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Denomination: 'Senserno'
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: 2018-03-16
Provisional Protection:: 2018-03-16
Application Number: 18-9397
Grant of Rights Date: 2019-02-21
Certificate Number: 5928
Date rights revoked: 2020-02-21

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Redvira'

Summary: The plants of 'Senserno' are tall whereas the plants of 'Redvira' are medium to tall. The leaflets of the leaf of 'Senserno' are medium to large whereas the leaflets of the leaf of 'Redvira' are large. At the peduncle end, the fruit of 'Senserno' has very weak to weak ribbing whereas the fruit of 'Redvira' has a weak to medium degree of ribbing. At maturity, the fruit of 'Senserno' is red, but darker than the fruit of 'Redvira' which is also red. The degree of glossiness of the fruit skin is medium for 'Senserno' whereas the degree is strong for 'Redvira'.


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: horizontal attitude, medium length, medium width, 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

INFLORESCENCE: mainly uniparous type
FLOWER: yellow, pubescence of style present

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

DISEASE RESISTANCE: susceptible to Meloidogyne incognita; resistance to Verticillium sp. (Va and Vd) race 0 present; resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici, races 0 (ex1) and 1 (ex 2) present; no resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici, race 2 (ex3); 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 Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV); no resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV), race 0; resistance to Oidium neolycopersici (On) (ex Oidium lycopersicum (Ol)) present

Origin & Breeding History: 'Senserno' (breeder designation 72-245 RZ) is a 2 to 3 locular round tomato developed for loose and cluster harvest production in high tech greenhouses. It originated from a cross made in August of 2012, in De Lier, Netherlands. The resulting hybrid, 'Senserno', was selected in June 2013 for its uniform and stable fruit shape, regular cluster shape, and fruit taste and colour.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Senserno' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number TMT2856, purchased from Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. Two trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands from 2015 to 2016.

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Tomato: 'Senserno' (right) with reference variety 'Redvira' (left)

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