Effect of transplant water treatments on processing tomato establishment and development
Background: Aside from starter fertilizers, other products are occasionally being used in the transplant water solution by processing tomato growers on the advise of agricultural input suppliers or consultants. Usually there is no data to support the claims made by these individuals. With the increasing value of the Canadian dollar, the economics of processing vegetable production in Southwestern Ontario is becoming more challenging. Producers need to be assured that crop inputs are providing a significant return on their investment.