Soil Heating in Unheated Tunnels

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $973.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: tomatoes


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    In unheated tunnels I will compare tomatoes grown in heated soil with tomatoes grown in unheated soil. I will develop a solar soil heating system.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.