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Israeli Company Develops Black Tomato

January 30, 2012
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An Israeli seeds company has developed a black colored tomato. Seeds Technologies, based in the agricultural community of Kfar Ruth, said they cross-bred a wild tomato with a cultured tomato to achieve the effect.

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