Flavr Savr Tomato
By: Sohan Rathod
The Creation of the Flavr Savr Tomato
Calgene Inc. It was made to be even tastier, firmer, and fresher in comparison to a regular tomato. It was genetically modified in the year of 1994 and was from then on pronounced the first ever genetically modified organism (GMO), and started the new trend. Source: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/economy-business/agriculture/genetically-modified-food-a-growing-debate/the-flavr-savr-tomato.html
The Beginning of Genetic Modifications
This is what a flavr savr tomato looks like. As you can see, it does not look very different from a regular tomato. This is because only its genotypes were modified, its pheotypes are exactly the same as before, so it looks just like a regular tomato.