Tomatoes

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Abstract

Tomatoes are one of the most widely produced and consumed horticultural crops in the world, both for the fresh produce market and the processed food industries. This book describes the scientific principles underlying the biology and production of the tomato crop, both in the open field and in greenhouses, in temperate and tropical regions. It integrates scientific knowledge with practical aspects of tomato production and is international in scope. The book covers topics such as the international tomato industry, genetics and breeding, developmental processes, crop growth and yield, fruit ripening and fruit quality, irrigation and fertilization, crop protection, production in the open field, greenhouse tomato production, postharvest biology and handling of tomato.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherCAB International
Number of pages320
ISBN (Print)9780851993966
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameCrop production science and horticulture
PublisherCAB International
No.13

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tomatoes
greenhouses
Biological Sciences
fresh market
horticultural crops
processed foods
crops
fertilization (reproduction)
plant protection
fruit yield
fruit quality
food industry
tropics
ripening
irrigation
industry
breeding

Keywords

  • solanum lycopersicum
  • tomatoes
  • horticulture

Cite this

Heuvelink, E. (2005). Tomatoes. (Crop production science and horticulture; No. 13). Oxford: CAB International.
Heuvelink, E. / Tomatoes. Oxford : CAB International, 2005. 320 p. (Crop production science and horticulture; 13).
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