Browsing Vegetable Report 1993 by Subjects
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Chile Pepper Variety Trial in Graham County, 1993A chile variety trial with 12 cultivars (including one jalapeño variety) was planted in Graham county in 1993. An Alpha selection from Ed Curry was the top yielding variety, producing 9.4 tons/acre. Marketable yields were suppressed by high incidence of blossom-end rot. Yields and fruit characterization of all varieties are included in this paper.
Chile Pepper Variety Trial in Greenlee County, 1993A green chile variety trial was planted in the Duncan area of Greenlee county with eleven entries. Curry #9 was the top yielding variety with a yield over 15 tons per acre. Fruit of all varieties were characterized by length, width and taste qualities.
Pepper Variety Trial in Cochise County, 1993A variety trial including 12 long green chile varieties, 6 jalapeño varieties and 3 paprika varieties was implemented in Cochise county in 1993. Alpha was the top yielding green chile with a yield of 23.8 tons per acre and Fresno lead the jalapeño varieties with a yield over 30 ton per acre. Conquistador variety of paprika appeared to have a slight advantage over the other varieties in its class. A characterization of the fruit from the varieties tested are given in this paper.