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We Need to Breed the Wildness Back Into Our Vegetables: Study

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register In our quest for larger redder, longer-lasting tomatoes, we have inadvertently bred out key characteristics that help the tomato plant defend itself against predators like the destructive whitefly, according to a new study led by Newcastle University. The study, published in the journal Agronomy for Sustainable Development, found that wild tomatoes are… Continue reading We Need to Breed the Wildness Back Into Our Vegetables: Study