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Solanum lycopersicum L.

syn. Solanum esculentum L., Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.


Tomato, Beefsteak tomato, cherry tomato, Italian tomato, plum tomato, pomi di mori, pomme d'amour, pomodoro, Roma tomato, sunny tomato, tomate, tomatl

We have information from several sources:

"New" Solanums—Charles Heiser and Gregory Anderson

Processing Tomatoes: Old Crops in New Areas—William Reinert

Genetically Engineered High Solid Tomato

Food and feed crops of the United States—Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971.

Tomatoes production links

Tomatoes—Cooperative Extension Service, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. PDF version

Outside Links:

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2013

How the Tomato Succeeded can be found in Lost Crops of the Incas from National Academy Press

Tomato—Descriptors for Tomato (Lycopersicon spp.)—Link to the publication on the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute web site

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