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Old July 6, 2018   #15
RainCoast
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Originally Posted by ginger2778 View Post
I think it is normal blossom drop due to no fruit set, is it very hot by you? I do wonder why the pedicel has broken halfway.
It was hot in May, cooled down somewhat in June.

Pedicel! Yes I was trying to find that word.

Thanks to you (pedicel) and Worth1 (abcission), I now have the words I need to check out relevant literature on Google. I have already found this

Development and regulation of pedicel abscission in tomato

available at

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4462994/

It looks deep but may be useful.

All the flowers on my Crnkovic Yugoslavian start to separate in the same pedicel abcission zone behind the flower. I've got a Stupice beside it and it is not suffering from flower drop.

Are there any technically correct tomato blossom drop images that you can refer me to?
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