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RE: Tomatoes
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: RE: Tomatoes
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 15:15:03 -0700

Conventional wisdom for my climate says don't prune at all, because we
need the leaf coverage to prevent sunscald. Hmmm. 

Cyndi  


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Daryl
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 2:53 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tomatoes

It involved staking and pruning heavily, including pruning to one
leader. 

d

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 5:35 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tomatoes


> What's Rutger's tight management, Daryl?
> 
> On Apr 14, 2010, at 2:17 PM, Daryl wrote:
> 
>> Hmm. One leader resulted in earlier fruit, but not more fruit by  
>> weight in experiments I did in the 70's while trying to refute  
>> Rutgers' tight management practices. They won.
>>
>> d
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
>> To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 1:39 PM
>> Subject: [CHAT] Tomatoes
>>
>>
>>> Friend in Oz sent this post yesterday: "I did an experiment recently
>>> on tomatoes. Found that having just the one leader gave me more
fruit
>>> and much quicker than letting the plant grow normally."
>>>
>>> Inland Jim
>>> Willamette Valley
>>>
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