More Tomatoes, Earlier (IMAGE) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Caption Using gene editing to improve a prized cherry tomato variety (left) yields a bushier plant (right) that can be planted more densely, boosting yield while speeding up ripening by about two weeks. These plants were photographed an equal number of days after planting. Credit Lippman lab, CSHL Usage Restrictions please give credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.