Watering

Irrigation is usually the flood type, although some automated equipment might be used. The objective of watering is to maintain a fully adequate supply of water to the plant roots without wetting the soil to the extent that air cannot get to the roots. Waiting until the plants start to wilt is not recommended. A good practice is to reach down into the soil and judge how much water is left before starting the next irrigation.

Regular watering on the same day of the week is unwise. The water requirement of the plants changes daily and seasonally. Water young plants planted in the greenhouse in January or February only once every 10 days or 2 weeks, and then only enough to soak 15-20 cm of the soil. Similar plants growing in June may need five to ten times as much water.

Each producer of greenhouse tomatoes should know how much water to add to the soil at each application. With this information and by examining the soil before watering and several hours thereafter, the effectiveness of the water application can be determined.

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