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Video: How to make tomatoes taste awesome again

Why are so many supermarket tomatoes tasteless and rock hard? In the 1990s, breeders developed a tomato that produces less of the hormone ethylene, so they stay hardened for shipping and then ripen in store. That delayed ...

dateMar 20, 2017 in Other
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Searching for a better way to breed chickpeas

The small but mighty chickpea packs a dietary and environmental punch. They are an important source of nutrition, especially protein, for billions of people across the world. Additionally, bacteria that live in root nodules ...

dateFeb 01, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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