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Definition of determinate

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Definition as written by Sugar_fl:

Not continuing indefinitely at the tip of a stem or plant: determinate growth

Definition as written by Terry:

Tomato plants are often differentiated between indeterminate and determinate varieties as well as other characteristics.

Gardeners typically choose some determinate varieties to provide a large quantity of ripe tomatoes for canning or making salsa; they may also choose some indeterminate varieties to ensure a steady supply of fresh tomatoes throughout the growing season.

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