Posts Tagged ‘tomato mutation’

  • Tomatoes

    Tomatoes, Health Care and Unintended Consequences

    Jun 30, 12 • 64 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Trying to make pretty tomatoes, plant breeders inadvertently created a tasteless fruit. It all started 70 years ago with a gene mutation that evenly ripened tomatoes. Seeing the commercial potential of uniformly colored bright red tomatoes, growers bred the...