|Gujarat Anand Tomato 8 (Anand Roma)|
|Year of Release||2021|
|Area and Condition for which release||Kharif-rabi season under irrigated condition of middle Gujarat|
|Special Features:||The variety having determinate type growth habit and light intensity of green colour on leaf. The fruits of the proposed variety are ovoid in shape with flat to pointed blossom end.|
|Name of centre||MVRS, Anand|
|Average yield||412.13 q/ha|
The variety exhibited 46.43, 35.34, 38.49, 13.25, 26.57, 20.31 and 26.03 per cent higher fruit yield in middle Gujarat over the checks GT 2, AT 3, JT 3, GAT 5, GT 6, GT 7 and DVRT 2, respectively. The variety contains 10.79 mg/100g lycopene, 11.30 mg/100g ascorbic acid, 0.10% acidity and 0.04 acidity/sugar ratio. This variety has less prevalence of tomato leaf curl disease and leaf damage by leaf miner as well as lower or comparable number of mines/leaf and fruit damage by fruit borer as compared to the checks GAT 5, GT 6, GT 7 and DVRT 2.