Domesticated wheat has complex parentage

January 22, 2020 - General

Certain types of domesticated wheat have complicated origins, with genetic contributions from wild and cultivated wheat populations on opposite sides of the Fertile Crescent. Terence Brown and colleagues at the University of Manchester report these findings in a new paper published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.

Credit: WikiCommonsA wild form of wheat called emmer wheat was one of the first plant species that humans…

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