XP 10089) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, medium determinate, mid-season, medium to large uniform green shoulder, firm, deep oblate fruit. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 2 and 3, verticillium wilt, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot (intermediate). Adaptation: eastern United States. 1999.

Sunjay (XPH 5795) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: jointless, fresh market, large fruited type for stake culture and mature green pick. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Olympic. 1991.

Sunmaster (PS805588) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot; tolerance to heat. Similar: Heatwave. 1993.

Sunny (XPH674) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh-market and shipper type with attractive medium large to large fruit. Resistance: fusarium (race 1 and 2); tolerant of verticillium. Similar: Tempo. 1980.

Sunoma (131720) – Breeder: Tara Jacoby. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Elongated saladette, larger fruit than 822, larger vine. Resistance: N, BSK, FW 1&2, ToMV, V. Similar: Hybrid 882. Adaptation: Mexico. 2000.

Sunpak (XP 10069) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, short determinate, medium-large fruit, early-mid season, uniform green shoulder, very firm, smooth blossom scar. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: southeastern United States. 1999.

Sunpride (XPH 5626) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: medium sized, fresh market vine ripe type for stake culture in the main crop maturity group. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot, verticillium wilt race 1. Similar: Mountain Pride. 1992.

Sunray – Breeder: USDA, Plant Industry Sta., Beltsville. Parentage: Pan America and Jubilee. Resistance: high to fusarium wilt. Similar: Jubilee. Adaptation: regionally to most of the United States. So. Seedsman. Feb. 1950.

Sunrise (XPH 5551) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high quality, very productive, jointless pedicel, early maturity, fresh market hybrid for the Midwest and Northeast United States. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot. Similar: Flash. 1989.

Sunset (UNH 11-67) – Breeder: Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham. Vendor: Farmer Seed and Nursery. Parentage: complicated. Characteristics: productive, determinate vine with uniform ripening, large globe fruit. Resistance: moderate to cracking. Similar: Starfire. Adaptation: northern United States. 1970.

Sunshine (XP 10074) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, short determinate, early season, large deep oblate fruit, smooth blossoms. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: northeastern United States, Ontario and Quebec, Canada. 1999.

Sunstart (XPH 10026/Pikquick) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, compact determinate, early season, concentrated fruit set, large deep oblate. Resistance: Adaptation: northern United States, Canada. 1997.

Sunstation (XP 10084) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, short determinate, midseason maturity, large fruit, firm for vine ripes. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Adaptation: eastern and midwestern United States. 1999.

Super 528 (11528) – Breeder and vendor: Orsetti Seeds. Characteristics: processing hybrid, square-round shape, for whole peel and dicing, excellent quality, large vine, exceptional cover, high solids. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1, nematodes. 1996.

Super Bush (80-1301) – Breeder and vendor: Goldsmith Seeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, does not require staking or pruning; produces large meaty tomatoes all season. Resistance: Verticillium, fusarium, and nematodes. Similar: Stakeless. Adaptation: wide. 1983.

Super Chief (SD87-13) – Breeder: South Dakota State University, Brookings. Vendor: Gurneys Seed and Nursery Co. Characteristics: fresh market hybrid, determinate vine, early season, uniform green shoulders, flattened globe, uniform ripening, large size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, verticillium wilt race 1. Adaptation: South Dakota. HortScience 28:959-960. 1993.

Super Gold Hybrid – Breeder and vendor: Burgess Seed and Plant Co., Galesburg, Mich. Characteristics: heavy yielding, large fruit. Similar: Improved Colossal Golden. Burgess cat. 1963.

Super K – Breeder: Cody Flower. Vendor: Sunseeds. Similar: Beefsteak. 1990.

Super Marzano (PSX 309686) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: fruit are large, long, pear shaped, weight approximately 4 oz, green shouldered, maturity is midseason, plants are indeterminate, quite large, have very good disease resistance. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, nematodes, tobacco mosaic virus, bacterial speck. Similar: San Marzano. 1992.

Super Red F1 – Breeder and vendor: Eastern States Farmers Exchange West Springfield, Mass. Characteristics: large, vigorous, indeterminate vines; fruit large, up to 14 ounces, thick walled; slightly flattened; Rutgers season. Adaptation: northeastern United States. E.S.catalog. 1962.

Super Star (2442) – Breeder: Univ. of Idaho Res. and Ext. Center, Parma. Vendor: various seedsmen. Parentage: L. peruvianum, L. pimpinellifolium, L. esculentum. Characteristics: open pollinated, small, determinate vine, three fruit per pound, hand-pick slicer; processes well. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts, curly top, fruit rots and cracking. Similar: Glamour. Adaptation: western United States. 1976.

Superb Hybrid (201-5-88) – Breeder and vendor: University of New Hampshire. Characteristics: compact, excellent cover, uniform unripe, ripe color deep red, fruit weight 185-220 g, no cracking, very firm, no blotch, one week earlier than Valley Girl. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1. Similar: Valley Girl. 1995.

Superior (54 x 224) – Breeder and vendor: Arco Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, large vine, smooth fruit. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium (races 1 and 2), nematodes, and stemphyllium. Similar: Casino Royale and Sunny. Adaptation: San Diego. 1981.

Superman (W36) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, midseason maturity; fruit red, very large, globe-shaped, green shoulder; indeterminate vine. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Similar: Big Boy. Adaptation: northeastern United States. 1964.

Supermarket (XP 3391) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: determinate vine cultivar for green-wrap market; fruit with green shoulder. Similar: Homestead 24. Resistance: Cladosporium, Stemphylium, fusarium, and alternaria. Adaptation: southern and Gulf States; semitropical areas. 1964.

Supersonic (931L) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, main season, indeterminate, heavy yield of large, firm, normal ripening fruit; fresh market. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilt; tolerant to cracking. Similar: Big Boy. Adaptation: northern United States. Joseph Harris Co. Catalog 1968.

Supersteak VFN – Breeder and vendor: W.A. Burpee Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, very large, meaty, smooth fruit of 1 to 2 pounds; large indeterminate plants. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium, and nematodes. Similar: Beef Master. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Supersweet 100 (NVH 4353) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup King. Characteristics: cherry type approximately 1″ diameter, indeterminate cultivar, staked plants produce several long, multiple branched clusters containing 100 or more fruit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Sugar Lump, Sweet 100. 1986.

