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Old 08-21-2017, 11:26 AM
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Default Re: My Garden

many Germans use small glass houses/greenhouses for tomatoes -
see just to the left of the tree trunk, in the background - my neighbor's setup.... not real big, just enough for specific plants....
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tomatoes are sensitive to temperature swing to pollinate

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Optimum fruit set occurs within a very narrow night temperature range of between 60 F and 70 F. So, when tomato plants experience night temperatures lower than 55 F or above 75 F, interference with the growth of pollen tubes prevents normal fertilization. The pollen may even become sterile, thus causing the blossoms to drop.
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and humidity plans a role as well
http://www.grow-tomato-sauce.com/tomatopollination.html
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