From Tatiana's TOMATOBase
- Determinate, regular leafed plants. Midseason. Orange paste fruits. High beta-carotene (vitamin A) breeding line for improving nutritional quality of processing tomatoes used for paste, juices and sauces. About 10x greater beta-carotene than normal tomatoes. Adapted for eastern and midwestern production. This line does not do as well under California growing conditions.
- John Stommel (breeder), USDA ARS
Year grown: 2001
- Breeding lines developed by the USDA ARS program (John Stommel) from L. cheesmannii.
Related (potential cross)
Keith Mueller. 97L97