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The language of flowers

The complete DNA sequences of the two wild parents of the garden petunia provide valuable genetic insights into this model plant, and will improve the optimization of other crop plants for agriculture.

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Figure 1: A diverse family of crops.

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Knapp, S., Zamir, D. The language of flowers. Nature 534, 328–329 (2016).

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