Potato, Tomato and Sweet Potato Production Trials in 1989

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1990

Authors

McKeown, A.W.

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Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Abstract

This report is about potato, tomato and sweet potato production in 1989. The study's aim was to improve production systems for potato, tomato and sweet potato vegetable crops. Emphasis in the potato program was manipulation of seed tuber physiology to obtain earlier harvests, and investigation of the uneven emergence and breeding line evaluation. Cover cropping practices for first earlies was added in 1989. Fresh market tomato research was put on hold in 1989 due to technical problems.

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chitting, cover crops, early harvesting, fungicides, plastic mulch, potato, seed tuber physiology, sweet tomato, tomato

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