Building a Better Tomato: The Quest to Perfect

Building a Better Tomato: The Quest to Perfect "The Scandalous Fruit"


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Tomatoes are a $2-billion industry in the United States. The commercially grown varieties are intended to ship well and have a long shelf life, but how do they actually taste?
In the search for a superior alternative to bland and mealy grocery-store tomatoes, horticultural scientist Harry Klee and renowned taste researcher Linda Bartoshuk teamed up and embarked on a mission to find a specimen that will have you thinking you just picked it in your own back yard.
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ISBN-13: 9781942852063
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Pages: 20
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.05(d)

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