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Let’s Talk Tomatoes

Tomatoes are abundant this time of year and you have many options to buy local and fresh. Tomatoes are one of the most popular home garden vegetable to grow and should now be providing the home …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/05/lets-talk-tomatoes/

Keys to Growing Tomatoes in Florida

Keys to Growing Tomatoes in Florida

Florida farmers produce more fresh tomatoes than any other state. Yet Florida home gardeners find …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/25/keys-to-growing-tomatoes-in-florida/

Leaf Mold Infecting High Tunnel Tomatoes

Leaf Mold Infecting High Tunnel Tomatoes

High tunnels have gained popularity in Florida over the past 10 years.  The USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service EQIP program and others like it have increased high tunnel acreage in Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/08/leaf-mold-infecting-high-tunnel-tomatoes/

Conditions are Favorable for Bacterial Spot in Fall Tomatoes

Conditions are Favorable for Bacterial Spot in Fall Tomatoes

Typical bacterial spot symptoms on a tomato leaf.

Typical bacterial spot symptoms on a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/02/conditions-are-favorable-for-bacterial-spot-in-fall-tomatoes/

Managing Bacterial Wilt in Tomatoes with Grafting and a Plant Defense Inducer

Fig. 1: A tomato field in Florida with severe incidence of bacterial wilt. Photo credit: Mathews Paret

Fig. 1: A tomato field in Florida with severe incidence of bacterial wilt. Photo credit: Mathews Paret

Sanju Kunwar, Mathews Paret, Jeff Jones, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/11/managing-bacterial-wilt-in-tomatoes-with-grafting-and-a-plant-defense-inducer/

Buckeye Rot in Tomatoes

Buckeye Rot in Tomatoes

Buckeye Rot on Tomato - Photo courtesy of Shep Eubanks

Buckeye Rot on Tomato – Photo courtesy of Shep Eubanks

With the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/05/buckeye-rot-in-tomatoes/

Tomatoes at Twilight

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Currently, there is an heirloom tomato variety trial being conducted in a high tunnel datestructure at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center.  Seven heirloom tomato varieties are being evaluated, along with one hybrid variety, for early season high tunnel production in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/08/tomatoes-at-twilight/

Why Are My Tomatoes Cracking?

Why Are My Tomatoes Cracking?

 

Imagine this scenario: After you have heavily invested in your tomatoes, cracks appear on your previously perfect fruit just as they are starting to ripen.

  

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/07/why-are-my-tomatoes-cracking/

Totally Tasty Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable in backyard gardens.  With each plant capable of producing 8-10 pounds of fruit or more, good gardeners may have more tomatoes than they can eat.  If you lack a green thumb, tomatoes are easy to find at farmers markets, roadside stands, and even grocery stores.

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/27/totally-tasty-tomatoes/

Plant Bugs Terrorize Tomatoes

Plant bug nymphs are always ready to eat, especially vegetables.

Plant bug adult

Neither heat, nor drought, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/06/plant-bugs-terrorize-tomatoes-2/

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