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Jun 6, 2010 06:15 PM

Is this good? " seeds for the yellow cherry tomato sell for $160,000 lb."

Israel plows new ground in exotic crops
A tomato breeder has created a crop worth more than its weight in gold. The seeds for the yellow cherry tomato, a fruit researchers feared might turn off consumers, now sell for $160,000 a pound.
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  1. Haven't read the article yet but do you have any idea how many tomato seeds it takes to make a pound? Several milion, i'm guessing.