|Yellow shoulders, a common heat related ripening disorder|
Tomatoes that mature during hot weather often ripen unevenly, especially at the top or shoulders of the fruit, as seen in this photo (right, photo by Paul Bachi, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, Bugwood.org).
Other heat related tomato problems include reduced flavor, blossom drop, blossom end rot, sunscald, and the development of internal white tissue. Learn more about these problems and how to manage them by reading the whole article available here on the Pender Extension website: http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/2012/07/heat-causes-ripening-problems-with-tomatoes/
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