Tomatoes, which are a priority item for production promotion, are selected at the JA’s “Tomato Center (Shiba Town)” and shipped under the brand “Joshu Musume”. Tomato is said to be native to the western plateaus of South America and is a vegetable eaten in many countries around the world. It has been popular as an edible vegetable in Japan since the Taisho era. In the past, it was a vegetable that had a strong acidity and had a tomato-specific odor, so the tastes of likes and dislikes were divided. It has a long shelf life at ripeness and has a high sugar content. It seems that it mainly produces Momotaro tomatoes, which have a strong sweetness and a moderate acidity.
At the Tomato Center, a new type of fruit sorter has been introduced to improve processing capacity and work efficiency. With the renewal of equipment, lanes for 1 kg boxes have been added to meet the demands of the market. The selected tomatoes will be shipped to the Keihin area in earnest under the brand name of “Joshu Musume Tomato”. Chubu Agricultural Office From the Isesaki District Agricultural Guidance Center. It seems that JA Sawa Isezaki’s high sugar content tomatoes are cultivated by producers of 6 houses (about 1.6 hectares) mainly in the Azuma area. The brands “Hatsukoi Monogatari Tomato” and “Koigokoro Tomato” are mainly shipped to the Keihin area. In addition, by combining the bag method (based on the bag culture of the cultivation system, fertilization technology for unused resources, and water-saving liquid supply control technology based on the amount of solar radiation, a cultivation system with excellent economic and environmental aspects can be constructed.), A high sugar content mini tomato with a sugar content of 8.5 degrees or more, “Rouge’s Jewel Box Tomato” is also popular for its sweetness and deliciousness.
In Maebashi City, about 10 tomato producers selected from the progeny who crossed the Gunma prefecture breeding variety “Ama Shizuku Tomato” (a variety introduced from Russia with “Greenhouse Momotaro Tomato”) and a cherry tomato (variety name unknown). It is a F1 hybrid with “Gunma Amaaka No. 1 Tomato” as the ovary parent and “Gunma Amaaka No. 2 Tomato” as the pollen parent. The fruit sugar content (Brix) in forcible cultivation is about 6-9%, and “Momotaro Haruka Tomato” The fruit color is red, the fruit shape is a slightly tall ball, the number of child rooms is 4, 5 or 6, and the fruit flesh seems to be extremely hard. The fruit weight is about 80 g, and the yield is “Greenhouse Momotaro”. 60-70% compared to “tomatoes”. The grass is medium in size, the grass is compact and the leaves are small. Shipments begin in the middle of the month and are sold at some supermarkets and direct sales offices until the end of June.