27 January 2017
Vol 355, Issue 6323

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COVER Solanum lycopersicum "sugary" tomatoes. Consumers love to hate the flavor of modern commercial tomatoes, especially compared with heirloom varieties. Chemical and genetic profiling of hundreds of modern and heirloom tomatoes shows why modern varieties are less flavorful and provides the information necessary for recovery of good flavor through breeding guided by molecular genetics. See page 391.
Photo: Fred Michel