Surecrop (36-2-1-6) – Breeder: New Hampshire Agr. Expt. Sta., Durham. Vendor: Billy Hepler Seed Co. Parentage: L. pimpinellifolium&emdash;Mexico 907W x Mikado, followed by backcross to Victor. Characteristics: high degree late blight resistance, some resistance to early blight. Similar: Victor. Adaptation: northern United States. 1956.

SureFire (GS12) – Breeder: Northrup King. Vendor: Goldsmith. Characteristics: firm, round fruited hybrid that is a consistent, early producer of high yields, average three fruit per lb. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1. 1992.

Sweepstakes (FMX 93) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: medium early, easy stemming large fruited fresh market hybrid for short stakes or bush production. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, tobacco mosaic virus, nematodes, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Bingo. 1987.

Sweet Baby Girl (21368) – Breeder: Jim Waltrip. Vendor: Seminis-Petoseed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Cherry tomato, 18-25 gram fruit, good shelf life, dark red, open plant, short internode, cold tolerant. Resistance: None noted. Similar: Cherry Belle. Adaptation: Home Garden. 2000.

Sweet Canary – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: Determinate grape, yellow fruit color, 14–15 g, firm fruit. Resistance: none. Adaptation: indoor and outdoor culture. 2010.

Sweet Cluster (012 890) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, indeterminate vine, cluster harvest, 7-8 fruit per cluster, round to deep oblate, 100-120 g, glossy, deep red. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, nematodes, tomato mosaic virus, cladosporium leaf mold (Cf-5). Adaptation: home garden. 1998.

Sweet Elite – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: Indeterminate grape, larger fruit size (15–20 g) than standard grapes (10–12 g), good fruit set in cooler conditions, good flavor and resistance to fruit cracking. Resistances: Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, leaf mold races A–C, tomato mosaic virus races 0–2. Adaptation: winter cycle production. 2010.

Sweet Hearts – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: grape tomato; brilliant red and very uniform in shape with excellent flavor and good resistance to cracking; indeterminate plants produce very impressive yields with continuous sets and full clusters to the top of the plant; very sweet with high Brix; excellent shelflife. 2005.

Sweet Quartz (MS5) – Breeder and vendor: Sakata. Characteristics: cherry tomato with excellent taste, disease free. Resistance: tobacco mosaic virus, fusarium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot, Cladosporium gray leaf mold.

Sweet Tangerine (PS 839894) – Breeder: Jim Waltrip. Vendor: Seminis-Petoseed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Large, relatively firm fruit, smooth golden color, medium early maturity. Resistance: ASC, FW, N, St, To, Vert. Similar: Mountain Gold. Adaptation: home garden. 2000.

Sweet Zen – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: Determinate grape, red color, early maturity, good brix, heat tolerant, extended harvest, firm fruit that ships well. Resistance: none. Adaptation: indoor and outdoor. 2010.

Sweetie (PSX I) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, indeterminate habit, tall, fair cover; fruit small cherry size, firm, sweet, borne in long hands with an extended compound inflorescence. Resistance: none claimed. Similar: Sweet 100. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

SXT 0289 – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, vigorous indeterminate saladette type, early-mid season, uniform size, excellent color. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, tomato mosaic virus, bacterial speck. Adaptation: Baja, Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit and Michoacan, Mexico. 1999.

SXT 6245 – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, determinate, early to midseason, saladette type, 130 g fruit, firm. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes. Adaptation: Mexico. 1998.

SXT 6252 – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, medium large determinate, roma/saladette type. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, bacterial speck. Adaptation: Mexico and South America. 1998.

SXT 6615 – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, medium-large determinate, midseason maturity, large fruit, globe shape, uniform green shoulders. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Similar. Shady Lady. Adaptation: California and Florida. 1996.

SXT 6624 – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, medium-large determinate, large uniform ripening fruit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2. Adaptation: California. 1999.

SXT 7705 – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, vigorous indeterminate, saladette type, crack tolerant. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, tomato mosaic virus, bacterial speck. Adaptation: Baja and parts of Sonora, Mexico. 1999.

Tachi – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: Determinate saladette, compact plant with large to extra-large fruit, heavy set. Resistance: Verticillium wilt race 1, Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot, nematodes, tomato spotted wilt virus. Similar: Mariana. Adaptation: wide, staked and ground culture. 2011.

Tamiami – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: open pollinated, determinate plant, large globe-shaped fruit, green shoulder. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium (races 1 and 2) stemphyllium. Similar: Walter. Adaptation: wide. 1977.

Tango (NVH4467) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup King. Characteristics: large, deep globe, uniform green shoulders, jointed pedicels, fruit have been smooth with good blossom ends, excellent interior qualities, good red color. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tobacco mosaic virus, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Celebrity, Sunny, Bingo, Blazer. 1991.

Tara (XP671) – Breeder: Tara Jacoby. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Saladette, jointed, uniform growth, later than Hybrid 882. Resistance: N, BSK, FW 1&2, ToMV, V. Similar: Hybrid 882. Adaptation: Central America and Caribbean. 2000.

Tasti-LeeTM (Fla. 8153) – Breeder: University of Florida. Vendor: Bejo Seeds. Parentage F1 hybrid of Fla. 8059 · Fla. 7907. Characteristics: Fresh market type for premium vine ripe harvest, determinate, jointed pedicels, early to mid-season maturity with moderate heat-tolerance, fruit are small to large flat-round, firm, crimson (ogc) fruit with good flavor, light green shoulders, good crack resistance, stellate blossom scars. Resistance: Fusarium wilt races 1, 2, and 3, Verticillium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot. Adaptation: wide – entire east coast and California. HortScience 43:2228–2230. 2006.

Taxi – Breeder and vendor: Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Characteristics: early, local fresh market. Fruit semi-oblate, medium soft, 3–5 locule, yellow (rrTT), uniform ripening, avg. 115 g. Compact determinate. Adaptation: temperate. 1986.

Taylor (ARCO 574) – Breeder and vendor: Arco Seed Co. Parentage: Florida 1 A is female parent. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, mid-season; deep oblate fruit with green shoulders; normal joint; very tight blossom scars. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium (races 1 and 2), stemphyllium, nematodes. Similar: Celebrity. Adaptation: Florida and southern California’s coast. 1985.

Tayrona (57528) – Breeder: John Bill. Vendor: Seminis-Petoseed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Determinate saladette, jointed, uniform green, square, 90-120 grams, early maturity. Resistance: ASC, FW 1&2, St, V. Similar: Chiro. Adaptation: Indonesia. 2000.

TCHE (57568) – Breeder: John Bill. Vendor: Seminis-Petoseed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Vigorous determinate plant, large square fruit, very productive. Resistance: ASC, BSK, FW, ST, V. Similar: Rio Grande. Adaptation: South America. 2000.

