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Variety Name

Lanka Cherry

ID 3266
Latin Name Lycopersicon esculentum M.
Common Name tomato
Country Sri Lanka
Registration Year 2010
Short Description The mutant variety Lanka Cherry was officialy approved in 2010. It was developed by irradiation of seeds with gamma rays (320 Gy). Main improved attributes of mutant variety are easily distinguishable pear shaped fruits.

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Name and Registration

Local Registration Agency Department of Agriculture in Sri Lanka
National Registration Year 2010
National Registration Agency Department of Agriculture in Sri Lanka


Crop Type and Improved Traits

Propagation Primary Seed propagated crops
Usage Primary Fruit/Nuts
Usage Secondary Fruits vegetables
Characteristic Primary Agronomic and botanic traits
Characteristic Primary Sub-Type Growth habits
Characteristic Secondary Resistance to biotic stresses
Characteristic Secondary Sub-Type Bacterial diseases


Breeding Method Section

Mutagen Treatment Type Physical
Physical Mutagen gamma rays
Physical Treatment Dose 320
Physical Dose Units Gy
Treated Material Type Seed
Phenotype Easily distinguishable pear shaped fruits


Historical Breeding Method

Breeding Method Direct use of an induced mutant
Mutagen Treatment Type Physical
Physical Mutagen gamma rays
Physical Treatment Dose 320 Gy
Treated Material Type Seed
Parent Variety Manik
Parent Variety Manik


Breeders

1. , Horticultural Crops research and Development Inst, Gannoruwa, Sri Lanka