Sedal F1 * raises the standard for quality and plant health in late cucumber

Photo: Sedal F1 by BASF The Q-green variety from BASF has triple resistance to yellow vein viruses, yellowing and powdery mildew, also providing a uniform size throughout the cycle. If you […]
Mon 08/03/2021
Photo: Sedal F1 by BASF

The Q-green variety from BASF has triple resistance to yellow vein viruses, yellowing and powdery mildew, also providing a uniform size throughout the cycle.

If you are a cucumber producer and you are looking for production and tranquility, Sedal F1 is your best asset. This variety of long late cucumber from BASF (transplants from October 10) can help you achieve the highest possible benefits. But how?

“With Sedal F1, we ​​improve plant health and, above all, fruit quality with respect to the rest of commercial varieties of the late segment,” said Antonio Manuel Alonso, senior sales specialist for cucumber at BASF, who details that it has typical resistance a virus of the yellow veins (CVYV), yellowish (CYSDV) and powdery mildew, in addition to having a good behaviour against Micopharella.

Sedal F1 is a vigorous variety, strong and vegetative plant, ideal for growing in high greenhouses with low relative humidity. But if it stands out for something, it is its fruit quality. “The cucumbers are very dark, shiny, and without a bottleneck and they maintain their calibre throughout the cycle. Most of the varieties on the market have very short or very long fruits, with a long neck,” said Alonso.

Sedal F1 is a Q-green variety, BASF seal that identifies cucumbers in the different typologies with ‘excellence in fruit quality’, providing in turn a great post-harvest.

BASF has organised a series of visits for small groups of producers and marketers, thus adapting to current security measures, to show them the versatility of the F1 line. “Farmers are obtaining very good results in plantations from Motril to Roquetas de Mar,” said Alonso.