Tecumseh – Breeder and vendor: Purdue Univ. Agr. Expt. Sta., Lafayette, Ind. Parentage: [(Walter’s A St W 86-3-1-1-1-2-1-1-2 Bk Bk) x Urbana], backcrossed t Urbana five times. Characteristics: slightly later than Urbana. Resistance: Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Similar: Urbana. Adaptation: Indiana and surrounding states. Purdue Univ. Agr. Expt. Sta. Res. Bul. 684. 1959.

Tempo (XP2032 A) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, local market and shipping; primarily for mature green and pink production; suitable either for stake or ground culture. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and 2, grey leaf spot, and alternaria. Similar: Floradade. Adaptation: wide. 1978.

Temprano (XPH 5922) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very early square-round type for whole peel-dice. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Heinz 8773. 1992.

Tendear (Tender Skin – Breeder and vendor: Dearborn Bros., Palmer, Alaska. Parentage: unknown. Characteristics: fruit uniform color, excellent quality, tender skin; plants indeterminate, internodes short making for many trusses of fruit under greenhouse conditions. Similar: Burpee’s Table Talk. Adaptation: unknown, greenhouse grown. 1955.

Tenna (XP 4054) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: UC 82 plant type, 120-150 g fruit size, very firm, full season, hand harvest or machine. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: UC 82. 1987.

Texto 2 (STEP 193) – Breeder and vendor: Texas Agr. Expt. Sta., Plant Disease Laboratory, Yoakum, Texas. Parentage: Rutgers x ((Victor x Dobbies Champion) x Pan American) x Rutgers). Characteristics: midseason cultivar with moderately heavy foliage and semi-determinate growth; fruit smooth, medium large, oblate, good for green wrap trade. Resistance: fusarium wilt, collar rot phase of A. solani; partial resistance to blossom end rot and stem cracking. Similar: Homestead. Adaptation: south-central Texas and possibly other southern states.

Texto No.1 – Breeder: Texas Agr. Expt. Sta., College Station. Vendor: Gleccklers Seedsmen, Metamora, Ohio. Parentage: Bounty x Rutgers. Characteristics: early maturity; more productive and fruit somewhat larger than Rutgers; more tolerant to temperature extremes than Rutgers. Similar: Rutgers. Adaptation: southern Texas. Texas Agr. Expt. Sta. Bul. L-246. 1955.

The Beef (Castlehy 1069) – Breeder and vendor: Henry Field Seed and Nursery Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, a medium-early extra-large, beefsteak-type fruit with smooth, firm, uniform ripening fruit. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium. Similar: Beefsteak.

Tierra (HMX 6841) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: bears firm, round fruit 110-118 day maturity from planting, fruit quality is excellent for processing; firm rounds are used for paste, whole processing, and diced products. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes.

Tiny Tim – Breeder: Dept. of Hort., Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham. Vendor: Hepler Seed Co. Parentage: Window Box x Red Currant. Characteristics: determinate dwarf plant with small red fruit; tree-like plant; will mature in 3-inch pot. Adaptation: regionally to the north as a houseplant. N.H. Agr. Expt. Sta. Bul. 380:6, 1950. 1945.

Tip Top Trellis (CR8) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, trellis type; fruits medium red, hard, flattened, prolific, late and uniform ripening; vines indeterminate. Resistance: fruit cracking. Similar: Trellis 22. Adaptation: northeastern trellis area. 1963.

Tivoli (XP616) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium-late mechanical harvest canner with excellent fruit color. Resistance: none claimed. Similar: UC82. 1984.

Tom Tom – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fruit red, very large, flattened globe shape, uniform ripening; indeterminate vine, late. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Similar: Big Boy. Adaptation: northeastern United States. 1964.

Tomboy – Breeder: Missouri Agr. Expt. Sta., Columbia. Vendor: Vaughn Seed Co., Chicago. Parentage: Earliana, Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium, Break-O-Day, Bison, Early Stone, Winsall. Characteristics: early, large fruit, pink, free setting and productive; home garden type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Winsall. Adaptation: eastern United States. Mo. Arg. Expt. Sta. Bul. 734. 1960.

Toro (FMX 1072) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, determinate saladette type, firm, heat tolerant. Resistance: Adaptation: Mexico, United States. 1997.

Tough Boy 93 – Breeder and vendor: American Takii, Inc. Characteristics: medium-early, deep-oblate shaped fresh market pink tomato; excellent flavor and high sugar content. Resistance: tomato mosaic virus, Verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, intermediate resistance to bacterial wilt. 2005.

Toyboy (PSX 212) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, short, compact determinate vine suited for culture in pots, baskets, window boxes, patios; very early medium small red deep round green-shoulder fruit. Resistance: fusarium (race 1). Adaptation: for pot growing. 1977.

Traci (HA 3209) – Breeder and vendor: Hazera Seeds Inc. Characteristics: indeterminate beef tomato for greenhouse produc-tion; produces globe-shape fruit that weigh between 9 and 10 oz; mid-maturing tomato with high yields; firm fruit; intense red color. Resistance: Verticillium wilt race 1, Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tobacco mosaic virus, and tomato yellow leaf curl virus. 2005.

Trellis 22 – Breeder: Univ. of Massachusetts, Waltham Field Sta., Waltham. Vendor: Boston Market Gardeners Assn. Parentage: Waltham Forcing x Lloyd Forcing. Characteristics: firm fruit, high yields, good color, grows well on trellis. Similar: Comet. Adaptation: regionally to New England and east coast. Mass. Ann. Rpt. 1936.

Trent (ST-5) – Breeder: Smithfield Expt. Farm, Trenton, Ont., Canada. Vendor: J. Cleminson, Wellington, Ont., Canada. Parentage: [(Red Top x Ferguson) x Rideau]. Characteristics: firm fruited, tolerant to dry conditions. Similar: Rideau. Adaptation: eastern Ontario. 1967.

Tres Rios (XPH 5376) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: large, smooth fruit in second and third harvests. Resistance: tobacco mosaic virus, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, verticillium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Humaya, Pacific. 1990.

Tribeca (Fla. 8363) – Breeder: University of Florida. Vendor: Vilmorin Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid of Fla. 8249 · Fla. 8124C. Characteristics: Fresh market type for mature green harvest, determinate vine, jointed pedicels, fruit are medium to large, early season with moderate heat-tolerance, firm fruit with light green shoulders and nipple blossom scars (n-4/+), Resistance: Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, Verticillium wilt race 1, gray leaf spot, tomato spotted wilt virus. Adaptation: Southeastern US and Florida but not for winter production in South Florida. HortScience 44:471–473. 2007.

