Tag - Solanum lycopersicum

A tiny wild tomato next to a massive cultivated tomato.

Are tomatoes naturally unnatural?

The news GM Tomatoes are being grown in Canada broke on the BBC late last week. They also opened a comment section which, like comments sections on any news site, is a mix of the thoughtful and bizarre. One common...

PHAN and compound leaf morphology

PHAN and compound leaf morphology

For both simple and compound leaves, a MYB domain transcription factor PHANTASTICA (PHAN) plays an important role in establishing the adaxial domain in the leaf. Zoulias et al. generate and analyse transgenic tomato...