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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.
  • Fans are used to exhaust hot air.
  • The sidewalls of some greenhouses lower to allow warm air to escape.
heating
Heating
  • 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.
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The amount of greenhouse grown vegetable transplants is increasing because the plants are uniform and the harvest is early.
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