When a tomato is a just tomato

The following is an excerpt.

Another paper comparing organic and conventional tomatoes (sort of) was published in PLOS One on 20 February 2013: The impact of organic farming on quality of tomatoes is associated to increased oxidative stress during fruit development.

In contrast to so many other studies that aim to see if there is a difference between conventional and organic produce, these researchers used the same cultivar: Débora, a typical tomato variety used in Brazil. We know that different varieties can vary a lot in things like mineral and antioxidant content. So, removing this variability from the experiment helps a lot.

Unfortunately, they didn’t do every thing in a way that would present the most  objective results, in my humble opinion…

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