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Tomato Quality Starts With the Soil

Title of object

Tomato Quality Starts With the Soil

Object description

Quality in tomatoes means different things to different people. In production agriculture, quality often extends beyond flavor to appearance and nutritional quality. For example, the most important limitation to cost efficiency in production and processing of tomatoes intended for whole-peel and diced products are physiological disorders that affect the color of the fruit. Because the pigments that make tomato fruit red are pro-vitamin A and lycopene, poor color translates into a less nutritious...

Language of object

English

Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci

Discipline(s)

Horticultural Crops

Keywords

tomato, quality, soil

Technical format

Text

Intended end-user role

Teacher

Learning resource type

Lesson

Typical age range

Undergraduate (18-21), Adult (18-)

Copyright - Restrictions

This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

Cost with use

No

Source code available

Yes


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