Goldy, Ron G., "Evaluation of Transplant Root Length on Bell Pepper Yield and Quality" (2019). Midwest Vegetable Trial Reports. Paper 5.
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Capsicum annum, bell pepper, transplant, roots, vegetables
Allowing bell pepper transplants to develop a taproot system was detrimental to early plant growth. However, it did not have a significant detrimental effect on most fruit yield and quality parameters measured, and by final harvest, plants of all three root length treatments had similar above ground plant weights.