Comparison of a hundred tomato varieties' genetic sequences

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-20 Thu 05:13
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Tomatoes come in a dizzying array of shapes, sizes and flavors—and a new study uses state-of-the-art DNA-sequencing technology to finally trace the genetic underpinnings of these differences. The comparison of 100 tomato varieties' genetic sequences reveals more than 230,000 variations within their DNA. Understanding…