In a project first funded by the National Science Foundation to study Galapagos tomatoes, Evolutionary Genomics has identified a gene in tomatoes that impacts the plant’s ability to tolerate salt and a gene that controls sweetness. Evolutionary Genomics filed a patent application on the use of these genes and has engaged an independent academic lab to perform validation of these genes. We received results from these tests which confirm that these genes do significantly impact sweetness in tomatoes and are currently testing the impact of these genes on yield.