December 13 2023, Wednesday

@{} Did you know? The En Tibi herbarium, a 500-year-old treasure, holds one of the oldest surviving tomato specimens! Biologists at the University of Leiden conducted a genome analysis of this ancient tomato, revealing its roots traced back to Mesoamerica.
Ever wondered what a 500+ year-old European tomato might taste like? The secret might lie in heirloom tomatoes grown by small farmers in Central and South America.