The origins and early dispersal of horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum), a major crop of ancient India

@article{Fuller2017TheOA,
  title={The origins and early dispersal of horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum), a major crop of ancient India},
  author={Dorian Q. Fuller and Charlene Murphy},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2017},
  volume={65},
  pages={285-305}
}
Horsegram has been an important crop since the beginning of agriculture in many parts of South Asia. Despite horsegram’s beneficial properties as a hardy, multi-functional crop, it is still regarded as a food of the poor, particularly in southern India. Mistakenly regarded as a minor crop, largely due to entrenched biases against this under-utilised crop, horsegram has received far less research than other pulses of higher status. The present study provides an updated analysis of evidence for… 
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