Researchers have discovered that the cultivated garden strawberry’s complex evolutionary history started long ago on opposite sides of the world.Until now, researchers have known little about the evolutionary origins of the cultivated strawberry. While most species, including humans, are diploid with two copies of the genome — one copy from each parent — the strawberry is an octoploid, with eight complete copies of the genome that multiple, distinct parental species contributed.In a new study, researchers explain how the strawberry became an octoploid, and the genetics that determine important fruit quality traits.
Bought Off: Why You Don’t Hear About – LewRockwell
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The food industry keeping the drug industry in business, aided by the FDA. JohnBarleycorn
Portuguese traders’ love of marzipan paved the way for Thailand’s vibrant mung bean candy.
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Popular oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars come with a hefty dose of the weed-killing poison in Roundup, according to independent laboratory tests commissioned by EWG.
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