Micro-Tom Tomato as an Alternative Plant Model System: Mutant Collection and Efficient Transformation.


Tomato is a model plant for fruit development, a unique feature that classical model plants such as Arabidopsis and rice do not have. The tomato genome was sequenced in 2012 and tomato is becoming very popular as an alternative system for plant research. Among many varieties of tomato, Micro-Tom has been recognized as a model cultivar for tomato research… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3115-6_5