||Direct seed maturity for machine harvest in California is full season (128 days).
||H9665 has a medium-large sized prostrate vine with an open growth habit, and good foliar cover.
||H9665 produces medium sized (67 g), blocky shaped fruit on a jointless pedicel. The extremely firm fruit have good internal color, thick walls, high °Brix, and a high tolerance to rots and molds.
||H9665 carries the genes (Ve, I, I2, Mi, Pto, Asc) for resistance to Verticillium race 1, Fusarium races 1 and 2, root-knot nematode, bacterial speck, and Alternaria stem canker.
||Under arid conditions, H9665 produces excellent yields of very firm fruit when direct seeded (or transplanted) in single or double rows.
||H9665 yields a high consistency product, and can be used in both peeling and dicing applications. The fruit exhibit excellent mold tolerance, and have extended field storage capability.