[Market-farming] Fruit Set Temperatures

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Sun Aug 5 21:31:50 EDT 2012




On Aug 5, 2012, at 4:02 PM, Allan Balliett wrote:

>
>
> [ . . . ]Mr. Google has let me down for locating a precise and  
> authorative
> explanation of reduced fruit set in peppers and eggplants and beans
> due to high heat that  I can pass along to my CSA members this week.
>
> I'm wondering if anyone reading this list can point me to such a
> document (like from a University, or something)
>
> Or, am I kidding myself and my peppers and eggplants have just quit
> after one fruit set? [ . . . ]
>

Does this help?

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/info_tomtemp.htm

They may start setting fruit again later, after the weather changes.


-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale

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