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Developing hardier, tastier greenhouse vegetables

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Greenhouse-grown Ontario tomatoes

Imagine greenhouse tomatoes and peppers that look and taste great, grow well, and are disease-resistant too.

That’s what Daryl Somers and his team at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) are currently working on.

They’re using genomics, the study of DNA sequence and genomes, to help them find and identify variations in the plants that can be used to develop desirable traits. Continue reading