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Study Reveals DNA Secrets of 100 Tomato Types

When Pulitzer Prize and Grammy award winner Kendrick Lamar rapped "I got millions, I got riches buildin' in my DNA," he almost certainly wasn't...

ANICAV Sets Up ‘Organic Tomato Products’ Division

Italy uses 8% of tomato fields to grow organic In order to support the significant growth that the “organic” products sector continues to record, the...

The Diversity Dynamics of Greenhouse Tomato Varieties

A lot of people think that domestication and plant breeding has led to genetic erosion, including loss of nutritional value, especially in tomato. A...

Research Team Traces Evolution of the Domesticated Tomato

In a new paper, a team of evolutionary biologists and geneticists led by senior author associate professor Ana Caicedo, with first author Hamid Razifard...

Cultivation of Protected Tomato Plants Farm Convicted in the Province of Ragusa

A year in prison and a 15,000 euro fine for the owner of the Dezio farm in Vittoria, as well as 70,000 euro in...

Harnessing Tomato Jumping Genes Could Help Speed-Breed Drought-Resistant Crops

Researchers from the University of Cambridge's Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU) and Department of Plant Sciences have discovered that drought stress triggers the activity of a...

New Cloning System Allows Development of Transgene-free Edited Crops

Researchers from Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain and Durham University in the UK developed a tried and tested cloning system for genome editing with...

BTI Scientists Create New Genomic Resource For Improving Tomatoes

Tomato breeders have traditionally emphasized traits that improve production, like larger fruits and more fruits per plant. As a result, some traits that improved...

Tomatoes ‘Mixing Chemical Cocktails’: Early Detection of Disease Resistance in Food Crops

Bacterial wilt devastates food crops all over the world. It destroys major crop plants such as tomatoes, potatoes, bananas, ginger and pepper. It occurs...

Groundwork for Playing with the Architecture of Plants

Growing tomatoes at the same height so that they can be easily picked by a harvesting robot. Growing deeper roots where the soil is...