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Better Defense for Better Tomatoes

Read On Seed World As Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus infects tomato and pepper plants across the globe, seed companies are working on breeding a resistant tomato. Thousands of years ago, when farmers in South America began domesticating tomato’s wild ancestors, Solanum pimpinellifolium, they were working with weedy-looking plants that produced small albeit intensely flavored fruit. …

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Philoseed and NRGene Collaborate to Create Varieties Resistant to ToBRFV

Read on Seed World NRGene and Philoseed are pleased to announce their collaboration for DNA marker based Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV) trait integration using NRGene’s genomic technology. The identified tomato resistance source for ToBRFVby Philoseed (patent filed) will be mapped using an ultra density genetic map. A set of DNA markers covering the …

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