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Tomatoes join battle on salt

(2001) Tomatoes join battle on salt. The West Australian, 1 August 2001. p. 41 [Publication] [Special Collections]


This month's edition of 'Nature Biotechnology' shows that researchers have genetically engineered the world's first tomato that can grow in salty water. The discovery could help address one of the most serious problems in agriculture. The project's lead researcher, Eduardo Blumwald of the University of California at Davis said the tomatoes tasted the same as conventional varieties.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©2001 The West Australian
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58502
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