Recreating Rutgers tomato took some sleuthing

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    The Rutgers 250 is based on a tomato developed by Rutgers back in 1934. (Peter Nitzsche)

    The Rutgers 250 is based on a tomato developed by Rutgers back in 1934. (Peter Nitzsche)

    A few weeks ago, we heard from listeners whose curiosity and appetite were piqued by a story we aired about limited seed availability for a new New Jersey tomato — the Rutgers 250, which is based on a tomato developed by Rutgers back in 1934. 

    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller talked about the new/old tomato with Bob Goodman, executive director of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.

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