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The use of covering materails as cost effective means to increase tomato fruit quality and reduce the production cost

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Why is it important?

The results showed the selection of proper cover materials may help toward a significant reduction in terms of production cost without compromising yield and fruit quality


The results are very significant for countries with high energy cost and can make greenhouse tomato fruit production very competitive through the selection of proper cover materials

Associate Professor Spyridon Alexandros Petropoulos
University of Thessaly

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This page is a summary of: The effect of covering material on the yield, quality and chemical composition of greenhouse-grown tomato fruit, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, January 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.9519.
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