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Vegetable Research and Extension

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Tomatoes

Tomato Production under High Tunnels

High Tunnel 2009: First Year of Organic Vegetable Production, Kelley Belina, LaMoine Nickel, University of Minnesota. Summary of first year research trials with high tunnel and includes other crops as well as tomatoes. Noting what worked and what didn’t can be helpful for growers new to high tunnels.

Greenhouse Tomato Production. Mississippi State University. This site includes answers to frequently asked questions from new as well as old growers, on-line publications on greenhouse tomato production, and links to many other sites.

High Tunnel Tomato Production, University of Missouri Extension, M170, 2004. 28–page production guide, $10. Presents guidance on mulching and irrigation, transplanting, training and pruning of tomato plants, as well as variety selection, troubleshooting tomato problems in a high tunnel, harvest and postharvest handling of tomatoes and sources of supplies.

Production of Tomatoes within a High Tunnel, Lewis W. Jett, Dept of Horticulture, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Abbreviated version of the larger $10 production guide listed above.

High Tunnel Tomatoes, University of Kentucky. Nov. 2008. Information about production components, marketing outlook, economic considerations and selected resources.

Resources

HighTunnels.org is run by a team of researchers, extension specialists, professors, growers, technicians and students collaborating to share experiences and knowledge about high tunnels.

Growing for Market is a newsletter about growing and direct marketing vegetables, fruits, herbs, cut flowers, plants, and other farm products. 10 issues per year, in print and online, and offers memberships to extensive online archives. March 2010 issue: Movable Hoophouses: the next generation.

Tomato Variety Descriptions, Rutgers University has provided a description for the many tomato varieties they have tested. Includes plant type, season, fruit size, and general comments.

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