WHEAT DOMESTICATION

New tricks for old wheat

The ancient genome of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian emmer wheat sheds light on the domestication and dispersal history of emmer wheat as well as the unique diversity that the historical species contained.

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Breen, J., Rabanus-Wallace, M.T. New tricks for old wheat. Nat. Plants 5, 1108–1109 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0528-3

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