Tomato TILLING

Phases of Population Production

Finding the optimal EMS concentration, 2008

Growth of M1 individuals

Chlorophyll mutants next to wild types

Sprinkling transplanted M2x2 seedlings, June 2009

Bioinformaticians Victor Missirian and Kathie Ngo sow the seeds of future analyses

Mutagenized M2x2 plants growing in the field are watered. Weeding to be completed soon.

Growth of plants around July 20. Families of six display lethality (less than six individuals) and mutant phenotypes (see yellow mutants in second row)


People

Junda Jung, breeder and molecular biologist

Allen Van Deynze, breeder and molecular biologist

Roger Chetelat, one with the tomato

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