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Beyond the Rows is a Monsanto Company blog focused on one of the world’s most important industries, agriculture. Monsanto employees write about Monsanto’s business, the agriculture industry, and the farmer.
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Video: Sustainable Tomato Breeding Helps Meet Demand

James Frantz is a tomato breeder with Seminis, the Monsanto global vegetable seeds brand for open field crops. He gives us some background on the popularity of the tomato and how this popularity makes for challenging opportunities to help tomato growers meet constant demand by providing them the agriculture tools to grow consistent, sustainable products across various season and geographies.

Disease resistance is one of those important sustainable agriculture tools and Monsanto breeders are adapting products to match the unique growing conditions and disease pressures found across diverse regions.

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