Grafted tomatoes become super producers (Reno Gazette-Journal)

Tomatoes, the kings of U.S. home gardens, are undergoing a revolutionary change, according to breeders and growers.

Producers are grafting disease-resistant and insect-resistant roots onto familiar heirloom and hybrids, and seed catalogs are featuring a varied selection of grafted plants for the first time this year. Tests in the U.S. have shown that even notoriously stingy but good-tasting tomato plants become super producers when grafted to more vigorous roots.

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