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When bitter is better

Cultivation of high-tannin sorghum in Africa is associated with herbivore threat from red-billed quelea, but also with reduced sensation of bitterness in humans.

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Fig. 1: Interplay of various selection forces associated with low- and high-tannin sorghum.


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Civáň, P. When bitter is better. Nat. Plants 5, 1205–1206 (2019).

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