Quinua biosystematics I: Domesticated populations

  title={Quinua biosystematics I: Domesticated populations},
  author={H. Wilson},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • H. Wilson
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Economic Botany
  • Domesticated populations of the South American grain chenopod quinua (Chenopodium quinoa subsp.quinoa) have been formally classified on the basis of pigmentation and inflorescence morphology, and informally grouped according to ecotypic variation. Comparative analysis of morphometric and electrophoretic data taken from 98 populations reveals two fundamental elements: a coastal type from southwestern Chile and an Andean type distributed at elevations above 1,800 m from northwestern Argentina to… CONTINUE READING
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