H9665 EFS

H9665 EFS

MATURITY Direct seed maturity for machine harvest in California is full season (128 days).
VINE TYPE H9665 has a medium-large sized prostrate vine with an open growth habit, and good foliar cover.
FRUIT 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.
DISEASE RESISTANCE 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.
ADAPTATION Under arid conditions, H9665 produces excellent yields of very firm fruit when direct seeded (or transplanted) in single or double rows.
COMMENTS 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.