Takamaka has a good concentrated set, allowing high fruit set in a small area. This could allow higher population and subsequent higher yield depending on the management style. The plant has good leaf cover that protects the fruits from sunburn, leading to improved quality and less wastage. The fruits are firm and travel well, with a potential to reach additional markets with minimal wastage This variety’s disease package compliments most fresh market production areas, lowering spraying costs for safer products.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus - TSWV
Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus - TYLCV
Fusarium - Fol-2
Verticillium - Va
Nematodes - Mi