Chin Bull Bot ›› 2015, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (3): 275-278.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1259.2015.00275

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Chinese Scientists Made Breakthrough Progresses in Studies on Domestication and Fruit Quality in Tomato and Cucumber

Lei Deng, Minmin Du, Chuanyou Li*   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2015-04-27 Accepted:2015-04-28 Online:2015-04-08 Published:2015-05-01
  • Contact: Li Chuanyou
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    ? These authors contributed equally to this paper


Tomato and cucumber are both nutritious and delicious vegetables, which are widely cultivated in the world. Recently, Chinese scientists have made breakthrough advances toward our understanding on the molecular mechanisms of how tomato was domesticated and how bitterness was regulated in cucumber.

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