Ripe fruit rot in tomatoes: Early maturity of fruit and harvest before fall rains are factors in reducing loss
AuthorR. G. Grogan
Author AffiliationsR. G. Grogan is Instructor in Plant Pathology and Junior Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 4(4):10-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n04p10. April 1950.
Fruit rot in the California canning tomato crop is an important problem because state standardization laws require that fruit having 5% or more rot at the time of inspection be rejected as unfit for processing.
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