Tomato Research


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News

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

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..

Elevated Levels of Potassium in Greenhouse-grown Red Romaine Lettuce Impacts Mineral Nutrient and Soluble Sugar Concentrations.  Barickman, T. C., T. E. Horgan, J. R. Wheeler, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  HortScience, 51(9):504-509. [Abstract]

Grafted tomatoes.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2016.  Plant of the month.

UT Gardens Plant of the Month - September - Grafted Tomato.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2016.  UTIA News Release.

The Tennessee vegetable garden: Tomatoes in the home garden.  Bumgarner, N. R., and B. Carver.  2016.  UT Extension W-346H.

Decontamination of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp., and Listeria monocytogenes inoculated on cherry tomatoes by acidified sodium benzoate solution.  Chen, H., and Q. Zhong.  2016.  The 2016 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, July 16-19, Chicago, IL. Paper #E10-001.