Tomato Yields by Tillage Treatment

Treatment Cropping System Year Fresh Yield (tons/acre) Dry Yield (tons/acre) Dry Yield (Mg/ha)
Conservation tillage

Conv. Corn/Tomato

2003
20.638 1.354 3.034

2004
25.971 1.596 3.576

2005
35.107 2.345 5.253

2006
32.603 2.201 4.930

2007
34.760 2.189 4.903

Legume/Corn/Tomato

2003
14.958 1.111 2.488

2004
26.366 1.557 3.487

2005
24.782 1.536 3.440

2006
24.175 1.629 3.650

2007
23.612 1.624 3.637

Organic Corn/Tomato

2003
25.109 1.501 3.363

2004
23.967 1.490 3.337

2005
26.822 1.639 3.671

2006
24.591 1.535 3.439

2007
30.316 1.929 4.321
Standard tillage

Conv. Corn/Tomato

1998
26.266 1.546 3.464

1999
10.599 0.714 1.600

2000
35.315 2.129 4.769

2001
27.904 1.798 4.028

2002
35.290 2.201 4.931

2003
19.921 1.356 3.036

2004
29.509 1.752 3.924

2005
32.876 2.200 4.929

2006
35.430 2.357 5.279

2007
39.740 2.566 5.748

2008
36.297 2.036 4.560

Conv. Wheat/Tomato

1998
24.156 1.460 3.269

1999
41.127 2.466 5.524

2000
33.606 1.997 4.474

2001
25.961 1.779 3.984

2002
30.283 2.050 4.591

2003
19.915 1.356 3.038

2004
31.406 2.059 4.611

2005
28.730 2.007 4.497

2006
37.363 2.496 5.590

2007
36.196 2.454 5.497

2008
32.577 1.964 4.400

Legume/Corn/Tomato

1998
28.127 1.742 3.902

1999
17.469 1.158 2.593

2000
32.918 2.082 4.664

2001
27.770 1.873 4.195

2002
33.284 2.203 4.935

2003
17.101 1.226 2.746

2004
27.262 1.577 3.532

2005
23.983 1.577 3.532

2006
24.751 1.648 3.692

2007
27.743 1.986 4.448

Organic Corn/Tomato

1998
29.241 1.784 3.996

1999
31.141 1.993 4.464

2000
31.324 1.948 4.364

2001
32.428 1.953 4.374

2002
29.584 2.101 4.706

2003
26.816 1.706 3.820

2004
31.322 1.831 4.101

2005
26.090 1.615 3.619

2006
37.124 2.423 5.427

2007
35.520 2.271 5.087

2008
30.760 1.835 4.110

Transitional

2001
26.170 1.685 3.773

2003
21.645 1.448 3.244

2005
22.685 1.371 3.071

2007
32.563 2.098 4.701