How eggplants became Asian: Genomes and elephants tell the story

  • Péter Poczai

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The evolutionary context of the eggplant was until recently very poorly known. Historical documents and genetic data have shown that the eggplant was first domesticated in Asia, but most of its wild relatives are from Africa. Researchers managed to obtain the first well-supported hypothesis on the origin of the eggplant and its direct relatives.

Aikajakso22 syyskuuta 2018

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  • NimiHow eggplants became Asian: Genomes and elephants tell the story
    Tunnustuksen arvoKansainvälinen
    MediatyyppiVerkko
    MaaUnknown
    Julkaisupäivämäärä22/09/2018
    KuvausThe evolutionary context of the eggplant was until recently very poorly known. Historical documents and genetic data have shown that the eggplant was first domesticated in Asia, but most of its wild relatives are from Africa. Researchers managed to obtain the first well-supported hypothesis on the origin of the eggplant and its direct relatives.
    URL-osoitehttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180828103823.htm
    HenkilötPéter Poczai