Re: [tomato] Black toms

margaret lauterbach (
Fri, 02 Jul 1999 10:37:54 -0600

At 03:36 PM 7/2/99 +0000, you wrote:
>Does anyone know what pigments are involved in the black (brown) collored
>fruits of tomato ?
>Thanks in advance
>Lazaro Peres/ Brazil
Green and red pigments mixed together.  Some of the tomatoes are distinctly
brown, others seem to have a black cast to them, but it's only the green
and red pigments.  Margaret L