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Mistisa Eggplant
‘Mistisa’ is a spreading type eggplant with profuse branching. The leaves are narrow, pale green and slightly serrated. It starts to flower 41 days from transplanting and fruits can be harvested two weeks after flowering. The fruits are striped light violet and cream with thick skin and soft white flesh. Fruit length is 16-20 cm with a diameter of 3-4 cm. The average marketable yield during the dry season is 30 tons/ha. It has long shelf-life, still marketable seven days after harvest and acceptable in Isabela, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Cebu, Leyte and Bukidnon. ‘Mistisa’ is resistant to bacterial wilt and moderately resistant to phomopsis, and eggplant shoot and fruit borer or EFSB (Leucinoides orbonalis Gueene) and leafhopper (Amrasca biguttula Ishida). It can be planted in low and mid-elevation areas throughout the year. It can be grown profitably under organic cultivation.
Category:
Vegetable crop variety
Patent Type:
Plant variety protection
Patent Status:
Registered

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