catfacing

catfacing

(ˈkætˌfeɪsɪŋ)
n
(Plant Pathology) a disorder that causes scarring of tomatoes
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'Carbon is a productive, purplish-black heirloom that resists cracking and catfacing. If you're looking for an early tomato, determinate 'Glacier' produces small, flavorful, red fruits and is especially tolerant of cool spring temperatures.
"Catfacing" expresses itself as circular, concentric cracks also radiating from the stem end of the fruit.
Catfacing on fruit, fruit drop on tree fruits and vegetables.
Its deep red, round fruits are indeed very disorder-resistant and not prone to cracking, catfacing, sunscald, or all the other maladies that can make tomatoes less attractive--even ugly!