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Denomination: 'Prodezo'
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: 2017-10-16
Provisional Protection:: 2017-10-16
Application Number: 17-9310
Grant of Rights Date: 2019-02-21
Certificate Number: 5927
Date rights revoked: 2020-02-21

Variety Description


SEEDLING: anthocyanin colouration of hypocotyl present

PLANT: indeterminate growth type, tall

STEM: very weak to weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration, medium to long internode

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

TIME OF FLOWERING: mid-season to late
INFLORESCENCE: mainly uniparous type
FLOWER: yellow, pubescence of style present

PEDUNCLE: abscission layer present, medium to long
FRUIT (BEFORE MATURITY): no green shoulder, light green, no green stripes
FRUIT: medium to large, small ratio of length in relation to diameter, oblate shape in longitudinal section, weak ribbing at peduncle end, medium to strong depression at peduncle end, medium to large peduncle scar, small blossom scar, flat at blossom end, medium to large diameter of core in cross-section in relation to total diameter, thick pericarp, three and four locules, red flesh at maturity, firm to very firm
FRUIT SKIN: red at maturity, strong glossiness
TIME OF FRUIT MATURITY: late to very late

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

Origin & Breeding History: 'Prodezo' (breeder designation 72-760 RZ) is a large tomato on the vine variety used for production in high tech greenhouses. It originated from a cross conducted in July 2013, in De Lier, Netherlands. The resulting hybrid, 'Prodezo', was selected in September 2014 for its uniform and stable fruit shape, regular cluster shape, fruit size, fruit colour, early maturity and yield.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Prodezo' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number TMT3059, purchased from Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. Two trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands in 2017.

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Tomato: 'Prodezo'

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