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Old March 9, 2017   #46
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Carmel, IN
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Originally Posted by Fusion_power View Post
Most Habrochaites are susceptible to septoria to varying degrees. A few Habrochaites lines are highly resistant. The resistance often seen in rootstocks is from rampant growth together with high alkyl production. It won't hold up under heavy fruit production in a typical edible tomato genetic background. LA2175 has a high degree of genetic resistance that is transferable to domestic tomato. It just takes a lot of generations of growing plants to eliminate most of the genetic drag from Habrochaites.
Does anyone have a few seeds of LA2175 they could send me? I tried to get it from TGRC, but they said they only supply seeds to professional breeders.
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