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Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)

{Tool} Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). [Pomodoro (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.).] Creator(s): Nonne, Maria Francesca and Bocci, Riccardo. Issuing Organisation(s): Rete Semi Rurali. Schede tecniche Rete Semi Rurali, no. 8. (2009)

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Summary

This tool focuses on the tomato crop. It provides information on the plant physiology, the traditional varieties available in Italy as well as the seed production, conservation and selection.


Summary translation

La scheda presenta la coltura del pomodoro. Fornisce informazioni sulla fisiologia della pianta, le varietà locali presenti in Italia e la produzione, conservazione ed essiccamento del seme.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Improve the management of solanaceae crops in organic farming
What problem does the tool address?:With the use of modern varieties, farmers lost the capacity to produce their seeds on-farm. However, in organic farming, the choice of the right varieties, often traditional and local ones, and the production of seeds when they are not available is key to facilitate tomato crop management. However, producing tomato seeds can be a difficult issue that requires effort.
What solution does the tool offer?:The tool explains the specific needs of the tomato crop in terms of seed conservation, seed production and traditional varieties in Italy.
Country:Italy
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:tomatoes, seeds, seed production, pomodoro, vegetable crops
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
seeds
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6946
English
seed production
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6937
English
vegetable crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8165
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed > Selected tools
Italy > Other organizations
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/37904, https://orgprints.org/37904/
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Ortolani, Dr. Livia
ID Code:37904
Deposited On:20 Apr 2020 07:34
Last Modified:24 Nov 2020 13:44
Document Language:Italian/Italiano
Status:Published

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