Part III: Tomato Production

Resources for Tomato Grafting

Cary Rivard Department of Horticulture Kansas State University crivard@ksu.edu Lani Meyer Department of Horticulture Kansas State University ljm7788@ksu.edu GRAFTING SUPPLIES Grafting Clips and Rootstock: http://www.hydro-gardens.com http://www.johnnyseeds.com http://www.tomatogrowers.com Rootstock Seed and Grafted Plants: http://www.johnnyseeds.com https://paramountseeds.com http://www.neseed.com https://www.harrisseeds.com http://www.territorialseed.com http://www.siegers.com http://www.seedway.com INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES http://www.vegetablegrafting.org http://agsyst.wsu.edu/graftingVegetables.html http://cals.arizona.edu/grafting/home http://hightunnels.org/category/organic/organic-insect-and-disease-control/grafting/ Based on

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2014 Evaluation of Determinate Tomato Varieties in High Tunnel Production in Kansas

2014 Evaluation of Determinate Tomato Varieties in High Tunnel Production in Kansas

High tunnel (hoop house) production of vegetables has become very common in Kansas as they protect the crop from wind and storm damage in addition to providing season extension. We conducted a variety trial of determinate hybrid tomatoes grown in a high tunnel to determine which cultivar

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High Tunnel vs. Field Grown Tomato Culture

High Tunnel vs. Field Grown Tomato Culture

When to Plant In general, 4-5 week old tomato seedlings can be transplanted into the high tunnel 4-5 weeks earlier in the season than they could be transplanted into the field When soil temperatures inside the high tunnel reach 60°F at 2″ depth, it is safe to

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Tomato Introduction

Tomato Introduction

Tomato Plant Characteristics The tomato is a warm season vegetable crop that is sensitive to frost and is killed by freezing temperatures Tomatoes do not set fruit when night temperatures are consistently below 50°F and will not develop properly when temperatures exceed 95°F Tomatoes can have either

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