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Beet-colored tomatoes
14.08.2017

Pigments made by beets may help boost resistance to disease and the nutrition value of crops

Arabidopsis leaves with and without cholesterol
20.02.2017

The biochemical steps to making cholesterol in plants turn out to be surprisingly similar to those in animals 

A section of a ripe tomato sample showing the distribution of sucrose (orange) in the flesh and of an antioxidant (green) in the fruit skin tissue; mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) technology was used to map the molecules
30.11.2016

Weizmann Institute’s WeizMass and MatchWeiz help identify plant metabolites

colorful roots
15.09.2013

Detailed profiles of hundreds of substances produced in different plant cell types can help improve crops – and our health

potato sprout. Image: Thinkstock
31.07.2013

Revealing the gene network for producing the toxin in green potatoes may help improve crops
 

Tube map for plants
02.04.2012

Plant breeders may soon be using “Underground maps” to improve their crops

Woodland strawberry. Image courtesy of H. Zell, Wikimedia commons
22.02.2011

Institute scientists make a significant contribution to the wild strawberry genome.

Weizmann Institute researchers, together with an international team: Sequence the Full Woodland Strawberry Genome
27.12.2010
In a collaborative effort involving 74 researchers from 38 research institutes, scientists have produced the full genome of a wild...
l-r) Dr. Asaph Aharoni, Dr. Ilana Rogachev, Tal Mendel and Dr. Avital Adato
01.05.2010

Pink tomato genes code for more than color.

 

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