From Tatiana's TOMATOBase
- determinate, regular leafed plants. Midseason. Orange paste fruits. High beta-carotene (vitamin A) breeding line for improving nutritional quality of processing tomatoes used for paste, juices and sauces. About 10x greater beta-carotene than normal tomatoes. Adapted for Cailfornia, eastern and midwestern production. Firm and crack resistant.
- John Stommel (breeder), USDA ARS
- Breeding line developed by the USDA ARS from L. cheesmannii to improve nutritional quality by enhanced levels of beta-carotene.