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Plant Genetics

Beet-colored tomatoes
14.08.2017

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

tomatoes
04.07.2017

Using the plant's own DNA repair mechanisms could help breeders select the traits they want

 3) dormancy and 4) explosive growth
16.11.2014

An up-to-date report on the war raging on the surface of your fruit

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
 

germination
31.07.2012

Seed germination involves the reprogramming of the plant’s entire 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...
Prof. Emeritus Esra Galun
12.09.2010
Prof. Emeritus Esra Galun developed a method for transferring intracellular organelles (mitochondria...
Prof. Emeritus Moshe Feldman
12.09.2010
Prof. Emeritus Moshe Feldman developed innovative chromosomal engineering techniques and used them to...
Prof. Emeritus Esra Galun
12.09.2010
In the 1950s, Prof. Emeritus Esra Galun’s research focused mainly on hybrid seed production in cucumbers and melons and on breeding...

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