Bombardier french lettuce variety Trocadero

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French lettuce variety Trocadero

Granada, Spain

Trocadero lettuces treated with BOMBARDIER have increased their average weight (17% more than untreated), size (5% more in diameter and 15.5% more volume), density (1.9 % more than in CONTROL), increase the quantity of marketable lettuces (4% more) and therefore in productivity – over 6000 kg/ha or 22% more with BOMBARDIER.


Increase productivity

+22% (6.016 kg/ha)

Higher precocity

-11,9% (5 days less)

Greater gross Benefit of the crop



Crop: French lettuce variety Trocadero

Planting density: 60,000 plants/ha

Location: Zafarraya, GRANADA, Spain

Surface: 2,800 m2

Transplant date: 21/08/2015

Harvest date: 02/02/2018

Trial Design:

  • Control
  • BOMBARDIER, 2 applications at a dose of 10 L/ha per application.
    • Date of Application: September 3 and 12, 2015 (13 and 22 days after transplant).
    • Surface of variants: 2 sectors of 1,400 ha each.


Analyzed Parameters:

  • Yield, kg/ha
  • Average lettuce weight, g
  • Amount of defective lettuces, % (in five random measurements with 200 plants each)
  • Amount of marketable lettuce, units/ha
  • The dates in which the weight has reached 450 gr/piece are identified
  • Head diameter (circumference), cm
  • Head volume, cm3
  • Head density, g/cm3 (weight divided by volume)

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