Tribute – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America, Inc. Characteristics: Determinate round, medium to large, globe shaped fruit, early maturity, good hot set. Resistance: Verticillium wilt race 1, Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot, tomato yellow leaf curl virus, tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Adaptation: Eastern US. 2009.

Trimson (ST-12) – Breeder: Smithfield Expt. Farm, Trenton, Ont., Canada. Vendor: R. White, Wellington, Ont. Parentage: [(Blitz x High Crimson) x High Crimson) x Trent)]. Characteristics: high crimson color, high yield. Similar: Rideau and Trent. Adaptation: northeast United States and Canada. 1971.

Trinity Pride (PS 842 194) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, indeterminate saladette, midseason maturity. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tomato mosaic virus, bacterial wilt. Adaptation: Caribbean.

Triumph (Expt. 9976) – Breeder and vendor: Keystone Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, midseason, large fruited, square round cultivar, good holding ability, jointless, uniform ripening, large vine. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium (race 1 and 2). Adaptation: California.

Trojan (XPH 5810) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: a whole peel processing pear type, excellent color. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, alternaria stem canker, nematodes. Similar: Roma. 1991.

Tropic (216) – Breeder: Florida Agr. Expt. Sta., Bradenton. Parentage: 479-6-1 CASTME x 18-D2-D4-8-1. Characteristics: trellis type, vigorous vine, fruit large, attractive, and deep in polar dimension. Resistance: race 1 fusarium and verticillium wilts, gray leaf spot and graywall. Similar: Manalucie and Manapal. Adaptation: southeastern United States. Univ. of Florida Agr. Expt. Sta. Circ. S-198, 1969.

Tuckcross 756P – Breeder and vendor: University of Missouri, Columbia. Parentage: (Ohio WR25 x Missouri 765) x Purdue 110. Characteristics: three way hybrid fresh market type, early season, indeterminate with sparse open plant habit. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, Cladosporium leaf mold race 3; tolerance to cracking. Adaptation: greenhouses in northern United States, Canada. HortScience 16:230-231. 1981.

Tuckcross K (Hybrid 436) – Breeder: Univ. of Missouri, Columbia. Vendor: Standard Seed Co. Parentage: Tucker’s Forcing x Kalohi. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, greenhouse forcing; fruit red, medium to large, high percentage marketable; sets five to six fruit per cluster; tolerates adverse conditions. Resistance: fusarium wilt, Cladosporium fulvum (race 1) and root-knot nematodes. Similar: Truckcross M. Adaptation: midwestern and southern United States. Amer. Veg. Grower, Dec. 1963.

Tuckcross M – Breeder: Univ. of Missouri, Columbia. Parentage: Tucker’s Forcing x Michigan State Forcing. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, earlier maturity and more productive than M.S.F., lighter foliage, better setting ability. Resistance: fusarium wilt and Cladosporium fulvum (race 1). Adaptation: northern United States. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 75:570-573. 1959.

Tuckcross O – Breeder: Univ. of Missouri, Columbia. Parentage: Tucker’s Forcing x Ohio WR Globe. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, productive; fruit medium to large, scarlet, tight calyx. Resistance: fusarium wilt, Cladosporium fulvum (race 1). Adaptation: United States and Canada. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 75:570-573. 1959.

Tuckcross V – Breeder: Univ. of Missouri, Columbia. Parentage: Tucker Forcing x Valiant. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early maturity; fruit medium to large, red, high percentage marketable; foliage sparse. Resistance: fusarium wilt, Cladosporium fulvum (race 1). Adaptation: midwestern United States. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 75:570-573. 1959.

Tuckcross W – Breeder: Univ. of Missouri, Columbia. Parentage: Tucker’s Forcing x Waltham Moldproof Forcing. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, larger fruit size than Waltham Moldproof Forcing. Resistance: fusarium wilt and several races of Cladosporium. Adaptation: northeastern United States and Canada. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 75:570-573.

Tuckers Forcing – Breeder: Missouri Agr. Expt. Sta. Columbia. Parentage: involves Earliana, L. pimpinellifolium no. 160, Break-O-Day, Ponderosa, Gr. Baltimore, Ind. Baltimore, Long Calyx, and Bay State. Characteristics: large fruit size. Resistance: race 1 fusarium wilt and Cladosporium leaf mold. Similar: Bay State. Adaptation: greenhouse forcing only. Mo. Res. Bul. 597. 1955.

Tuppecanoe – Breeder: Dept. of Hort., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Ind. Vendor: Agr. Alumni Seed Assn. Parentage: II-28-1, Tucker Univ. of Missouri, had Acc. 160 in its parentage). Characteristics: fruit larger than other greenhouse cultivars, red, deep-flattened globe, heavy foliage. Resistance: fusarium wilt, race I. Similar: Spartan Hybrid. Adaptation: greenhouse forcing.

Turrialba – Breeder: Inter-American Inst. of Agr. Sci., Turrialba, Costa Rica. Parentage: Lycopersicon esculentum var. cerasiforme x Cuban Marglobe. Characteristics: productive under moist, humid, tropical conditions where other commercial cultivars yield poorly. Resistance: tolerant to P. infestans. Adaptation: regionally to the tropics. La Hacienda, New York. May 1946. Turrialba 1 (1):7-11. 1950.

Turrialba No.2 – Breeder: in the Inter-American Inst. of Agr. Sci., Turrialba, Coast Rica. Parentage: selection from Turrialba for larger fruit size. Characteristics: larger fruit than Turrialba.

Tygress (XP 1432427) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: fresh market type; vigorous, determinate plant, superior yield and quality for main season planting; smooth uniform green fruit with deep oblate shape; quality similar to Florida 47; superior yield and quality in early plantings with virus protection. Resistance: Alternaria stem canker, Verticillium wilt race 1; Fusarium race 1, 2; Stemphylium solani / gray leaf spot; tomato mosaic virus, tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Similar: Florida 47. Adaptation: Florida. 2003.

Uniset (Okla. 20-D) – Breeder: Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater. Vendor: Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks. Parentage: (Hawaii 3380 x VBL 1-2-3) s dwarf line (USDA). Characteristics: plant typical dwarf (di allele); fruit globular with uniform color (u); sets abundantly in adapted region. Adaptation: southwestern intermountain and north to Iowa. Mimeo of Hort. Dept., OSU. 1965.

