The contributors to this book are authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters. The book covers emerging fields of science and important discoveries relating to tomatoes and related products. This represents a one-stop shopping of material related to tomatoes. This book will be essential reading for plant sc

part 1|266 pages

Characterization and Composition of Tomato Plant and Fruit

chapter 1|23 pages

Tomatoes: Origin, Cultivation Techniques and Germplasm Resources

Byda Silva Derly José Henriques, Flávia Barbosa Abreu, Fabiano Ricardo Brunele Caliman, Adilson Castro Antonio, Vinood B. Patel

chapter 2|19 pages

Cultivar and Agricultural Management on Lycopene and Vitamin C Contents in Tomato Fruits

ByTiequan Zhang, John Shi, Yutao Wang, Sophia Jun Xue

chapter 3|20 pages

Field Trials of Genetically Modified Tomato: Fruit Quality and Productivity

ByG.L. Rotino, T. Pandolfini, R. Lo Scalzo, E. Sabatini, M. Fibiani, A. Spena

chapter 4|18 pages

Post-harvest Ripening of Tomato

ByMaría Serrano, Pedro Javier Zapata, Fabián Guillén, Domingo Martínez-Romero, Salvador Castillo, Daniel Valero

chapter 5|26 pages

Tomato and Flavour

ByChristian Salles

chapter 6|21 pages

Antioxidant Activity in Tomato: A Function of Genotype

ByCharanjit Kaur, H.C. Kapoor

chapter 7|32 pages

Carotenoids in Tomato Plants

ByB. Stephen Inbaraj, B.H. Chen

chapter 8|28 pages

Tomato Lectin

ByWilly J. Peumans, Els J.M. Van Damme

chapter 9|22 pages

Presence of Zingiberene and Curcumene in Wild Tomato Leaves

ByGeorge F. Antonious

chapter 10|20 pages

The Role of Intracellular and Secreted Purple Acid Phosphatases in Tomato Phosphate Nutrition

ByGale G. Bozzo, William C. Plaxton

chapter |24 pages

Nutritional Characterization of Tomato Juices

ByConcepción Sánchez-Moreno, Begoña de Ancos, Lucía Plaza, Pedro Elez-Martínez, M. Pilar Cano

chapter 12|7 pages

Acrylamide in Tomato Products

ByFernando Tateo, Monica Bononi

part 2|233 pages

Cellular and Metabolic Effects of Tomato and Related Products or Components

chapter 13|29 pages

Tomato Leaf Crude Extracts for Insects and Spider Mite Control

ByGeorge F. Antonious, John C. Snyder

chapter 14|18 pages

Bioactive Polysaccharides from Tomato

ByGiuseppina Tommonaro, Alfonso de Giulio, Giuseppe Strazzullo, Salvatore de Rosa, Barbara Nicolaus And Annarita Poli

chapter 15|15 pages

Ingestion of Tomato Products and Lycopene Isomers in Plasma

ByVolker Böhm, Kati Fröhlich

chapter 16|11 pages

Antioxidant Compound Studies in Different Tomato Cultivars

ByGiuseppina Tommonaro, Barbara Nicolaus, Rocco de Prisco, Alfonso de Giulio, Giuseppe Strazzullo, Annarita Poli

chapter 18|8 pages

Tomato and Anticancer Properties of Saliva

ByMasahiro Toda, Kanehisa Morimoto

chapter 19|10 pages

DNA Strand Breaks and Tomatoes

ByKarlis Briviba

chapter 20|16 pages

Tomato Carotenoids and the IGF System in Cancer

ByJoseph Levy, Shlomo Walfisch, Yossi Walfisch, Amit Nahum, Keren Hirsch, Michael Danilenko, Yoav Sharoni

chapter 21|17 pages

Tomato Paste and Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

ByMagda Edinger de Souza, Walter José Koff, Tania Weber Furlanetto

chapter 22|27 pages

Tomatoes and Components as Modulators of Experimental Prostate Carcinogenesis

ByElizabeth Miller Grainger, Kirstie Canene-Adams, John W. Erdman, Steven K. Clinton

chapter 23|18 pages

Tomato Juice, Prostate Cancer and Adenosine Deaminase Enzyme

ByAslihan Avci, Ilker Durak

part 3|137 pages

Analysis and Methods

chapter 25|13 pages

Proteomics of Tomato Seed and Pollen

ByVipen K. Sawhney, Inder S. Sheoran

chapter 26|22 pages

Gene Transfer in Tomato and Detection of Transgenic Tomato Products

ByTheodoros H. Varzakas, Dimitris Argyropoulos, Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis

chapter 27|47 pages

Assaying Vitamins and Micronutrients in Tomato

ByA.I. Olives, M.A. Martin, B. del Castillo, M.E. Torija

chapter 28|31 pages

Methods for PCR and Gene Expression Studies in Tomato Plants

ByDimitris Argyropoulos, Theodoros H. Varzakas, Charoula Psallida, Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis

chapter 29|21 pages

DNA Analysis of Tomato Seeds in Forensic Evidence

ByHenry C. Lee, Cheng-Lung Lee