Topped tomato plants carry the risk of stem splitting. Due to the weight of the growing side shoots the stem may split at the node. This leads to unnecessary growth reduction and commercially it can amount to hundreds of plants per hectare being damaged by stem splitting.
A solution is the TwinHook. This is a ‘twinclip’ made of polypropylene that provides the node with the exact support it needs to prevent damage. Due to the TwinHook’s clever design it is quick and easy to attach. Growers are recommended to apply the TwinHook within one month after planting.
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