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Study pinpoints genes that make plant stem cells, revealing origin of beefsteak tomatoes

Study pinpoints genes that make plant stem cells, revealing origin of beefsteak tomatoes

  Scientsts have identified a set of genes that control stem cell production in tomato, the key to fruit size and explaining the origin of giant fruits like the beefsteak. These images show the impact of specific gene mutations on plant architecture and flower formation (top row); fruit size (middle row), and the size of […]