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Genome sequencing shows maize adapted to highlands thousands of years ago

04:30 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | Physorg.COM

(Phys.org)—An international team of researchers has found evidence showing that maize evolved to survive in the U.S. southwest highlands thousands of years ago. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group outlines their genomic study, which revealed the genetic changes that allowed the plant to live in the harsher environment.

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