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Scientists Find Culprit in “Tasteless” Market Tomatoes

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Beware the gorgeous red tomato. In a cruel twist of fate, the same gene that enables a tomato to ripen evenly also robs it of sweetness, according to new research published in the journal Science. For decades, breeders have prized uniform color in tomatoes, a red, fleshy fruit native to the Americas that’s now grown […]

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