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Greenhouse Tomato Production Manual
Tomatoes

This manual is intended to help small greenhouse tomato growers in Louisiana and elsewhere grow a successful crop using perlite or pine bark medium. Small growers can produce vine-ripened, high-quality fruit that can be delivered to the local market on the same day of harvest.

LSU AgCenter Provides Greenhouse Tomato Growers With New Ideas
Demonstrating tomato pruning

LSU AgCenter experts at its Red River Research Station gave greenhouse tomato growers some new ideas to save money and boost production at a recent field day (Feb. 24).

BMPs for Greenhouse Producers
For successful greenhouse crop production, growers must be able to recognize symptoms of insect, disease or nutritional problems in their plants and take corrective measures before major crop losses occur. Although scouting regularly does give you the added benefit or early detection, it is essential to employ practices that improve overall greenhouse management. For that purpose, we have taken the liberty of compiling some best management practices (BMPs) that we hope will reduce the chance of

Media pH Management for Greenhouse Growers
Information for greenhouse growers on media pH management in production.

Pick Poinsettias
red poinsettia
Pointy and pretty, no flower quite has the petal power of poinsettias at the holidays. And the selection would be far fewer in Louisiana were it not for the LSU AgCenter. Although AgCenter horticulturists do not develop new varieties of poinsettias, they do evaluate the varieties that come on the market and test them for their suitability to grow here.
Winter Heat Requirements for Tomatoes
Tomatoes
Before lowering greenhouse temperatures to save on fuel bills, consider the effects of low temperature on tomato production.
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