Beer and fodder crop has been deteriorating for 6,000 years

Beer and fodder crop has been deteriorating for 6,000 years

8-Apr-2019 EurekALERT! Sorghum, a cereal used to feed livestock and make alcohol has been damaged over the last 6000 years by humans The damage to genes and reduced varieties available of sorghum are not a consequence of domestication but because of specific...
Taking a peek into sorghum’s evolutionary history

Taking a peek into sorghum’s evolutionary history

8 April 2019 nature MIDDLE EAST Today’s food crops are not as genetically diverse as their wild ancestors. This is often linked to a ‘domestication bottleneck’: a model that describes a drastic reduction in genetic diversity during the early stages of domestication,...
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