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Author Adams, William D., 1946-

Title The Texas tomato lover's handbook / William D. Adams ; photographs by William D. Adams and Deborah J. Adams
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 189 pages) : color illustrations, color map
Series AgriLife Research and Extension Service series
AgriLife Research and Extension Service series.
Contents History of the garden tomato -- Must-have tools for the tomato patch -- A recipe for the perfect tomato crop: basic cultural needs -- Locating the tomato patch -- Growing your own transplants -- Grafting tomatoes -- Preparing the soil -- How to build a raised bed -- Growing tomatoes in containers -- Growing tomatoes in a greenhouse -- Tending the tomato patch -- Planting and protecting new transplants -- Cages or stakes for support -- The row-cover benefit -- Maintaining soil fertility and foliar feeding -- Irrigation: not an option -- Cleaning up for the next crop -- Tomato varieties -- Hybrid varieties: medium to large fruit -- Open-pollinated and heirloom varieties: medium to large fruit -- Cherries and small-fruited varieties -- Insects, diseases, weeds, and varmints -- Tomato pests -- Insect pests -- Beneficial insects -- Trap crops -- Tomato diseases and environmental stress -- Organic and low-toxicity sprays that really work -- Pollination -- Tomato-snatching critters -- Weeds -- Tomato relatives -- Peppers -- Eggplants -- Tomatillos -- Potatoes -- Tomato source list
Notes Print version record
Subject Tomatoes -- Breeding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Tomatoes -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Tomatoes -- Texas -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Tomatoes -- Texas -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Pictorial works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
Author Adams, Deborah J.
ISBN 1603442391 (pb-flexbound ; alk. paper)
1603442405 (electronic bk.)
9781603442398 (pb-flexbound ; alk. paper)
9781603442404 (electronic bk.)
(pb-flexibound ; alk. paper)