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Wild tomatoes can help in making commercial varieties disease-free

Vaishali Lavekar Pune: From soup and salads, tomato serves as a primary ingredient in Indian food. It is nutritious, loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. But keeping tomatoes free from ‘early blight’ disease is a challenge for farmers. Now a group of Indian scientists has found a way to develop tomatoes resistant to the most common disease – early

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