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The origin and evolution of a favorite fruit

The origin of strawberry is truly global, involving both natural processes and human intervention. The strawberry genome sequence provides support for an influential hypothesis of genome dominance.

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Fig. 1: Schematic showing the hybridizations that gave rise to Fragaria ananassa.

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Bertioli, D.J. The origin and evolution of a favorite fruit. Nat Genet 51, 372–373 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0365-3

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