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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

tomatoes
04.07.2017

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

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

 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
 

(l-r) Drs. Olga Davydov and Nardy Lampl, Prof. Robert Fluhr, Drs. Ofra Budai-Hadrian and Thomas Roberts. Secrets to growth
21.03.2011
Understanding plants’ survival systems could help reduce agricultural losses. ...
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.

 

The Pink Gene unravelled by Weizmann Institute scientists
14.01.2010

Weizmann Institute scientists unravel the genetic secrets of a pink tomato

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In Gulliver's Garden: Tiny Tomatoes Speed Genetic Engineering of Plants
10.12.1997
REHOVOT, Israel - December 10, 1997 - A tiny tomato, dubbed "Micro-Tom," may mean big...

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