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A genealogy of the citrus family

Clarification of the genetic relationships among species opens new possibilities for enhancing citrus diversity and disease resistance.

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Figure 1: The origin and evolution of select citrus species.

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Velasco, R., Licciardello, C. A genealogy of the citrus family. Nat Biotechnol 32, 640–642 (2014).

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