GOOD FRUIT & VEG PCA – Adelaide Convention Centre

9th – 12th July 2017, Adelaide

HM.Clause Pacific had a produce stand at the recently held PCA Expo at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia. The 4 day event was well attended by both local & interstate industry players, growers, grower-marketers, processors, resellers as well as most links in the industry value adding chain. Most of the attendees spent time viewing the HM.Clause Pacific stand which had plenty of high quality, locally sourced, protected crops. Of considerable interest for the impressive turnout were the following exciting new varieties:

Continental Cucumber Batallon

Batallon (58604) – Long Dutch Cucumber suited to cool & shoulder season production. Shiny dark green, medium ribbed fruit with uniform shape/length. It has a vigorous dark green plant which gives it excellent yield potential as well as a very good shelf-life & a strong disease package – IR: CYSDV; CVYV. This variety will be commercially available for the 2017-18 season.

Capsicum Chevi

Chevi (BSA 351) – very early maturing, high quality, medium sized, high gloss, blocky fruit. The fruit is thick walled which makes this variety extremely firm with excellent shelf-life. The plant is sturdy, compact & has a good disease package – HR: Tm0-3; IR: TSWV: PO. Limited commercial stock of this variety will be available so get your orders in with your local Sales & Development Manager to ensure seed supply.

Red Oak Lettuce Eglantine

Eglantine – This Red Oak-leaf lettuce has vigour with adaptability! It is suited to both open field as well as Hydroponic production systems. It is large, vigorous & adaptable variety suited to all year round production in most regions. It is a well-balanced, early filled variety with early maturity as well as having an erect plant, uniform shape & size with a great disease package –  Bl: 16-30,32,33; Nr:0

Green Oak Lettuce Quator

Quator (DIP 10387) – a large Green, compact Oak-leaf suited to both the warm & shoulder season. Great vibrant dark green colour & well shaped heads which handle the heat very well. Growth is well controlled & balanced & it has a good disease package – Bl: 16-32; Nr: 0. This variety has just been released commercially so discuss your seed requirements for this season with your local HM.Clause Pacific Sales & Development Manager.

 Truss Tomato Amastera

Amastera (HA27430) – Large HTGH Truss Tomato. It has a very strong vigorous plant with strong jointed calyx attachments & green parts generally with an average fruit weight of 150grms. It also has a good disease package – HR: ToMV; Ff; Fol; Vd;On

Once again we would like to thank all of those customers who made time to visit this Expo event.

HM.Clause – a seed company bringing seeds to life.