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Scientists genetically engineer tomatoes with enhanced folate content

...neering--manipulating an organism's genes--to make tomatoes with a full day's worth of the nutrient in a singl...s must clear. Boosting the production of folate in tomatoes involved increasing the level of another chemical in the plant, pteridine. Little is known about thi...

Research on grey mould offers possible breakthrough in tomato cultivation

...stance factor in breeding programmes. Resistant tomatoes for sale With help of the DNA-markers, the identif...d. Using the DNA-markers, it expects to market new tomatoes that are resistant to grey mould in the near future. The new varieties will mean tomato growers will...

Unique tomatoes tops in disease-fighting antioxidants

Deep red tomatoes get their rich color from lycopene, a disease-figh... suggests that a special variety of orange-colored tomatoes provide a different form of lycopene, one that our bodies may more readily use. Researchers found t...

Fantastic Voyage: A new nanoscale view of the biological world

...ontains a refrigerator. You can see that there are tomatoes in the refrigerator of one apartment, and potatoes in the refrigerator of another. You can count how many there are and measure how fast they are used and replaced. It is this level of resolution and quantification that MIMS makes possible within c...

Bacteria give up secrets in war waged on plants

...y. Plant diseases, ranging from bacterial speck in tomatoes and fire blight in apples and pears can devastate crops. Human bacterial pathogens use a similar basic principle to cause diseases. "Bacterial diseases are generally difficult to control," said He, who works in the MSU-Department of Energy Plant Re...

UCSD biologists find new evidence for one-way evolution

...ory of variation in a gene found in plants such as tomatoes and tobacco, biologists at the University of Cali...ny members of the Solanaceae family, which include tomatoes and tobacco, to recognize and reject their own pollen, thereby avoiding self-fertilization and the h...

Tastier tomatoes in the future?

...raeli scientists, have identified DNA fragments in tomatoes that make their contents both healthy and tasty. The researchers crossed wild tomatoes with cultured ones, then investigated the contents and genetic make-up of the hybrid. The results co...

Anyway you slice it, tomatoes cut through drought with new gene

...crop plants." For example, regular or control tomatoes used in the experiment suffered irreversible damage after five days without water, as opposed to the transgenic tomatoes, which began to show signs of damage after 13 days but rebounded completely as soon as they were watered, according to the study....

Effective, safe anthrax vaccine can be grown in tobacco plants

...ecause those plants grow much faster than carrots, tomatoes and coffee. They grew the cells for several weeks ...believes fruits and vegetables such as carrots and tomatoes are the keys to figuring out a way for people to take anthrax vaccines orally in capsules of dried p...

Bacterial protein mimics host to cripple defenses

...way PCD leads to everything from unseemly spots on tomatoes to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. BTI Scientist and Cornell University Professor of Plant Pathology Gregory Martin studies the interaction of Pseudomonas syringae bacteria with plants to find what determines whether a host succumbs to disease...

Roots Engage in Underground Chemical Warfare

... syringae, a bacterium that causes disease in both tomatoes and Arabidopsis, has a seemingly fail-safe mechanism to overcome the plant's defenses. The bacterium not only survives exposure to the antimicrobial substances, it also blocks the plant's ability to produce them. Both Vivanco and Ausubel are support...

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