Tomatoes demand the highest price: December -April. Tomatoes traditionally don’t grow in the winter.
Green house or hydro are the most common for local tomatoes out of season.
Disease and pest causes:
-2Bad sanitation practices
Ideal temps for tomatoes:
Common green house heating: Polyethylene tubing, over head heating, propane, re-venting light air.
Common greenhouse cooling: Fan cooling, evap-pad, venting ‘burping’. cool wall.
Main source of pollination: Bumble bees. Average population 2-4 hives per acre.
Tomato sex: Tomatoes have male and female reproductive flowers. Some rare varieties are single sex.