Modern Tomatoes Are Very Different From Their Wild Ancestors – and We Found Missing Links in Their Evolution
By Hamid Razifard and Ana Caicedo
The Big Idea: The tomato's path from wild plant to household staple is much more complex than researchers have long thought.
Average fruit size in the cultivated tomato in comparison with its semi-domesticated and fully wild relatives. Hamid Razifard, CC BY-ND
Sundrop Farms, a tomato production facility that is the first agricultural system of its kind in the world, celebrated its grand opening in Port Augusta, South Australia, Thursday.