Start the Arugula Growing Season with High-Performance Varieties from Tozer Seeds America
Santa Maria, Calif.; August 3, 2015- The upcoming fall season
marks the start of another growing cycle for arugula, also known as
wild rocket, and Tozer Seeds America (Tozer) offers an attractive
selection of arugula with great benefits to both growers and
Tozer's arugula varieties offer growers a more vigorous, slower
bolting plant making them easier to grow. These varieties
also provide retailers with improved flavor and more interesting
leaves. Tozer's arugula breeding program began in the late
1990s and triumphed in 2004 with the introduction of Voyager.
As the world's first named variety of arugula, Voyager combined
excellent uniformity, yield and flavor with an upright habit,
making it easier to harvest.
"Tozer is at the forefront of developing and breeding new
arugula varieties," said Kraig Kuykendall, sales manager of Tozer
Seeds America. "We aim to develop a selection of new
varieties with better flavor for retailers as well as an easier
plant to grow for the growers."
Since the introduction of Voyager, Tozer has continued to
release improved arugula types with improved agronomic,
post-harvest and consumer appeal characteristics. Its latest
varieties have improved mildew tolerance, reduced bolting, improved
vigor and extended shelf life. To learn more, visit http://www.tozerseeds.com/us/en/rocket/.