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Grafting for Disease Management in Organic Tomato Production
Come learn about tomato grafting and how it can be utilized to manage diseases in organic open-field and high tunnel systems. Frank Louws of North Carolina State University and Cary Rivard of Kansas State University will provide information regarding rootstock selection as well as the grafting procedure itself. The webinar will be recorded and will be available on this page for later viewing.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) GS05-046, Inducing Disease Resistance and Increased Production in Organic Heirloom Tomato Production Through Grafting, LS06-193, Grafting Rootstocks onto Heirloom and Locally Adapted Tomato Selections to Confer Resistance to Root-knot Nematodes and other Soil Borne Diseases and to Increase Nutrient Uptake Efficiency in an Intensive Farming System for Market GardenersGS07-060, Potential of grafting to improve nutrient management of heirloom tomatoes on organic farms and OS09-046, Grafting Heirloom Tomatoes on Disease Resistant Rootstock in Western North Carolina.
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