Synchronous Ripening of Tomatoes

A method of cultivation of tomatoes resulting in the essentially simultaneous ripening of the entire crop, enabling "one time over" harvesting, saving time and manpower. Sterile tomato plants are cultivated, parthenocarpy is induced by application of a growth regulator. Suitable substances resulting in parthenocarpic fruit set are auxins are auxin transport inhibitors.

US 6,134,829

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