Tomatoes/Peppers

Chile Pepper Institute Feb. 4-5 in New Mexico

Registration is now open for the world’s largest conference dedicated to chile peppers. The 2019 New Mexico Chile Conference hosted by New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute runs from Feb. 4-5 at Hotel Encanto... more »

Tomatoes in high tunnel, open field

Tomatoes are an important crop for small to mid-sized farmers selling directly to customers through farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), and restaurant sales. In this multi-year study (2014-2016), we evaluated 15 different tomato varieties... more »

NMSU chile expert honored

New Mexico State University Regents Professor of Horticulture, Distinguished Achievement Professor and Chile Pepper Institute Director Paul W. Bosland has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement award from the International Pepper Conference. Chile Pepper Institute... more »

Field-grown Tasti-Lee tomatoes packaged for grab-and-go

Tasti-Lee field-grown round tomatoes for slicing and salads are now available in grab-and-go packaging and an all-new snackable size for retail sales. Tasti-Lee tomatoes by Flavorful Brands begin with a certain line of seeds, according to a... more »

Tomato varieties under high tunnel, open field management

Tomatoes are an important crop for small to mid-sized farmers selling directly to customers through farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), and restaurant sales. In a multi-year study (2014-2016), researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison... more »

New product approved for mosaic tomato plant virus

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently approved a novel new crop protectant, Pepino mosaic virus, strain CH2, isolate 1906. The new inoculant, branded PMV-01, is a mild form of the Pepino mosaic tomato plant... more »

Georgia scientists aim to breed better tomatoes

Tomatoes have been bred to create a wide array of colors, shapes and sizes, but not much commercial work has been done on breeding tomatoes that taste good. That may be because – despite the... more »


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