The Vilmorin Mikado seed house shows its potential Ingenio F1, California red for early cycles, during several field days held on Tuesday and Wednesday at a greenhouse under plastic in the town of Berjain Almeria.
In its first year of commercialization, Ingenyo F1 has proven to be a safe bet for the farmer for several reasons. The first of these is that it is a variety of warm years like the current one, with a summer with very high temperatures during the day and night, and a warm start to autumn, It offers a setting that starts at the bottom and homogeneously continues throughout the plant, thanks to good vegetative energy and a plant with short internodes.
“With the Ingenyo F1, what we provide is a variety used for whitening. In fact, until now it continues with blanching, with a unique continuity of setting,” said José Bernal, commercial technician of Vilmorin Mikado, who added about the harvest shown during the day, planted on June 6, that” there may be plants with 24 or 26 peppers and what is left. The growing conditions are exceptional and may last until March or early April in this case.
In this sense, the Ingenyo F1 is a variety of California red four hulls in the main G caliber, which is finished with a small percentage of GG, with good behavior against cracking.
“We hope to be leaders in the Ingenyo F1 field,” said Bernal. With a good set of fruit and productivity, Ingenyo F1 is an easy frontier to harvest, “a variety that jumps well, so it does not require the use of scissors to harvest and, as an open plant, it heals quickly,” with bright red. color, a quality highly valued in markets such as Holland and England. “The color is something that the technicians of some cooperatives emphasized to us”recognized Bernal, who also emphasizes its good post-harvest. “Some cooperatives tell us this is the fruit they’re looking for.”
A variety of completes the Nyo pepper range with resistance from Vilmorin Mikado, which also includes Nyobi and Nyostar, which includes resistance to powdery mildew and nematodes, in addition to L4 and Spotted.