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Tomato spacing: Close spacing increased early yields in 1946–1949 experiments

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D. M. Holmberg, Farm Advisor, Yolo County
P. A. Minges, Agricultural Extension, Davis
M. P. Zobel, Truck Crops, Davis

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California Agriculture 4(5):10-12.

Published May 01, 1950

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Plant spacing trials for canning tomatoes were initiated in Yolo County in 1946. Since the introduction of the field seeded method plant spacing has become of special interest to tomato growers. In this method, the cost of establishing the field is the same regardless of the spacing, while in transplanted fields the cost will increase with closer spacings.

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Tomato spacing: Close spacing increased early yields in 1946–1949 experiments

D. M. Holmberg, P. A. Minges, M. P. Zobel
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Tomato spacing: Close spacing increased early yields in 1946–1949 experiments

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Authors

D. M. Holmberg, Farm Advisor, Yolo County
P. A. Minges, Agricultural Extension, Davis
M. P. Zobel, Truck Crops, Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 4(5):10-12.

Published May 01, 1950

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Plant spacing trials for canning tomatoes were initiated in Yolo County in 1946. Since the introduction of the field seeded method plant spacing has become of special interest to tomato growers. In this method, the cost of establishing the field is the same regardless of the spacing, while in transplanted fields the cost will increase with closer spacings.

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