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Green Fruit, deep roots: Biologist researches how mutants might improve tomato crops.

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Green Fruit, deep roots: Biologist researches how mutants might improve tomato crops.

Muday with students in her research garden (credit: Window on Wake Forest)

“Wake Forest University’s Campus Garden overflows with tomatoes. But, with names like Never Ripe and Green Ripe, many will never be the rich, red orbs you’d slice up for sandwiches. These tomatoes – mutant varieties bred for research – will help Gloria K. Muday, Ph.D., a professor of biology, determine how the hormone ethylene can inhibit or aid root development.” Jump to the full article at Window on Wake Forest…

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