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Crop domestication: Corn in the USA

Sequencing ancient DNA from archaeological samples reveals both how maize was transported through North America, and the shifting genomic patterns in response to selection for drought tolerance and sugar content.

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  1. Greger Larson is in the Palaeogenomics & Bio-Archaeology Research Network, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK.

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Correspondence to Greger Larson.