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GROWING GREENHOUSE VEGETABLE TRANSPLANTS. Original Power Point Created by Myron K. Sellers Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office June 2002. ADVANTAGES. Early and uniform transplants . Healthier plants. Less transplant shock. Earlier harvest of vegetables .

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Growing greenhouse vegetable transplants
GROWING GREENHOUSE VEGETABLE TRANSPLANTS

Original Power Point Created by Myron K. Sellers

Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office

June 2002


Advantages
ADVANTAGES

  • Early and uniform transplants.

  • Healthier plants.

  • Less transplant shock.

  • Earlier harvest of vegetables.


Considerations
CONSIDERATIONS

  • Requires capital investment.

  • Requires intensive management.

  • Crop failures due to insects, disease, and equipment failure.


Crops grown from transplants
CROPS GROWN FROM TRANSPLANTS

  • Peppers

  • Tomatoes

  • Cabbage

  • Broccoli

  • Onion

  • Watermelon

  • Squash








Cooling the greenhouse
Cooling the greenhouse. filled with soil less media.

  • Fans are used to exhaust hot air.

  • The sidewalls of some greenhouses lower to allow warm air to escape.


Heating
Heating filled with soil less media.

  • Gas-fired heaters are usually necessary to grow tomato, pepper, squash, and watermelon transplants.



Transplants are grown 4 to 6 weeks before planting in the field
Transplants are grown 4 to 6 weeks before planting in the field.

  • One worker is assigned to 6,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space.

  • He is responsible for the growing process from seeding to maturity.





Growing greenhouse vegetable transplants
The amount of greenhouse grown vegetable transplants is increasing because the plants are uniform and the harvest is early.


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