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An aromatic tomato could be looming – a la heirloom varieties, say UF scientists

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March 7, 2022

You can scarcely find a tasty, heirloom tomato in the grocery store. But University of Florida scientists helped discover a way to enhance tomato smell and taste. Breeding efforts over the last half century have emphasized traits that are important ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Aroma, Biochemical Pathway, Denise Tieman, Flavor Compounds, Genetics, Harry Klee, Horticultural Sciences, Nitrogen, Nitrogenous Volatiles, Taste, Tomatoes

UF/IFAS researchers creating an ‘Artificial Intelligence Connoisseur’

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February 7, 2022

Can a computer “taste” a tomato or a blueberry? Well, not exactly, but it can tell scientists which volatiles in these fruits make them taste good, say University of Florida researchers. UF/IFAS breeder and geneticist Marcio Resende wants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Blueberries, Harry Klee, Horticultural Sciences, Marcio Resende, Patricio Munoz, Smell, Taste, Taste Panels, Tomatoes, UF Sensory Lab

Global gardeners help UF tomato breeding program; will send growth, flavor data to lab

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January 12, 2021

Normally, University of Florida scientists such as Harry Klee gauge the taste and aroma of their new tomatoes by letting volunteers test them at the UF Sensory Lab in Gainesville. But now, people from across the globe who grow tomatoes in their ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Amateur Plant Breeders, Citizen Science, Data, Gardeners, Harry Klee, Production, Seeds, Taste, Tomatoes, UF/IFAS Advancement, Varieties

Experts see food trends that may end up on your plate in 2014

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December 11, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida’sInstitute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty work on just about any food-related topic imaginable. As 2014 approaches, here are just a few of their food-related predictions – everything ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Douglas Archer, Food Trends, Food Waste, Fruit Packaging, Garlic, Harry Klee, Heirloom Tomatoes, Jeffrey Brecht, Sue Percival

UF scientists identify natural compounds that enhance humans’ perception of sweetness

January 15, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida taste scientist Linda Bartoshuk and her colleagues want to play a trick on you — but it’s for your own good. The UF team has identified a group of naturally occurring compounds that enhance the ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bartoshuk, Charlies Sims, David Clark, Harry Klee, Natural Sweetener, Smell, Taste

UF researchers uncover secret recipe from nature for a great-tasting tomato

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May 24, 2012

Click here for high-resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Supermarket tomatoes that taste like heirloom tomatoes are closer to reaching grocery aisles as a result of a discovery from the University of Florida. A team ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS
Tags: Flavor, Harry Klee, Heirloom Tomatoes, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Linda Bartoshuk, Smell, Taste, Tomato, Tomatoes, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS eminent scholar elected to National Academy of Sciences

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May 2, 2012

Click here for high resolution file. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Crop genetics expert Harry Klee, an eminent scholar and professor in the University of Florida horticultural sciences department, was elected to the National Academy ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Harry Klee, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jack Payne, National Academy Of Sciences, Tomato, University Of Florida

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