Source: AgriLife Today
High tunnels at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research station near Bushland have made a difference between having a vegetable crop and not having one.
“Texas A&M AgriLife Research is really trying to reinvigorate their vegetable program, putting extra effort into production across the state,” said Dr. Charlie Rush, AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Amarillo.
The program is concentrating primarily on tomatoes and peppers but also will include some melon research. The study includes comparing tomatoes and peppers grown on and off plastic mulch, as well as inside and outside the high tunnels.
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