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The advantage of parallel selection of domestication genes to accelerate crop improvement

Author:
Rendón-Anaya, Martha, Herrera-Estrella, Alfredo
Source:
Genome biology 2018 v.19 no.1 pp. 147
ISSN:
1474-760X
Subject:
artificial selection, crops, domestication, genes, genetic improvement, loci, seed dormancy
Abstract:
A recent study identifies a locus controlling seed dormancy – a key trait of the ‘domestication syndrome’ – that has been selected for in parallel across multiple crop families.
Agid:
6142721