Ural (XPH 4029) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Italia. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, pear shape; vine requires little training. Similar: Hypeel 244. Adaptation: Italy. 1986.

Urbana – Breeder: Univ. of Illinois, Urbana. Vendor: Corneli Seed Co. Parentage: series of crosses involving five cultivars. Characteristics: medium early, red; oblate fruit, determinate vine, sets heavily. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: regionally to the south and extreme north; honorable mention in the All American Trials. Corneli Catalog. 1952.

V 121 – Breeder: Hort. Expt. Sta., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Lowden. Parentage: Potentate x L. pimpinellifolium. Resistance: races 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8 of Cladosporium fulvum. Similar: Potentate. Adaptation: greenhouse forcing. Rpt. HES 1945-1946.

V 548 – Breeder and vendor: Ontario Agr. Expt. Sta., Vineland, Ont., Canada. Parentage: L. hirsutum, John Baer, Vetomold, V121, Sterling Castle. Characteristics: immune to all known races of Cladosporium fulvum. Resistance: leaf mod, blotchy ripening. Adaptation: greenhouse production. New Zealand Comm. Grower 14:4-6, 7; Rpt. Hort. Expt. Sta. 1857-1958: 52-55.

V Marzano M-3 – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, Calif. Parentage: selection from segregating material released by California Agr. Expt. Sta. Characteristics: paste type, indeterminate. Resistance: verticillium. Similar: San Marzano. Adaptation: general. F.M. list. 1961.

V Marzano P-4 – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Mountain View, Calif. Parentage: selection from segregating material released by California Agr. Expt. Sta. Characteristics: bush, paste type. Resistance: verticillium. Similar: San Marzano. Adaptation: general. F.M list. 1961.

Vagabond (V-508) – Breeder: Hort. Expt. Sta., Vineland Sta., Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds, Ed. Lowden. Parentage: F12 (F8 (Vetomold x V-121) x F2 of BC2 (Vetomold x L hirsutum)); a greenhouse cultivar. Resistance: races of 1 to 9 inclusive of Cladosporium fulvum. Similar: Vetomold. Adaptation: regionally to British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Holland. Press Release May 12 1954. 1954.

Valiant – Breeder and vendor: Francis C. Stokes Co., Vincetown, N.J. Parentage: selection from Stokesdale. Characteristics: 5 days earlier than Stokesdale with smaller vine and larger fruit. Similar: Stokesdale. Adaptation: northern tier states and Canada. Stokes Cat. 1937.

Valley Pride (GS 133) – Breeder and vendor: Goldsmith Seeds. Parentage: Univ. of California inbred x private inbred. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, compact plant with concentrated set for machine harvest large; smooth green-shouldered fruit. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts and nematodes. Similar: Jack Pot. Adaptation: western United States. 1976.

Valnorth – Breeder: Cornell Univ. Ithaca, N.Y. Parentage: Farthest North x Valiant4. Characteristics: higher early yield, slightly, smaller fruit than Valiant. Similar: Valiant. Adaptation: has not been extensively tested outside New York for regional adaptation. Farm Res. 20 (1). 1954.

Valor (Expt. 0147) – Breeder and vendor: Keystone Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, mechanical harvest cultivar uniform ripening, round, medium-early maturity; fairly firm and productive and slightly earlier than VF315. Resistance: none claimed. Similar: VF315. Adaptation: California. 1978.

Vantage (V595) – Breeder: Ontario Agr. Expt. Sta., Vineland, Canada. Vendor: Stoke’s Seeds, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada. Parentage: complex-Tuckqueen x line derived from L. pimpinellifolium and L. peruvianum derivatives. Characteristics: uniform ripening and cracking. Similar: Vinequeen. Adaptation: greenhouse production. Rpt. Ontario Hort. Ext. Sta. 1962:73-75. 1963.

Vaughan’s Early Hybrid – Breeder and vendor: Vaughan’s Seed Co., Downers Grove, Ill. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, vines vigorous and spreading, foliage cover medium; fruit 5 to 6 full-sized per hand, 6 to 7 ounces each. Similar: Bonny Best. 1952.

Vaughan’s Hybrid – Breeder and vendor: Vaughan’s Seed Co., Downers Grove, Ill. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, very productive, vines vigorous, spreading, foliage cover heavy; fruit 5 full-sized per hand, 7 to 10 ounces each. Similar: Rutgers. 1952.

Veebrite (V 686E) – Breeder: Hort. Res. Inst. of Ontario, Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: [(C1402 x Coldset) x (Coldset x Heinz 1350)1. Characteristics: determinate, early, open foliage type, with good crack resistance, cold germinability and cold setting ability; large firm, smooth fruit, uniform color, slightly heart shaped for fresh market, whole pack, and strained products. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Similar: Heinz 1350. Adaptation: northern production areas. 1972.

Veecrop (V 6512) – Breeder: Horticultural Res. Inst., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: Glamour x (Early Baltimore x Pritchard). Characteristics: smooth, crack resistant, easy stem removal, deep red color, good flavor, cold setting ability; possesses genes sp and u. Resistance: verticillium wilt. Similar: Galaxy. Adaptation: cool, short-season areas.

Veegan (VH602) – Breeder: Ontario Hort. Expt. Sta., Vineland, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Joseph Harris Co, Rochester, N.Y. Parentage: Michigan State Forcing x and T23A. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, free setting. Resistance: leaf molds except race no. 10 and fusarium wilt. Similar: Michigan-Ohio Hybrid. Adaptation: greenhouse culture. Rpt. Ont. Hort. Expt. Sta. 1964:86-87. 1965.

Veeking (Ont 8112, 7915, C43CAAA) – Breeder and vendor: Ontario Hort. Expt. Sta. Parentage: Lafayette x Cal-j. Characteristics: open pollinated, u, sp j-2, ogc round, machine harvestable but large enough for hand picking (120 g) with excellent flavor. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium (race 1). Adaptation: Great Lakes. 1982.

Veemore (V712) – Breeder: Hort. Res. Inst. of Ontario, Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seed. Parentage: [Roma VF x (H1350 x High Crimson)] x [Glamor x (Early Baltimore x Pritchard)]. Characteristics: Fireball season, firm, oblate, slightly lobed, wilty foliage, and crack resistant. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Similar: Fireball. Adaptation: northern areas. 1975.

Veepick (V716) – Breeder: Hort. Res. Inst., Simcoe, Ontario. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Characteristics: paste tomato, prostrate, determinate vine, midseason maturity, long oval fruit, uniform green shoulders, pale exterior color, excellent internal color. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, verticillium wilt race 1. Similar: San Marzano. Can. J. Plant Science 61:769-770. 1981.

