How to Manage Pests

UC Pest Management Guidelines

Tomato

Variety Selection

(Reviewed 12/13, updated 12/13)

In this Guideline:


Where needed, choose varieties that are resistant to prevalent pathogens and nematodes. Check with the seed developer as the final authority.

Top 50 varieties by number of loads in 20121
Rank2 Variety Disease resistance3    Rank2 Variety Disease resistance3
1 SUN 6366 VFFNP 26 H 2601 VFFNP
2 H 8504 VFFNP 27 PX 650 VFFNP
3 AB 2 VFFP 28 UG 18806 VFFNP
4 H 5608 VFFNPSW 29 H 5701 VFFNP
5 H 2401 VFFNP 30 PX 002 VFFNSW
6 H 9780 VFFNP 31 BOS 67212 VFFNP
7 H 3402 VFFNP 32 BOS 66509 VFFNP
8 H 5508 VFFNPSW 33 NUN 6397 VFFN
9 CXD 187 VFFNP 34 H 9665 VFFNP
10 H 9663 VFFNP 35 H 5003 VFFNP
11 H 4707 VFFNP 36 UG 19006 VFFNP
12 H 1015 VFFNP 37 CXD 282 VFFFNP
13 APT 410 VFFNP 38 UG 19306 VFFNP
14 BQ 205 VFFNP 39 HM 7883 VFFNP
15 SUN 6368 VFFNP 40 NUN 6385 VFFNSW
16 CXD 255 VFFNP 41 HYPEEL 108 VFFNP
17 UG 19406 VFFNP 42 HM 9905 VFFN
18 AB 3 VFFNP 43 SHASTA VF
19 HYPEEL 849 VFFNP 44 AB 0311 VFFNPSW
20 NUN 6394 VFFNPSW 45 HEINZ 9494 VFFNP
21 BQ 206 VFFNP 46 HALLEY 3155 VFF
22 BQ 163 VFFNP 47 BQ 204 VFFNP
23 H 8004 VFFNP 48 SUN 6117 VFFN
24 U 373 VF 49 NUN 6404 VFFNPSW
25 H 9491 VFFNP 50 HM 7885 VFN
Unranked varieties with tomato spotted wilt resistance   Unranked varieties with dodder tolerance
DRI 319 N 6402 H 9492 H 9997
DRI 320 N 6407 H 9553 H 1100
N 6398   H 9888  
Unranked varieties with Fusarium wilt Race 3 resistance
CXD 242 AB 0306
CXD 316 PX 299
HM 4802  
KEY:
V = Verticillium wilt (Race 1)   P = bacterial speck (Race 0)
F = Fusarium wilt (Race 1)   N = root knot nematode
FF = Fusarium wilt (Race 1 and 2)   SW = tomato spotted wilt
FFF = Fusarium wilt (Race 1, 2, and 3)        
1 As listed by the Processing Tomato Advisory Board. For more information on varieties, see http://www.ptab.org/11032012_top50.xls.
2 Ranked by market share (loads inspected in 2012).
3 Disease/nematode resistance information compiled by E. M. Miyao from: Tomato Variety Guides by Timothy, Stewart & Lekos Seeds and Ag Seeds Unlimited.

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UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Tomato
UC ANR Publication 3470

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