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Denomination: 'Ternetto'
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Applicant/Holder: Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V.
Burgemeester Crezeelaan 40
Postbus 40, 2678 ZG
De Lier
2678 KX
Breeder: Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V., De Lier, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Rijk Zwaan Export B.V.
1002 Mersea Road 7 R.R. #5
Leamington, Ontario
N8H 3V8
Tel: 226-344-6670
Application Date: 2016-12-19
Provisional Protection:: 2016-12-19
Application Number: 16-9058
Grant of Rights Date: 2019-02-21
Certificate Number: 5929
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2039-02-21

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Garincha'

Summary: The leaflets of 'Ternetto' are of medium size whereas the leaflets of 'Garincha' are small to medium size. The intensity of green colour of the upper side of the leaf is medium for 'Ternetto' whereas the intensity is light to medium for 'Garincha'. The attitude of the petiole of the leaflet in relation to the main axis of the leaf is semi-erect for 'Ternetto' whereas the attitude of the petiole of the leaflet of 'Garincha' is semi-erect to horizontal.


SEEDLING: anthocyanin colouration of hypocotyl present

PLANT: indeterminate growth type, medium to tall

STEM: weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration, medium length of internode

LEAF: horizontal to semi-drooping attitude, medium to long, medium to broad, bipinnate type, medium green upper side, weak to medium degree of glossiness of upper side, weak to medium degree of blistering
LEAFLET: medium size, semi-erect attitude of petiole in relation to main axis

INFLORESCENCE: equally uniparous and multiparous types
FLOWER: yellow, pubescence of style present

PEDUNCLE: abscission layer present, medium length
FRUIT (BEFORE MATURITY): small to medium extent of green shoulder, intensity of green shoulder is dark, intensity of green excluding green shoulder is very light to light, no green stripes
FRUIT: very small to small, large ratio of length in relation to diameter, elliptic shape in longitudinal section, medium degree of ribbing at peduncle end, very weak to weak depression at peduncle end, very small peduncle scar, very small to small blossom scar, flat but sometimes slightly indented at blossom end, small diameter of core in cross-section in relation to total diameter, very thin to thin pericarp, two and three locules, red flesh at maturity, firm
FRUIT SKIN: red at maturity, strong glossiness

DISEASE RESISTANCE: highly resistant to Meloidogyne incognita; no resistance to Verticillium sp. (Va and Vd) race 0; resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici, races 0 (ex 1) and 1 (ex 2) present; no resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici, race 2 (ex 3); no resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis lycopersici; no resistance to Fulvia fulva (Ff) (ex Cladosporium fulvum) race 0 and groups A, B, C, D, and E; resistance to Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV), strains 0, 1 and 2 present; no resistance to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV); no resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV), race 0

Origin & Breeding History: 'Ternetto' (breeder designation 72-190 RZ) is a slightly blocky snack tomato variety designed for loose harvest and used for production in high tech greenhouses. It originated from a cross conducted in August 2012, in De Lier, Netherlands. The resulting hybrid, 'Ternetto', was selected on June 2013 for its uniform and stable fruit shape, regular cluster shape, fruit colour, fruit taste and shelf life.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Ternetto' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number TMT2827, purchased from Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. The trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands from 2015 to 2016.

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Tomato: 'Ternetto' (right) with reference variety 'Garincha' (left)

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Tomato: 'Ternetto' (top) with reference variety 'Garincha' (bottom)

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