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PLANT DOMESTICATION

Is the domestication bottleneck a myth?

Genome sequences from archaeological sorghum plants raise questions about our understanding of plant domestication.

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Fig. 1: Qasr Ibrim.

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Peter Rowley-Conwy, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham, UK

Fig. 3: The domestication bottleneck.

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Brown, T.A. Is the domestication bottleneck a myth?. Nat. Plants 5, 337–338 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0404-1

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