TOMATOES

Family: SOLANACEAE

1. Crop common name:  TOMATO
2. Specific name: Solanum licopersicum
3. Variety/s: Money maker; Cal-J; & Roma VF
4. Variety type: Hybrid
5. Maturity period: 75-80 days
6. Grain/Fruit/Leave colour: Fruit colour: Intensely Red on Ripening
7. Areas successfully cultivated: Well grown all regions of Somalia
8. Specific resistances: High soil PH, tolerant early blight disease and tomato leaf miner pest (Tuta absoluta)

 

 

SEEDS UNIT PER GRAM

 

SOW (KG/HA)

 

DEPTH OF SOWING

 (CM)

 

DISTANCE (CM)

 

GERMINATION (DAYS)

 

DIRECT SOWING

 

TRANSPLANT

 

ROW –ROW

 

PLANT –PLANT

 

350-400

 

1,5-2

 

0,3-0,4

 

0,5-1,5

95-100

 

55-65

 

9-10