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Convergent evolution and parallellism in plant domestication revealed by an expanding archaeological record

Fuller, Dorian; Denham, Timothy; Arroyo-Kalin, Manuel; Lucas, Leilani; Stevens, Chris J; Qin, Ling; Allaby, Robin G.; Purugganan, Michael D

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and approved November 15, 2013 (received for review September 11, 2013) Recent increases in archaeobotanical evidence offer insights into the processes of plant domestication and agricultural origins, which evolved in parallel in several world regions. Many different crop species underwent convergent evolution and acquired domestication syndrome traits. For a growing number of seed crop species, these traits can be quantified by proxy from archaeological evidence, providing measures of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/29405
Source: PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1308937110

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