Publication - Crop Profile for Greenhouse Tomato in Canada, 2014
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Crop Profile for Greenhouse Tomato in Canada, 2014
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The tomato, Lycopersicon esculentum, is a member of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. The tomato is a perennial plant in tropical climates, but is grown as an annual in North America. The tomato is native to South America and was originally cultivated in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.