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Genetics and geography of wild cereal domestication in the near east
About 12,000 years ago, humans began the transition from hunter-gathering to a sedentary, agriculture-based society. From its origins in the Near East, farming expanded throughout Europe, Asia andExpand
Independent wheat B and G genome origins in outcrossing Aegilops progenitor haplotypes.
The origin of modern wheats involved alloploidization among related genomes. To determine if Aegilops speltoides was the donor of the B and G genomes in AABB and AAGG tetraploids, we used a 3-tieredExpand
A Unique Set of 11,008 Onion Expressed Sequence Tags Reveals Expressed Sequence and Genomic Differences between the Monocot Orders Asparagales and Poales Online version contains Web-only data.
Enormous genomic resources have been developed for plants in the monocot order Poales; however, it is not clear how representative the Poales are for the monocots as a whole. The Asparagales are aExpand
Molecular diversity at 18 loci in 321 wild and 92 domesticate lines reveal no reduction of nucleotide diversity during Triticum monococcum (Einkorn) domestication: implications for the origin of
The diploid wheat Triticum monococcum L. (einkorn) was among the first crops domesticated by humans in the Fertile Crescent 10,000 years ago. During the last 5,000 years, it was replaced byExpand
Speed breeding is a powerful tool to accelerate crop research and breeding
The growing human population and a changing environment have raised significant concern for global food security, with the current improvement rate of several important crops inadequate to meetExpand
Genetic mapping of expressed sequences in onion and in silico comparisons with rice show scant colinearity
The Poales (which include the grasses) and Asparagales [which include onion (Allium cepa L.) and other Allium species] are the two most economically important monocot orders. Enormous genomicExpand
Haplotype structure at seven barley genes: relevance to gene pool bottlenecks, phylogeny of ear type and site of barley domestication
Archaeological remains indicate that the origin of western agriculture occurred in a brief period about 10,500 years ago in a region of the Middle East known as the Fertile Crescent, where the wildExpand
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms, Indels, and Simple Sequence Repeats for Onion Cultivar Identification
The commercial production of onion (Allium cepa L.) inbreds, hybrids, and open-pollinated (OP) cultivars would benefi t from a robust set of molecular markers that confi dently distinguish amongExpand
Physiology of Mungbean and Development of the Mungbean Crop Model
Stepwise yield improvements in mungbean since the first introduction of varieties such as Emerald and White Gold have transformed the crop into an important summer legume and the main rotation optionExpand
Early Generation Evaluation in Antirrhinum majus for Prediction of Cutflower Postharvest Longevity
On-plant floret longevity and cutflower postharvest longevity (PHL) of Antirrhinum majus L., snapdragon, were evaluated using inbreds P1 (16 day PHL) and P2 (6 day PHL), F1 (P1 x P2), F2 (F1Expand