Veepro (Ont. 746) – Breeder: Hort, Expt. Sta., Simcoe, Ont., Canada. Vendor: various seedsmen. Parentage: (Roma VF H1350 x High Crimson) ST8 x Florida 1339D3. Characteristics: open pollinated, u, sp, j2, ogc, large firm pear, very early compact; small core, blossom scar and stem scar; suitable for whole pack and product. Resistance: fusarium wilt (race 1). Similar: H1706 and Roma VF. Adaptation: northern United States and Canada. 1978.

Veeroma (V727) – Breeder: Hort. Res. Inst. of Ontario, Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: Roma VF x Chico. Characteristics: early pear, productive, crack resistant with concentrated maturity. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium race 1. Similar: Roma. Adaptation: Ontario, Canada, and the north central United States. 1975.

Vega (HMX 6935) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: bears blocky, round fruit 125-150 day maturity from planting, excellent yield is used primarily for paste product. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2. 1991.

Vegas (FMX 70) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: jointless fresh market hybrid with very concentrated set of uniform green, firm, smooth, thick walled fruit, medium sized vine, determinate, curly foliage, early maturity, machine harvest capability. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot, alternaria stem canker. Similar: Jackpot, Blazer, Duke. 1982.

Veloz (PS 01512626) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: fresh market type, early maturing, determinate saladette with a high yield and high quality smooth, extra large egg-shaped fruit which are firm with a brilliant red exterior and interior color. Resistance: Verticillium wilt race 1, Fusarium wilt race 1, nematodes, tomato mosaic virus (strain 0–2), alternaria stem canker, tomato spotted wilt virus. Similar: Toro, Moiica, Yaqui. Adaptation: NAFTA – Mexico, California. 2005.

Vendor (V 656) – Breeder: Horticultural Res. Inst., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: V 596 x Indian River. Characteristics: short internodes, firm, red, uniform ripening. Resistance: some strains of leafmold and tobacco mosaic. Adaptation: greenhouses. 1967.

Ventura (270) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed Co. Parentage: selection outcross of Chico 111. Characteristics: early, compact, determinate, pea type, mechanical harvest, 2 to 3 days later than Chico 111. Resistance: fusarium. Adaptation: eastern and southern United States. New Seeds for the World. 1970.

Venture (11-1-12B-1) – Breeder: Ontario Agr Expt. Sta., Vineland, Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada. Parentage: Massachusetts Hybrid-Pritchard. Characteristics: early fruiting, plant small, compact and determinate. Similar: Fireball. Adaptation: southern Ontario. Rpt. Ontario Hort. Expt. Sta., 1962, p. 75. 1963.

Venus (NC 70-TR7) – Breeder: North Carolina Agr. Expt. Sta., Raleigh. Vendor: North Carolina Foundation Seed Producers. Parentage: complicated PI 129080, Beltsville no. 3814, STEP 174, Manalucie, and others. Characteristics: adapted to training and ground culture; slightly flat globe, medium size fruit (3 pounds); fresh-market type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, southern bacterial wilt, and radial cracking. Adaptation: wide, especially warm temperatures, subtropical and tropical areas. Research and Farming 29:1971.

Veronica (STM 4807) – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, roma type, vigorous. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot, bacterial speck race 0. Adaptation: wide. 1996.

Vetomold – Breeder: Horticultural Expt. Sta., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Parentage: Potentate x L. pimpinellifolium. Resistance: immune to races 1, 2, 3, 4, and 9 of Cladosporium fulvum. Similar: Potentate. Adaptation: greenhouse forcing. Rpt. HES 1945-1946.

VF 10 – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed Co. Parentage: selection from VFW 145B. Characteristics: 7 to 10 days earlier than VF 145B. Adaptation: western United States. New Seeds for the World. 1969.

VF 14 – Breeder: Univ. of California, Davis. Parentage: (VR11 x UC255) x Molokai x C54 (UC). Characteristics: sets fruit at high temperature; fruits slightly smaller and smoother and earlier maturing than CPC no. 2. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. Similar: GPC no. 2. Adaptation: California. 1961.

VF 36 – Breeder and vendor: Univ. of California, Davis. Parentage: UC255 x VR11. Characteristics: early, small, open vine, large pointed fruit. Similar: Pearson or Early Pak. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. 1959.

VF 109 – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed Co. Characteristics: uniform ripening mechanical harvest type with high serum viscosity. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium. Adaptation: western United States. 1970.

VF 145 – Breeder: Univ. of California, Davis. Parentage: (VRII x UC255) x (Ace x C54) x Tiny Tim. Characteristics: fruit firm, small, suitable for mechanical harvesting; pronounced point on blossom end. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. Similar: Earlypak. Adaptation: California. 1961.

VF 145 B-1 – Breeder and vendor: SRS Seeds, Niagara Chemical Div., FMC Corp. Parentage: selection out of VF 145 B. Characteristics: fruit machine harvest well, have green shoulder, small stem scars, excellent interior color, and slightly smaller than VF 145 B; plants smaller, more compact, set more concentrated and maturity 4 days earlier than VF 145 B; stem hairless. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. Similar: VF 145 B. Adaptation: California and the southwestern United States. 1966.

VF 145 B1-2 – Breeder and vendor: SRS Seeds, Niagara Chemical Div., FMC Corp. Parentage: selection out of VF 145 B. Characteristics: fruit green shouldered, slightly smaller, more uniform in ripening than VF 145-B; plants heavy producer, more compact and 2 days later than VF 145 B. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. Similar: VF 145 B. Adaptation: California and the southwestern United States. 1966.

VF 145 B-7879 (S) (XP 624) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, uniform, globe-shaped fruit with high solid content for processing. Resistance: none listed. Similar: VF 145 B. Adaptation: California. 1977.

VF 145 F5 – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: small, determinate, light-green plants; fruit pale green with no distinct shoulders, thick walls, red interior; uniform size and shape fruit. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. Similar: VF 145. Adaptation: California. 1965.

VF 198 (198-6) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed Co. Characteristics: compact determinate, excellent cover vine, elongated firm fruit for mechanical harvest. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium. Adaptation: western United States. New Seeds for the World. 1968.

VF 270 (XP 270) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: selected from Univ. of California material. Characteristics: early, short vine, processing type, round, green shoulder, productive, with good field-holding ability, adapted to machine harvest and bulk handling. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: VF 10, but earlier. Adaptation: California and similar areas. 1973.

