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Domestication: The birth of rice

Nature volume 514, pages S58S59 (30 October 2014) | Download Citation

From a wild Asian grass to a refined crop that is the staple diet of half the world's population, the domestication of Oryza sativa spans centuries, but the grain's ancestry is hotly contested.

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