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Gene's Past Could Improve the Future of Rice


January 23, 2009

Scott Jackson In an effort to improve rice varieties, a Purdue University researcher was part of a team that traced the evolutionary history of domesticated rice by using a process that focuses on one gene. Agronomy Professor Scott A. Jackson said studying the gene allows researchers to better understand how it evolved over time through natural selection and human interaction. Full Story

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