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Wild tomatoes are small plants with big messages.

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See a photo gallery about tomatoes, which are in almost everything we eat, from salad and soup to chili and pizza. At this holiday season, tomato-based foods are perennial favorites. The wild relatives of these supermarket regulars, scientists are finding, have much to tell us about our food security, and about Earth's environmental future.

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