The tomato genome: implications for plant breeding, genomics and evolution
Department of Plant Biology, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Genome Biology 2012, 13:167 doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-8-167Published: 30 August 2012
The genome sequence of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), one of the most important vegetable crops, has recently been decoded. We address implications of the tomato genome for plant breeding, genomics and evolutionary studies, and its potential to fuel future crop biology research.