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The Strawberry Tales: Size Matters
- Vergauwen, David, De Smet, Ive
- Trends in plant science 2019 v.24 no.1 pp. 1-3
- domestication, genome, odors, strawberries
- The history of the strawberry is one of ambitious kings and cunning spies, overseas adventures, and religious symbolism. Here, we will tell these stories, illustrated by relevant paintings and drawings, to give insight into the domestication of the strawberry. Furthermore, we will briefly discuss the complex strawberry genomes and aroma.