Melon

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Family: SOLANACEAE

Botanical Name: Solanum melongena L.

Common Name:
SPANISH: Berenjena ENGLISH: Eggplant FRENCH: Aubergine DUTCH: Aubergine
PORTUGUESE: Beringela GERMAN: Eierfrucht ITALIAN: Melanzana

General characteristics:
Plant cultivated as an annual, with semi-woody, erect, branched stem, indeterminate growth. Under favourable conditions it grows to over two metres in height. The leaves are entire, oval, with somewhat lobed edges, covered with hairs and sometimes with thorns on the nerves, greyish in colour. The fruit is a more or less elongated globose berry of dark purple, green, white or white with purple marbling, shiny skin and thorny calyx. According to the length of the fruit, they are classified as short, semi-long and long.

Indicative data:
● Number of Seeds per Gram: 200-300
● Useful Plants per 10 gr. of Seed: 1000
● Sowing spacing between rows: 100-200
● Sowing spacing between plants: 50-100
● Seeds per Stroke: 1-2
● Planting depth: 0.5-0.8 cm
● Germination Power: 4-5 years
● Growing Cycle: 6-11 months
● Kilograms per Seed per Hectare: 0.1-0.2
● Germination Temperature (minimum, maximum, optimum): 15ºC, 25ºC, 35ºC
● Germination Time: 7-10 days

VARIETYTYPERESISTANTPLANT VIGORWEIGTH kgREMARKS
M-5266Ananas white fleshHigh6.5Big fruit
M-5268Ananas white fleshMedium4.8Oval shape, uniform netting
M-5796 Phase3Ananas creamy fleshMedium2021-05-04 00:00:00Oval shape, soft netting
M-5866 Phase3Ananas white fleshMedium2021-04-03 00:00:00Firm meat and healthy plant
M-5686 NEWAnanas orange fleshMedium2.7Very firm meat
M-5278BrancoMedium2021-05-04 00:00:00Early maturing
M-5610 Phase3GaliaFom:0,1/PxMedium1,3-1,6Very good taste
M-5730GaliaLow2Traditional galia
M-5888SapoMNSV/Px Medium4,8-5,3Big fruit
M-5890SapoMNSV/Px Medium4.2Medium size
M-5922SapoMNSV/Fom:0,1,2/PxMedium2021-05-04 00:00:00Very nice netting
M-5926SapoMNSV/Px High3,2-3,6For late planting
M-6028SapoMNSV/Fom:0,1,2/PxMedium5,5-6,5Small fruit size
M-5770Sapo orange fleshFom:0,1/PxLow2-4,5Incredible taste and storability
M-5998Sapo orange fleshMNSV/Fom:0,1/PxMedium2,5-3Consistent fruit size
M-5256Yellow canaryFom:0,1/PxMedium2,6-3Early sowings
M-5284Yellow orange fleshLow1-1,5High brix
M-5428Yellow orange fleshMedium1,2-1,6High brix and vigorous plant
M-5510 Phase3Yellow orange fleshLow1-1,5High brix and medium plant

Cucumis melo (MELON)
Scientific nameEnglish common nameCode
Viruses
Melon necrotic spot virusMelon necrotic spotMNSV
Fungi
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonisFusarium wiltFom
Podosphaera xanthiiPowdery mildewPx

Types