Behold The Transgenic Limes Of The Future

Behold The Transgenic Limes Of The Future

We’re bored to tears with ordinary green limes. Fortunately, we don’t have to suffer much longer. New, transgenic limes are on the horizon, taking their hues from blood oranges and red seedless grapes.

Credit: Manjul Dutt

The Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science has published the first pictures of transgenic Mexican limes (above). Developed by researchers at the University of Florida, these limes have an abundance of anthocyanins, responsible for a lot of pigmentation in foliage. They contribute to Journal of the American Society fth or Horticultural Science]