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Chapter 18. Tomato Production1

Josh H. Freeman, Eugene J. McAvoy, Nathan S. Boyd, Ramdas Kinessary, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Hugh A. Smith, Joseph W. Noling, and Gary E. Vallad2

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This publication is included in the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2017–2018 edition.


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This is Chapter 18 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2017–2018 edition. The tables and most current version of this chapter may be found at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/cv/cv13700.pdf.

Contents

This 44-page chapter covers:

  • Botany and Planting

  • Cultivars

Tables

This is Chapter 18 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2017–2018 edition. The tables and most current version of this chapter may be found at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/cv/cv13700.pdf.

Table 18.1. Planting information for tomato.

Table 18.2. Selected herbicides approved for managing weeds in tomato.

Table 18.3. Selected insecticides approved for managing insect pests of tomato.

Table 18.4. Tomato fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action.

Footnotes

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This document is HS739, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 1995. Revised July 2017. This is Chapter 18 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2017–2018. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

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Joshua H. Freeman, associate professor, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL 32351; Eugene McAvoy, Extension agent IV, UF/IFAS Extension Hendry County, Labelle, FL 33935; Nathan S. Boyd, associate professor, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL 33598; Ramdas Kinessary, assistant professor; Monica Ozores-Hampton, associate professor, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee, FL 34142; Hugh A. Smith, assistant professor, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL 33598; Joseph W. Noling, professor, UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL 33850; and Gary E. Vallad, associate professor, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL 33598; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The use of trade names in this publication is solely for the purpose of providing specific information. UF/IFAS does not guarantee or warranty the products named, and references to them in this publication do not signify our approval to the exclusion of other products of suitable composition.


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