Yield performance

Maximise your farm profitability

You want to secure your vegetable production and maximise your profitability. From unpredictable weather conditions to water availability and diseases, the challenges you face to improve your performance are plenty. Sakata understands these challenges and offers solutions.

High-yield varieties
to deliver performance

Sakata Don Quixote F1, a high-yield Piel del Sapo variety
Sakata Don Quixote F1 is a high-yield Piel del Sapo variety
Sakata Sweet Ball F1, a highly productive red cherry tomato for loose harvest
Sakata Sweet Ball F1 is a highly productive red cherry tomato for loose harvest
Sakata Ithaca F1, a very high-yielding broccoli at winter harvest
Sakata Ithaca F1 is a very high-yielding broccoli at winter harvest

High yield does not only mean greater quantity but also best-quality produce.

To help you improve yield and increase your profits so you remain competitive in the market, Sakata provides a range of highly productive vegetable varieties. These include:

  • Don Quixote F1, a high-yielding and tasty Piel del Sapo melons
  • Sweet Ball F1, a very productive red cherry tomato
  • Ithaca F1, a high-yield broccoli for winter harvest

Disease-resistant
varieties

Sakata Chocostar F1, a brown tomato variety with IR to ToBRFV
Sakata Chocostar F1 is a brown tomato variety with IR to ToBRFV
Sakata Aurora F1, a beet variety resistant to Rhizomania and Rhizoctonia
Sakata Aurora F1 is a beet resistant to Rhizomania and Rhizoctonia
Sakata Peridot F1, a spinach variety with HR to Pe. 1-20
Sakata Peridot F1 is a spinach variety with HR to Pe. 1-20
Sakata Interstellar F1, a bunching onion tolerant to downy mildew
Sakata Interstellar F1 is a bunching onion tolerant to downy mildew
Sakata Kiseki F1, a Chinese cabbage with HT to Hb/Pb 0,1,3
Sakata Kiseki F1 is a Chinese cabbage with HT to Hb/Pb 0,1,3
Sakata Accord F1, a cabbage with good resistance to thrips
Sakata Accord F1 is a cabbage with good resistance to thrips

As global temperatures rise, the risk to your production from disease and pest infestation amplifies. 

It can result in significant yield losses and impact your profitability.

Securing your yield by growing varieties with good resistance is essential. That’s why Sakata provides a range of vegetable varieties with intermediate or built-in resistance.

  • Chocostar F1, a tomato with IR to ToBRFV
  • Aurora F1, a beet resistant to both Rhizomania and Rhizoctonia
  • Peridot F1, a spinach variety with HR to Pe. 1-20
  • Interstellar F1, a bunching onion with good resistance to downy mildew
  • Kiseki F1, a Chinese cabbage with HR to Clubroot
  • Accord F1, a cabbage with thrips damage rarely observed

Heat-tolerant
varieties

With climate change, extreme heat is a threat to your crops and can affect your yield consequently.

Certain crops such as squash, pepper, and tomato are particularly vulnerable to heat stress during their flowering and fruiting stages. To assist you in ensuring optimal yield performance even in hot conditions, Sakata focuses on creating heat-tolerant vegetable varieties that use nutrients and water more efficiently.

TOM02406 F1
a hot-set tomato that can be grown in very hot conditions
Bambino F1
a hot-setting pointed pepper
Mykonos F1
a broccoli that has excellent heat-tolerance

Uniformity is key!

The key to increase sales and profits is to meet your client’s expectations of uniformity.

You need to harvest the largest possible quantity of top-quality produce. To support you, Sakata creates vegetable varieties you can grow to ensure consistency in size, shape and colour such as: 

  • Parthenon F1, a high-performing broccoli with uniform head size
  • Ariel F1, a butternut squash with uniform fruit size
  • Matga F1, a blocky California pepper with perfect uniformity
Sakata is a leader in broccoli
Sakata Parthenon F1 is a high-performing and uniform broccoli variety
Sakata Matga F1, a butternut squash with uniform fruit size
Sakata Matga F1 is a butternut squash with uniform fruit size
Sakata Matga F1, a blocky California pepper with perfect uniformity
Sakata Matga F1 is a blocky California pepper with perfect uniformity

Grower-friendly
& easy-packing

Sakata Amiral F1, an elongated tomato with excellent firmness
Sakata Amiral F1 is an elongated tomato with excellent firmness
Sakata Ascona F1, an easy-to-harvest zucchini
Sakata Ascona F1 is an easy-to-harvest zucchini
Sakata Concept F1, an easy-to-pack cauliflower with its closely wrapped leaves
Sakata Concept F1 is an easy-to-pack cauliflower with its closely wrapped leaves

Harvesting, postharvest handling, and packing are critical steps in your production.

You must ensure that your produce reaches your clients in the best possible conditions to avoid any losses that could reduce your revenue. As a solution, Sakata provides vegetable varieties that are easy to harvest and handle such as: 

  • Amiral F1, with its outstanding firmness, this tomato can endure handling 
  • Ascona F1, an easy-to-harvest zucchini variety
  • Concept F1, an easy to pack cauliflower due to its closely wrapped leaves

Shelf-life
& freshness

Vegetables are highly perishable, which makes shelf life a crucial concern for both you and your clients. 

You need to avoid your produce ripening and expiring early during transportation and storage.To help you minimize, Sakata develops varieties with ability to maintain freshness. Sakata’s varieties with a long shelf life include:

Kiseki F1
a Chinese cabbage with excellent storage ability
Avanto F1
a cabbage that can stay in storage for up to 8 months during winter
Estrella F1
a butternut squash with optimum shelf life

Appearance
& taste

Today, consumers’ preferences drive markets:
they prefer fresh produce that looks nice and
tastes good.

Helping you meet these key demands of appearance and flavour, Sakata offers tasty and appealing varieties such as: 

  • Metric F1, the shiniest cucumber that does not require plastic packaging
  • Fuji Pink F1 and Chocostar F1, two tomato varieties with unique taste
  • Cordial F1, the Piel del Sapo melon known for its incredible taste!
Sakata Chocostar F1, a trendy specialty tomato popular for its taste
Sakata Chocostar F1, is a specialty tomato popular for its brown colour and flavour
Sakata Metric F1, the shiniest cucumber on supermarket shelves
Sakata Metric F1, the shiniest cucumber on the shelf
Sakata Cordial F1, sweet tasting Piel de Sapo melon on the shelves
Sakata Cordial F1 is a traditional Piel del Sapo sweet tasting melon

Do you have certain requirements
or need information?
The Sakata team is here to provide you with the support and guidance you need to achieve your production goals and improve your yield performance.

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