Scientists Sweeten Tomatoes Without Sacrificing Size

A strategy to boost sugar content in tomatoes without sacrificing size could be widely applied to other flowering plants, scientists say.

Turning Tomatoes Into Phytochemical Factories

By tweaking a gene called AtMYB12, scientists were able to make tomatoes produce industrial quantities of beneficial phytochemicals.

Helping Rice And Tomato Plants Take The Heat

The receptor-like kinase ERECTA could help improve the heat resistance of key commercial crops such as rice and tomatoes.

Genomes Of Wild And Domestic Tomato Compared

Researchers have compared the genomes of the domestic tomato and its wild cousins for the first time.