Do Tomato Plants Need to Be Stressed to Produce Tomatoes?

Tomato plants do not need to be stressed to produce tomatoes. The right combination of temperature, water, fertilization and general care is enough for the vines to produce fruits. The most common causes of failure are over-fertilization and disease.

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Michael Logan is a writer, editor, web page designer and self proclaimed perfectionist. His professional background includes electrical, computer and test engineering, real estate investment, network engineering and management, programming and remodeling company owner. First published in Test & Measurement World in 1989, Logan has been writing for more than 20 years.