VF 365 (VF 36-5 UCG) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: selection from VF 36. Characteristics: an early midseason processing cultivar with uniform ripening fruit type. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Similar: VF 14. Adaptation: Pacific coast. 1965.

VF Earlypak – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: an Early Pak type; fruit with green shoulder. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Similar: Early Pak. Adaptation: similar to Earlypak.

VF Earlypak 909 – Breeder and vendor: Niagara Chemical Div. FMC. Characteristics: Earlypak type for market or processing, deep round green shoulder, dark red fruit. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium. Similar: Earlypak 7. Adaptation: western United States.

VF Napoli – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Co. Characteristics: small pear or paste type with medium compact plant; fruit averages smaller than VF Roma but greater maturity concentration; excess nitrogen will cause larger vines and puffy fruit. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. 1968.

Viceroy – Breeder: Ontario Agr. Expt. Sta., Vineland, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: Bounty x Rutgers. Characteristics: large fruit, good internal color, uniform ripening, free setting. Similar: Sioux. Adaptation: cool areas. Rpt. Hort. Expt. Sta. 1957-58. 1960

Victor – Breeder: Michigan State College, East Lansing. Parentage: Allred x Break O’Day. Characteristics: early, determinate, uniform ripening, flattened, often tough fruit. Similar: Bounty and Early Wonder. Adaptation: short season areas. Mich. Arg. Expt. Sta. Quart. Bul., 23 Aug. 1940.

Victoria Supreme (STM 4809) – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, roma type, large fruit. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, bacterial speck race 0. Adaptation: Florida, Baja California. Similar: Rio Grande. 1999.

Vinequeen (V 546) – Breeder: Hort. Expt. Sta., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: complex, involving John Baer, L. hirsutum, Vetomold, V-121, and Stirling Castle. Characteristics: productive; three to five uniform shaped scarlet fruit per pound. Resistance: all known races of Cladosporium fulvum. Similar: Vagabond. Adaptation: for greenhouse forcing.

Vinered – Breeder: Ontario Agr. Expt. Sta., Vineland, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: Early Chatham x Rutgers. Characteristics: fruit firm, good internal color, free setting. Similar: Fireball. Rpt. Hort. Expt. Sta. 1957-58. 1960

Viscon (Expt. NCX 3006LF) – Breeder and vendor: FMC. Characteristics: open pollinated, machine harvest canning cultivar; prostrate vine, round, uniform ripening fruit with high solids and extremely high consistency. Resistance: verticillium and fusarium wilts. Adaptation: California and the western United States. 1976.

Viscount (V624) – Breeder: Ontario Agr. Expt. Sta., Vineland, Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada. Parentage: Ace x Rideau. Characteristics: fruit very smooth, medium size, early mid-season, excellent color. Resistance: cracking. Similar: Rideau, but better color and later. Adaptation: Ontario and the northeastern Untied States. Rpt. Ont. Expt. Sta., 1962, 75-16. 1963.

Vision (V681) – Breeder: Ontario Horticultural Inst., Vineland, Ont., Canada. Parentage: Campbell 1327-D19 x Coldset. Characteristics: firm, crack resistant, cold germination and set. Resistance: fusarium. Similar: Veecrop. 1971.

Vista (XPH450) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, for stake culture. Resistance: none claimed. Similar: Ace Hybrid and Supersonic. Adaptation: arid and semi-arid areas. 1979.

Vita-Gold (PS 36912) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, multi-use, determinate vine, orange fruit, 85 g size, high in beta-carotene, midseason maturity. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, fusarium crown rot. Adaptation: California. 1999.

Viva Italia (PSX 88288) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: pear shaped fruit, large, vigorous determinate plants, good flavor, disease resistance, good yield. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, bacterial speck, alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot. Similar: Early pear 1488. Adaptation: wide for fresh market, home garden. 1991.

Vivid – Breeder: Horticultural Res. Inst., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: Earliest-of-All x Pink Red Jacket backcrossed five times. Characteristics: pink, uniform ripening, small, smooth fruit, cold setting ability, indeterminate. Similar: Earliest-of-All. Adaptation: early staking crop. 1968.

VR Moscow (Utah VR 11) – Breeder: Utah State College, Logan, Utah and USDA. Parentage: Utah no. 665 (Peru Wild) x several cultivars of L. esculentum (Moscow was recurring parent in last five backcrosses). Characteristics: determinate, early canning cultivar resembling Moscow in all characters except wilt resistance. Resistance: Verticillium albo-atrum. Similar: Moscow. Adaptation: mainly to Utah. Utah Farm and Home Sci. 13:74-75. 1952.

Vulcan-(V-4804) – Breeder: Hort. Expt. Sta., Vineland Station, Ont., Canada. Vendor: Lowden. Parentage: V473 x Vetomold. Resistance: races 1, 2, 5, 7, and 9 of Cladosporium fulvum. Similar: Vetmold. Adaptation: greenhouse forcing in fall. Rpt. HES 1949-1950.

Wabash (66-30-1) – Breeder: Purdue Univ. Vendor: Agr. Alumni Seed Improvement Assn. Parentage: complicated. Characteristics: early, small, determinate plant, globe shape; firm, crack-resistant fruit. Resistance: fusarium. Similar: Fireball. Adaptation: midwestern United States.

Walter (1544, STEP 535) – Breeder and vendor: University of Florida. Characteristics: fresh market, determinate, midseason, fruit are medium-slightly large, flat-round, symmetrical. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot. Adaptation: Florida, southeastern United States. Fla. Agric. Expt. Sta. Circ. S-202. 1969.

Waltham Mold-Proof Forcing – Breeder: Waltham Field Station, Univ. of Massachusetts, Waltham. Parentage: (Italian Paste Prince Borghese x L. peruvianum) x Pan America (USDA 44 B292 x Improved Bay State) x Improved Bay State. Characteristics: red fruit, three to four to a pound. Resistance: tomato leaf mold (Cladosporium fulvum). Adaptation: greenhouse culture. Phytopathology 43:109. 1953.

Waltham Scarlet – Breeder: Univ. of Massachusetts, Waltham Field Station, Waltham. Vendor: Brecks. Parentage: Trellis 22 x Michigan State Forcing. Characteristics: firm fruit, good color, good flavor, home garden cultivar. Adaptation: regionally to New England.

