This is a gastronomy tour unlike any other. This article takes you, the tourist, to the very plant cells of your food. As a tourist of a plant cell, you view the cell's instructions in the cell's DNA. Later, witness how these proteins translate into plant traits, like defense against insects and fungus, or to produce products like oil. You'll have the opportunity to visit many different ports of call to see how the handiwork differs plant to plant. You'll notice that gradual changes to the DNA of the plant have resulted in molecular tours different than the ones our ancestors frequented. Even today, new traits continue to be bred into plants. Finally, the tour takes you inside some of these newly developed plants to enable you to witness some of the characteristic molecular changes.
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