Israeli scientists develop a tomato that fights degenerative eye diseases

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem reported that a team of Israeli scientists has developed Xanthoma, a new tomato variety that can help fight degenerative eye diseases.
This new tomato is…
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Allelic mutations in the Ripening-inhibitor (RIN) locus generate extensive variation in tomato ripening | Plant Physiology

Allelic mutations in the Ripening-inhibitor (RIN) locus generate extensive variation in tomato ripening | Plant Physiology
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Tomato plants kill their own cells to fight infection | Genetic Literacy Project

When a plant senses an invading pathogen, it host cells to the pathogen. This is a tightly controlled process that involves the work of plant proteins to
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Purple GMO tomato with boosted antioxidant levels could lead to more nutritious produce | Genetic Literacy Project

Chinese researchers have developed a genetically modified purple tomato rich in anthocyanins, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Read full,
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Video: Fine-tuning beneficial mutations breeds higher yielding tomatoes | Genetic Literacy Project

Unexpected interactions between mutations can be a thorn in the side for plant breeders, especially when they’re trying to promote certain traits, but
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