Greenhouse Tomatoes Grades and Standards

  1. U.S. No. 1 consists of tomatoes of similar varietal characteristics which are mature but not overripe or soft, clean, fairly well formed; which are free from decay, sunscald, and freezing injury, and free from damage caused by bruises, cuts, shriveling, puffiness, catfaces, growth cracks, scars, disease, insects, moldy stems, skin checks, or other means. (See §51.3348.)

  2. U.S. No. 2 consists of tomatoes of similar varietal characteristics which are mature but not overripe or soft, clean, reasonably well formed; which are free from decay, sunscald, and freezing injury, and free from serious damage caused by cuts, shriveling, puffiness, catfaces, growth cracks, scars, disease, insects, moldy stems, skin checks, or other means. (See §51.3348.)

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