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Sweet Pepper Variety Trials - Sortable Database

Below are listed the types of sweet peppers tested in recent years by the Vegetable Program at the University of Saskatchewan. All pepper data is divided into yield data and fruit characteristic data.

Hot pepper varieties are also tested by the Vegetable Program.

Each column in the database tables can be sorted by clicking on the heading (ie. one click will sort the column in ascending order, two clicks will sort in descending order).

Post-harvest handling and storage tips for peppers


Sweet pepper yield data

Explanation of rating system
Seed Sources
Recommended pepper varieties

Download PDF of trials: 2004 Yields - 2004 Characteristics - 2003 Yields - 2003 Characteristics - 1995


 

Sweet pepper fruit characteristics

Explanation of rating system
Seed Sources
Recommended pepper varieties

Download PDF of trials: 2004 Yields - 2004 Characteristics - 2003 Yields - 2003 Characteristics - 1995


Explanation of rating system

  • *** Previously recommended variety
  • Spacing:
  • In row - 15 cm staggered
  • Between row - 2 m
  • Overall rating:
  • 1 - poor
  • 5 - excellent
  • Fruit Shape:
  • A - Apple
  • B - Blocky
  • L - Long
  • M - Misshapen
  • P - Pointed
  • T - Triangle
  • Plant Vigour/ Taste:
  • 1 - poor
  • 5 - excellent
  • Mature Colour:
  • D - Dark
  • O - Orange
  • R - Red
  • Y - Yellow
  • Uniformity of Shape:
  • 1 - Variable
  • 5 - Very Uniform
  • --- Data not available
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