Washington State Forcing – Breeder: Washington State College, Pullman. Vendor: Gill Bros. Co. Parentage: Bonny Best x Best-of-All (Sutton’s). Characteristics: dark-red fruit of about uniform size on all fruit clusters from bottom to top of plant. Similar: Best-of-All. Adaptation: Northwestern United States. Wash. State. College. Bul. 436.1944.

Weshaven – Breeder: Texas Agr. Expt. Sta., College Station. Vendor: Associated Seed Growers and others. Parentage: selection out of a cross between STEP 54 and Southland. Characteristics: fairly open, indeterminate vine growth; large, globe-shaped fruit with green shoulders, fruit are firm with solid flesh and tough skin. Resistance: fusarium wilt and gray leaf spot. Adaptation: southern Texas. Texas Agr. Expt. Sta. L-328, Jan. 1957.

Westernred – Breeder: USDA, Southern Great Plains Field Sta., Woodward, Okla. Parentage: (Porter x Danmark) x Break O’Day. Characteristics: setting fruit under adverse conditions. Adaptation: regionally to the southern Great Plains. Mimeo. Circ. 1951.

Westover (Md. 135) – Breeder: Univ. of Maryland. Parentage: C-17 x Glamour. Characteristics: open pollinated, small-medium vine, midseason; fruit 5 to 7 ounces, smooth, crack resistant, uniform ripening, fairly concentrated set and ripening. Resistance: fusarium and verticillium wilts. Adaptation: eastern United States. 1974.

Willamette (OSU 435-4) – Breeder: Oregon State Univ., Corvallis). Parentage: (Campbell Soup 10 x Pennheart) x Queens. Characteristics: vine determinate, medium small frame, medium sprawling, medium foliage cover; fruit medium large, unusually smooth, uniform color gene, globe to deep globe; small stem and blossom scars; good color and solidity. Resistance: radial cracking. Adaptation: western valleys of the United States and Canada, New York, and Michigan.

Wiltmaster – Breeder: E.P. Basher, Univ. of Delaware, Newark. Vendor: Associated Seed Growers. Parentage: Southland x Rutgers. Characteristics: high yield; good color. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rutgers. Adaptation: Middle Atlantic states and the midwestern United States. Del. Agr. Expt. Sta. Bul. 310. 1954.

Window Box – Breeder: Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham. Vendor: Billy Hepler Seed Co. Parentage: Redskin x Dwarf Champion. Characteristics: very early, oval, medium size, red fruit borne on a dwarf determinate plant. Adaptation: regionally to the northern United States.

Window Box Roma (RS 2003) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: fresh market type; long shelflife tomato, uniform green, weight is from 60-80 g, unique, determinate with dark green rugose foliage; for growing in containers and pots; large Roma type pear shaped fruit, very tasty; not for commercial use. Similar: Patio. Adaptation: home garden; U.S. 2001.

Winner (XP 2011) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Walter x breeding line. Characteristics: open pollinated, similar to Walter, but fruit size usually larger. Resistance: fusarium (race 2) and verticillium wilts. Similar: Walter. Adaptation: Florida and Mexico. 1973.

Winners Circle (Mkt H 59) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: compact vined, medium early, market hybrid with large, firm fruit for grower-shippers. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot. Similar: Jackpot, Count Fleet. 1982.

Wisconsin 55 – Breeder: Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison. Parentage: selection from crosses involving John Baer, Del Monte, Early Biltmore, and Redskin as parents. Characteristics: very large fruit. Resistance: early blight, tolerant to fusarium wilt. Adaptation: regionally to the North Central states. Wis. Agr. Expt. Sta. Bul. 478, 1958. 1947.

Wisconsin Chief – Breeder: Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison. Parentage: Victor x Long Red. Similar: Sioux. Characteristics: large fruit of good quality; fruit set under cool temperatures; medium early. Adaptation: upper midwestern United States. 1957.

Wolfpack 1 – Breeder and vendor: North Carolina State University, Raleigh. Parentage: (Fla 180 x Dorchester) F10. Characteristics: whole pack processing tomato, determinate, upright vine, concentrated fruit set, firm, blocky fruit, midseason maturity, small core, uniform green shoulder. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Wolfpack 2. HortScience 21:1247-1248, 1986. 1984.

Wolfpack 2 – Breeder and vendor: North Carolina State University, Raleigh. Parentage: (Fla 180 x Dorchester) F10. Characteristics: whole pack processing tomato, determinate, firm, blocky fruit, midseason, 5 days later than Wolfpack 1. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Wolfpack 1. HortScience 21:1247-1248, 1986. 1984.

Wonder Boy – Breeder: Petoseed Co., Saticoy, Calif. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, midseason cultivar with indeterminate vine; fruit very large: 1 pound or more. Adaptation: midwestern, eastern and southern United States. The Peto Story, Petoseed Co. 1959.

Wonder Boy VFN – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, large fruited, smooth, deep oblate to globe shape, green shoulders. Resistance: verticillium, fusarium, and root-knot nematodes. Similar: Wonder Boy VF. Adaptation: wide. 1976.

Wondervee (Ont 733) – Breeder: Ontario Hort. Expt. Sta. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: Hardin’s Minature/3/VFN8//Chico/1350//CampKC 109/3/Genctic Marker/4/potentate/5jRed Currant 6-02-M6. Characteristics: open pollinated, u, sp, firm, early, round, handpick, open vine; fresh market and processing as juice and product. Resistance: verticillium, cracking. Similar: Springset. Adaptation: Great Lakes.

Xena (PS 150817) – Breeder: John Bill. Vendor: Seminis-Petoseed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Indeterminate saladette, deep blocky fruit, vigorous plant, very productive, uniform sizes. Resistance: ASC,BSK,FW 1&2 N, ST, V. Similar: Tequila. Adaptation: Mexico. 2000.

Yaqui – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, saladette with larger fruit, firm, thick walls. Resistance: nematodes, bacterial speck. Adaptation: California.

Yello Stuffer – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: indeterminate, 76 day maturity, stake, bush, home garden. Unique pepper shape with large open locules, ribbed, green shoulder, fruit 4 oz or 115 g. 1990.

Yuba (FM 48432) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: medium determinate vine, medium sized, square round, red fruit excellent for whole peel use. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt race 1, nematodes. 1990.

Zorba (XP498) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, earlier, larger fruited than Chico III. Resistance: none claimed. Similar: Napoli and Ventura. 1979.

Zuley – Breeder and vendor: Novartis. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, fresh market, saladette type, vigorous determinate, mid-late season, medium length, blocky round fruit, uniform green shoulders. Resistance: verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, tomato mosaic virus, bacterial speck. Adaptation: Mexico, Central and South America. 1995.