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Domestication: Sweet! A naturally transgenic crop

One of the world's most important staple crops, the sweet potato, is a naturally transgenic plant that was genetically modified thousands of years ago by a soil bacterium. This surprising discovery may influence the public view of GM crops.

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Jones, J. Domestication: Sweet! A naturally transgenic crop. Nature Plants 1, 15077 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2015.77

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