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Tomato; Shutterstock
29.04.2021

A huge new database helps reveal tomato riddles and may facilitate the breeding of delicious, disease-resistant tomatoes

Using a Wrench to Hammer Nails
08.09.2020

A step in the biochemical pathway for soapy plant compounds comes from the “wrong” set of tools 

Prof. Asaph Aharoni
16.06.2020

Prof. Asaph Aharoni is the recipient of an American Society of Plant Biology 2020 Award

root
07.05.2020

Learning to decipher this language might help grow better crops or increase production of plant-based drugs

colorful food
15.07.2019

Phytolon, a start-up based on Weizmann Institute technology, aims to replace artificial food dyes with safe, cost-effective, stable, all-natural...

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

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