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Wild Tomato Gene Key to Creating Pest-Resistant Tomatoes

13:00 EDT 2 May 2019 | ISAAA

Researchers from Michigan State University have identified an evolutionary function in wild tomato plants that could be used in developing modern pest-resistant tomatoes. The study traced the evolution of a specific gene that produces a sticky compound in the tips of the trichomes, or hairs, on the Solanum pennellii plant found in the Atacama deser...

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