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Precision planting for cannery tomatoes

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D. M. May
Robert Curley, University of California

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California Agriculture 21(3):6-7.

Published March 01, 1967

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Abstract

A saving in both seeding and thinning costs can be obtained from precision planting of tomatoes to be harvested for canning. To make precision planting effective, other cultural practices also must be more precise - including a sufficient amount of surface moisture (to minimize crusting) and an absence of weeds

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Cooperation and assistance in conducting these experiments were obtained from George Guanine, Senior Lab Mechanic Ian, and Clay Brook, Extension Technician, University of California, Davis; and Jim Hallet of Germains Seed Company.

Precision planting for cannery tomatoes

D. M. May, Robert Curley
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Precision planting for cannery tomatoes

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Authors

D. M. May
Robert Curley, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 21(3):6-7.

Published March 01, 1967

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A saving in both seeding and thinning costs can be obtained from precision planting of tomatoes to be harvested for canning. To make precision planting effective, other cultural practices also must be more precise - including a sufficient amount of surface moisture (to minimize crusting) and an absence of weeds

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Cooperation and assistance in conducting these experiments were obtained from George Guanine, Senior Lab Mechanic Ian, and Clay Brook, Extension Technician, University of California, Davis; and Jim Hallet of Germains Seed Company.


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