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Denomination: 'Robagino'
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Applicant/Holder: Enza Zaden Beheer B.V.
Haling 1E
1602 DB Enkhuizen
Breeder: Marcel Mooij, Enza Zaden Beheer B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Smart & Biggar IP Agency Co.
P.O. Box 2999, Station D
55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 900
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5Y6
Tel: 613-232-2486 ex.1279
Application Date: 2016-10-06
Provisional Protection:: 2017-08-29
Application Number: 17-9286

Variety Description


SEEDLING: anthocyanin colouration of hypocotyl present
PLANT: indeterminate growth habit, medium to tall, flowers early season, very early season fruit maturity
STEM: weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration, medium length internode

LEAF: horizontal to semi-drooping attitude, medium to long, medium to broad, bipinnate division of blade
LEAF BLADE (UPPER SIDE): very light to light green, medium glossiness, weak to medium blistering
LEAFLET: medium sized, semi-erect to horizontal attitude of petiolule in relation to main axis of leaf

INFLORESCENCE: mainly uniparous type
PEDUNCLE: abscission layer present, short
FLORET: yellow, pubescence of style present

IMMATURE FRUIT: medium extent of medium to dark green shoulder, very light green skin excluding shoulder, no green stripes
MATURE FRUIT: very small to small, medium length/diameter ratio, circular shape in longitudinal section, absent or very weak ribbing at peduncle end, absent to very weak depression at peduncle end, very small to small peduncle scar, very small blossom scar, flat at blossom end, medium diameter of core (in cross-section) in relation to total diameter when viewed from above, thin pericarp, two and three locules, red skin, medium glossiness of skin, red flesh, firm

DISEASE REACTIONS: susceptible to Meloidogyne incognita; no resistance to Verticillium sp. (Va and Vd) fysio or Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus race 0; resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici race 0 (ex1) and race 1 (ex 2), Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis lycopersici, Fulvia fulva (Ff) (ex Cladosporium fulvum) race 0 and groups A, B, C, D and E, Tomato Mosaic Virus strains 0, 1 and 2, Oidium neolycopersici (On) (ex Odium lycopersicum (OI)) and Tomato Torrado Virus present

Origin & Breeding History: 'Robagino' originated from a controlled cross conducted in the summer of 2012 at the Enza Zaden Research and Development Station in Enkhuizen, the Netherlands. The cross was made between two unnamed proprietary seedlings. Worldwide field trials were conducted with the final selection of 'Robagino' being made on August 29, 2016 based on fruit size, fruit shape, taste, shelf life, resistance to cracking and disease resistance.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Robagino' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number TMT3131, purchased from the Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. The trial was conducted by Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands in 2017.

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Tomato: 'Robagino'

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