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- Macko-Podgórni, Alicja; Senalik, Douglas; Grzebelus, Ewa; Simon, Philipp W.
- Frontiers in plant science 2017 pp. 1-13
- Daucus carota subsp. sativus; carrots; chromosome mapping; chromosomes; domestication; gene pool; genetic variation; haplotypes; landraces; proteins; quantitative trait loci; regulator genes; roots; single nucleotide polymorphism; Central Asia
- ... Carrot is one of the most important vegetables worldwide, owing to its capability to develop fleshy, highly nutritious storage roots. It was domesticated ca. 1,100 years ago in Central Asia. No systematic knowledge about the molecular mechanisms involved in the domestication syndrome in carrot are available, however, the ability to form a storage root is undoubtedly the essential transition from t ...
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