Tomato Research

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Answers to Farmersí Questions, 10/22/2016

In Knoxville, Meet Dennis Deyton, Department of Plant Sciences, 3/16/2016


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Home Tomato Production 
UT Extension shares tips that can enhance the quality of the tomatoes you grow in your garden.


Recent Publications

Research and outreach on grafted tomatoes directed to non-commercial producers in the southeast.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2018.  HortScience, 53: SX.

Cherry tomatoes.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2018.  Tennessee Gardener.

Beauty is more than skin deep in these cherry tomatoes.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2018.  UT Gardens Plant of the Month.

Antibacterial activity of acidified sodium benzoate against Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enterica, and Listeria monocytogenes in tryptic soy broth and on cherry tomatoes Chen, H., and Q. Zhong.  2018.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 274: 38-44.

Factors Influencing Tomato Prices at Tennessee Farmersí Markets.  S. Bellingham  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Abscisic Acid Improves Tomato Fruit Quality by Increasing Soluble Sugar Concentrations Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2017.  Journal of Plant Nutrition, Journal of Plant Nutrition 7: 964-973.

Effects of abscisic acid on tomato fruit aroma volatiles Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2017.  Journal of Plant Nutrition.

Switchgrass extractives reduce bacterial diseases of tomato foliage and populations of foodborne pathogens on tomato fruit.  Bruce, A., B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2017.  Phytopathology, 107 (Suppl. 5): S5.51. American Phytopathological Society annual meeting, August 5-9, San Antonio, TX.

Potential of acidified sodium benzoate as an alternative wash solution of cherry tomatoes: changes of quality, background microbes, and inoculated pathogens during storage at 4 and 21 ℃ post-washing.  Chen, H., Y. Zhang, and Q. Zhong.  2017.  The 2017 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, June 25-28, Las Vegas, NV. Paper #P03-049.

Genetic diversity of Phytophthora capsici recovered from Massachusetts between 1997 and 2014 Rocha, A., J. Hulvey, R. Wick, and S. Shrestha et al..  2017.  Mycological Progress. [Abstract]

Abscisic Acid Impacts Tomato Carotenoids, Soluble Sugars, and Organic Acids.  Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  HortScience, 51(4):1-7. [Abstract]

The Effect of ABA on Mineral Nutrient Uptake in Tomato Leaf and Fruit Tissue.  Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  Proceedings of the 43rd Plant Growth Regulation Society of America. Raleigh, NC..